This apparently needs a bump...
So yeah, that happened.
I can't believe the city just denied it without consideration, and I can't believe that the people who live in that area argued fiercely enough so that the city denied it.
I am glad the federal level is pushing back, and I hope this does eventually get approved. It's a smart project in a smart location.
My only complaint is I wish that they would have stuck with the same dark brown brick that's on the bottom throughout the building. The light brown brick looks too much like stuco... lovely building though!
At the beginning of the 84th legislative session two years ago, Gov. Greg Abbott declared ethics reform an “emergency item” for lawmakers to consider. But by the end of the session, that urgency did not result in any meaningful changes as the House and Senate’s ethic reforms package spectacularly crumbled. A bill field that would have restricted retiring legislators from directly transitioning to becoming lobbyists. Another piece of legislation that would have prohibited politicians convicted of corruption charges from taking pensions did not pass. Meanwhile, a loophole allowing legislators to not disclose a spouse’s wealth and potentially hide some of […]
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