Republican Congressman Olson Will Not Seek Re-election in Texas CD-22; Cook Shifts Race to Tossup

http://www.chron.com/… http://www.texastribune.org/… Texas Republican Congressman Pete Olson who represents a rapidly changing district south and west of Houston will not run for reelection in 2020. The congressman from Surgarland,Texas said he wants to spend more time with his family. The district, which once elected former Republican leader Tom Delay, was once strongly conservative and Republican but elected…

More Houston chemicals explode

Although this incident looks like it will be more rapidly contained that the one last month, today’s isobutylene tank explosion in Houston has tragically resulted one death, and left two others in critical condition as of this writing. There’s no apparent connection between the two events, which occurred at facilities owned by different companies and involved different…