Daily Archives: June 21, 2012

Council defers on strip club fee

Tagged for a week. Consideration of a $5-per-head fee on customers of strip clubs to pay for reducing the city’s backlog of untested rape kits has been delayed for a week. Council members Melissa Noriega and Al Hoang both tagged … Continue reading

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HISD planning bond election

The fall ballot gets a little longer. The Houston Independent School District is preparing to ask voters to fund up to $1.8 billion in bonds to replace and upgrade aging campuses. Superintendent Terry Grier has said the bond referendum – … Continue reading

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More on the 288 to Medical Center connector

The more I hear about this idea, the worse it sounds. A proposal to build a highway connector between Texas 288 and the Texas Medical Center via North MacGregor Way has drawn criticism. Among those opposed to the flyover is … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of June 18

The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes everyone had a happy Father’s Day as it brings you this week’s roundup.

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