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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 March 6

Summary: While Gov Abbott shows genuine pleasure at expanding the gruesome deaths of Texans, there’s more May Election news, multiple construction projects, and more… May Elections See candidates who filed for May elections in Montgomery, Willis https://communityimpact.com/houston/conroe-montgomery/election/2021/03/01/see-candidates-who-filed-for-may-elections-in-montgomery-willis/ New department will track economic equity in Harris County https://communityimpact.com/houston/spring-klein/government/2021/03/01/new-department-will-track-economic-equity-in-harris-county/ Construction bids to be sought for Holderrieth Road …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 March 5

Summary: While Gov Abbott denies public access to the mansion due to risks from unmasked Texans w/ COVID, real leaders are running for school boards & addressing flood control & the eviction/homeless crisis, & more… May Elections 8 file to run for 2 Katy ISD trustee seats in May https://communityimpact.com/houston/katy/education/2021/02/22/8-file-to-run-for-2-katy-isd-trustee-seats-in-may/ 11 candidates file for two …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 February 25

Texas History Of Medical Racism Threatens To Hinder COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Among Black Texans https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/health-science/2021/02/10/391047/why-black-texans-hesitate-to-get-the-covid-19-vaccine/ Texas House Democrats Launch Climate, Environment Caucus With One Goal: Talk About Climate Change In The Legislature https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/energy-environment/2021/02/10/391186/texas-house-democrats-launch-climate-environment-caucus-with-one-goal-talk-about-climate-change-in-the-legislature/ Texas Teachers Want Full Access To COVID-19 Vaccines Now https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/texas-teachers-want-full-access-to-covid-19-vaccines-now/ Why Biden Looks To Mayors To Help Make The Case For More …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 February 24

Texas legislator priorities show remarkable differences, thousands of sea turtles saved, and more! Austin City Council plan to convert North Austin hotel into homeless housing spurs legislation from senator, piques AG’s interest [note: Gov Abbott is pursuing a camping ban against the area’s homeless as well, leaving Austin to look for how to house the …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 February 21

Many Texans Have Died Because Of The Winter Storm. Just How Many Won’t Be Known For Weeks Or Months. https://patch.com/texas/across-tx/many-texans-have-died-because-winter-storm-just-how-many-won-t-be-known-weeks-or Ted Cruz Cites ‘Wanting To Be A Good Dad’ For Overnight Trip To Cancún During Texas Power Outages https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/politics/2021/02/18/391742/ted-cruz-cites-wanting-to-be-a-good-dad-for-overnight-trip-to-cancun-during-texas-power-outages/ Texans Running Out Of Food As Weather Crisis Disrupts Supply Chain https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/texans-running-out-of-food-as-weather-crisis-disrupts-supply-chain/ White House Adviser Says …

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Texas State & Local NEWS: 2021 January 26

Sanctioned homeless camp proposal gains attention from Austin leaders as pressure mounts https://communityimpact.com/austin/central-austin/public-safety/2021/01/25/sanctioned-homeless-camp-proposal-gains-attention-from-austin-leaders-as-pressure-mounts/ Harris County ESD No. 11 issues counterclaim against Cypress Creek EMS for $20 million https://communityimpact.com/houston/spring-klein/government/2021/01/25/harris-county-esd-no-11-issues-counterclaim-against-cypress-creek-ems-for-20-million/

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Texas state & local NEWS: 2020 December 23

GOP Lawmakers Push Bill Banning Mass Mailing Of Absentee Ballot Applications https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/politics/2020/12/21/387969/gop-lawmakers-offer-bill-banning-mass-mailing-of-absentee-ballot-applications/ Texas Will Redraw Its Congressional Maps In 2021. Here’s How https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/politics/2020/12/22/388260/republicans-hold-edge-as-texas-gears-up-for-2021-redistricting-fight/ Brazoria County to move toward 50% occupancy for businesses, per state orders https://communityimpact.com/houston/pearland-friendswood/coronavirus/2020/12/22/brazoria-county-to-move-toward-50-occupancy-for-businesses-per-state-orders/ Texas Extends Rental Assistance Program Designed To Avoid Evictions Until March 15 https://patch.com/texas/houston/s/hcy12/texas-extends-rental-assistance-program-designed-to-avoid-evictions-until-march-15 Harris CountyHarris County Precinct 2 to …

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