The Data

Interactive: The Cost of Three Texas Hurricanes

An interactive map comparing how much TWIA paid claimants for three major hurricanes that hit the Texas coast and the number of lawsuits claimants filed in return. Also find the ten law firms with the biggest settlements from TWIA and compare the number of lawsuits and legal defense spending for each storm.

Search: Rick Perry's 2000-2011 Campaign Donors

We have updated our news application to include contributions from 2011 reported to the Texas Ethics Commission on July 15. Use our app to search campaign donations to Gov. Rick Perry from 2000 to 2011 to see who has financially supported the longest-serving governor in Texas history.

Updated: Interactive: Visualizing the 82nd Legislative Session

Lawmakers filed a whopping 5,796 bills during the 82nd legislative session and approved nearly a quarter of them. Use our updated data visualizations to take a closer look at how bills performed in the upper and lower chambers, how each political party and committee fared, and how many bills Gov. Rick Perry vetoed.