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What’s the standard going to be on animal seizure cases?

What’s the standard going to be on animal seizure cases?

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The announcement that authorities may not pursue charges against two Santa Fe men who live at a house where more than 140 animals were seized …

Thanks for a lively discussion

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Thanks to Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth, who are running for state representative in District 23, for a lively discussion at Monday’s forum.

It’s a bad policy to disdain the public’s complaints

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Members of League City’s council singled out one religion in a resolution on immigration with the phrase “radical Islamist terror groups.” Hav…

Is Lonnie Cox really an activist judge?

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It’s hard to see State District Judge Lonnie Cox as an activist judge.

Take a pass on that story

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If you hear the story that the Port of Galveston is bullying the owners of private parking lots that cater to cruise ship passengers, don’t buy it.

A day to celebrate heritage

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We become part of a place by knowing its history. 

Is this a collaborate effort?

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Whatever you call the process of developing a budget for the county’s Animal Resource Center, it has not been a collaboration.

Moving cautiously, getting advice

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The story about the proposed Bayside at Waterman’s development on Galveston’s West End has some people wondering about the difference between …

Move toward simplicity in Galveston ought to be applauded

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Everyone who loves Galveston should look at the proposed Land Development Regulations.

Get involved: Attend the candidate forum

Get involved: Attend the candidate forum

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Are you interested in ideas about ways to reform the state’s scheme for funding public education as to ensure every Jane and Johnny can learn to read?

Can city, park board do even better things?

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In the early 1960s, business leaders in Galveston were talking about ways to promote tourism.

A housing problem that could be solved

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The most amazing thing about a police operation against a violent juvenile gang in Galveston was an address.

Recycling at your curb – really

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It’s good to hear people in public office in Galveston talking about what voters were promised. 

Is it actually fairer to borrow?

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One of the topics that comes up more or less endlessly in League City is debt load. The proper question is whether it’s too high. But, in Leag…

That nagging question of identity

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In the end, Scottish voters decided to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom. 

Plan merits a better reception

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If you are looking for perspective on what a liquefied natural gas plant on Pelican Island might mean for Galveston, you need to know a number…

Are you registered to vote?

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Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry was in Galveston on Wednesday, reminding people to register to vote.

Another reason to put the park board in charge

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If you were planning to write a manifesto outlining the case for turning over Galveston’s seawall parking program to the Park Board of Trustee…

Two problems with Galveston Park Board of Trustees meeting

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Many governments in Galveston County need to work on the mechanics of their meetings.

What would happen if TWIA shut down?

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Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst sent shock waves along the coast last week. He said he would ask a legislative committee to study the possibility of s…

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