Mom always said you are known by the company you keep, but in the world of politics you're known by the contributors who keep you. Texans for Public Justice was out with that contributors list in that run-off duel between former Rep. Carol Alvarado and former Commissioner Sylvia Garcia for the late ... More >>
Tort "reform" will solve all our problemsThe AP is reporting that Governor Rick Perry has declared yet another right-wing hobbyhorse to be emergency legislation: a tort reform bill. Republicans reflexively shout "tort reform!" at the drop of a hat, even though Texas -- via the big corporate ... More >>
We could sort of understand if this was the kind of Splinter that was the subject of a lawsuit...One can only imagine that Texans for Lawsuit Reform will have a field day with the tale of of Jesus and Cynthia Montalvo of Katy, and of the splinter that very nearly tore their lives apart. In a ... More >>
Bob Perry writes a lot of checks to politicians, and wields a lot of influence as a result
Houston buries its Inner Loop past under bright new shiny Perry Homes town houses
Smokers' rights activist Dave Pickrell thinks his freedom is being stubbed out cigarette by cigarette. He's fighting to stop that, coughing all the way.
HL&P grabs for all the billions it can while it can