gambling http://tpr.org en Border Detention Cells Are So Cold, Migrants Call Them "Freezers" http://tpr.org/post/border-detention-cells-are-so-cold-migrants-call-them-freezers <p><strong>Fronteras:</strong> The undocumented family members of military personnel&nbsp;are set to&nbsp;have an easier time gaining legal status, thanks to a new federal policy. Navajo Nation casinos stimulate the economy, but at a cost. As the nation remembers the last tragic day of JFK's presidency, many Latinos of that era reflect on what he meant to their emerging political bloc. Migrants say Border Patrol dentition cells are dangerously cold, so cold they call them "freezers."</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:57:32 +0000 Crystal Chavez 22380 at http://tpr.org Border Detention Cells Are So Cold, Migrants Call Them "Freezers" Lawmaker Takes Another Crack At Legalized Gambling In Texas http://tpr.org/post/lawmaker-takes-another-crack-legalized-gambling-texas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is the </span>sixth <span style="line-height: 1.5;">gambling bill that <a href="http://Sen. John Carona, R-Dallas" target="_blank">Sen. John </a></span><a href="http://Sen. John Carona, R-Dallas" target="_blank">Carona, R-Dallas</a>,<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has authored in the last decade and </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he is hoping for the passage of a constitutional amendment that allows Texas voters to decide on the issue of legalized gambling.</span></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:55:59 +0000 Ryan Poppe 9292 at http://tpr.org Lawmaker Takes Another Crack At Legalized Gambling In Texas The State Legislature, Budget Cuts, and Pre-Election Opinion Polls http://tpr.org/post/state-legislature-budget-cuts-and-pre-election-opinion-polls <p>The Texas Legislature will be back in a few months facing a budget deficit. Will the next round of state budget cuts clip Texas high school football? Or could expanded gambling in the state help solve education funding shortfalls? Nate Silver writes the New York Times political blog about polls and political probability, Five Thirty Eight, and talks about how useful (and reliable) pre-election opinion polls can be.</p><p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 20:09:07 +0000 David Martin Davies 720 at http://tpr.org The State Legislature, Budget Cuts, and Pre-Election Opinion Polls