The Brief: Abbott and Equal Pay Dominate the Day

The Big Conversation

The issue of equal pay dominated the discussion again in the gubernatorial contest on Wednesday. Here's how the day was covered:

•    The Houston Chronicle/San Antonio Express-News' Peggy Fikac led off the day with an analysis of the pay differential among men and women in the attorney general's office under Greg Abbott. Her big finding was that among assistant attorneys general, men earned nearly $6,000 more than women. The average pay was higher for men in six of seven job categories. What those numbers mean is up to some interpretation. Fikac talked to one ...

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