Tag Archive: Governor

Sep 02 2015

Police Solidarity Event Planned for Friday

The Governor is asking that all law enforcement in Texas activate their emergency lights at 11:00 AM for 1 minute on this Friday. Harris County Deputy Gosforth’s funeral is scheduled to begin at that time. The Governor has asked for this display as a showing of solidarity for the men and women that serve as …

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Jul 30 2013

Depending on the kindness of strangers:The only sure result of Detroit’s bankruptcy is that armies of lawyers will make bales of money

  The other shoe finally dropped in Detroit. The once-proud city — variously known as “Motown,” “the Arsenal of Democracy,” and “the City of Champions” — filed for bankruptcy. There’s a local effort to head off the filing, but most people don’t think it will get anywhere. Detroit’s the largest American city ever to do …

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May 18 2013

Rep. Gohmert wins nincompoop roundup

My state of Texas seems to have an inordinate share of nincompoops in public office. But it’s only fair that office holders from other states be considered before deciding which one is the nincompoopiest of all. Give credit to Pennsylvania, for example, whose GOP governor, Tom Corbett, recently scored big nincompoop points by explaining why …

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Mar 27 2012

Mitt Romney and Mike Dukakis

By Susan Estrich I’ve been waiting for it: the inevitable comparisons between the Massachusetts governor who ran for president (with my help) in 1988 and the former Massachusetts governor on his way to being the 2012 Republican nominee. Now, I’ll admit that there is almost certainly something in the water in my old home state …

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Jan 15 2011

LHS student receives invitation to Governor’s Inauguration

As Texas Governor Rick Perry is sworn into office, a young, state leader from East Texas will be nearby as an invited guest. Lindale High School senior Tori Albritton received an invitation to the governor’s inauguration and will attend the ceremony on Tuesday, January 18 in Austin. Albritton received the invitation for her role as …

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