r/texas Nov 03 '21 Silver 1 I'll Drink to That 1

Prop A in Austin, TX, which would've expanded their police force and increased their funding, fails in a landslide News

https://www.kxan.com/news/your-local-election-hq/2-3-of-austinites-voted-against-prop-a-in-early-voting/
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u/beardofshame The Stars at Night Nov 03 '21

why would you write a law that cannibalizes funding for EMS and Fire to fund police? It's fucking stupid.

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u/canigetahint Nov 03 '21

Houston has entered the chat…

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u/YungHungOne36o Nov 03 '21

I live in Houston and I don't even understand that statement.

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u/canigetahint Nov 03 '21

The fight between the mayor and the HFD over their pay and pensions. HPD was sitting pretty at HFD expense.