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How a Few Rent-A-Voters in a Vacant Lot Lead to Millions in Bonds for Taxpayers

By Steve Miller, Houston Press March 8, 2016 http://www.houstonpress.com/news/how-a-few-rent-a-voters-in-a-vacant-lot-lead-to-millions-in-bonds-for-taxpayers-8223400 To...

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Florida Medical Complaints Gather Dust, Often Allowing The Accused To Continue To Practice

October 20, 2013 By Steve Miller, Florida Center for Investigative Reporting Medical professionals in Florida hang onto their licenses and continue practicing as the...

Journalism – Always the Best Fallback

I’ve had a couple of journalism pieces hit in the past two weeks as I worked the promo for the book, Detroit Rock City, which has done much better than I expected. As...

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Special districts, special favors. An insider network of favors surrounds these proliferating governments in Texas

October 29, 2012 By Steve Miller, Texas Watchdog For decades, Texans have relied on special districts for services that local municipalities can’t provide. Water to...

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Texas Windstorm Insurance Association: Part 5

Texas windstorm agency fires general manager; TWIA agency in turmoil March 23, 2011 By Steve Miller,  Texas Watchdog Making good on a decision it made in February, the...

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Texas Windstorm Insurance Association: Part 2

Rep. Craig Eiland, who sits on House insurance committee, said he received $620K in legal fees in case against state insurance agency TWIA February 28, 2011 By Steve...

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Texas Windstorm Insurance Association: Part 4

Texas’ government-operated property insurance agency — TWIA — found “hazardous to the public” in the wake of Texas Watchdog’s...

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Texas Windstorm Insurance Association: Part 3

Top TWIA officials leave with tens of thousands in severance pay — and a pickup truck February 17, 2011 By Steve Miller, Texas Watchdog Two high-ranking employees...

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Texas Windstorm Insurance Association: Part 1

Texas state Rep. Todd Hunter accepted $25k donation from Hurricane Ike lawyer Steve Mostyn’s firm days after being chosen to mediate his case February 16, 2011 By...

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Texas Watchdog examines voter fraud in South Texas: Part 2

Texas Watchdog examines voter fraud in South Texas; fraud is rampant, seldom prosecuted December 29, 2010 By Steve Miller, Texas Watchdog DEL RIO, Texas – In a...