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In a previous column (“Something must be done to balance power,” The Daily News, July 24), I argued that since Reynolds v. Sims forces state senate districts to be proportional to population, large urban areas will control those states that contain these high-population areas, so their small…

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For President Donald Trump to allow racist and bigoted remarks to be made at a so-called campaign rally is, within itself, unpatriotic. The chant, “send her back” was meant to denigrate four first-time congresswomen at a so-called campaign rally in North Carolina. It brought back hurtful mem…

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I’ve soul searched about my column (“State got it half right on nature center renovation,” The Daily News, July 10), but I still feel strongly that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department sold short the park, the Friends of Galveston Island State Park, and park patrons in the redesign of the…

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Twenty years ago, the Galveston Economic Development Partnership opened our doors when Galveston was facing several economic challenges. From the city to the port — from crumbling infrastructure to eyesore buildings — many of the wheels on Galveston’s economic bus were either losing air or o…

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My time on council taught me some important lessons. One of those lessons, and the one that drives me to write today is, as a rule, the loudest folks in the room are often heard best. Whether or not those folks are on the right side of any particular issue is another matter.

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Once again, we’re facing weeks of sweltering heat during summer’s “dog days.” While we hope for an occasional rainy and cool reprieve, mostly we know we’re in for hot weather, and lots of sun, so most of us will look for a shady spot.

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Never let the truth get in the way of a good story. With a few exceptions, that seems to be the maxim governing the initial social media outcry and resulting media coverage of the recent incident involving Galveston mounted police officers and the arrest of a local homeless man.

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Tuesday evening’s community gathering called by the Galveston Police Department allowed residents a direct line of communication with Police Chief Vernon Hale, just a mere 24 hours following the worldwide, warp-speed viral viewing of photographs showing horse-mounted Galveston police officer…