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She’s 28. She’s an Immigrant. She’s in Charge of Texas’ Most Populous County. Get Used to It.

When Lina Hidalgo was elected Harris County judge in November, many scoffed at her unexpected victory. Now she’s on a mission to prove that her progressive agenda is just what Houston needs.

by Blake Paterson April 3, 2019 Simon Cruz timidly approached the lectern at the March 12 meeting of the Harris County Commissioners Court. The 79-year-old resi...Read More

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Texas Democrats Push For At Least $10.10 Minimum Wage

New proposals aim to boost the state’s minimum wage by nearly 40 percent, which could give a pay raise to about 2.4 million of Texas’ lowest-paid workers.

New proposals aim to boost the state’s minimum wage by nearly 40 percent, which could give a pay raise to about 2.4 million of Texas’ lowest-paid workers....Read More

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