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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo on Sanctuary Cities, Police Unions and Tommy Guns

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Houston's police chief rose to the top of Texas' largest police force while inserting himself in thorny political debates.
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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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Texas Police Oppose Anti-Union Bill Championed by Abbott, Patrick

“They get the teachers this time … and next time they’re coming after us,” said a police association president about the bill the Senate passed.

The Texas Senate passed a bill late Tuesday night that appears to have driven a wedge between the Texas GOP and one of its key constituencies: law enforcement. ...Read More

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