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Texas blog roundup for the week of September 11

The Texas Progressive Alliance sends its thoughts and prayers to Florida as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff looked at the hopefully temporary reinstatement of the voter ID law as it goes through the appeals process.

SocraticGadfly offers up a trio of Harvey-related thoughts related to possible future “big ones.” Would an Ike Dike be a massive military-industrial complex boondoggle? Can Houston and Harris County do anything different on evacuation ideas? And does greater Houston, like some other disaster-prone areas, simply have too many people living there?

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is angry with the previous Houston flood control head and the current pollution helpers.

Neil at All People Have Value said people really need to move on from the Sanders/Clinton primary fight. APHV is part of


And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Better Texas Blog talks fighting hunger after Harvey.

Michael Li shows the proposed remedial Congressional maps.

The Texas Living Waters Project will work to find innovative flooding solutions for the next Harvey.

The TSTA Blog cheers the selection of John Sharp as statewide hurricane czar.

Dos Centavos wants us to think about undocumented immigrants as something other than cheap labor for rebuilding after disasters.

Nick Anderson sums up what merits a special session for Greg Abbott and what does not.

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