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Monday, July 28, 2014
PAC Gives Greg Abbott $127,000, Gets Sweetheart Deal in Return

Just like he has with predatory lenders and chemical companies, it appears that Greg Abbott is using the powers of his office to reward Continue reading this post »

Sunday, July 27, 2014
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New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

Big news this weekend - the New York Times editorial board endorsed marijuana regulation, arguing it should be a state issue and not a federal crime: Continue reading this post »

Friday, July 25, 2014
How to Talk to Your Crazy Uncle About Immigration

Ever since Republicans decided that children fleeing from unspeakable violence are the perfect pawns for their political games, it seems that immigration is all over the news. We imagine it's a topic that comes up other places, too - at the dinner table, around the office, or even on a summer road trip. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Texas Does Not Have Standardized Students

Katie Plemmons is a young teacher from Del Valle ISD. She works 50-60 hour weeks, spending money out of her pocket for classroom supplies. And in a wonderful opinion piece, she articulates the challenges of being a teacher in Texas. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Another Abbott Predatory Lender Crony Fined $10M

Earlier this month, the U.S. Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits - Volume 2

A year ago, we released Volume 1 of Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits. From not believing in science to failing to pursue a massive child sex abuse scandal, we thought Greg Abbott had hit rock bottom.

Little did we know how low he could go. Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
How an Awesome Pizza Analogy Saved Health Care for Texas

Two separate and distinct rulings by federal courts about the Affordable Care Act underscore the importance of why courts matter - and why pizza is truly the great equalizer. Continue reading this post »

Monday, July 21, 2014
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Fallout from HB2 Proves Bill Was Never About Women's Health

Last summer, after two special sessions and amid unprecedented protest, Texas Republican lawmakers passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. Continue reading this post »

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