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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 17

Summary: Catch-22: “everyone” can carry->Black ppl are shot by police b/c “gun”. & it’s a bait-and-switch from ERCOT failures. Also there are May elections. & more.. May Elections Clear Creek ISD candidates weigh in on issues before election https://communityimpact.com/houston/bay-area/election/2021/04/06/clear-creek-isd-candidates-weigh-in-on-issues-before-election/ Election Q&A: Alvin ISD board of trustees Position 1 https://communityimpact.com/houston/pearland-friendswood/election/2021/04/06/election-qa-alvin-isd-board-of-trustees-position-1/ Texas Texas House Approves Bill That …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 16

Summary: Republican officials attack public safety. & May Elections & more.. May Elections Candidate Q&A: Meet the 2 candidates running for Humble City Council Place 1 https://communityimpact.com/houston/lake-houston-humble-kingwood/election/2021/04/15/candidate-qa-meet-the-2-candidates-running-for-humble-city-council-place-1/ Election Q&A: Montgomery ISD board of trustees, Position 4 https://communityimpact.com/houston/conroe-montgomery/election/2021/04/15/election-qa-montgomery-isd-board-of-trustees-position-4/ Montgomery County GMA 14 approves proposed desired future conditions; LSGCD objects to subsidence factor https://communityimpact.com/houston/conroe-montgomery/government/2021/04/15/gma-14-approves-proposed-desired-future-conditions-lsgcd-objects-to-subsidence-factor/ Harris County Stakeholders …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 15

Summary: While Travis County moves to reduce homelessness, housing prices in Houston surge an unsustainable 20%; schools discuss how COVID has hurt their budgets while Texas administrators explain why they haven’t distributed federal funds allocated to them, & more.. May Elections Candidate Q&A: Meet the candidates in the race to be Humble's next mayor https://communityimpact.com/houston/lake-houston-humble-kingwood/election/2021/04/14/candidate-qa-meet-the-candidates-in-the-race-to-be-humbles-next-mayor/ …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 14

Summary: Reduce exterior lighting initiative for migrating birds underway, more may election information, another court to add to Harris County’s ~185 other judge elections underway, & more… May Elections Northwest Harris County MUD pitches bond referendums to keep up with growth, bolster trail system [& more entities also discussed] https://communityimpact.com/houston/cy-fair/election/2021/04/13/northwest-harris-county-mud-pitches-bond-referendums-to-keep-up-with-growth-bolster-trail-system/ Find out where to cast …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 13

Summary: State Republicans move to take away workers rights granted by local govts efforts to protect the public, road construction projects still have zero information on expected capacity, new special district in the works, & more.. May Elections City Council term length, limits on Missouri City May ballot along with other charter amendments https://communityimpact.com/houston/sugar-land-missouri-city/government/2021/04/12/city-council-term-length-limits-on-missouri-city-may-ballot-along-with-other-charter-amendments/ Explaining …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 12

Summary: Austin’s getting another farmers’ market, color me jealous, various road & housing projects are underway, E(u)RCOT’s got Bellaire spooked (un-Reliability), & more.. Harris County Bellaire roundup: Council OK's grant for backup generator [note: solar power is similar cost & the batteries must be tolerant to range of temperatures regardless of which system is used] …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 11

Summary: More state-relevant news today! Texas Republican leaders appear to prefer letting all the other states get federal funding boosts. They are unable to stabilize the electrical grid & less… Texas Analysis: A $5.5 billion shift in who pays for public education in Texas https://www.texastribune.org/2021/04/09/texas-education-property-taxes/?utm_campaign=trib-social-buttons&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social via @TexasTribune Congress allocated $19 billion in federal stimulus money …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 10

Summary: VOTING BEGINS APR 19 IN THE MAY ELECTION CYCLE! Galveston area GOP Rep files to eliminate voter registration drives, the org that determines upcoming road projects seeks feedback & more… May Elections Clear Creek ISD candidates weigh in on issues before election https://communityimpact.com/houston/bay-area/election/2021/04/06/clear-creek-isd-candidates-weigh-in-on-issues-before-election/ Spring-Klein-area park bonds, municipal utility district directors on May 1 ballot …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 April 6

Update: When I post articles such as the patch.com editorial below, it takes time to assemble the raw data. Readers should see what the evidence is that I’m referring to. May Elections Q&A: Candidates for Jersey Village City Council Place 3 talk priorities, issues facing city https://communityimpact.com/houston/cy-fair/election/2021/03/24/qa-candidates-for-jersey-village-city-council-place-3-talk-priorities-issues-facing-city/ Q&A: Meet the candidates running for Katy ISD …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 March 26

Summary: May Election warning: you may have different ballots to vote on in different locations! & more local news… May Elections Travis County sets early voting and election day locations for upcoming races https://communityimpact.com/austin/central-austin/government/2021/03/23/travis-county-sets-early-voting-and-election-day-locations-for-upcoming-races/ West University virtual gate camera system faces slight delays https://communityimpact.com/houston/bellaire-meyerland-west-university/public-safety/2021/03/23/west-university-virtual-gate-camera-system-faces-slight-delays/ Water notices unclear for unincorporated Harris County https://communityimpact.com/houston/spring-klein/weather/2021/03/23/water-notices-unclear-for-unincorporated-harris-county/ Prep work begins …

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