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Frustrated, Tired, Depressed: Texas’ Vow To Streamline Harvey Recovery And Aid Backfires

Posted on · Federal records reveal that it took nearly four times as long to house people in trailers after Harvey as it did following Hurricane Katrina, whose chaotic aftermath became a national scandal. Repairs to houses also are running months behind the pace following 2012's Super Storm Sandy.

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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 42: The Complications Of School Finance In Texas

Posted on · "The weight system is basically like a member's only jacket or parachute pants, we don't use them anymore!" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on how he thinks Texas' funding of schools is antiquated.

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Texas Has Its Field of Candidates For The 2018 Primaries

Posted on · The field for the 2018 elections crystallized Monday evening when Texas' month-long candidate filing period came to a relatively quiet close, and U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold is under more pressure after The New York Times published a report in which former staffers alleged the congressman bullied aides and had a volatile temper