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“It’s Our Form Of Apartheid”: How Galveston Stalled Public Housing Reconstruction In The 10 Years After Ike

Posted on · Hurricane Ike ravaged Galveston in 2008 and touched off a fierce battle over whether to rebuild the city's destroyed public housing. A decade later, less than half of it has been replaced. The prolonged saga offers a cautionary tale for Texas as it launches the long-term recovery process after Hurricane Harvey.

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At The Texas Capitol, Victims Of Sexual Harassment Must Fend For Themselves

Posted on · Interviews with more than two dozen current and former lawmakers and legislative aides indicate sexual harassment regularly goes unchecked at the Texas Capitol. And sexual harassment policies rely on officials with little incentive or authority to enforce them, particularly in cases of harassment by lawmakers.