Lone Star Reports

20 years in office – Only 30 minutes spent debating

During Greg Abbott’s nearly 20 years in political office drawing a state paycheck, he has spent only 30 minutes participating in public debates during general elections.

Statement from Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle

In Texas, we don’t call anyone a coward, unless we mean it and can back it up. Greg Abbott is a coward.

Campaign Frantically Plans to Bus In Outside Supporters

It’s no secret that Greg Abbott has been having real trouble generating support from Hispanic voters, particularly Texans who live near our border.

In fact, he's frightened by even the notion of facing fair-minded Texans who live in our border region. That's why he refused to allow a live audience at his debate with Wendy Davis on September 19th in McAllen. Abbott fears the reaction of a live audience as he tries to defend a record of hostility to Hispanic Texans.

Statement from Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle

The term “deadbeat” is used to describe adults who don’t fulfill their obligation to kids. Greg Abbott’s failure to fulfill his responsibility to help provide a good public education to Texas kids makes him the state’s biggest deadbeat.

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Recent Reports

Huffines/Abbott approach takes aim at local leaders

This past weekend, freshman State Senator Don Huffines (SD16 – Dallas) appeared on WFAA Channel 8’s Inside Texas Politics and quickly found himself on the defensive.

Will Abbott be held accountable?

Today former Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) official, Jerry Cobbs, pled not guilty to felony corruption and will face trial on August 17th. Cobbs is accused of assisting in awarding an $11 million dollar grant to a Dallas company who did not go through the proper review process.

Here at the Lone Star Project, we were deeply saddened to learn that our good friend, Larry Scanlon, former Political Director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees was killed in a car wreck late last week.

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