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Bill Aims to Protect Communities of Color from Polluting Concrete Facilities

by | Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 16:09 CST
Senator Borris Miles’ bill requires concrete crushing facilities to be located at least 440 yards away from parks and playgrounds.
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The Lite Guv and the Frack Master

Chris Faulkner brings his brand of bravado and lots of cash to the Texas Capitol. So, what's he really after?

The man who calls himself the Frack Master has become the media's go-to Texas voice in favor of fracking, but it wasn't until he got involved in politics that h...Read More

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Gun Control Activists Fight to be Heard at Capitol

Opponents of open carry and campus carry say their access to lawmakers has sometimes been limited, even as the most extreme gun activists get meetings with top elected officials.

Opponents of open carry and campus carry say their access to lawmakers has sometimes been limited, even as the most extreme gun activists get meetings with top ...Read More

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