Lone Star Reports

Former Abbott Field Rep. offers prizes for participants

An individual who formerly served as a Greg Abbott campaign field representative has sent out a press release promoting a “Catch an Illegal Immigrant Game” on the University of Texas campus. The press release states “There will be several people walking around the UT campus with the label "illegal immigrant" on their clothing. Any UT student who catches one of these "illegal immigrants" and brings them back to our table will receive a $25 gift card.”

Good for Texas Voters, Bad for Greg Abbott

Earlier today, Federal District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in the Southern District of Texas scheduled the trial date on the Texas voter photo ID law for September 2, 2014.

Greg Abbott is worried about identity theft...except when he's helping identity thieves

Greg Abbott is attacking Affordable Care Act "navigators," who are individuals certified to assist people in choosing a health care coverage plan, by saying they are potential identity thieves. There’s no evidence to support the charge. It’s not even an Abbott original thought, just national Tea Party rhetoric.

Yesterday, Greg Abbott suggested that Affordable Care Act "navigators," people who are certified to help individuals enroll in a health care plan, undergo criminal background checks. Whatever merit there may be in navigator background checks, Abbott’s comments expose hypocrisy.


Recent Reports

Courage and Decency in Dallas County

Regardless of your party affiliation, every Texan, and particularly those living in Dallas County, can be proud of the representation of Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.  Judge Jenkins’ media appe

On at least SIX occasions, Greg Abbott has withheld public information in violation of Texas law

On January 31, 2014, The Lone Star Project filed an open records request with the Office of the Attorney General asking for the names of cases, and the persons involved, arising from the Child Support Enforcement Division in which the Attorney General claimed “sovereign immunity.”

Greg Abbott’s office responded on February 14, 2014 that there were “no responsive documents” – an assertion that is now proven to be untrue.

Texas woman asks chemical plants what they're storing

Media run-down on Greg Abbott’s Greg’s “Do It Yourself” approach to uncovering dangerous chemicals:

Dallas Morning News | Editorial: Abbott steps in it on chemicals issue

Austin American-Statesman | Want to find out what chemical plants are storing inside? You must ask