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Fired Austin Fire Department Chaplain Calls for Free Speech

After an Austin Fire Department volunteer chaplain was dismissed for views he shared on his personal blog, attorneys are asking a federal court to protect his free speech and religious freedom.  In 2021, Austin Fire Department Chaplain Dr. Andrew Fox was dismissed...


A ‘Dark Day’ for Houston Police

Houston Police Department Chief Troy Finner called it a “dark day” at a press conference for the Houston Police Department, announcing that 4,107 adult sexual assault cases were wrongly closed without investigation. A case management code “suspended for lack of...


Houston ISD Efficiency Report Outlines New Changes

Houston Independent School District recently released a report outlining what the district officials consider to be the “most important systemic challenges” they are addressing as they attempt to reform the district following the state takeover.  The issues outlined...