The political battleground over climate change on Tuesday shifted to the House, where two prominent Texas lawmakers led ever-intensifying sparring over the Environmental Protection Agency. On one side was Rep. Lamar Smith, the San Antonio Republican who crafted the provocative hearing title of "Making EPA Great Again."
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Sundance Film Festival wrapped with awards for "I don't feel at home in this world anymore" and "Dina," the grand jury winners in the U.S. dramatic and documentary competitions, Variety said. The directorial debut of Macon Blair, "I don't feel at home" announces a bold new writing-directing talent best known as an actor in such films as "Blue Ruin" and "Green Room."
The major plaintiffs challenging the Texas congressional and State House boundaries filed a joint motion earlier today to compel the three-judge federal district court in San Antonio to finally issue a decision on their claims that the Texas maps adopted in 2011 are discriminatory in violation of the Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution. The motion can be viewed and downloaded here.