Daily Archives: October 12, 2017

No expedited appeal of voter ID

There’s no speeding this up. A federal appeals court Tuesday declined to have all 14 judges participate in the appeal over the Texas voter ID law — a decision that will keep the issue unresolved heading into the 2018 elections, … Continue reading

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The fire department’s needs

This is a conversation we need to have, but it’s one we need to dig into and work all the way through. Fire Chief Sam Pena gave City Council a bleak assessment Tuesday of his department’s readiness to respond to … Continue reading

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Rep. Al Green’s articles of impeachment

Gauntlet thrown. U.S. Rep. Al Green, a Houston Democrat, introduced formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on the House floor Wednesday during a session otherwise devoted to whistleblower protection legislation. In his argument for impeaching the president, Green … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of October 9

The Texas Progressive Alliance also does not deny that it called Donald Trump a moron – among other things – as it brings you this week’s roundup.

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