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Recently, three Cedar Park City Council members took heat for some of their actions and public comments. The three attended a protest at the Leander Public Library – outside the city they … more
Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a thin tissue of dubious reforms hurt the GOP badly in the 2018 midterm election. So you might think that President Donald … more
The U.S. economy grew at a healthy 3.2 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, according to a preliminary estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis on Friday. The growth … more
Public health officials in several states are fighting measles outbreaks that have sickened dozens of people since November, most of them unvaccinated members of orthodox Jewish communities. The … more
“We have to fight fire with fire.”We heard that statement repeated frequently over the last week , by candidates, by political donors and by average voters. It happened so often, in fact, that we … more
Why would a law with the positive-sounding name Texas Citizens Participation Act be in danger? From whom? Should you be worried?The short answer to the last question is yes. You should be worried … more
As he was dying of AIDS-related pneumonia, the tennis great Arthur Ashe answered a reporter's question about the greatest burden he had faced in life. The reporter might have expected Ashe to cite … more
Rep. Elijah Cummings believes his face is probably in some police database somewhere. That's because Baltimore officers used facial recognition technology to identify those who committed crimes … more
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has called for an investigation into why the Federal Aviation Administration certified the Boeing 737 Max and whether the agency is getting too close to the corporations it … more
As the nation mourns the death of President George H.W. Bush, who died last Friday at age 94, we should pause not only to celebrate his many contributions to the United States of America, but also to … more
When we think about a problem as terrible and widespread as sexual trafficking is in this world, we can be overwhelmed by the idea of confronting it. It is so big and so awful, what can any one … more
The Leander City Council is considering a measure that will put its citizens in the dark about the city’s business.An item on tonight’s Leander City Council agenda would change the time of the … more
Just in time to cause parents to worry and wonder if the teachers and staff at their children's’ school are up to the task, the Texas Education Agency released its first round of A-F letter grades … more
As TV actor Jussie Smollett told the tale, he was the victim of a politically motivated hate crime on a downtown Chicago street at 2 a.m. on a January morning. That's the story the Chicago Police … more
Last June, the Supreme Court fumbled an opportunity to deal a death blow to political gerrymandering, the time-dishonored practice of drawing state legislative and congressional lines to give an … more
Three of the five most expensive hurricanes in our nation's history occurred last year. Harvey, Maria and Irma did $265 billion in combined property damage. Add in smaller natural disasters and the … more
In this midst of the election scramble, a few substantive steps forward in Washington have gotten lost... more
The PROTECT Act, the health insurance reform bill unveiled last week by 18 Senate Republicans, is aptly named, albeit not for the reason its sponsors suggest. The bill pretends to be about … more
Last Thursday, the Leander City Council approved a change to its meeting schedule that will create a separate twice-monthly meeting of council members, so council members can meet with the City … more
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