Texas ISDs keeping more of your money than they need | Redistricting update – Pratt on Texas for 10/5/2021

The news of Texas covered today includes:

Our Lone Star story of the day: Texas Senate and House moving at a good clip on redistricting maps but is the House needlessly handing a seat to Democrats to punish a conservative member who doesn’t sell his vote to the Speaker? An update.

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Texas Supreme Court denies abortionists’ emergency challenge to the Fetal Heartbeat law.

James Quintero

Texas school districts are sitting on a huge amount of taxpayer money they don’t need while raising taxes. James Quintero of the Texas Public Policy Foundation describes the problem to us. There is a much more detailed interview related to this issue with James posted a podcast (at 6pm.)

Houston’s housing project controversy gets look by district attorney but time will tell if such is an authentic look or just a friendly political sweep it under the rug deal.

Much border news and all of it bad.

And more news of Texas.

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