That’s how the email started out to the Texas Nationalist Movement. Following this brief and cryptic statement were a series of dozens of links. The subject line of the email – State Representative Drew Darby.
Seeing Darby’s name so quickly after his arrest sparked a tremendous amount of curiosity. This kicked off an investigation lasting weeks that peeled back the covers on one aspect of the Legislature that gets little attention. With a part-time Legislature in Texas, all State Representatives spend the majority of their time in their private sector lives and, in theory, in the District they represent “connecting with constituents”.