Today we're adding another 17 agencies to our government salaries database, an extra 67,000 workers who collectively earn $2.9 billion in public payroll. The database now has records on more than 550,000 employees working at 62 of the largest state agencies, cities, universities, counties and mass-transit authorities.Full Story
Texas Tech University is a public university in Lubbock composed of 11 academic colleges, a graduate school and a school of law.
Founded in 1923, the university is the flagship school of the ...
The runoff between John Frullo and Mark Griffin shares one important characteristic with the adjacent race in HD-83: It pits inside-the-tent Lubbock Republicans against a coalition of social and libertarian conservatives who are distinctly unhappy with government in Washington and Texas. In that frame, Frullo's the insurgent and Griffin represents the establishment.Full Story
A new study gives a window into the wide variety of ways college presidents get paid. Think houses, cars, deferred comp — and private monies supplementing public funds.Full Story
Texas Tech University got sued by one of its employees this week: Head football coach Mike Leach says the school is improperly barring him from coaching the team in the Alamo Bowl on the basis of a complaint it hasn't substantiated.Full Story