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SATURDAY EVENTS

The Bacon and Brewfest has been moved to April 27th.   The City of Huntsville’s 12th annual Electronics Recycling Day will be held Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Recycling Drop-Off Center located at 590 Interstate 45 North. The event is free to the citizens of Huntsville and is held yearly…read more »

BOOK-UP BASH COMING TO HUNTSVILLE

The National Book Awards Festival is coming up in Huntsville April 9th through 16th. The Book-Up Bash is part of it. Coordinator for the Festival, Dr. Amanda Nowlin-O’Banion, fills us in . . . . Dr. Nowlin-O’banion says, “The Book-Up Bash raises money for this event by asking local businesses and organizations to sponsor one…read more »

HOUSE REPUBLICAN LEADER MCCARTHY SOUNDS OFF ON WHAT IS GOING ON IN CONGRESS

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy held his weekly news conference Thursday in Washington to talk about the lack of a good legislative agenda in congress. He said, “Speaker Pelosi has turned the House of Representatives into the House of non-binding resolutions.” Representative McCarthy is also greatly opposed to his Democratic opponents’ efforts at obtaining the…read more »

HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE MET TO VOTE ON SUBPOENAS FOR COMPLETE MUELLER REPORT NOW

Even though Attorney General William Barr has promised to release the Mueller report on Trump and his campaign associates with security redactions by mid-April, House Judiciary Committee Chair Democrat Jerrold Nadler wants Robert Mueller’s complete report and accompanying evidence now. Chairman Nadler addressed the committee Wednesday . . . . Ohio congressman Jim Jordan had…read more »

COMMISSIONERS AND CITY COUNCILMEMBERS APPROVE RESOLUTIONS TO BRING BACK PRISON RODEO

This past Monday Walker County Commissioners approved a resolution in support of bringing back the Huntsville Prison Rodeo. And, on Tuesday, Huntsville City Councilmembers adopted a resolution in support of House Bill 3472 allowing the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to host a rodeo in Huntsville. Mayor Andy Brauninger addressed the council on the matter…read more »

CHANGE IN EXECUTION LAW

Prisons in Texas will no longer permit clergy to be present in the death chamber following the Supreme Court’s blocking of the planned execution of “Texas Seven” gang member Patrick Murphy who said his religious freedom would be denied if his Buddhist spiritual adviser could not accompany him. Put into force at once, TDCJ will…read more »

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