Lone Star Reports

Trump is a major Abbott donor

Greg Abbott says he doesn’t know who he’ll ultimately endorse among the dozen or so candidates vying for the 2016 Republican nomination for President. Just a few months ago Abbott said: "It’s fair to say that I haven’t made any decisions yet." Several of the candidates who’ve already announced can lay claim to Abbott’s affection. Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum endorsed Abbott in 2014. Ted Cruz used to work for Abbott and calls him a "mentor." Abbott rode Rick Perry’s coattails to win election as Texas Attorney General three times.

Lone Star Project research has compiled significant information regarding the involvement of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in a series of questionable property transactions in Collin County. Some of the information gathered by the Lone Star Project has already been made public in press reports, while other information has not yet been reported on at all.

The Houston Chronicle reports today that the criminal probe into Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's illegal activities has been expanded:

The 20 years of unchecked one-party Republican control in Texas have been marked by ongoing hostility toward Hispanic and African American Texans. Since just 2011, Texas Republican leaders have been ruled by federal courts to have intentionally discriminated against Hispanic and African American Texans three times:

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Recent Reports

AG exploits people of faith for advantage in GOP primary

No one should be surprised that Ken Paxton, our state’s highest ranking law enforcement official, has issued an official advisory opinion encouraging local elected officials to violate the law by refusing to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. We certainly aren’t. Ken Paxton’s disrespect for the law has been apparent for some time.

Sen. Huffman authored amendment creating massive disclosure loophole

The Lone Star Project has learned that a complaint was filed Wednesday with the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC) alleging that Republican State Senator Joan Huffman (SD17 – Houston) is in violation of section § 572.023 of the Texas Government Code for failure to disclose a financial interest in 30 business entities controlled by her husband, Keith Lawyer. The complaint can be seen here.

Trump is a major Abbott donor

Greg Abbott says he doesn’t know who he’ll ultimately endorse among the dozen or so candidates vying for the 2016 Republican nomination for President. Just a few months ago Abbott said: "It’s fair to say that I haven’t made any decisions yet." Several of the candidates who’ve already announced can lay claim to Abbott’s affection. Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum endorsed Abbott in 2014. Ted Cruz used to work for Abbott and calls him a "mentor." Abbott rode Rick Perry’s coattails to win election as Texas Attorney General three times.

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