• Crownover’s vote betrays community

    DentonRC.com May 19, 2015 By Adam Briggle Denton’s state Rep. Myra Crownover voted recently for House Bill 40, a piece of legislation that will kill Denton’s fracking ban. Yes, the same ban her constituents overwhelmingly approved in the November election. Then she had the nerve to turn around and tell …

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  • Texas remains center of preemption debate, now over low-income housing

    Texas is the current “ground zero” for state preemption of local authority on issues including fracking, plastic bags, guns and smokefree ordinances. The latest development is state interference with a proposed local affordable housing ordinance in Dallas. The Texas Senate passed SB 267 in early April. It would restrict local …

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  • Activists Organize to Change Campus Culture and Stop Sexual Violence

    by Amy LaCount & Casey Tran The statistics are staggering: one in five women are sexually assaulted in college. Once a secret obscured from public view, the prevalence of “date rape,” the term coined in the 1980s, has slowly come to light, with activists drawing further attention to the epidemic …

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