Transparency USA | 05/14/2021

This article is Part 3 of a four-part series demonstrating how the money in a lobby sector can impact state politics and legislation. We’ve selected the Green Energy sector due to a resurgence of interest in a behind-the-scenes look at renewables following the 2021 snowstorms, but you can follow the money in any industry of …

Transparency USA | 04/30/2021

4/30/21: Updated data from the 8th day reports available at the bottom of this article. On May 1, 14 candidates will appear on the ballot for the San Antonio mayoral election. Incumbent Ron Nirenberg is back, seeking a third term in office after defeating Greg Brockhouse in a runoff election in 2019. This year, Brockhouse …

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Tracy Marshall | 04/29/2021

The “For The People Act”, a gargantuan bill with a deceptively altruistic moniker, is moving its way through Congress in Washington, DC. Clocking in at more than 800 pages, the bill officially known as HR1 is Democrats’ highest priority legislation this year. Like a well-played game of Three-card Monte where the real goal is to …

Tracy Marshall | 04/27/2021

On May 1, 10 candidates will be on the ballot in Fort Worth, each hoping to replace retiring Mayor Betsy Price. With a field that includes two members of the Fort Worth City Council and several other notable individuals, it is certain that the race in the Metroplex will be one to watch this spring. …

Transparency USA | 04/26/2021

On May 1, voters in Lubbock will be deciding the fate of Proposition A, which would declare the City of Lubbock as a “sanctuary for the unborn.” A hot-button issue from the start, Lubbock is experiencing a heightened level of outside interest in this local election. Proposition A was placed on the ballot in response …