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Posts on ‘October 6th, 2017’

Friday random ten: Big talker, part 2

Big list, no kidding. 1. Big Hat, No Cattle – Randy Newman 2. Big Legs, Tight Skirt – John Lee Hooker 3. Big Love – Matthew E. White 4. Big Love – Fleetwood Mac 5. Big Man On Mulberry Street – Billy Joel 6. Big Mess – Devo 7. The Big Muddy – Bruce Springsteen […]

Some voting locations were damaged by Harvey

Not a surprise, but we’re not doing much about it. More than three dozen polling sites were damaged in Hurricane Harvey and might not be available for the upcoming November elections, Harris County election officials announced Wednesday. Voters in Harris County are urged to cast an early ballot. Those displaced by Harvey or voters who […]

Paxton being investigated for bribery

Sounds sexy, but don’t get too excited just yet. Attorney General Ken Paxton is being investigated under bribery and corrupt-influence laws for accepting a six-figure gift from a CEO whose company was under investigation by the state for fraud, the district attorney leading the probe confirmed Thursday. In July 2016, Austin-based medical device company Preferred Imaging LLC agreed to pay a $3.5 million settlement after […]

Sure would be nice if we could not kill CHIP

Just a thought. Insurance coverage for more than 390,000 Texas children and pregnant women is in jeopardy after Congress failed to renew authorization for a federal program. Congressional authorization for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which provides low-cost health insurance for children from low- and middle-income families, expires Sept. 30. Without federal funding, Texas has […]