Daily Archives: December 4, 2018

The changing tides in Central Texas

From the Statesman: Six Democrats came within 5 points or fewer in six Texas races, including three districts in Central Texas where Republicans traditionally win easily. Democrats now hold 13 of 36 Texas congressional seats. ‚ÄúThis is about persistence. This … Continue reading

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Use that mandate in Harris County

Jay Aiyer pens an agenda for Harris County and its Democratic government. First and foremost, flood mitigation has to be at the top of any list. Harris County has taken good initial steps to improve flood control infrastructure, and the … Continue reading

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Whatabout that styrofoam?

Texas’ favorite fast food chain is being asked to make changes to how it serves its food. Activists are pressuring San Antonio-based Whataburger to end its use of foam cups and containers in favor of materials friendlier to the environment. … Continue reading

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