Paul Bettencourt

Hannah Giles Links to Patrick, Bettencourt

May 19, 2015 By R.G. Ratcliffe

Hannah Giles, who has been leading a hidden-camera investigation of the state legislature, appeared in the past on Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s talk radio show, and Senator Paul Bettencourt once raised money for her.

Conservatives continue push for winner-take-all primary

Apr 7, 2012 By Paul Burka

The Texas Eagle Forum has upped the ante for the May 29 Texas presidential primary. Five prominent conservatives have signed a TEF e-mail headlined “Texas’ role in choosing the president.” It calls for a winner-take-all Republican presidential primary, rather than awarding the state’s 155 delegates based on proportionality, as stipulated…

Harris County tax assessor-collector Bettencourt to resign

Dec 6, 2008 By Paul Burka

Ordinarily, the resignation of a second-tier county official would not be big news. But Paul Bettencourt is a high-profile figure and a stalwart in conservative Republican circles. He has been a strong voice for the GOP concern about voter fraud, having testified before the Elections Committee of the Texas House…