My buddy for many years, former State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, was struck by a vehicle yesterday while in Florida. She was attempting to cross a street. She is pretty dinged up and her husband Pete said she faces a very long recovery. Get well, old friend.
This is what I call overplaying your hand. This headline is in today’s Chron:
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants Texas version of Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law
Only the fringe thinks this is important. Folks got other concerns like inflation, the grid, the rising cost of gasoline, property taxes, public safety, making sure we have enough teachers and things like that.
Harris County GOP Commissioner Jack Cagle wants to take away Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s emergency pandemic authority. Of course, Cagle is Ok with GOP Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency pandemic authority because Abbott isn’t a Latina. Got it?
Meanwhile, some folks like Commentary are wearing masks out there because people are still getting sick and dying from COVID.
My mail ballot arrived yesterday for the May 7 election on the two state constitutional amendments dealing with property taxes.
MLB.com’s Alyson Footer is once again putting out the MLB.com power rankings this season. Footer is based here in H-Town. She has the Astros at number 7 to start the season.
Opening Day is in two days.
Tiger had a huge crowd following him yesterday in a practice round in Augusta. Tiger will let us know today if he will be teeing it up on Thursday.