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Greg Abbott is not an advocate for people with disabilities

Didn’t think this was in question, but let’s review the facts again. Still not Greg Abbott “I really strongly believe, and I think most people who are advocates for people with disabilities believe, that a disability is neither a barrier nor an ... [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
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Friday random ten: R You Ready?

Ready or not, here come the Rs. 1. Cry Me A River – Ray Brown Trio 2. One Mint Julep – Ray Charles 3. Cruella De Ville – The Replacements 4. Time To Ring Some Changes – Richard Thompson 5. One Of Us – Rivers Cuomo & Rainn Wilson 6. God Loves ... [Published Off the Kuff - 9 hours ago]
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Steven Hotze in his own words

Media Matters sat in on a conference call of professional haters, and, well, see for yourself. Fox News hero and prominent Texas conservative Dr. Steven Hotze warned supporters during a conference call that gay activists want to overturn laws ... [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
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Lawsuit filed to get Paxton records from State Securities Board

From the Lone Star Project on Wednesday: Sen. Ken Paxton Today the Texas Coalition for Lawyer Accountability (TCLA) filed suit against the Texas State Securities Board to obtain documents linked to Republican attorney general candidate Ken Paxton’s ... [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
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Endorsement watch: Family courts

The Chronicle gets in the endorsement game by getting started on the long list of judicial races that will be on your 2014 ballot, and it’s a big helping of good news for the Democratic slate of Family Court nominees, as five of the six Dems running ... [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Judicial Q&A: James Horwitz

(Note: As I have done in past elections, I am running a series of Q&As for Democratic judicial candidates on the November ballot. This is intended to help introduce the candidates and their experiences to those who plan to vote. I am running these responses ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

HISD should not be on the hook for North Forest’s liabilities

Come on ! Fourteen months after the Texas Education Agency ordered Houston ISD to take over the long-troubled North Forest school district, some unexpected disputes over funding have surfaced. The Houston school board has authorized its attorneys ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Metro still tweaking its reimagined bus plan

Still a work in progress . Sweeping changes to Houston’s bus system are on pace for approval later this month, though some features of the new routes and schedules will be a work in progress. Five so-called “flex zones” planned in areas where ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Texas blog roundup for the week of September 15

The Texas Progressive Alliance doesn’t need Congressional approval to bring you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff looked at the Wendy Davis internal poll and the thought process behind it. Harold Cook demonstrates the dangers of posting in ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Interview with Melissa Noriega

Melissa Noriega We round out the county races this year with the Harris County Department of Education, a seven-member board that handles federal grants and provides various programs for the many independent school districts in Harris County. It’s ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Next in “What’s wrong with our textbooks”: Climate change

From the inbox: An examination of how proposed social studies textbooks for Texas public schools address climate change reveals distortions and bias that misrepresent the broad scientific consensus on the phenomenon. Climate education specialists ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Text to 911 option coming locally

Ever wonder why you can’t text 911? Well, in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, you will soon be able to . By the end of the year, millions of Houston-area residents are expected to have a silent alternative: the Text-to-911 option for emergencies. ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]

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Friday random ten: R You Ready? [Published Off the Kuff - 9 hours ago]
Steven Hotze in his own words [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
Lawsuit filed to get Paxton records from State ... [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
Greg Abbott is not an advocate for people with ... [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
Endorsement watch: Family courts [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
Judicial Q&A: James Horwitz [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 18 2014]
HISD should not be on the hook for North Forest... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 18 2014]
Metro still tweaking its reimagined bus plan [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 18 2014]
Texas blog roundup for the week of September 15 [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 18 2014]
Interview with Melissa Noriega [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]
Next in “What’s wrong with our textbooks”: Clim... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]
Text to 911 option coming locally [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]
Judicial Q&A: Farrah Martinez [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 16 2014]
On Gene Green and representing Latino districts [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 16 2014]
HISD approves its redistricting plan [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 16 2014]
Rearranging the traffic [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 16 2014]
Interview with Debra Kerner [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 15 2014]
On polls and turnout [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 15 2014]
The run and hide strategy [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 15 2014]
Congressional Dems request federal investigatio... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 15 2014]
Weekend link dump for September 14 [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 14 2014]
Fifth Circuit hears HB2 arguments [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 14 2014]
Enos files complaint against Judge Franklin [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 14 2014]
Plaintiffs respond to Abbott’s brief in same se... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 14 2014]
UberASSIST and UberACCESS [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 14 2014]
Saturday video break: Dance This Mess Around [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 13 2014]
Voter ID trial testimony ends [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 13 2014]
Endorsement watch: First of many for Sam Houston [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 13 2014]
HISD’s volunteer reading army [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 13 2014]
Art Car Parade to move to April [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 13 2014]
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Friday random ten: R You Ready? [Published Off the Kuff - 9 hours ago]
Ready or not, here come the Rs. 1. Cry Me A River – Ray Brown Trio 2. One Mint Julep – Ray Charles 3. Cruella De Ville – The Replacements 4. Time To Ring Some Changes – Richard Thompson 5. One Of Us – Rivers Cuomo & Rainn Wilson 6. God Loves ...
Steven Hotze in his own words [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
Media Matters sat in on a conference call of professional haters, and, well, see for yourself. Fox News hero and prominent Texas conservative Dr. Steven Hotze warned supporters during a conference call that gay activists want to overturn laws ...
Lawsuit filed to get Paxton records from State ... [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
From the Lone Star Project on Wednesday: Sen. Ken Paxton Today the Texas Coalition for Lawyer Accountability (TCLA) filed suit against the Texas State Securities Board to obtain documents linked to Republican attorney general candidate Ken Paxton’s ...
Greg Abbott is not an advocate for people with ... [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
Didn’t think this was in question, but let’s review the facts again. Still not Greg Abbott “I really strongly believe, and I think most people who are advocates for people with disabilities believe, that a disability is neither a barrier nor an ...
Endorsement watch: Family courts [Published Off the Kuff - 18 hours ago]
The Chronicle gets in the endorsement game by getting started on the long list of judicial races that will be on your 2014 ballot, and it’s a big helping of good news for the Democratic slate of Family Court nominees, as five of the six Dems running ...
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