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Atirikta Kumar

Atirikta Kumar
Atirikta Kumar (@AtiriktaKumar) is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science at the University of Houston. Atirikta is passionate about writing about the criminal justice system and issues in order to inform the public about their communities and politics. She also writes for her college newspaper, The Cougar.

The Legality Of Online Lottery Ticket Sales Is Brought Into Question

The Texas Lottery Commission might be breaching a 32-year-old established state law by allowing online ticket sales for games such as Lotto Texas, Powerball...

Texas GOP Pushes To Strictly Limit The Power Of Cities

New GOP proposed legislation would push to limit city ordinances more aggressively than ever.  The “Texas Regulatory Consistency Act” would prohibit cities from managing anything...

After A Caseworker Orders The Removal Of Children, Authorities Find Them Stabbed Moments Later

After a caseworker had ordered children to be removed, moments later authorities discovered the mother had stabbed her five children inside a Texas home,...

Texas Gop Congressman Censured After Voting Against Party Orthodoxy

The Texas Republican party voted on Saturday to censure U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX 23rd District).  This rare move was brought on by the rep....
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