UPDATED: Border security bill would allow road construction on federal land
Says Will Hurd "cosponsored a bill that would militarize our border and allow 200 miles of new roads to be built in the Big Bend region -- cutting up our beloved park."
"When adjusted for inflation, (Texas) per-student spending has remained relatively flat over the past 16 years. Despite that trend, Texas schools in 2017 will receive $381 less per student than they did in 2003."
"Bernie Sanders voted with Republicans to protect the Minutemen, a hate group that used military tactics against our community."
None in 2016
Our City, Our Safety, Our Choice
Austin’s Stop Abuse for Everyone has seen in its offices "sexual assault survivors that report being attacked by their ridesharing drivers, at a rate of one per month."
Fraud's a strong word
"Team Trump has accused Ted Cruz of fraud" in Iowa, Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas, Maine, Utah and Wisconsin."
24? 100-plus? Slippery
Says 80 journalists have been killed in Mexico in the last decade.
Higher turnout in, lo, 2008
Texas "had the highest level of turnout than ever before in the primary."
Deputy registrars must provide registration applications
A Texas law requires every high school to have a voter registrar "and part of their responsibility is to make sure that when children become 18 and become eligible to vote, that they vote."
2008 data suggests 30 percent of women of childbearing age
"One in every three women has an abortion during her lifetime."
UPDATED: Define your terms
Every "one of the mass shootings except two in America since 1950 have been" in "gun-free zones."
One clear-cut incident
In Texas, "we've had three ISIS-related incidents already."
Campus Open Carry claim half true
Gun Free UT Gun Free UT
"29 mass shootings have been committed by concealed carriers since 2007, while during this period only one (1) licensed civilian meaningfully intervened in a mass shooting."
More conditions apply
Texas legislation "would allow… teachers to kill their students if they felt it was needed."
Detainees have rights
"In the year 2013, the Obama administration released 104,000 criminal illegal aliens. They released 196 murderers – people with homicide convictions, who are here illegally."
Texas, may I?
"Texas still owns all of its public lands. If the federal gov't wants to create a park, they must ask permission!"
Lions and tigers and martial law
Greg Abbott "activated the state guard to monitor" Jade Helm 15 "in case the troops try to impose martial law, disarm innocent Texans, and detain them in tunnels beneath closed Walmart stores."
Some Austin teachers fare better
Austin school district "teachers are the lowest paid of any urban" Texas district and the "lowest paid of any surrounding school district."
Others strapped too
"Austin is the only city in an arid landscape in the western United States dependent on a single source of water."
Room to improve
Texas agriculture is "at 98 percent efficiency" in water use and "just about maxed out as to what we can do on the conservation end of it."
Different measures show New York worse
Austin has "gone from being the 24th most congested city just about 10 years ago to being the fourth most congested — more congested than NYC."
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