If Gov. Greg Abbott goes forward with pursuing a statewide camping ban aimed at keeping homeless people from congregating in public places, should it include beaches such as those on Bolivar Peninsula?

Galveston County Commissioner Darrell Apffel doesn’t think so, because those beaches could soon have a ban of their own.

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; john.ferguson@galvnews.com or on Twitter @johnwferguson.

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Carlos Ponce

"Democrats have been on the losing end of most of the county’s partisan elections since 2010, the year a Republican wave flipped many county seats to the GOP. During the 2020 election, the Democratic party prided itself on recruiting candidates for most of the countywide elections on the November ballot. None of the races ended up being particularly close, however."

Well stated, John Wayne Ferguson, especially that last sentence!

As long as local Democrats are tied to the National Democrats they will continue to lose in Galveston County.

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