Texas scored a 68 out of 100, coming in at 27th place in a national state integrity study. The state got high marks for auditing and for monitoring pension funds, but not as high for accountability of the governor and legislators.Full Story
Public Citizen is a consumer protection group that lobbies the federal and Texas governments on issues ranging from energy and global trade policy to health care reform. It has two offices, one located in Washington, D.C., and another in Austin.
The organization has five subdivisions: Congress Watch, Energy Program, Global Trade Watch, Health Research Group, Litigation group.
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