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‘Mayor Adams needs something to do’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vowed Saturday to continue bussing migrants to New York City — and took a shot at Mayor Eric Adams during a speech to the NRA. “Unless and until Joe Biden does finally begin to enforce immigration laws I will continue to bus those migrants to sanctuary cities across the United States […]

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Waco Mayor Jim Holmes also an adventurer, blues historian

To the people who know him well, Jim Holmes is not just the newest mayor of Waco, or even an investment banker. Holmes is a world-traveled adventurer who has been to Antarctica, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and jet-skied down the entirety of the Mississippi River. He is also the former front man of a blues rock […]

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City Council

Austin City Council passes gender affirming care protections after Texas lawsuit | #citycouncil

The Austin City Council passed protections for gender-affirming care Thursday, only a few days after the state of Texas filed a lawsuit over Title IX changes granting protections for transgender people. “Trans people deserve the right to self determination,” Council Member José “Chito” Vela, one of the sponsors of the resolution, said at a Thursday […]

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Rio Bravo residents gear up for pricey mayor election

RIO BRAVO, Tex. (KGNS) – Residents of Rio Bravo are gearing up to choose their new mayor in the upcoming special election, just days away. Despite a small turnout during early voting, locals remain hopeful about the future leadership. During early voting, only a few hundred residents visited the polls, a number that may seem […]

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City Council

Pleasanton City Council Approves High-Density Hopyard Housing Project | Pleasanton News | #citycouncil

The Pleasanton City Council has approved a controversial plan to develop a high-density housing project on Hopyard Road near the Valley Trails neighborhood. The approval came despite neighborhood concerns over the project’s density, parking and an additional $250,000 potentially required from the city’s affordable housing fund. During a nearly five-hour meeting on April 16, the […]

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Letters to the Editor — Mayor candidates, Asian Americans, Mike Johnson, Beth Van Duyne

Potential mayoral candidates Re: “Unplugged — Kids living without phones or social media? Here’s how one Dallas family makes it work,” by Sharon Grigsby, Sunday Metro column. Reading Grigsby’s column about the way Michael and Natalie Sorrell are raising unplugged kids in a smart-phone world reminded me that principled individuals still walk quietly among us. […]

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Chicago mayor to ask City Council to spend $70M on migrant services

ALICE YIN and DAN PETRELLA Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — In an about-face, Mayor Brandon Johnson is now asking aldermen to approve using another $70 million in city funds to maintain this year’s migrant response. This week, the mayor’s office began briefing City Council members on plans to push through the item as a means to […]

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El Paso anticipates city council debate on multipurpose center location | #citycouncil

Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes ofwebsite accessibilityEl Paso anticipates city council debate on multipurpose center location Mon, 08 Apr 2024 09:11:15 GMT (1712567475430) 4a9dab849aec5f1c093eaced15411feb763238f3 c8f6d8c85516425a6df352ac3ccd87cd1cbf8d8a Fallback Presentation. Using deprecated PresentationRouter. Click Here For This Articles Original Source.

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Abbott responds to NYC mayor’s invitation to spend the night in a migrant shelter

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) slammed New York City Mayor Eric Adams’s (D) invitation to stay at a migrant shelter in New York during his visit to the Big Apple, calling it a “gimmick” in an interview on Thursday. “The invitation is nothing more than a gimmick,” Abbott said during an interview on Fox News’s […]

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Alabama

Texas Republican border maneuvers cause chaos, outrage local officials • Alabama Reflector | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

This story originally appeared on Ohio Capital Journal. EL PASO, Texas — Texas’ GOP politicians have long used state law enforcement to act tough on immigration. But developments over the past few days seem to show how their latest maneuvering is inviting chaos — raising fundamental constitutional questions, outraging local officials, and worsening international relations. […]

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