Category Archives: politics

#HB 3994 – The Farce Continues

House Bill 3994 is not about making a medical procedure safer. None of the abortion legislation before the Texas Legislature this session is about making a medical procedure safer. It is all and entirely about preventing people from terminating unwanted … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup May 18, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance doesn’t need hindsight to know that invading Iraq was a tragically stupid decision as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff is pleasantly surprised to hear that the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority and US … Continue reading

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The Long Game in Texas

I believe the Republican majority in Texas must be challenged at every opportunity. They have laid waste to our strongest institutions and attacked our most vulnerable community members. They legislate as though a person’s value as a human should be based … Continue reading

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Now Hear This, Texas Legislature – Pass HB 2979

In Texas, insurance companies are not required to pay for hearing aids for people—children—under the age of 18. Such devices are qualified as cosmetic. Today, the Texas House of Representatives has HB 2979 on the calendar. If passed, our state … Continue reading

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Men Aren’t From Mars, But Can We Send A Few of Them There?

Honestly, Hillary Clinton should just un-announce right now or productivity in this country is going to grind to a halt. But hey, bright side, maybe this is how we get rid of Carly Fiorina! After all, the only math she … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup May 10, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance is busy designing its own TexMoji as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff is busy popping popcorn so as to fully enjoy the Jonathan Stickland soap opera. Letters from Texas guest blogger Russ … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup May 4, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance wishes everyone a Happy Star Wars Day as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff rounded up coverage of the voter ID appellate hearing at the Fifth circuit last week. Libby Shaw at Texas … Continue reading

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