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Posts on ‘January 12th, 2018’

Friday random ten – Come, come now, part 1

Another multi-part list! And we’re still in January! Woo hoo! 1. Come & Get It – Selena Gomez 2. Come A Day – Nils Lofgren 3. Come A Little Bit Closer – Jay & The Americans 4. Come And I Will Sing You (The Twelve Apostles) – Great Big Sea 5. Come As You Are […]

Interview with Joshua Butler

We’re more than halfway through the Democratic field in CD07, and we’ll be keeping it going through the weekend. I’m not sure what I’d have done if there were more than the seven candidates there are. Good thing I don’t need to think about it. One of the first candidates in this race to reach […]

Judicial Q&A: Charles Collins

(Note: As I have done in past elections, I am running a series of Q&As for judicial candidates in contested Democratic primaries. This is intended to help introduce the candidates and their experiences to those who plan to vote in March. I am running these responses in the order that I receive them from the […]

Still grappling with how to handle sexual harassment claims

I like the idea of putting the authority to investigate harassment claims in the Legislature into an independent body. Calls for independence between sexual misconduct investigations and those in power have grown in recent months, and experts and several lawmakers agree that impartiality is crucial for building trust in a reporting system at the Capitol, […]

Council approves new recycling deal

Huzzah! Houston residents are set to have their used glass and plastic bags picked up for recycling at curbside, but not until next year. The 20-year, $37 million agreement City Council approved Wednesday is the product of two years of wrangling over recycling and positions Houston to pay less per ton to recycle. Houstonians still have to wait another 14 […]