Republicans May Lose Austin Supermajority, But Still Firmly in Control of Legislature: That’s what this analysis (paywall) of the seats up for grabs on Nov. 6 concludes, estimating that Democrats are only really challenging Republicans for 11 seats in the state House. The GOP should maintain a 16 to 20 seat majority.
Will Arlington Marine Read One Million Names of War Dead on Veterans Day? Brandon Blackstone is trying to organize a massive reading of every U.S. soldier who died in war. That’s every war, dating all the way back to the Revolutionary War.
NTTA Wants To Seize Cars For Unpaid Tolls: The North Texas Tollway Authority recently approved a pilot program that allows for impounding the cars of those who continue not to pay NTTA tolls, but a Justice of the Peace, Russell Casey, is trying to fight that and other strong arm tactics used by the NTTA against repeat offenders: “This is a statewide violation of civil rights on a massive scale,” he says.