Daily Archives: May 19, 2023

Bill to ban gender-affirming care sent to Abbott, lawsuit to follow

The next fight will begin immediately. Texas is on the brink of banning transgender minors from getting puberty blockers and hormone therapies, treatments that leading medical groups say are important to supporting their mental health. The Senate has voted 19-12 Wednesday … Continue reading

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A look at how the TEA trains Board of Managers wannabes

From the Observer: Since mid-March this year, when the Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced it would be taking over the Houston Independent School District, the state agency has demurred when asked about the district’s future, saying decisions will be made … Continue reading

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Dispatches from Dallas, May 19 edition

This is a weekly feature produced by my friend Ginger. Let us know what you think. This week in DFW-area news, we have a smorgasbord: follow-up on the Allen mall shooting, election cleanup, more on Thomas and Crow, MUD shenanigans, … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of May 15

The Texas Progressive Alliance can almost taste the “sine die” as it brings you this week’s roundup.

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