Week in Review: 6.30.2019

Week in Review: 6.30.2019

TEA orders Harlandale ISD board disbanded; FAA investigating Dallas airline inspections; Comptroller denies payment to falsely accused man; Deputy claims his arrest was staged by rival.

Posted by The Texas Monitor on Sunday, June 30, 2019

Harlandale joins other San Antonio-area school districts taken over by TEA: Alleging financial mismanagement by the school board, the Texas Education Agency will appoint a superintendent and governing board to take over the Harlandale Independent School District south of San Antonio.

FAA reassigns Dallas-area managers in midst of safety enforcement probe: The Federal Aviation Administration has reassigned three senior managers from its Dallas-area Southwest Airlines oversight office in the wake of a safety enforcement investigation.

Comptroller denies compensation again to former death row inmate: The Texas Comptroller this week denied compensation to Alfred Dewayne Brown, whose conviction for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer was overturned four years ago.

Bexar County DA declines charges in latest argument between constable and challenger: A deputy constable in Bexar County is alleging that fellow deputies delayed his arrest earlier this year to “humiliate” and “intimidate” him into dropping his challenge to Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela in the 2020 election.


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