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The Galveston County Daily News: Editorials

July 31, 2016


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Let's hope League City's attorney was being disingenuous

It was difficult to decide which is the worse possible explanation for the statements League City’s attorney made Tuesday in attempt to degrade and dismiss legitimate alarm about his and most of the city council’s actions in producing a letter of rebuke directed at Mayor Pat Hallisey — that it was lawyerly dissimulation in effort to drag that posse from the legal hole it wandered into, or that he really believes his assessment might hold water.

  • icon Posted: July 30

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Saturday 07/30/2016
Officers brought needed attention to pension problems
Posted: July 30, 2016

It was good that about 20 police officers appeared Thursday at the Galveston City Council meeting to voice concern about the state of their pension plan and to ask for solutions to problems in the plan.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Cape Verde waves a reminder that the season is here
Posted: July 28, 2016

While the Atlantic hurricane season began June 1, there hasn’t been enough going on to keep anybody’s attention in the weeks since.

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
Texas City, COM partnership worth more than just discussion
Posted: July 27, 2016

Texas City and College of the Mainland have taken the first steps toward constructing and operating a $15 million facility that would double as training complex for the college’s public service programs and an advanced training site for the city’s public safety personnel.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
How do we deal with domestic and foreign terrorists?
Posted: July 26, 2016

In the 15 years since 9/11, a major component of U.S. policy and political dialogue has been trying to craft a plan about how to protect the country’s borders from foreign terrorists.

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Monday 07/25/2016
Park board's orientation sessions a good idea
Posted: July 25, 2016

Galveston’s Park Board of Trustees will attempt something this week that other government entities should consider also doing.

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On some issues, there are no clear-cut answers
Posted: July 25, 2016

When it comes to major issues facing Americans, many people, if the truth be told, are not entrenched in extreme positions as they often are perceived as being.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Council's letter a more serious breach than mayor's alleged slur
Posted: July 23, 2016

Many interesting questions exist around allegations surfacing last week that League City Mayor Pat Hallisey was overheard in May calling Councilwoman Heidi Hansing a “bitch.”

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Friday 07/22/2016
Never been a better time than right now
Posted: July 22, 2016

If you’ve ever thought about adopting an animal in need of a good home — and you have, you know you have — today is the day to do it.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
No downside in Texas City's community meetings
Posted: July 21, 2016

Police officials and community leaders in Texas City have set an example that other communities interested in reducing the likelihood and severity of violence between officers and residents should study.

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