Corrections

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

November 26, 2019A story titledTexas’ 22nd Congressional District: History of the Seat and a Breakdown of the Current Racewrongly 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, 2019A story titledRep. 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 Officialstated 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 titledGovernor Abbott Signs Beer-to-Go Into Lawstated 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 titledGovernor Abbott Signs Property Tax Bill into Lawmisidentified 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 titledTexas Battleground: House District 45 In Play After Turning Blue in 2018stated 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, 2019A story titledBREAKING: FAA Opens Investigation into San Antonio’s Chick-fil-A Airport Controversyattributed a quote to San Antonio City Council member Robert Trevino when it should have been attributed to Attorney General Ken Paxton.

April 29, 2019The Texan launches.