Daily Archives: September 19, 2010

Weekend link dump for September 19

Avast, ye scurvy dogs! Eating on $4 a day. Following along for the week, here’s Day One. This is what happens when Republicans run things. RIP-to-be, Bloglines. RSS may not be dead, but I guess I need to start transitioning … Continue reading

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Public Hearing on Final Draft of Historic Preservation Ordinance

From the Inbox: Final Draft of Proposed Amendments to Historic Preservation Ordinance Released Houstonians, After a two-month process involving public input from stakeholders, I have released the final draft of proposed amendments to the City’s Historic Preservation Ordinance and a … Continue reading

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This ain’t your daddy’s Fort Bend

Interesting article about the changing demographics in Fort Bend County and the changes in politics that have come with it. Today the GOP holds 27 of 31 elective offices in the county. Rick Miller aims to keep it that way. … Continue reading

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EPA-TCEQ agreement in the works

A compromise is in the works between the EPA and the TCEQ over the controversial “flex permits” that the EPA has deemed not in compliance with the Clean Air Act. “We’re very close,” said Richard Hyde, deputy director of permitting … Continue reading

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Statewide smoking ban still on tap

Now that every major city in Texas has an ordinance that bans smoking in most public places, attention turns to the Lege where another attempt will be made next year to pass a similar ban. Similar legislation died in the … Continue reading

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