Daily Archives: March 22, 2012

Just keep cutting till we tell you to stop

I have two things to say about this. Looking to get an early start on shaping budget discussions for the 2013 legislative session, the Texans for a Conservative Budget Coalition recommended Tuesday that lawmakers plan to reduce welfare spending, increase … Continue reading

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More details on the city’s crime lab plan

It’s starting to come into focus. An independent crime lab could cost nearly 20 percent more than the current police-run operation, a high-level Parker administration official told a City Council committee this week. Andy Icken, the mayor’s chief development officer, … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Texas border security

What could possibly go wrong? A little-known private defense contractor from Virginia has quietly received about $20 million under a series of no-bid contracts with the State of Texas to develop its border security strategies, an effort that included shaping … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of March 19

The Texas Progressive Alliance has a spring in its step as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff wrote about the forthcoming end of the Women’s Health Program in Texas. PRESS RELEASE: May 16, 2012 For immediate release … Continue reading

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