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Tomato Republic: Documentary Chronicles Small-Town Politics

Posted on · Election Day is just six days away, and maybe you’re exhausted with the campaign ads for the governor’s or lieutenant governor’s races. Or maybe you’ve learned to just tune them out. After all, campaigning seems to start earlier and earlier every election cycle. We’re all pretty used to how campaigns are run at the national […]

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High Speed Rail, Chemo Brain, and Tomato Republic: Houston Matters for Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Posted on · What’s the secret to community buy-in for a high-speed rail project? Location, location, location. Last spring, we spoke with former Harris County judge and Texas Central Railway President Robert Eckels about his company’s effort to construct a privately funded bullet train between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Texas Central Railway first proposed the plan to build the rail […]