The Texas Progressive Alliance is gathering up boughs of holly in anticipation of future hall-decking as it brings you this week’s blog roundup.
Bay Area Houston has some interesting comments on the criminal probe of State Representative Joe Driver.
Capitol Annex takes a look at a dangerous proposal by incoming State Rep. Dan Huberty (R-Humble) to allow independent school districts to lessen the amount of cash reserves they are required to keep on hand and explains why this is a terrible idea.
Neil at Texas Liberal makes note of the fact that unionized city workers in Houston are taking voluntary furloughs to help ease Houston’s budget crisis. What a contrast this act of helping out Houston represents, in comparsion to the public-at-large in Houston which can be barely troubled to vote in municipal elections. Sometimes it is government that gets it right while individauls may be apathetic or even hostile in regards to the public good.
Public Citizen’s TexasVox blog gives you ways to get involved to keep Texas from becoming the nation’s radioactive waste dump by attending the public hearing in Austin on Dec 9 at 10am.