Aman Batheja Reporter

Aman Batheja worked for eight years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, most of that time covering state and local politics. A native of Cedarhurst, New York, he has an undergraduate degree in journalism and psychology from New York University and a master's in economics from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Recent Contributions

Uber-Style Moving Companies Draw State's Attention

A new breed of app-based moving companies has drawn the interest of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, which wants to ensure that the companies are following state laws.
A new breed of app-based moving companies has drawn the interest of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, which wants to ensure that the companies are following state laws.

A new breed of app-based moving companies has drawn the interest of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, which wants to ensure that companies with names like Buddytruk and PICKUP are following state laws.

Feds Freeze Funding on Troubled Child Support Upgrade Project

Attorney General Ken Paxton delivers an opening luncheon keynote at the Texas Public Policy Foundation At The Crossroads Energy and Climate Policy Summit on Nov. 19, 2015.
Attorney General Ken Paxton delivers an opening luncheon keynote at the Texas Public Policy Foundation At The Crossroads Energy and Climate Policy Summit on Nov. 19, 2015.

The federal government has temporarily suspended funding for a project to upgrade the state’s antiquated child support enforcement system — run through the AG's office — whose projected costs have risen dramatically ahead of initial estimates.

Campaign Won't Say if Cruz Still Wants to Ax the TSA

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz holding a press conference at the Anzalduas International Bridge in Mission surrounded by a group of local ranchers who said they've been affected by poor border security.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz holding a press conference at the Anzalduas International Bridge in Mission surrounded by a group of local ranchers who said they've been affected by poor border security.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is touting a list of agencies that he plans to eliminate if he’s elected president. But the Transportation Security Administration is not on it, even though Cruz has previously called for its abolishment.