The thoughts and prayers of the Texas Progressive Alliance are with the families and friends of the Houston Fire Department as we bring you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff discusses why the special session won’t wrap up as quickly as first thought.
We said goodbye to Michele Bachmann and Susan Combs on the same day last week. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs tried hard to hold back the tears (of laughter), but ultimately submitted to the overwhelming schadenfreude in anticipation of a few Texans who might next wear the crown.
Dos Centavos provides a response to HB 5 by a statewide coalition of Latino groups who have much to say about the education assessment bill.
Texas’ plan to finance roads is privatized gains and socialized loses. WCNews at Eye on Williamson the poor performance of corporate toll roads in Texas, But you can drive 85 mph on it.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas bloggers.
Colin Strother joins the blogging world with a comparison of Battleground Texas today to the Assorted Republicans of Texas 30 years ago.
Concerned Citizens offers its own take on how BGT is perceived by its boosters and detractors.
Texpatriate wonders what the heck is going on in Galveston.
Texas Vox asks how ExxonMobil will adapt to the climate change it is helping to create.
Mean Green Cougar Red wants to know how safe our bridges are.
Lone Star Ma is upset about the politically-motivated death of CSCOPE.
Beyond Bones celebrates the sequencing of the coelecanth genome.