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Staff of Houston state Rep. Jolanda Jones resigns, citing hostile work environment

Jones said in a new statement that she was outraged at the allegations the former employees made about her son, who works in the office, which she said are false.

State Rep. Jolanda Jones, D-Houston, speaks at a rally at the Texas State Capitol demanding lawmakers address the state’s overdose crisis in Austin on Feb. 15, 2023. Jones and other representatives from six Texas cities–– El Paso, Laredo, West Texas, San Antonio, Austin and Houston–– gave speeches to call for increased harm reduction in response to a spike in fentanyl deaths statewide.

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