Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup February 15, 2016

The Texas Progressive Alliance reminds you to get out and vote in the 2016 primary as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff published interviews with three candidates vying to reclaim HD144 for the Democrats.

Libby Shaw contributing to Daily Kos warns Republican governance can be deadly. Literally A Tale of Two Cities: Flint, MI and West, TX. How GOP Governance Can be Deadly.

It felt as if there was a turning point in the last Democratic presidential candidates debate, and PDiddie at Brains and Eggs has the details.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is appalled that Texas Republicans are giving $.5M taxpayer dollars to help Blue Bell after they spent years delivering deadly listeria to its customers.

SocraticGadfly asked that we not have any unseemly faux mourning over the death of Nino Scalia.

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And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Lone Star Ma focused on the 7th of the United Nations’ new Sustainable Development Goals: Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

D Magazine asks whose fault it is when a pedestrian gets hit by a car.

Better Texas Blog reviews the proposed rules to qualify for a high-quality pre-kindergarten grant.

Doyen Oyeniyi searches in vain for an actual “sanctuary city”.

The Dallas Observer does not like the way its Mayor talked about the now-banned Exxxotica convention.

Keep Austin Wonky examined how City Council can use the 2016 presidential election to enhance Austinís mobility.

Finally, the TPA congratulates the Rivard Report for achieving its goal of becoming a non-profit.

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