One Fort Worth school trustee decides not to run for re-election after all, and supports a financial executive in his place. That’s only one of several closely contested races shaping up for the Fort Worth or Arlington city council and school board.
While some restaurants closed on the “Day Without Immigrants” protest, restaurateur Shannon Wynne kept his flagship restaurant open, working the host stand and handing out letters sympathetic to workers.
National opinion, some from conservative voices, says Tarrant County was too tough on Rosa Maria Ortega for casting two illegal votes. The law was written to punish voters who were in the U.S. illegally, but she is a legal permanent U.S. resident.
The Texas Senate might pass controversial bills like the bill on transgender restroom use or others punishing illegal immigrants, but scholars say there is not the time or support for such bills to make it through the House.