LSP has filed formal request for Texas Enterprise Fund documents
Today, the Lone Star Project filed a Texas Public Information Act (TPIA) request to Greg Abbott’s Office of the Attorney General requesting documents related to the expanding Texas Enterprise Fund fraud scandal.
On Enterprise Fund, Abbott Non-responsive, Intentionally Deceptive
Greg Abbott arrogantly believes he can pick and choose which laws he enforces and which he does not. It's clear that Texas Enterprise Funds moved improperly to many of Abbott's friends and allies. He chose to ignore the law that calls on him to investigate, prosecute and recover the money.
While Abbott lied to justify school finance appeal, he ignored a law requiring him to protect taxpayer funds improperly given out by TEF
The responsibility for the Texas Enterprise Fund scandal that broke open earlier this week initially appeared limited to actions taken by Governor Rick Perry and those who work on his behalf. New information, however, makes it clear that Greg Abbott also had a hand in over $200 million dollars in taxpayer funds being transferred to Abbott/Perry friends and allies who never appropriately applied for the funds nor provided required justification for receiving taxpayer support.
Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle says Paxton has “indictment hanging over his head”
The Travis County District Attorney has confirmed that any investigation into the criminal felony complaint filed against Republican candidate for attorney general Ken Paxton would take place after the November 4th General Election. It's a clear signal to voters that electing Paxton would subject the Texas AG's office to immediate post-election uncertainty, disruption and dysfunction.
During a post-gubernatorial debate interview aired Sunday on Lone Star Politics, a KXAS news program, Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle made clear that Greg Abbott made a “horrible mistake - he looked Texans in the eye and he lied to them” about school funding.
When pressed by Davis, Abbott lied about public school lawsuit
In last night’s Rio Grande Valley debate, Wendy Davis directly challenged Greg Abbott to drop his legal fight to push $5 billion in funding cuts to Texas schools – cuts that a State District Court has already ruled against, saying that they’re unconstitutional and deny Texas kids an adequate education.