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  • Friday, June 7, 2019

    Interested in Joining our Team?

    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. 

Latest from Eye on Texas

  • Insurance Committee Hearing on HB 259

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    Exec. Dir. Ware Wendell testified today in the House Insurance Committee in favor of HB 259 that would make our roads safer by eliminating dangerous Phantom Policies also known as Named Driver Policies. 

    When wrecks happen, Texans rely on insurance to help them get back on their feet, but families are too often finding themselves unprotected and hung out to dry by insurers selling these junk phantom policies. 

  • Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing on HB 306

    Monday, March 4, 2019

    (L to R) Exec. Dir. Ware Wendell and Rosie Torres, Exec. Dir.

  • Join us to discuss threats facing our veterans

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    Many of our veterans are returning home with illnesses caused by exposure to toxic burn pits overseas. 

  • National Safety Advocate Supports Push for Auto Safety in Texas

    Friday, February 15, 2019

    (Photo: National safety advocate Todd Tracy and Texas Watch Deputy Director Tara Lee)

    National safety advocate and attorney Todd Tracy, who has testified before Congress seven times on auto safety measures, supported the effort to protect Texas families on our roads with another $50,000 contribution to the cause today. Texas Watch is working with a coalition of leading auto safety specialists, pushing for changes to our insurance laws in order to end abusive insurance schemes and corner cutting that costs lives. 


    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

    WHAT: Rally for automobile safety at the Texas Capitol.

    WHEN: Tuesday, February 12th at 2 p.m.

    WHERE: West lawn of the Texas Capitol at 12th and Colorado St.

    WHO: Executive Director of the public safety group Texas Watch, Presidents of the Auto Body Association of Texas and the Houston Auto Body Association, as well as scores of concerned auto safety specialists from around the state.

  • Local Boys and Girls Club still having troubles with TWIA

    Friday, February 8, 2019

    6 Investigates: Local Boys and Girls Club still having troubles with TWIA

    Executive Director Ware Wendell recently spoke to KRIS 6 News about the complicated TWIA insurance process. Above links to the full story, and below are excerpts.