Daily Archives: June 22, 2023

State Rep. Julie Johnson announces for CD32

As expected. State Rep. Julie Johnson, D-Carrollton, announced Tuesday she’s running to replace U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, kicking off her campaign with a significant show of support from inside her party. In an announcement video, Johnson highlighted her experience … Continue reading

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Arkansas law banning gender affirming care ruled unconstitutional

This is a big deal. A federal judge struck down Arkansas’ first-in-the-nation ban on gender-affirming care for children as unconstitutional Tuesday, the first ruling to overturn such a prohibition as a growing number of Republican-led states adopt similar restrictions. U.S. … Continue reading

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Freestone County opposes use of eminent domain on Fairfield Lake State Park

Plot twist. The Freestone County commissioners are decrying the state’s decision to move forward with eminent domain to seize the Fairfield Lake State Park property in their county. At a Wednesday morning meeting, the five commissioners voted unanimously to send … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of June 19

The Texas Progressive Alliance keeps all of its top secret document boxes in the master suite for ease of access, not the guest bathroom, which is how it can bring you this week’s roundup.

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