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 2019-04-14 03:00 

Victoria Advocate

Port payback? Calhoun Port Authority engineer secures job under questionable circumstances...

Before Calhoun Port Authority board chairman Randy Boyd hired disgraced Congressman Blake Farenthold, the board made a strikingly similar move....

 2019-04-13 01:25 

CBS DFW

Texas Paper's Suit Over Ex-Congressman's Hiring Dismissed...

An appeals court ruled Thursday that the Victoria Advocate's suit against the Calhoun Port Authority was rendered moot when Blake Farenthold quit his lucrative lobbying job with the port in January....

 2019-03-02 11:00 

Dallas Morning News

Letters: Three cheers to Lewisville ISD career centers, DMN editorial on Blake Farenthold, Willis Carrier...

1 Career centers in the Lewisville ISD - When I was in high school, the girls took Home Economics and the boys took Shop. If I remember correctly,......

 2019-02-26 03:30 

Victoria Advocate

Ballot finalized for Calhoun Port Authority election...

A man who voted to retain disgraced U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold as the lobbyist is now fighting to retain his seat on the board of the Calhoun Port Authority....

 2019-02-14 03:15 

Victoria Advocate

Calhoun Port Authority spends $360K fighting Texas Open Meetings lawsuit...

The Calhoun Port Authority Board's has spent so far $360,000 to fight a lawsuit alleging it violated the Texas Open Meetings Act when it hired former U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold as its lobbyist....

 2019-02-11 08:00 

Dallas Morning News

From ducky pajamas to port authority, Blake Farenthold is the poster child for toughening state and federal ethics laws...

We're sick and tired of politicians who break the public trust, exploit ethical loopholes and still land on their feet on the taxpayer's......

 2019-01-31 01:35 

Daily Kos

A new bill would keep House sexual harassers from lobbyist jobs until they've paid back their bills...

You know you are something special in American politics when Congress threatens to pass a bill addressing your own particular scandal, under your own particular name. Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas resigned last year as the House Ethics Committee was inve...

 2019-01-30 13:41 

Roll Call

BLAKE Act targets future Blake Farentholds...

Former Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold might have resigned in disgrace, but he's still making a mark on Capitol Hill. The BLAKE Act, or the Bad Lawmakers Accountability and Key Emends Act, would bar any former member of Congress from behaving like Farenth...

 2019-01-30 05:19 

Business Insider

GOP congressman plans legislation to stop lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct from misusing taxpayer funds...

A GOP congressman is introducing a bill called The BLAKE Act, with the sole purpose of stopping members of Congress from misusing their offices and its resources. Rep. Mark Walker plans to bring on the legislation, Wednesday, that will save the US from se...

 2019-01-30 04:00 

Victoria Advocate

GOP lawmaker plans to introduce BLAKE Act inspired by Blake Farenthold...

A Republican congressman plans to introduce legislation inspired by and named for former U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold to prohibit members of Congress from following in the disgraced legislator's footsteps....

 2019-01-30 02:18 

CNN

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BLAKE Act would target ex-congressman for not repaying taxpayer funds used in settlement...

In a shot at former Rep. Blake Farenthold, a bill is scheduled to be introduced Wednesday in the House of Representatives -- appropriately named the BLAKE Act -- that would bar any former member of Congress from lobbying Congress if they have not paid bac...

 2019-01-11 19:55 

Talking Points Memo

Blake Farenthold Quits Six-Figure Lobbyist Job 'To Pursue Other Interests'...

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A former Texas congressman who resigned last year amid sexual harassment allegations has quit his $160,000-a-year......

 2019-01-11 14:58 

Roll Call

Blake Farenthold Leaves Lobbying Gig Amid Lawsuit Over His Hiring...

Disgraced former Rep. Blake Farenthold has resigned from the lobbying gig he secured last May with a local port authority in Texas, as the port battles a lawsuit from a local newspaper over the ex-GOP congressman's hiring. The Victoria Advocate first ...

 2019-01-11 04:00 

Victoria Advocate

Farenthold resigns as Calhoun Port Authority lobbyist (w/resignation letter)...

Disgraced former Congressman Blake Farenthold submitted his resignation as lobbyist for the Calhoun Port Authority, officials announced Thursday....

 2019-01-10 19:16 

The Hill

Former Texas congressman Blake Farenthold resigns from lobbying job...

Former Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold (R) left his lobbying position with the Calhoun Port Authority months after a local newspaper filed a lawsuit claiming he was hired illegally....

 2019-01-10 16:17 

Victoria Advocate

Farenthold resigns as Calhoun Port Authority lobbyist...

Disgraced former Congressman Blake Farenthold submitted his resignation as lobbyist for the Calhoun Port Authority, port officials announced Thursday....

 2019-01-10 16:17 

Victoria Advocate

Updated: Farenthold resigns as Calhoun Port Authority lobbyist (w/resignation letter)...

Disgraced former Congressman Blake Farenthold submitted his resignation as lobbyist for the Calhoun Port Authority, officials announced Thursday....

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