Day: <span>August 23, 2010</span>

The budgetary politics of school bus seatbelts

Under a 2007 law from which Gov. Rick Perry milked a lot of favorable publicity, this school year was the deadline for school districts in Texas to comply with a requirement that all new school buses have passenger seatbelts. But guess what? Some districts are complying, but many, including Houston ISD, the state’s largest, aren’t. […]

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