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Texas Progressive Alliance Round-Up With Gaudalupe Peak Picture

Below is the most recent Texas Progressive Alliance weekly blog round-up. The TPA is a confederation of progressive Texas bloggers who are doing what they can to better our state.  

Pictured above is Gaudalupe Peak. This is the highest point in Texas. It reaches 8751 feet. This peak can be climbed if one wishes though I would rather read a book. 

The round-up—

Neil at Texas Liberal writes about a voting rights case in Austin-Area Voting Rights Case Headed To Supreme Court/Idea For Lawsuit Against Democratic Party and suggests another idea for a voting rights suit.

Somewhat quietly, a bill that would amend Texas’ unemployment insurance laws in a way that would make them compliant with the requirements to get federal stimulus dollars passed out of a Senate committee. Off the Kuff takes a look.

Justin at AAA-Fund Blog writes about the Pew study indicating Asian-American students in Fort Bend and Pasadena ISDs face some of the highest segregation rates in the nation.

At McBlogger, we take a look at Ag Commissioner Todd Staples’ efforts to make people sick. Nice work, Todd!

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is thoroughly disgusted with the crony-loving Texas Supreme Court which is hereby officially renamed the Texas Cronies’ Protection Agency. Workers beware!

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April 10, 2009 Posted by | Politics, Texas | , , , , | Leave a comment