Daily Archives: March 31, 2023

What was even the point of those TEA “engagements” with the public?

The public certainly doesn’t think it got anything out of them. Teacher Monica Zepeda wrapped up an after-school tutoring session on Wednesday night and headed to a community forum at Delmar Stadium sporting her Pilgrim Academy lanyard. She stepped up … Continue reading

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Jared Woodfill and Paul Pressler

Sleazebags of a feather sleaze together. In 2016, former Harris County GOP chair Jared Woodfill received an urgent warning about Paul Pressler, his longtime law partner and a Southern Baptist leader. In an email, a 25-year-old attorney from Woodfill’s Houston … Continue reading

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Some turmoil at Rep. Jones’ office

Hoo boy. Three staff members of state Rep. Jolanda Jones have resigned, alleging the Houston Democrat created an “abusive and hostile” work environment. Chief of staff Kory Haywood, legislative director Catherine Mouer and district director Yesenia Wences alleged in a … Continue reading

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Dispatches from Dallas, March 31 edition

This is a weekly feature produced by my friend Ginger. Let us know what you think. This week in Dallas news: Carroll ISD (Southlake) bails out of TASB in a new phase in the reactionary war on Texas public schools; … Continue reading

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