Victoria Neave

Democrat Trial Lawyer: Vote for Lance Gooden

Democrat Trial Lawyer: Vote for Lance Gooden

A liberal trial lawyer and Democrat donor distributed his recommendations for the Democrat primary runoff election while also advocating for the promotion of a left-leaning Texas Republican legislator he claims has “done a good job.” “I also have a number of clients...
Metzger Mounts Aggressive Campaign for HD 107

Metzger Mounts Aggressive Campaign for HD 107

MESQUITE, Texas—Voters in one of the few remaining swing districts in Texas are fighting hard to retake a Texas House seat that turned blue in 2016. As part of our “On the Trail Tour,” Texas Scorecard spent some time in House District 107 interviewing Mesquite native...
Governing Differences

Governing Differences

We’ll be releasing the 2017 Fiscal Responsibility Index this week. While the public release is set for 2pm on Wednesday, we thought we’d share the “top-lines” with you today. All votes included on the Index were announced in advance, and focus – as the name implies –...
Too Much Not Done

Too Much Not Done

On the 140th day of the legislative session, the last day for work to be completed under Texas’ constitution, we generally start gearing up for the release of the Fiscal Responsibility Index, which measures lawmakers’ records on fiscal and governance issues. Not this...
House Failure

House Failure

With just hours left in the 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers will be heading home with tales of their governing prowess. For members of the Texas House, that’s exactly what it will be: tall tales. The House failed to deliver on key reforms...