State Rep. Harold Dutton, the bomb thrower of the Texas House, made the most compelling argument for not passing the state's new graduation and accountability bill last night: It doesn't fix the problem.
No Child Left Behind, and its precursor Texas system, was created to make sure that, well, no c ... More >>
Rep. Harold Dutton's efforts to minimize the criminal penalties on the possession of the smallest amount of marijuana got a mixed reception in the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.
Dutton, D-Houston, is ever the logical one when it comes to challenging excessive, frivolous or ridiculous crimi ... More >>
North Forest ISD will be shutting down for good soon.George McShan, who spent two years guiding the North Forest Independent School District toward stability, is not shocked to see the state seek its closure.
Last week, Commissioner Robert Scott ordered the beleaguered school district be shu ... More >>
Criminal records are foreverWe like to think life sentences only go to the worst of the worst, the criminals whose deeds were so heinous they stopped just short of deserving the death penalty.According to state representative Harold Dutton, that's not the case. The Houston Democrat and member of ... More >>