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The Region D water board, which represents most of Northeast Texas, recently discussed but took no action on Region C once again including the contentious proposed reservoir in their future water plans.
The Region C water board argues the growing Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex needs water, and it …
Thumbing our noses at the growing metroplex is not going to work much longer. We need cool heads to come to the table prepared to defend the will of the majority while also being prepared to find a mutually beneficial solution.
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Texas remains one of the few states that maintains a system of partisan judicial selection. A tweet by Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this year signaled his willingness to support "an independent judiciary free from politics." Although Republicans continue to dominate the state's judiciary, Democrats in the last election picked up seats on appeals courts where they previously had none. Any reform must win the approval of both parties as a two-thirds majority in each chamber is required for the constitutional amendment needed to change the system. Should Texas judicial elections be nonpartisan?