ethics reform

Lyle Larson: Working for the District, or the Lobby?

Lyle Larson: Working for the District, or the Lobby?

A lifelong resident of San Antonio, Republican State Rep. Lyle Larson was first elected to the Texas House in 2010 and quickly ascended to House Speaker Joe Straus’ inner circle. Hand-picked to serve on the “gatekeeper” House Calendars Committee in 2015, Larson was...
Abbott Announces Re-Election Campaign

Abbott Announces Re-Election Campaign

Speaking to a crowd of supporters in San Antonio on Friday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced his intention to run for re-election to Texas’ highest office. “To keep Texas the best very state in the United States, I am running for reelection as governor of the...
Texas House Lagging on Ethics Reform

Texas House Lagging on Ethics Reform

Early in the session, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick declared genuine ethics reform for lawmakers one of their top priorities. Patrick followed through and a landmark ethics reform bill passed out of the Senate unanimously in early February. But since then,...