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Branch Falls on Conflicted Paxton
GOP AG race centers on bad (as in illegal) investment advice
"...or the unemployment line, there's a vacancy as the state's top attorney. But an admission of financial impropriety by..."

May 8, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Attorney General Avoids Day in Court
Securities investigation dropped in Travis, may go to Dallas
"...is one step closer to avoiding criminal charges over securities violations, as Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg concluded..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

It's Official: Paxton Indicted
Texas AG's mugshot taken
"...Attorney General Ken Paxton, the top lawyer for the state of Texas, has been formally booked on three felony..."

Aug. 3, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Paxton Indicted
Grand jury slaps AG with three felony charges
"...• Two counts of first-degree securities fraud, each carrying a potential sentence of 5-99 years...."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Paxton Indicted on Three Felony Counts
Prosecutors confirm grand jury handed down three felony charges
"...Normally, Republicans would write off such charges against a statewide GOP officeholder as Democratic grandstanding. However, this comes after..."

Aug. 1, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines: A Win for Brewers, a Scam for Paxtons, and More
This bill's for you
"...Texas' insane alcohol code – we are the only state that prohibits beer-to-go – was midwifed by Rep. Eddie..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Headlines
"...to use taxpayer money to pay his criminal lawyers. "State law is clear that public officials cannot use taxpayer..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Feature

Primary Run-Offs: Tea Party vs. Old Guard
Establishment gains traction toward election
"...for an investment company without being registered with the State Securities Board. This was quickly followed by the announcement..."

May 16, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: Delusions and Deluges
"Downtown doesn't exist just to entertain people of means."
"...• RECA Don't Like It: Last week the Real Estate Council of Austin joined the 11th-hour Tea Party chorus..."

Oct. 26, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

A Place to Gather Again
The Long Center recycles not only Palmer Auditorium's materials but also its civic purpose
"...on Joe's $450-a-month salary as an investigator for the State Securities Board. It would be quite a few years..."

March 21, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Playback – JMBLYA 2017: Trapper’s Delight
JMBLYA garners the third largest concert audience in Austin's 2017
"...hurt that the fifth-year event's midday act recently topped Billboard's album chart. Sharp-dressed Atlanta trap kinfolk Migos sparked up..."

May 12, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Paxton Mired in Legal, Ethical Charges
Facing a trio of challenges, AG Paxton goes on the offensive
"...indict Paxton on first-degree felony charges relating to suspected securities violations. Then, former state Rep. Glen Maxey filed an..."

July 10, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

No Growth at the Growth Fund
Despite charging millions of dollars in management fees, the Texas Growth Fund has returned zero to the state
"...legislator wants to make an inappropriate contact to get state investment managers to put money into a pet business,..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Full Ballot Language With Extended Endorsements
State Constitutional Election, Sept. 13, 2003
"...22 is more than usually cumbersome. The Chronicle editorial board (an extremely informal institutional fiction) traditionally takes a dim..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature

Election Ticker: You’ve Got to Be Joking
Laughing our way through campaign season
"...agenda: knocking Big Pax over his standing indictment for state securities fraud. Speaking of which: Last week the NRA..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Can Schlotzsky's Be Saved?
John Wooley and the battle to bring Schlotzsky's back to life
"...be gathering a plan of attack for that day's board meeting, scheduled for 9am...."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Written in Stone
UT's Jim Bob Moffett and Freeport-McMoRan ride a new wave of allegations of business as usual: exploitation, cronyism, and environmental devastation
"...over the company's plans to build a major real estate project on the banks of Barton Creek, about a..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Perry and Paxton Fight the Law
Perry indictment down to one count; grand jury convenes in Paxton case
"...General Ken Paxton will defend himself against. The former state senator has only held his current office for a..."

July 31, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
A pivotal hearing in the sandwich chain's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding
"...Newly appointed chief executive Sam Coats and the company's board of directors favor trimming the fat, restructuring the debt,..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...city, the county, and the school district. The AISD board adopted a $761-million budget Monday, including a one-time $1,000..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature

Full Ballot Language With Extended Endorsements
"...22 is more than usually cumbersome. The Chronicle editorial board (an extremely informal institutional fiction) traditionally takes a dim..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Feature

Full Ballot Language With Extended Endorsements
"...22 is more than usually cumbersome. The Chronicle editorial board (an extremely informal institutional fiction) traditionally takes a dim..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature

Election Ticker: Don’t Listen to Us!
Midterm coverage, from the folks you love to hate
"...a scathing editorial on the incumbent, who the editorial board says has shown "little interest" in actually representing the..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Teachers Want Books Checked at Pension Fund
TRS internal investigation isn't credible, union president says
"...memo" alleging impropriety and bad investment practices at the state agency that handles $102.4 billion in teacher pension funds,..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Freeport Meets Its Critics
EnvironsCompany Vows to `Hunker Down and Go'
"...staggered multi-year terms. Mathis was critical of the company's board structure, saying that it was not responsive to shareholders,..."

May 15, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...The AISD Board of Trustees will hold a series of town hall..."

Jan. 15, 1999 News Feature

Headlines
"...Ken Paxton's securities fraud trial has been delayed for a third time...."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Feature

News Roundup: Death and Lawsuits
Ken Paxton has a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week
"...(from Houston!); BP agrees to pay damages to Gulf states for the 2010 oil spill; and more...."

July 6, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Raped by the Players
A lawsuit against an Austin dot-com firm reveals a world of fast times.
"...director for the Lauterstein-Conway School of Massage, a legitimate, state-licensed business.) During the same phone call, Brown asked Ibenhard,..."

Jan. 18, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...-- moving its place of incorporation from the United States to Bermuda to avoid paying U.S. taxes. Accenture did..."

July 4, 2003 Column

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