Daily Archives: December 20, 2018

Precinct analysis: Collier versus Beto

The Trib looks at some numbers. Mike Collier, the Democrat who ran for and lost the race for lieutenant governor last month, wasn’t the star of his party’s ticket. But by some measures, Collier did better in this year’s general … Continue reading

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And now we move forward with Prop B

No other option. Mayor Sylvester Turner said Wednesday his administration is moving forward to implement the voter-approved charter amendment granting Houston firefighters equal pay to police of corresponding rank and seniority, though the city has not yet determined when firefighters … Continue reading

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The Russia-Texas-secession connection

So many people got played. A sprawling Russian disinformation campaign aimed at influencing the 2016 elections found success with social media accounts promoting the idea of Texas secession, according to a report commissioned by the U.S. Senate that was released … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of December 17

The Texas Progressive Alliance is busy decorating for Mueller-mas as it brings you this week’s roundup.

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