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Business groups sue San Antonio to end paid sick leave ordinance

Nearly a year ago, San Antonio became the second city in Texas to pass an ordinance forcing employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. On Monday, it became the

New law challenges early voting access for Texans

By L. Wayne Ashley Over the last several election cycles, Texas voters across the political spectrum seem to agree on one thing—most of us really like early voting. That’s why

Texas Still Behind the Curve When It Comes to Affordable Housing

Texas is one of only two states where landlords are legally allowed to turn away Section 8 voucher-holders as of November of last year, according to the Texas Tribune. The
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“It’s like they’re frightened to talk to me”: Texas campaign workers of color face harassment, discrimination in the field

BY ALEX SAMUELS While campaigning for a City Council hopeful earlier this year, Arash Farasat was assigned to knock on doors in an affluent Dallas neighborhood where most of the residents
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Analysis: What do Texas voters want? Meat and potatoes, apparently. And cleaner elections.

BY ROSS RAMSEY A poll nestled between the end of a Texas legislative session and the beginning of what promises to be a tumultuous 2020 election has just the right blend

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