June 2016

Time to pressure the TEC

Time to pressure the TEC

Recently the Center for Public Integrity (CPI) – a group with a history of support from multiple George Soros-backed foundations – came to the defense of Democrat Ann Ravel, former chairman of the Federal Election Commission in a piece published by The Daily Beast....
Time to End TEC Complaint Abuse

Time to End TEC Complaint Abuse

Another primary campaign season has come and gone and it was another in which the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC) willingly cooperated in its processes being used to support dirty campaign tactics. In Harris County, allies of State Rep. Wayne Smith (R–Baytown) used the...
Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal Suspended

Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal Suspended

Upon being indicted and charged with conspiring to circumvent the Texas Open Meetings Act, Montgomery County Commissioners Court Judge Craig Doyal has been suspended from office without pay by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct (SCJC). Doyal and County...
Sherriff Renews Immigration Contract

Sherriff Renews Immigration Contract

Following a letter of support from Gov. Greg Abbott urging the renewal of U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) controversial “287(g)” immigration program, Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman renewed the program’s contract a week before its expiration. The...