Daily Archives: July 27, 2021

Day 13 quorum busting post: Just a reminder, the voter suppression bill still sucks

I’ll get to that in a minute, but first there’s this bit of business. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, signed a civil warrant for the arrest of state Rep. Philip Cortez, a San Antonio Democrat who rejoined his colleagues … Continue reading

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Still surging

Hospitalizations. The number of lab-confirmed COVID hospitalizations in Texas broke 4,000 on Friday for the first time since March, a worrying sign of the pandemic’s quick resurgence since the Delta variant was discovered in the state. […] As of Saturday, … Continue reading

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UT and OU make their official move to exit the Big XII

It’s just a matter of time now. And money. Always money. The University of Texas at Austin announced Monday morning that it will not renew its sports media rights contract with the Big 12 that is set to end in … Continue reading

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A Deshaun Watson sighting

Noted for the record. Deshaun Watson made a shrewd move Sunday when he reported early for training camp with the other quarterbacks and rookies. Watson showed up at NRG Stadium for the first time since the end of last season, … Continue reading

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