Daily Archives: April 17, 2010

Saturday video break: Give blood

I gave blood this week, and every time I do, I think of this song: That’s David Gilmour of Pink Floyd he’s introducing at the beginning. Townshend and Gilmour – bet that was a nice ticket to have. If you’re … Continue reading

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Metro and the FTA

I didn’t see this KHOU story, in which a regular Metro critic claims that the agency deliberately gave outdated sales tax revenue information to the Federal Transit Administration in order to get $900 million in federal money for the North … Continue reading

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Historians want SBOE to hold it right there

A group of historians have called on the SBOE to review and rethink its recent changes to the social studies curriculum. Historians are decrying the social studies curriculum standards crafted by the State Board of Education that they say misrepresent … Continue reading

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No anti-health care special session

Thank God for small favors. Gov. Rick Perry tamped out rumors today that he would call a special legislative session to consider whether Texas should seek to exempt itself from federal health care law. Harris County Republican Chairman Jared Woodfill … Continue reading

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Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar Training

Want to help register people to vote? Attend the next Houston Area Table meeting and get deputized: Please join Houston Area Table and Marti Morrison from Harris County Voter Registrar’s office for a volunteer deputy voter registrar training and Q … Continue reading

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