Beginning on October 19 and running through the final weeks of the midterm election cycle, Texas Rising Action will conduct an extensive paid field program to turn out young voters across Texas and ensure their voices are heard in November. […]
In just a little over a month, Texans will decide our futures by casting ballots for our preferred candidates in four statewide races. Below, we dive briefly into the role of these offices, highlighting their constitutional duties and responsibilities as well as identifying candidates for each office.
There’s one person in the system who can do a lot to end mass incarceration tomorrow if they want to — it’s the prosecutor. District Attorneys and the prosecutors they oversee are enormously powerful in the US criminal justice system, in large part because they are given so much discretion to prosecute however they see […]