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Texas Progressive Alliance Round-Up

Here is the most recent installment of the Texas Progressive Alliance weekly round-up. The TPA is a confederation of the best political bloggers in Texas.

TPA bloggers are folks who do what they can for a better Texas.

That’s pretty much what I have for you today.

Thanks for reading Texas Liberal.

The round-up–

WhosPlayin helped organize a cleanup for an historic African American cemetery dating back to about 1845 that had been the target of litterbugs and illegal dumpers. Respect for the dead, and respect for the land are still values that people from left and right can agree on.

Off the Kuff analyzed the initial Republican budget proposal and the utter havoc it would wreak on the state.

TXsharon at BLUEDAZE: Drilling Reform for Texas reported on two important developments on hydraulic fracturing: 1) the EPA is confident gas in Parker County water wells is from the Barnett Shale, and 2) the media took a lie about the EPA and regulating diesel fuel and repeated it without fact checking.

At Letters From Texas, Harold points out that Rick Perry keeps calling things “emergencies” that aren’t, and continues to ignore emergencies that are.

Capitol Annex takes a look at a study showing that Texas gets an “F” when it comes to reporting outbreaks of food-borne illness and wonders why the media wasn’t paying attention last year when candidates were making an issue of food safety in Texas. Continue reading

January 30, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

   

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