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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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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 March 25

Summary: May election information, racial Catch-22 in play with gun laws, Texas Attorney General won’t release communications he made during his DC activities on the day of the insurrection, & more… May Elections Q&A: See where candidates for Jersey Village City Council Place 2 fall on the issues facing the city https://communityimpact.com/houston/cy-fair/election/2021/03/22/qa-see-where-candidates-for-jersey-village-city-council-place-2-fall-on-the-issues-facing-the-city/ Election Q&A: West …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 March 23

Summary: With infection rates dropping, local govts start loosening restrictions, & more on various Texas bills sponsored by local elected officials.. Flood plains, firearms and more: Here are some bills filed by Spring-Klein lawmakers so far in 87th Texas Legislature https://communityimpact.com/houston/spring-klein/at-the-capitol/2021/03/19/flood-plains-firearms-and-more-here-are-some-bills-filed-by-spring-klein-lawmakers-so-far-in-87th-texas-legislature/ Texas Supreme Court upholds injunction in Houston ISD takeover https://communityimpact.com/houston/heights-river-oaks-montrose/education/2021/03/19/texas-supreme-court-upholds-injunction-in-houston-isd-takeover/ Houston parks begin phased …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 March 20

Summary: Sick & tired of state & national politics (Democrats keep trying to provide more services for us plebs while Republicans keep blocking b/c they hate Democrats)? Here’s some local news stories to brighten your day! League City residents to get high-speed fiber optic cabling https://communityimpact.com/houston/bay-area/government/2021/03/18/league-city-residents-to-get-high-speed-fiber-optic-cabling/ 'Shut your mouth': Tempers flare again as Cypress Creek …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 March 17

Harris County New Texas Election Bill Pushed By Gov. Greg Abbott Would Target Harris County [note: slight correction to the headline that it would target Democrats] https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/politics/2021/03/15/393593/abbott-pushes-election-integrity-bill-hidalgo-calls-it-a-poll-tax/?utm_source=twitter-share-article&utm_medium=button&utm_campaign=hpm-share-link UPDATE: At Least 28 Texans Face Charges In The Wake Of The U.S. Capitol Siege [Note: the Texas GOP encouraged members to go.]. https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/criminal-justice/2021/01/15/389491/several-texans-charged-for-storming-us-capitol/?utm_source=twitter-share-article&utm_medium=button&utm_campaign=hpm-share-link

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 March 16

Summary: Sen. Paul Bettencourt apparently hasn’t heard of the State Auditor’s office, not surprising since Gov Abbott hasn’t appointed one since 2016, Texas Republicans target Democrats in voter suppression bills, & more… May Elections Q&A: See what Clear Creek ISD board candidates have to say about the issues https://communityimpact.com/houston/bay-area/election/2021/03/12/qa-see-what-clear-creek-isd-board-candidates-have-to-say-about-the-issues/ Local elections draw few candidates in …

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