Friendswood halts English initiative

From Friendswood halts official-English initiative:

Voters here won’t be deciding the controversial issue of making English the official language of their city anytime soon.

In a 5-2 vote, the City Council decided Monday not to place the proposed city charter amendment on the city’s May 12 ballot.

Meanwhile, Farmers Branch City Councilman Tim O’Hare will be speaking March 8 at the Citizens for Immigration Reform meeting.