government shutdown

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Charles Elliott: Legislative districting methods contribute to gridlock

Dr. Charles Elliott
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Former A&M-Commerce political science department head Dr. Charles Elliott says the way congressional and state legislative districts are apportioned is a major reason why we see the inability of our representatives to reach compromise.

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Texans in Federal Government
7:57 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Hall introduces bill to suspend salaries

U.S. Raplh Hall
ralphhall.house.gov

U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall, who represents the 4th Congressional District of Texas, introduced a bill on Oct. 2 that would suspend salary payments to officials elected to national office during the duration of the current federal government shutdown.

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