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01/22/19

Who is Buying Access to Texas’ Top Politicians?

Texas politicians and PACs are required to file reports with the Texas Ethics Commission listing all their campaign contributions and…

01/15/19

The Session is Here. What Do You Want?

All eyes are on Austin, as Texas politicians have gathered for the once-every-two-years legislative session. We thought we’d 1)let you…

01/08/19

Three Things You Need to Know About Money and the Legislative Session

Every two years, Texas lawmakers gather in Austin for 140 days to do their work. The 86th Session of the…

12/18/18

A Closer Look: Who’s Really Buying Texas?

These last few weeks we’ve examined the money in 2018 Texas elections, including a look at the top 10 donors…

12/11/18

A Closer Look: Top 10 PACs of the 2018 Election Season

Discover the top 10 Political Action Committees (PACs) that spent the most on the 2018 Texas elections. 1.  Texas Association…

12/05/18

A Closer Look: Top 10 Donors of the 2018 Texas Election Cycle

Meet Texas’s top 10 donors of the 2018 election season. Each of these heavy hitters has given more than a…

11/28/18

A Closer Look: 2018 Texas Elections

Money drives politics, but it’s often hard to understand. With contributions to candidates and PACs in the hundreds of millions,…

11/20/18

Class Awards at Statewide High

Ever feel like the top politicians in Texas are the “cool kids” from your high school, all grown up, now…

11/13/18

What the Money Says About Presumptive Speaker Dennis Bonnen

*This article, originally published November 13, was updated on November 16, 2018, to correct a mistake about presumptive Speaker Bonnen’s…

10/30/18

Race to Raise: Lucido vs. Huffman

Democrats have their eyes on three Texas Senate seats they believe they can flip to the blue column on November…