Daily Archives: January 9, 2015

Friday random ten: My year in music, part 1

Among other things, 2014 was a year in which I acquired a lot of music. Some of this was music I wanted and got for myself, but a lot of it was music that one or both girls asked for. … Continue reading

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What do we expect from the Fifth Circuit and SCOTUS on same sex marriage?

Some people are very optimistic. Same-sex marriage will arrive in Texas before Easter, according to an attorney for two couples who are challenging the state‚Äôs marriage bans in federal court. Daniel McNeel Lane Jr., of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & … Continue reading

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First HERO repeal petition hearing today

Have I mentioned that this is a really busy month for big ticket courtroom action? Conservative opponents suing the city over its equal rights ordinance are pushing, along with several City Council members, for the upcoming case to go before … Continue reading

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Donna Edmunson

From the inbox: Mayor Annise Parker has selected Donna Edmundson to be the new city attorney. Upon confirmation by City Council, Edmundson will become the first woman to hold the position. She has nearly 30 years of experience with the … Continue reading

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HD13 special election news roundup

The special election in HD13 to succeed Sen. Lois Kolkhorst is next Tuesday. Early voting ends today, and there’s not much news out there to find. HD13 is a rural district with only small-paper coverage – one of those papers, … Continue reading

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