This Week in Texas: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Posted October 21, 2015 in The Mignon Memo

Go Coogs!


The University of Houston has been selected to host the final Republican debate before the Tuesday primary elections in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia on March 1, 2016. To read more…


To amend or not to amend? That is the question.

constitutional amendments

Early voting is underway and voters across the state are being asked to decide on 7 constitutional amendments. 484 of 666 amendments have been approved over the Texas Constitution’s 139 year history. To read more…


Say goodbye to the bowtie.

TEA Commissioner MW

Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams will step down from his post effective January 1, 2016. Williams was appointed by Governor Perry in 2012. Governor Abbott will appoint a successor to lead the Texas Education Agency. To read more…




After Hillary Clinton’s visit to San Antonio, coupled with an endorsement by U.S. Housing Secretary Julián Castro, the rumor of a VP bid for Castro has only grown. To read more…


Rest in Peace.


After 11 years of faithful service, Bevo XIV has gone on to greener pastures. He will be missed. To read more…


Only in Austin…

Lucy in Disguise

Looking for the perfect costume? Look no further than Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds, Austin’s favorite costume shop. This 8,000 square feet emporium on South Congress is jam packed with all you could ever need for your perfect Halloween look.