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Category Archives: Texas Legislature

Judge Blocks Texas Sanctuary City Law; Finds Mandatory Enforcement Of Federal Law Is ‘Unconstitutional’

Back in May Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a measure to punish so-called “sanctuary cities,” despite pleas from some of the police departments of cities like Austin to halt the bill they said would hinder their ability to fight crime.  You know, because enforcing laws tends to ‘hinder’ the crime-fighting process. Per […]

Record Number Of Dallas Police Officers Quit In July Amid Ongoing Pension Crisis

We first introduced readers to the Dallas Police and Fire Pension (DPFP) crisis last summer in a post entitled “Dallas Cops’ Pension Fund Nears Insolvency In Wake Of Shady Real Estate Deals, FBI Raid.”  For those who have managed to avoid this particular storyline for the past 15 months, here is a brief recap of […]

Criminal Witch Hunt In Dallas Pension Fiasco

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, In the wake of the near collapse of the Dallas police and fire pension fund, a Dallas News editorial says Former Police, Fire Pension Managers Should Face Criminal Investigation. Mayor Mike Rawlings is right to ask for a state criminal investigation into shady practices by the Dallas Police and […]