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  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Auto Insurance Open Records Request

    We filed this open records request with the Texas Department of Insurance to see the language auto insurers are using to limit the amount they pay for repairs. Inadequate payments lead to corner cutting. Safety suffers. Insurance companies shouldn't be able to threaten your family's safety by writing policies that game the system. 


Latest from Eye on Texas

  • Hurricane Preparedness

    Are you ready?

    Monday, July 15, 2019

    Here are our top three tips to prepare for hurricane season in Texas. 

    For more information on evacuation routes, please visit here.

  • Interested in Joining our Team?

    Friday, June 7, 2019

    We're looking for someone great to complete our team at Texas Watch. Interested? Find out more about the position below. 



    The Organization: 

    Texas Watch, an established and respected Austin non-profit dedicated to consumer protection and civil justice, is seeking a Development & Operations Coordinator for immediate hire. Texas Watch takes on powerful special interests, making for a work environment that is fun, fast-paced, and challenging in the best sense. 

  • Intern Spotlight: Harrison DuBose

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    To say we couldn't do it without our amazing session interns is an understatement! We've been blessed to have Harrison helping out with a variety of legislative tasks this session. Thank you, Harrison, for all of your hard work! 

  • Texas Watch Named EveryAction's Hero of the Month

    Wednesday, April 10, 2019

    Texas Watch is proud to be chosen as EveryAction's Hero of the Month. Deputy Director, Tara Lee spoke with Rohita, a Marketing Strategist at EveryAction, to talk about current policy issues and how they work to bridge the divide between their community and the political process. 

    Read the entire interview here: https://blog.everyaction.com/our-everyaction-hero-texas-watch

  • Intern Spotlight: Julia Mandel

    Thursday, March 28, 2019

    To say we couldn't do it without our amazing session interns is an understatement! We've been blessed to have Julia heading up crucial research for us this session. Thank you, Julia, for all of your hard work!

    Julia is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in Psychological & Brain Sciences. After working with one too many test tubes and fruit flies, she ruled out a career in neuroscience research. She realized her passion lies in fighting for social justice and racial equity, and she moved back to her home state of Texas. 

  • In Depth: Auto Legislation

    In Depth with Ware Wendell

    Monday, March 18, 2019

    We pay over $20 billion in premiums to auto insurance companies each year. Many insurance carriers take advantage of Texas families through gotcha policies, pressure tactics, and deny, delay, underpay schemes.

    Four bills at the Texas Capitol will crack down on this abuse. Learn more and take a few seconds to add your name to the petition in support of these great consumer bills.