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Dave Manning is a content creation professional with a background in multiple forms of media and communications. As a former university publications editor, staff, and freelance writer, he has created content for newspapers, magazines, and online media sites. He has also created content, both written and digital, for small businesses, global corporations, and nonprofit organizations. Aside from being a regular contributor to RA News, he is currently working on a novel for digital publication.

Nearly 200,000 Without Power In Austin, Despite ERCOT, PUC Assurances

Thousands lost power early Wednesday morning in Austin as the winter storm barreling through Texas caused tree limbs, heavy with frozen precipitation,...

Could Vouchers Lead To Homeschooling Of Texas Children In Neo-Nazi Ideologies?

As the Texas Legislature debates bills in both chambers that could result in a voucher program that would effectively take funding from...

As Winter Storm Paralyzes Texas, ERCOT And Abbott Say Grid Will Hold

While plans to redesign the Texas power grid are still being debated in the Texas Legislature, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas...

House Committee Interim Report Previews Texas Legislative Action On Education

In March of 2022 Texas Speaker of the House Dade Phelan tasked the House Committee on Public Education with studying multiple education...

Lone Star Feast! Multiple Texans Are 2023 James Beard Awards Semifinalists

On Wednesday, the James Beard Foundation revealed the semifinalist nominees for the 2023 James Beard Awards, and 44 Texas restaurant industry professionals...

Wishy-Washy: Patrick’s Idea For Vouchers Excludes Rural Texas — Or Does It?

As the Texas Legislature prepares to debate proposals on everything from education to the power grid, Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick seems...

Is The “Empowering Parents” Movement A ‘Trojan Horse’ For School Vouchers In Texas?

As Republicans bring their arch-conservative agenda to the Texas Legislature again this spring, among the pieces of legislation will be those that...

Senate Bipartisan Leadership Muted As GOP’s Patrick Disregards Texas Tradition

Given the ongoing right-wing campaign in the Texas Legislature to prohibit Democrats from holding committee leadership positions, it comes as no surprise...

Thousands Of Texas Children On Medicaid May Lose Coverage If Lawmakers Don’t Act Soon

A 2020 federal pandemic public health emergency rule (PHE) that prevented Texas residents from being dropped from Medicaid will expire this April,...

PUC Approves Revised Grid Fix – But Does It Save Texans Money Or Make...

The state Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted unanimously to approve its own recommendations following a review and rewrite of the proposal Thursday...

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