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Texas’ War on Local Control is Part of National Trend

Nearly 150 progressive officials gathered in Austin last weekend to build the fight against GOP-controlled state legislatures.

Nearly 150 progressive officials from all over the country gathered in Austin to build the fight against GOP-controlled state legislatures....Read More

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The Texas Legislature’s Chainsaw Massacre

In the name of “liberty,” Senate Republicans are hacking down local rules protecting trees — except when they’re making exceptions for themselves.

At least 90 cities and counties in Texas have ordinances protecting trees. San Antonio has an ordinance. Weatherford has an ordinance. Austin has an ordinance. ...Read More

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The Interview: Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg

For the first time in nearly four decades, Harris County’s district attorney is a Democrat, and she has high aspirations.

Upon taking office in January, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg cleaned house, replacing dozens of prosecutors hired by her predecessor. Ogg made good on...Read More

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‘Bathroom Bills’ Get Second Life in Special Session

Three different proposals to discriminate against transgender Texans await lawmakers in what critics have dubbed the “Session of Oppression.”

In late May, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick monkey-wrenched the 85th Texas Legislature as lawmakers entered the final days of the regular session, threatening ...Read More

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