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07/18/19

Texas Candidates Took in $33,679,536 in Two Weeks

And Other Important Numbers From the First Campaign Finance Reports of 2020 The first campaign finance reports for the 2020…

07/15/19

First Campaign Finance Reports for the 2020 Election Cycle Due Today!

Texas candidates and PACs are required to submit reports of all their contributions and expenditures for the first half of…

07/14/19

Texas Is Ground Zero for 2020

“Everything’s bigger in Texas.” This year the famous quip may apply not only to Texas cowboy hats, ranches, and our…

06/05/19

Race to Raise: San Antonio Mayoral Race 2019, Greg Brockhouse vs. Ron Nirenberg

On May 4, 2019, residents of San Antonio cast their votes to elect their next mayor, whittling a crowded race…

05/30/19

Why Conservatives May Put Away the Checkbook for 2020

After the 140-day legislative session drew to a close on Monday, it appears there may be a lot less money…

05/21/19

Who Knew A Calendar Could Be So Deadly?

Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen apparently struck a deal with House Democrats to use the Calendars Committee to…

05/15/19

Race to Raise: Dallas Mayoral Race 2019, Scott Griggs vs. Eric Johnson

Voters in Dallas have selected two candidates — Texas State Representative Eric Johnson and Dallas attorney Scott Griggs — to…

05/08/19

Meet the School Finance Reform Players (and the Money Behind Them)

As this Texas legislative session draws to a close, all eyes are on Austin to see if lawmakers can deliver…

05/07/19

The Latest on School Finance Reform

Last week we reported that lawmakers had lumped this session’s most prominent pieces of legislation — property tax reform, school…

05/01/19

Meet the Property Tax Reform Players (and the Money Behind them)

With the 86th legislative session rapidly drawing to a close, all eyes are on the Senate and House bills that…