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March 20, 2023 — A story titled “Intra-GOP Proxy Fight Comes to House Elections Committee on ‘Ballot Access’ Bill” misstated executive committees’ role in electing chairmen.
March 8, 2023 — A story titled “Lawmaker Files Bill to Require Healthcare Coverage for Gender ‘Detransitioners’” misstated the name of the American Psychiatric Association.
March 2, 2023 — A story titled “Divide Emerges Between House and Senate on Property Tax Appraisal Reform Strategy” misstated a comment from Speaker Dade Phelan.
March 1, 2023 — A story titled “Dr. Mary Bowden Rejects Texas Medical Board Compromise, Requests Public Hearing Over COVID Treatments” incorrectly stated that Dr. Mary Bowden prescribed Ivermectin to Erin Jones.
February 21, 2023 — A story titled “Abbott Prioritizes Fentanyl Trafficking Crisis on Texas Legislative Agenda” incorrectly identified Rep. Terry Canales as a Republican rather than a Democrat.
February 20, 2023 — A story titled “Sens. Bettencourt, Hughes File Bill to Create ‘Civil Administrative Review Process’ for Elections” incorrectly referred to the audit of the 2020 election in Harris County as random.
February 13, 2023 — A story titled “San Antonio City Council Votes to Enact Eminent Domain on Local Bar for Alamo Museum Expansion” misspelled the name of a Supreme Court case.
January 27, 2023 — A story titled “Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Prohibit ‘Sexually Explicit Material’ from Public School Libraries” misstated what kind of materials could be accessed in school libraries with parental consent under a new bill.
January 19, 2023 — A story titled “Dan Patrick Accuses Lawmaker of ‘Revisionist History’ Blaming Senate for Child Gender Modification Ban Failure” misnamed the lawmaker who proposed House Bill 1029 in the 88th legislative session.
January 17, 2023 — A story titled “$70k Homestead Exemption, $100k Business Exemption Detailed in Texas Inauguration Speeches” misstated the current Texas business property tax exemption.
January 4, 2023 — A story titled “‘Let Them Sue,’ Kemah Mayor Spurns State Supreme Court Ruling Amid Property Dispute” misstated that one Robert Kelly created a secret recording featured in the article, but it was a different Robert Kelly.
December 7, 2022 — A story titled “Texas Legislature Wants Its Say on ERCOT Market Redesign” misstated the name of the federal legislation that extended and expanded the Production Tax Credit.
November 30, 2022 — A story titled “Overshadowed by Property Taxes, Business Tax Reform is Something to Watch in 2023 Session” incorrectly stated the unemployment insurance tax rate payment for someone making $40,000 per year.
November 17, 2022 — A story titled “Texas Nears ERCOT Market Redesign After Third Party Delivers Recommendation” incorrectly stated that ERCOT partnered with E3 Energy Solutions instead of Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc.
November 14, 2022 — A story titled “Governor Abbott Calls for Investigation of Harris County Elections” incorrectly stated the governor’s office has the power to impound ballots and election materials if sufficient criminal complaints are received.
November 8, 2022 — A story titled “Republican Wayne Christian Defeats Democrat Luke Warford in Railroad Commission Race” incorrectly attributed a concession statement to Wayne Christian instead of Luke Warford.
November 4, 2022 — A story titled “Bail Reform, Rising Crime Shine Spotlight on Harris County Judicial Races” incorrectly said Chris Morton was judge of the 203rd District Court instead of the 230th.
September 27, 2022 — A story titled “Forward Party’s Houston Kickoff Skirts Policy Specifics, Supports Ranked-Choice Voting” incorrectly named David Jolly as a co-founder of the Lincoln Project.
September 12, 2022 — A story titled “Harris County Can Proceed with Budget Vote, State Officials to Scrutinize for Law Enforcement ‘Defunding’” incorrectly stated Judge Lora Livingston’s county.
August 25, 2022 — A story titled “Texas Democrats Blast Abortion ‘Trigger Ban’ Going into Effect” was corrected to identify Austin, not El Paso, as state Rep. Celia Israel’s residence.
August 12, 2022 — A story titled “‘Hamilton’ Sends Cease and Desist to McAllen Church for Unauthorized Performance of Musical” was corrected to note “Hamilton” premiered in 2015, not 2016.
August 4, 2022 — A story titled “Athens Voters to Decide ‘Sanctuary City for the Unborn’ Proposition” was corrected to identify Nebraska, not Kansas, as the only state with a unicameral legislature.
August 1, 2022 — A story titled “U.S. Supreme Court Issues Dobbs Judgment, Triggering 30-Day Countdown to New Texas Abortion Ban” was corrected to identify capital murder, not first-degree felonies, as the most severe class of crime in Texas.
July 13, 2022 — A story titled “Embattled Clear Creek ISD Superintendent Retires With $199,000 Severance” was corrected to state Engle was the assistant superintendent and clarify the timing of the “equity audit.”
June 4, 2022 — A story titled “Houston Doctor Files Federal Lawsuit Against FDA Over Ivermectin Statements” was corrected for an error in the ratio of deaths related to COVID-19 vaccinations in the last year and a half to deaths related to ivermectin in the last 25 years.
April 14, 2022 — A story titled “From Waskom to Abilene: Behind the Movement of Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn” incorrectly stated that Wells currently outlaws the sale of emergency contraception due to outdated information from the Wells city website.
March 21, 2022 — A story titled “Texas Republicans Criticize Citibank’s Recruitment Measure to Aid Travel of Employees Seeking Abortions” incorrectly stated that the Supreme Court enjoined enforcement of certain sections of the penal code in Roe v. Wade.
March 7, 2022 — A story titled “Texas State Reps. Travis Clardy, Lynn Stucky Barely Scraped Past Primary Elections” incorrectly stated that Stucky was in danger of a runoff election.
February 8, 2022 — A story titled “Controversial Harris County Judge Hidalgo Draws Multiple Challengers in 2022” incorrectly stated a candidate’s father worked for a former Harris County Commissioner.
January 28, 2022 — A story titled “Texas Attorney General Finds State-Sanctioned Insurance Carrier May Engage in Lobbying Activities” misstated the name of the Texas Department of Insurance.
January 6, 2022 — A story titled “Round Rock ISD Puts Superintendent on Leave After Meetings on Assault Allegations” stated that the TEA appointed a monitor to RRISD because of the district’s failing grade on the state’s financial accountability report.
December 8, 2021 — A story titled “The Back Mic: Abbott Aims to Classify Child Gender Transitions as Abuse, Supreme Court May Trigger Texas Abortion Ban, Open Seats Updated” was updated with corrected information about the nature of the “Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn” ordinances.
November 17, 2021 — A story titled “Texas Partisan Index: Rating New Senate Seats From Most Republican to Most Democratic” was corrected for an error that did not incorporate the 2020 median results.
October 27, 2021 — A story titled “Border Security Funding Receives Bipartisan Support as Texas Border Wall Takes Shape” misstated Francoise Luca’s name.
October 13, 2021 — A story titled “Harris County to Spend $50 Million to Address Crime Through ‘Environmental Design’” misstated the precinct number that Morman is running in.
September 15, 2021 — A story titled “West Texas High-Level Nuclear Waste Storage Facility Comes Under Governor’s Race Spotlight After License Approval” misstated the existing storage facilities in reference to House Bill 7.
September 8, 2021 — A story titled “Texas Lottery Reports Over $8.1 Billion in Sales in Fiscal Year 2021, Breaking All-Time Record” misstated the breakdown of the lottery’s sales.
September 7, 2021 — A story titled “Texas’ Burgeoning Nuclear Footprint Featured in Fight Over High-Level Radioactive Waste Storage Facility” misstated the classes of low-level waste.
September 3, 2021 — A story titled “After Millions in Overcharges, TxDOT Cuts Ties with Toll Road Tag Vendor” incorrectly defined the TxTag service.
August 27, 2021 — A story titled “Judge Refuses to Dismiss Heartbeat Act Lawsuit, Defendants Appeal to Fifth Circuit” wrongly attributed a quote by plaintiffs to Judge Pitman.
July 16, 2021 — A story titled “Property Tax Relief Bills Pass Texas Senate but Stall Due to House Stalemate” used the fiscal impact’s General Revenue figure rather than the All Funds figure.
June 16, 2021 — A story titled “Candidates Emerge in the Texas GOP’s Frantic Race to Replace Outgoing Chair Allen West” misattributed an insight from a party official to SREC member Scott Apley concerning the RPT’s ongoing litigation about last year’s convention cancelation.
May 4, 2021 — A story titled “Ken Paxton Slams New York Times After He Reportedly Declined to Back Greg Abbott’s Reelection” incorrectly stated Bush is considering a run for governor. He is considering a run for attorney general.
April 15, 2021 — A story titled “Texas House Approves Constitutional Carry, Bill to Be Sent to Senate” was updated with the correct title of the National Rifle Association.
April 9, 2021 — A story titled “Texas Supreme Court Delivers Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther a Delayed Victory” incorrectly stated how long Luther spent in jail.
April 1, 2021 — A story titled “Austin Resident Faces Life in Prison for Alleged Smuggling That Killed 8 Illegal Aliens” incorrectly connected Trujillo-Lopez and Rodriguez to the incident that killed eight people. The incident allegedly involving Trujillo-Lopez and Rodriguez only killed one person. Tovar is the person accused of causing the deaths of eight people.
March 3, 2021 — A story titled “New Report Praises Harris County Misdemeanor Bail Reforms, Says Spiking Violent Crime Not Related” referred to a report from the Justice Administration Department to the Commissioners Court and misattributed a JAD recommendation to the monitor. The article has been updated to include the correct report from monitors.
March 2, 2021 — A story titled “Harris County Commissioners Vote to Explore Leaving ERCOT, Blame Abbott Ahead of Investigation” misstated Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee’s name.
January 28, 2021 — A story titled “City of Austin Purchases Hotel to House Homeless for $6.7 Million” misstated in which council district the purchased hotel sits.
January 14, 2021 — A story titled “Charter School Advocates Ask Legislature to Ensure Charters Are Treated Fairly by Municipalities, Remove ‘Silent Cap’” misstated the year that an authorized number of charter schools was reported.
December 4, 2020 — A story titled “Rep. Matt Krause Announces Bid for Texas House Republican Caucus Chair” incorrectly stated that Texas Scorecard was responsible for the Fiscal Responsibility Index legislative rankings.
November 17, 2020 — A story titled “A Preview of the Property Tax Debate Ahead of the 87th Legislative Session” omitted that the 10 percent appraisal increase cap is limited to homesteads.
November 13, 2020 — A story titled “Texas Supreme Court Denies El Paso Businesses’ Request for Relief from Lockdown” incorrectly stated the date on which EO-13 ended and EO-14 began.
October 27, 2020 — A story titled “Disparities in Harris County Election Tallies Prompt Inquiry From State” incorrectly specified Raymond Stewart’s involvement in and relation to the story.
October 26, 2020 — A story titled “Taxpayer-Funded Public Libraries Have Remained Mostly Closed, Except in Fort Worth” incorrectly stated the timeline of San Antonio libraries’ reopening plans.
October 23, 2020 — A story titled “Trinity Metro Asks City of Fort Worth for $86 million to Extend TEXRail” incorrectly stipulated that the $10 million request from Trinity Metro was granted in full.
October 19, 2020 — A story titled “Houston Homeowners to Pay More Under Proposed Tax Rate” misstated the taxable value increase as the appraised value increase.
October 1, 2020 — A story titled “Williamson County Sheriff Indicted by Grand Jury for Tampering with Evidence in Javier Ambler Death” misstated that Dan Abrams said the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department requested and received the Live PD footage.
September 28, 2020 — A story titled “Reimplementation of Straight-Ticket Voting Temporarily Halted by U.S. District Court” incorrectly named the court responsible for the stay.
September 28, 2020 — A story titled “Biden Campaign Operative, Texas State Senator Accused of Mail-in Ballot Fraud” misidentified the lawsuit as a class-action, and the original source cited the wrong case as the one associated with the affidavits.
August 31, 2020 — A story titled “Texas Attorney General Paxton Sues to Stop Controversial Harris County Mail-In Ballot Application Plan” misstated the number of registered voters in Harris County.
August 28, 2020 — A story titled “Texas Secretary of State Warns Harris County to Halt Plans for Mail-In Ballot Applications” misstated the author of the letter to the Harris County Clerk. The author was Secretary of State Director of Elections Keith Ingram.
May 28, 2020 — A story titled “ERCOT Projects Record Energy Usage for 2020 Summer” misstated the “peak-load estimate.”
May 26, 2020 — A story titled “Activists, Public Figures Hold ‘Open Texas’ Rally on the Texas State Capitol Steps” misstated that Kevin Whitt was affiliated with the Texas Freedom Coalition, which he was not.
May 4, 2020 — A story titled “Attorney General Ken Paxton Warns Against Expanded Adoption of Mail-In Ballots, May Constitute Election Fraud” incorrectly stated that there was a pertinent lawsuit pending in a federal court in Dallas.
April 16, 2020 — A story titled “Rep. Chip Roy, Challenger Wendy Davis Clash Over Coronavirus Response” misstated the year of then-Sen. Wendy Davis’ filibuster.
March 23, 2020 —A story titled “Socialist Judges, Officials in Harris County Use Coronavirus Concerns to Justify Release of Felons” called suspect Christopher Bales by an incorrect first name.
March 19, 2020 — A story titled “Two Local Officials Face-Off in South Texas Republican Primary Runoff” incorrectly stated the year that Ro’Vin Garrett began her tenure as Brazoria County tax assessor-collector.
February 17, 2020 — A story titled “Lackland Air Force Base Receives Evacuees from Quarantined Cruise Ship Affected by Coronavirus” mistakenly referred to a cruise liner as the Disney Princess, when the ship was the Diamond Princess.
February 3, 2020 — A story titled “San Antonio’s Lackland Air Force Base Selected as Quarantine Site for Potential Exposures to Coronavirus” stated that there are eight confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States. There are, in fact, now eleven confirmed cases as of February 3, 2020.
November 26, 2019 — A story titled “Texas’ 22nd Congressional District: History of the Seat and a Breakdown of the Current Race” wrongly stated that Rep. Olson had had a stroke and a heart attack. This information was not true. In 2009, Rep. Olson had a pacemaker installed for bradycardia (a relatively common condition that can result in a slow heartbeat), but has had no other health issues we are aware of since that point.
November 11, 2019 — A story titled “Rep. Lizzie Fletcher Defends Impeachment Inquiry, Touts Accomplishments in Houston Town Hall”
stated that Rep. Fletcher joined her fellow Democrats and voted to ban fracking. This was incorrect. The vote in question was a procedural vote preceding final passage of a resolution on national heritage areas. There was no vote on binding legislation that would have impacted fracking.
August 16, 2019 — A story titled “Allen West Makes His Run for Texas GOP Chair Official” stated that the SREC elects the RPT chairman, when the delegates at the Republican State Convention do, and that the chairman’s election would be held seven months out from the November election when it will be five and a half months.
June 18, 2019 — A story titled “Governor Abbott Signs Beer-to-Go Into Law” stated that Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R-Bedford) was the lone no vote on HB 1545. He later issued a statement in the journal stating he intended to vote “yes.”
June 12, 2019 —A story titled “Governor Abbott Signs Property Tax Bill into Law” misidentified SB 2 as the bill containing the 2.5 percent cap on school districts. The cap is actually part of HB 3.
June 11, 2019 — A story titled “Texas Battleground: House District 45 In Play After Turning Blue in 2018” stated HD 45 candidate Austin Talley served in the United States Marine Corps when he served in the United States Navy. A previous version incorrectly stated there was a runoff in the HD 45 Republican primary in 2018.
May 24, 2019 — A story titled “BREAKING: FAA Opens Investigation into San Antonio’s Chick-fil-A Airport Controversy” attributed a quote to San Antonio City Council member Robert Trevino when it should have been attributed to Attorney General Ken Paxton.
April 29, 2019 — The Texan launches.