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Posts on ‘January 31st, 2013’

PPP polls Texas

I have three things to say about this. Texas voters- even Republicans- have had enough of Rick Perry. PPP’s newest poll finds that only 31% of voters think Perry should seek reelection next year, compared to 62% who think it’s time for him to step aside. He’s among the most unpopular Governors in the country, […]

Until there’s something to talk about we’ll talk about the talk

I have two things to say about this. Attorney General Greg Abbott doesn’t want to talk about whether he is running for governor, but he is in overdrive on all the issues that make him a leading contender for the Republican nod, even if Gov. Rick Perry runs for re-election. Abortion? The stalwart abortion opponent […]

Tell us more about these HCC concerns

The Chron expresses some concerns about recent happenings with the HCC Board of Trustees. As many longtime Houston residents are well aware, HCC has too frequently been plagued by problems involving the approval of contracts to board members’ supporters and relatives. Our endorsement of the bond issue was conditioned on the assurance that such problems […]

Texas blog roundup for the week of January 28

The Texas Progressive Alliance is ready for a ruling in the school finance lawsuit as it brings you this week’s roundup.