It’s Friday! Time to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.
A week after Texas House passed HB 40, aka the “fracking ban ban,” or the “Denton fracking bill,” a team of seismologists led by SMU concluded that “gas field fluid injection and removal is most likely cause of 2013-14 earthquakes” in the Barnett Shale region.
In this episode of Left in Texas we cover what is and isn’t moving through the Texas legislature.
17.6% percent of the overall state population – including nearly two million children – struggled to avoid hunger in 2013.