Daily Archives: December 22, 2008

HHSC extends Medicaid coverage

Good. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is extending Medicaid coverage for about 34,000 children in the Houston-Beaumont areas because Hurricane Ike may have disrupted families’ ability to get and return the forms to renew their coverage, the commission … Continue reading Continue reading

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Possibly my last post about the 2010 Governor’s race this year

I realize that I’m as guilty as anyone in jumping ahead to the 2010 Governor’s race and who-knows-when Senate race, so let me give Phillip a chance to tell us what he really thinks. Did I miss the filing deadline … Continue reading Continue reading

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Gray on the latest Weingarten kerfuffle

Lisa Gray gives the latest Weingarten controversy a look. Up until now, the building had angered people. But neighbors now say Weingarten is violating a city ordinance. They say the company not only crossed the line, it crossed the line … Continue reading Continue reading

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Bike racks on trains: Not looking good

Peter Wang brings the bad news. Despite letters from Judge Ed Emmett, all four Republican and Democratic Harris County Commissioners, and other public officials, METRO is going to place orders for the new trains on Christmas Eve 2008… without any … Continue reading Continue reading

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District H update

I heard a rumor last week that HISD trustee Diana Davila, a prospective candidate for City Council District H, was dropping out of the race. I’ve since heard a stronger version of that rumor, from more sources. I’m not sure … Continue reading Continue reading

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