Austin, TX -- On Monday, a grand jury was sworn in to investigate if Governor Rick Perry acted improperly when he withheld money from the Travis County district attorney’s office by vetoing a $7.5 million, two-year appropriation to the Public Integrity Unit. [Houston Chronicle, 4/14/14]
Although Gov. Perry’s spokeswoman claims that his veto was within the power of his office, Texans have more pressing questions.
Top 5 Questions Texans Need to Know About Rick Perry’s Possible Indictment Charges:
Has Rick Perry threatened anyone else’s funding?
Does Rick Perry believe Texans deserve an office that investigates public corruption and insurance fraud?
Does Rick Perry think it is becoming of his office to make threats and intimidate officials?
Has Attorney General Greg Abbott given Rick Perry any legal advice on this matter?
How will Rick Perry’s legal fees be paid?
Trump’s Trade War Begins
Austin, TX -- Today, CNN reported, “[t]he White House is considering withdrawing from NAFTA in the coming days” citing two senior administration officials as their source. [CNN, April 26, 2017]
SB4: The Battle Begins
The debate is raging on house floor today. SB4, a dangerous bill that forces local law enforcement into Trump’s deportation force is being pushed by Trump Republicans.
Breaking: Texas Republicans Discriminated Against Texas Voters in State House Redistricting
Once again, a federal court has ruled that Texas Republicans intentionally discriminated against Texas’ diverse new majority, drawing state legislative districts in 2011 to limit the voice of communities of color in their government.