This page will be updated as corrections to stories are made.
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.