Friday morning brief 11.29.19

Lawmakers breaking the law & Bloomberg

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On to today’s stories.

Poncho Nevarez continues to be dogged by calls for his resignation. This week, Reps. Mike Lang and Jared Patterson urged Nevarez to step down.

Following the headline-grabbing cocaine drop, Direct Action Texas has compiled a cheat sheet of recent state-level lawmakers running afoul of the law. Spoiler alert, the list is dominated by Democrats.

Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York and billionaire owner of a media empire has officially entered the still crowded Democrat presidential primary. Why?

Speculation about Bloomberg’s late entrance into the race include questions about his mental state and potential for a larger strategy, including getting ad-buys on the cheap.

Hit the links

TX oil explorers: growth predictions contradict dire reality

Better Bond for Midland plans to contest election

Mothers fearing CPS avoid postpartum depression help

Port Neches plant rocked by multiple explosions

Bloomberg: US needs immigrants to 'improve our culture'

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