Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: Texas

Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report...

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes. 

Anonymous donor pays tuition balance for Wiley College graduates

The estimated total debt of the more than 100 students in Wiley College's class of 2022 totaled $300,000.

Cowards. Betrayers. Accessories

The virtually unlimited access to firearms in the U.S. simply makes it easy for a disgruntled impulse-driven person to have a killing machine an arm's-length away when the red mist descends upon him.

Faith leaders, teachers mobilize for protests at NRA’s Houston meeting in...

"Don't look away," said one advocacy group. "Rally against the NRA."

‘Worse than Texas’: Extreme anti-choice bills advance in multiple states

Republican lawmakers in at least four states this week advanced bills banning or limiting abortion access.

New reports allege Texas oil and gas regulator’s lax enforcement

When a Canadian company started drilling for oil and gas near Jim and Sue Franklin’s ranch in a small Permian Basin town...

Texas oil regulators profit from the companies they oversee

Texas has long hosted a large and powerful oil and gas industry.

Texas abortion law reflects GOP turn towards citizen enforcement

Is this the highest-profile example of a growing push by Republicans to give supporters broad power to sue over issues important to their base?

A chill wind: Texas unleashes bounty hunters on women

Texas' latest abortion ban deputizes ordinary citizens to hunt down and sue anyone who helps a woman get an abortion after 6 weeks (e.g. clinic staff, taxi drivers, someone who provided money for the procedure).

Abortion bounty hunters in Texas are not ‘whistleblowers’ — they’re cruel...

Aided by the U.S. Supreme Court, the state of Texas has now codified misogyny.

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The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.