April 3, 2015

The Dallas Morning News March 31, 2015 By TOM BENNING AUSTIN — The Republican-controlled Senate on Tuesday showed its willingness to rein in municipalities’ exercise of local control, tentatively approving a bill that would restrict local housing policies. Under the bill, cities and counties could not keep landlords from disqualifying …

March 30, 2015

The Week March 30, 2015 Something remarkable happened last Thursday: a filibuster-proofmajority of senators voted to get the ball rolling on paid sick leave. Specifically, they amended the Senate’s budget resolution, calling for a “deficit-neutral reserve fund for legislation to allow Americans to earn paid sick time.” Now, budget resolutions …