The Source: Texas More Than Doubled State Employee Bonuses In Five Years
According to a recent analysis by the Austin-American Statesman, the state of Texas doubled the amount of bonuses it gives out in a year to state employees from 2009 to 2014, going from over $28 million to $65 million. The report goes on to say that Texas has given $270 million in bonuses in recent years, and they did it with few rules or oversight.
What does it mean for accountability in our Capitol?
- J David McSwane, State Capitol Reporter at the Austin American-Statesman
- Andrew Chavez, News Application Specialist for the Austin American-Statesman