DAVE LIEBER, the popular Watchdog columnist for The Dallas Morning News, is the ultimate authority on fighting back. The national award-winning WATCHDOG columnist shares tips, tools and strategies to help you get your way. The consumer advocate … [Read More...]

The Watchdog wins top honor in National Society of Newspaper Columnists' contest The Dallas Morning News’ Watchdog column won first place in the 2015 National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ annual competition. The column by Dave Lieber with … [Read More...]

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Part 1: Watchdog’s 2017 Legislative Agenda – Insurance, privacy, electricity shopping, property tax reform

I love the Texas Legislature. You don't hear those words very often. But ever since I visited for the first time, in 1995, and watched then-Lt. Gov. Bob Bullock work his magic over everyone, I see the lege … [Read More...]

Part 2: Watchdog: Attention state lawmakers – the case for a roofers/contractors license

The other week, I went to small claims court to watch a DeSoto business owner exact revenge on a roofer who relieved him of a $7,700 deposit but provided no roof. The roofer, Lucas Ray Currier, took the deposit … [Read More...]

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