Daily Archives: March 12, 2020

District B lawsuit drags on

Double ugh. It could be another four to five months before voters in Houston’s District B can select a new city council member, extending a delay that has held up a runoff there since December. The Houston-based First Court of … Continue reading

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Dallas County recount completed

No effect, as expected. A Dallas County recount turned up 9,149 ballots that were missed on Super Tuesday, but the new votes did not affect the outcome of any race. Through the recount — which was prompted by vote discrepancies … Continue reading

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Thus endeth this year’s Rodeo

Surely not a surprise. Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Wednesday the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will close due to concerns about coronavirus after a Montgomery County man with no recent travel history tested positive for COVID-19. The case is the … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of March 9

You can do a sufficient job of washing your hands in the time it will take you to read this week’s Texas Progressive Alliance blog roundup.

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