Daily Archives: May 6, 2022

Abbott sees another opportunity to hurt children

He is definitely making this a habit. Gov. Greg Abbott wants to “resurrect” a court challenge over a 1975 Texas law withholding state funds from school districts for kids who were not “legally admitted” into the United States. That law … Continue reading

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Houston updates its noise ordinance

This was probably inevitable, though it sure took a long time. Houston bars, nightclubs and restaurants must obtain new permits to play amplified music within 120 days under a revised ordinance aimed at cracking down on disruptive late-night noise without … Continue reading

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Southlake keeps on Southlaking

On brand. Seven months after teachers at the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, went public with their concerns about an administrator’s advice to balance books on the Holocaust with titles that show “opposing” perspectives, district employees this week … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is May Election Day

Vote if you haven’t, then get ready to vote again in the primary runoffs. Texas’ constitutional amendment election will take place on Saturday, May 7. There are local propositions on the ballot, too, which vary by region. But at the … Continue reading

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