Investigative reporter for the Texas Tribune. Native of Liberty TX. Moité Français. Retweets endorsements only if it's Mick Jagger.

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Jay Root didn’t know any reporters when he was growing up in Liberty, Texas, and he has never taken a journalism class in his life. But Root has been hooked on the news business since the day he walked into the offices of his college newspaper, The Daily Texan, during his last year at the Univers...

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Nov 16, 2017

RT @jennafduncan: Lawmaker on State Tax Committee Also Works for Texas’ Corporate Welfare King (aka Ryan LLC, UNT's board chairman's…

Nov 16, 2017

TX Democratic mega-donor Steve Mostyn, 46, has died. In last interview I did with him, he talked wistfully about wanting to spend more time with his children and candidly said he was decreasing his political activities

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