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Republican efforts to make it harder for Texans -- especially Texans of color -- to vote are racing forward this week. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's Senate on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a sweeping voter suppression bill, and a key House committee heard testimony on its own version today. Check out our press release:…… Read More
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's obsession with writing discrimination against LGBTQ Texans into law continues as the Senate State Affairs Committee hears testimony today on a bill that would ban transgender students from participating in school sports across the state. Check out our press statement today. Read More
Republican lawmakers made clear this week that their priority is to suppress the vote in Texas -- especially for Texans of color -- rather than suppress a virus that has killed nearly 50,000 in this state alone. Check out our press release today. Read More
A new analysis from Texas Rising Action shows the Texas electorate is getting younger and more diverse. So it's not a surprise Republicans are trying to make voting harder. Check out our press release today. Read More
Even as COVID death toll rises and Texans still recover from last month's deadly power outage, Republicans who run the Texas Senate are pressing ahead with the abortion wars. See our press release today. Read More