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The Texas Progressive Alliance thanks Sen. Ted Cruz for his hard work making the Republican Party more unpopular than ever as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff connects a flap over reduced tuition at UTSA for same-sex spouses of active military members to the 2014 campaign.
Of all of Greg Abbott’s mistakes, one stands out like a sore thumb: he birthed Ted Cruz. Then again, Democrats should really thank “Poop” for what he’s accomplished recently on their behalf. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs knows you have to take a little bad news with the good when it comes to Abbott and his protege’.
Though we often take them for granted, streets are vastly important to our communities. They’re the true lifeblood of any community. Whether we’re are traveling to work, visiting friends, or any reason that we need to get from Point A to Point B, that journey starts and ends with our streets. Which is why Texas Leftist was glad to hear of a landmark initiative for Complete Streets in Houston. It’s been a long time coming.
Neil at All People Have Value said this week that the things you had ordered from Amazon have arrived. All People Have Value is part of NeilAquino.com.
And here are some other posts of interest from Texas blogs.
Egberto Willies prints a letter to Rep. Ted Poe from one of his constituents.
The Texas Monitor implores Latinas to run with Wendy.
Letters from Texas wants you to give your money to Wendy Davis.
Juanita shows what real political junkies do on their weekends.
Nancy Sims evaluates the Houston mayoral debate.
Rep. Mike Villarreal explains how to get help with the health insurance exchange.
The TSTA blog observes that the Rainy Day Fund is in excellent shape.
AzulTX reports from the immigration reform rally in Houston.