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Texas Schools Still ‘Passing the Trash’

Despite state laws aimed at preventing predatory teachers from compromising students’ safety by continuing to work as educators, evidence shows that loopholes and lax enforcement still allow Texas schools to “pass the trash.” In 2017, Texas lawmakers enacted stiffer...

Democrats Push to Connect Texas to National Power Grid

Democrat U.S. Rep. Greg Casar of Austin is proposing a measure that would require Texas to connect its electric grid to the national network.  Currently much of the state is on its own power grid separate from the rest of the country. Casar and U.S. Rep. Alexandria...