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Abbott gave contractors a virtual green light to bilk Texas taxpayers

A Houston Chronicle investigative report published today makes clear that, while serving as State Attorney General, Greg Abbott gave a critical helping hand to contractors who were cheating Texas taxpayers out of potentially hundreds of millions of dollars.

Minjarez “has the potential to be a leader in the House”

Yesterday the voters of House District 124 sent a clear message to Austin with the election of Ina Minjarez to the State House. Minjarez ran as a problem-solving Democrat with plans to fight for the needs of her district and Texans across the state.

"Today, the House passed Representative Phil King’s (HD61 – Weatherford) Corruption Protection Act - a bill clearly crafted to protect public corruption rather than end it.

And With Scandal Brewing Ken Paxton Should Disclose His Tax Returns

Disclosing information like income tax filings late on a Friday to avoid press coverage is standard political behavior. However, distorting and manipulating the information to hide the facts is patently dishonest. Last Friday, Greg Abbott did just that – he selectively added, and withheld other, important information in a press statement to hide the fact that he paid only $104 in federal income taxes last year – a rate of under one percent – which is far less than what the average Texan pays.

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Abbott gave contractors a virtual green light to bilk Texas taxpayers

A Houston Chronicle investigative report published today makes clear that, while serving as State Attorney General, Greg Abbott gave a critical helping hand to contractors who were cheating Texas t

Minjarez “has the potential to be a leader in the House”

Yesterday the voters of House District 124 sent a clear message to Austin with the election of Ina Minjarez to the State House.

"Today, the House passed Representative Phil King’s (HD61 – Weatherford) Corruption Protection Act - a bill clearly crafted to protect public corruption rather than end it.

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