It’s been days since the governor was indicted, and everyone from the governor to Texas Democrats have had their say. In Wednesday’s Capital Tonight, we took a step back to separate the facts from the political spin that’s coming from both Republicans and Democrats.

REPORTERS’ NOTES

The significance of the indictment is still being debated, even among the reporters who know the story well. We sat down with two journalists who’ve come to different conclusions about it: Erica Grieder of Texas Monthly and Texas Observer writer Christopher Hooks.

 

FOOTING THE BILL

When it comes to legal representation, there’s no question that the governor has hired some of the best. But who’s going to pay for it and for how long? The Quorum Report’s Harvey Kronberg gave us an update on the efforts to find out.