Daily Archives: March 24, 2009

Dynamo Stadium funding almost secured

Another step forward for Dynamo Stadium. Dynamo ownership has all but secured all of the financing needed for the construction of an $80-million soccer stadium just east of downtown and plans to break ground on the project as early as … Continue reading

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How much money would expanded gambling generate?

Throughout this session, every time the subject of expanded gambling in Texas comes up, along with it comes some kind of projection of how much revenue it might generate. Those estimates always come from the proponent of that form of … Continue reading

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If UTMB, why not Shriners?

The recent news that the UTMB Hospital will remain in Galveston and is now rehiring laid off workers was great to hear not just for Galveston but for the larger region, which really needed the facilities. Now that this one … Continue reading

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We want more regulation!

Here are some words I never thought I’d hear in Texas, at least while the current regime is in charge. Texas regulatory agencies could get as much as $41.2 million more over the next two years to better do their … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of March 23

We are officially into spring, and we’re halfway through the 81st Legislative session. With those two happy thoughts, here’s this week’s Texas Progressive Alliance blog roundup. Click on for the highlights.

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