The following is from a series of guest posts that I will be presenting over the next few weeks. The METRO Board should not risk its newfound goodwill by raiding its member entities’ General Mobility Program (GMP) funds after the end of September 2014. Instead, METRO should move forward with a required referendum that offers [...]
Posts on ‘July 19th, 2012’
The Chron makes its second runoff endorsement in a race where its original endorsee failed to make it out of the first round. Whoever wins the race for Texas House District 137 will have big shoes to fill, replacing longtime Rep. Scott Hochberg. The results from the Democratic primary on May 29 cut an impressive [...]
Rice political science professor Mark Jones writes an op-ed in the Chron that does a thorough job of dissecting Texas’ contentious voter ID law. Nearly one out of every three Texas counties lacks an operational DPS office, and no office is open after 6 p.m. or on weekends. DPS offices in the largest urban counties [...]
The Texas Progressive Alliance wants you to know that it has never worked for Bain Capital as it brings you this week’s blog roundup.