THU brief 3.12.20

Tax-funded lobbying apologists freaking out

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STATE REPRESENTATIVES Kyle Biederman and Mayes Middleton have published a joint letter calling for a ban of tax-funded lobbying.

Republicans overwhelmingly approved of a primary proposition aimed at numbering the days of the practice, a result that has cronies freaking out on social media.

Peddling the notion that local officials aren't going to be traveling to Austin and lobby from afar was yesterday’s flavor. That’ll be a fun one to fillet.

Tax-funded lobbying is crony control, not local control.

COVID-19 concerns have all San Antonio higher education institutions observing an extended spring break with some moving instruction online.

CYBERTRUCK factory headed to Texas?

SCOTUS upholds the Migrant Protection Protocols that's resulted in migrants stagging along the U.S. Mexico border.

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Complaint filed over Harris County ineligible voter

Judge orders drug, alcohol tests for Alex Jones in child custody case

Houston rodeo canceled

Evan Smith: Democrats f@*ked up the election

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