The Texas Progressive Alliance is now looking ahead to candidate filing season as it brings you this week’s roundup.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs. The Texas Signal asks if the new Congressional and legislative maps can be “out-organized” by Democrats. Grits for Breakfast notes that violent crime was actually down last year. Your Local Epidemiologist has the Cliff notes from the FDA scientific advisory committee meeting on COVID vaccines for 5 to 11 year olds. Texas Monthly celebrates a 1981 slasher movie set in Austin that was a shiming example of our state’s contribution to the horror genre. Mean Green Cougar Red analyzes the latest conference-hopping moves among the AAC, C-USA, and the Sun Belt.