Daily Archives: January 19, 2012

Don’t say “We won’t have Rick Perry to kick around any more” just yet

By now everybody knows that Rick Perry has suspended his Presidential campaign and endorsed Newt Gingrich as his preferred not-Romney. The news of this was on the TV screen in the lobby of my office building as I entered this … Continue reading

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Lykos appears before the grand jury

And that’s all we know about it. Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos testified Tuesday in a grand jury investigation of the Houston Police Department’s controversial mobile DWI testing vehicles. Because grand jury subpoenas and testimony are secret, it is … Continue reading

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How gassy are we?

I’m talking about greenhouse gases, of course. And the answer is, now you can find out for yourself. The greenhouse gas wars are about to heat up again in Texas. Next month, a federal court hears oral arguments in lawsuits … Continue reading

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Area job growth in 2012

We’ve seen a prediction for job growth in Texas for this year, now here’s some soothsaying about job growth in the Houston area for the year. The Greater Houston Partnership predicts the Houston area will add 84,600 jobs this year. … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of January 16

The Texas Progressive Alliance honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff takes a look at Democratic primary races as they now stand in Harris County and elsewhere in Texas. … Continue reading

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