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The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

October 31, 2014


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What about a simple registration?

The short-term rental business operated for years in Galveston without coming to the public’s attention. The only reason that business got onto the public agenda was because of a few bad actors.

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Try to be civil and don’t throw darts
Posted: October 30, 2014

What do you make of the social media announcement, inviting people to come to a polling place for hot dogs and to throw darts at a photo of President Barack Obama? Was it a campaign stunt that went a step too far? Or was it one more example of the lack of respect that happens only to people who just happen to be minorities?

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A reminder on those election letters
Posted: October 30, 2014

Just a reminder: The deadline for submitting letters about the election is 11 a.m. today.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
The surprise was in the timing
Posted: October 29, 2014

It was not surprising that the Galveston City Council chose to elevate its interim city manager, Brian Maxwell, to the permanent post. 

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Tuesday 10/28/2014
What is the risk?
Posted: October 28, 2014

There are two questions about the plan to dismantle the Sturgis, an old military barge that once held a nuclear reactor, in Galveston.

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Monday 10/27/2014
What’s on the island’s agenda?
Posted: October 27, 2014

One of the most valuable things that comes out of the Galveston Economic Development Partnership’s annual Economic Development Summit is an agenda.

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Sunday 10/26/2014
A revealing moment in the Ike Dike discussion
Posted: October 26, 2014

If you’re interested in the continuing discussion of the Ike Dike, there was a revealing exchange during the Galveston Economic Development Partnership’s Economic Development Summit.

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Saturday 10/25/2014
In this fight, bet on the judges
Posted: October 25, 2014

The Galveston County Commissioners Court picked a bad fight over who has the authority to hire and fire the courts administrator.

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Friday 10/24/2014
A small change with big implications
Posted: October 24, 2014

The Galveston City Council changed the way it appoints members to some city boards. Slowly, people are realizing that change could have huge implications.

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