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The Justice Department formally cleared the way for members of the National Guard to form a workplace union last week, which may offer some relief for members of the Texas Guard currently serving on the southern border in difficult conditions.  “My hope with a union would be that we could organize a coherent way...
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Texas Legislature

Why Is John Whitmire Saying ‘Hell No’ To $140K Annual Pension?

State Sen. John Whitmire opted out of collecting a $140,000 annual pension courtesy...

FBI Searches Home of Prominent Texas Democratic Congressman Cuellar

Jan 19 (Reuters) - FBI agents on Wednesday searched the home in Texas...

Texas Laws Taking Effect on January 1

The Texas legislature was very busy in 2021. All in all, it’s relatively...

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Elections

Texas Governor Candidate Defends White Nationalist Staffer

The Republican primary for Texas governor was always going to be a duel...

Beto O’Rourke Has Big Plans for the Electric Grid

As February and the anniversary of Winter Storm Uri approaches, the still unfixed...

Crenshaw Defends Himself After Snapping At Young Girl: ‘Don’t Question My Faith!’

On Monday, during the Montgomery County Tea Party, Rep. Dan Crenshaw snapped at...

Campaign Finance

Huffines’ Plan to Beat Abbott in GOP Primary Requires $20M

Real estate developer Don Huffines told a Dallas-Fort Worth conservative radio show two...

U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Senator Cruz’s Campaign Finance Challenge

Jan 19 (Reuters) - The latest conservative attack on a major campaign finance law goes before...

Latest Texas Campaign Finance Reports Reveal State of Play for Statewide Races

New campaign finance reports released last week by Texas legislators, elected statewide officials...

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Senator Cruz’s Campaign Finance Challenge

Sept 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear...

Education

Are Right-Wing School Boards Running Off Highly Respected Superintendents?

A superintendent's job is always high-pressure, however, the pandemic made it an even...

Texas Scorecard’s Michael Quinn Sullivan Throws Teachers Under The Bus

Michael Quinn Sullivan insulted 320,000 Texas teachers in a Saturday tweet, “A reminder...

Texas School Districts Are Moving To Defend Themselves From Gov. Abbott’s Literary Witch Hunt

Gov. Greg Abbott regularly ostracizes school staff members for their alleged support of...

Healthcare

Hiding Under All The Layers Is A Bacterial Disease: Salmonella Outbreak Tied To Onions

US Salmonella outbreak tied to onions sickens more than 650 people in 37...

U.S. Census Bureau Released New Data Revealing that Uninsured Rates Grew Under Trump

On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data on income, poverty, and...

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National

Does Dan Crenshaw Want Trump To Handle The Russia-Ukraine Conflict?

Last week, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, joined ‘Fox & Friends’ to debate the ‘failure’ of the Biden administration in handling the Russia-Ukraine conflict.  His comments came right after Joe Biden...

Potential Biden Supreme Court Pick Leondra Kruger Known as Moderate in California

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Before she turned to law and became one of the youngest justices ever appointed to the California Supreme Court, Leondra Kruger had journalism in her blood.

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