Archive for January, 2011

Form over Substance: A Few Notes From The Field

Form over Substance: A Few Notes From The Field

One of the things I enjoy about working a contract like Project 143 (our current 3-part investigation of HPD)  is the late night staff debates on politics, ethics and religion.  And before you say it, I already know…you should never talk about politics, ethics or religion.  Its not polite; I think is how it goes. […]

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Shielded from Justice: Who Polices the Houston Police?

Shielded from Justice: Who Polices the Houston Police?

This is the first in a three part investigative series exposing how the citizens of Houston, the fourth largest city in America, lost oversight of its police.   Project 143 explores a police department unresponsive to citizen complaints and unaccountable to the public it serves.   To understand how we got here requires a little background in […]

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Project and Legal Events Calander

Project and Legal Events Calander

As Project 143 continues to develop, EmPac Texas members who have expressed an interest in attending events such as Houston City Council meetings, legislative committee meetings both in Houston and Austin, judicial conferences and EmPac Texas strategy secessions will be notified by mail.  Additionally, we will post Event information here including dates and times.

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Welcome to EmPac Texas

Welcome to EmPac Texas

EmPac Texas is an organization dedicated to promoting ethics and accountability in government and public institutions and exposing those who sacrifice the common good to special interests. EmPac Texas advances its mission using a combination of research, litigation and media outreach. EmPac Texas employs the law as a tool to force officials to act ethically […]

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