Well more than two thirds of the Texas Progressive Alliance thinks this legislative session is off to an inauspicious start as we bring you this week’s roundup.
The latest developments in the Houston mayoral contest posted by by PDiddie at Brains and Eggs had Adrian Garcia dropping hints and Chris Bell throwing his hat in.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is tired of Henry Cuellar acting like a crony capitalist Republican. Why can’t Cuellar represent his constituents?
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Grits for Breakfast interviews Jeff Blackburn of the Innocence Project of Texas.
Texas Vox warns about the Regulatory Accountability Act (RAA) that Congress recently passed.
Dwight Silverman documents a year of living without cable.
SciGuy has five can’t-miss space events for 2015.
The Lunch Tray concludes that new Ag Commissioner Sid Miller is being deliberately dishonest in his “cupcake amnesty” proclamations.
Minding Houston explains the current state of mental health funding in Texas.
Lisa Falkenberg pens the second-worst poem ever about the end of Rick Perry’s reign as Governor.
(This week’s photo feature is the McFarlane House in Richmond, Texas. Constructed in the 1880s, the home is now part of the Fort Bend Museum)