Friday, October 25, 2013
Rick Perry's Texas Enterprise Fund Gave $1.8 Million To Obamacare IT Firm

An interesting twist - turns out that Governor Rick Perry awarded a $1.8 million grant to CGI Group, the Montreal-based company that has been in charge of the website rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Our friends at Texans for Public Justice got the scoop: Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Federal Judge Hears Planned Parenthood Lawsuit

Yesterday marked the beginning of deliberations for the infamous lawsuit filed by Planned Parentood that attempts to loosen some of the strictest abortion regulations in the nation. The case is Planned Parenthood v. Abbott, and is in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Progress Texas 2013 Constitutional Ballot Guide
Friday, October 18, 2013
Pasadena Redistricting Plan Discriminates Against Hispanics

Hispanics are the voice of Texas' new majority. In Pasadena, the Hispanic population has grown from 48.2% to 61.6% in the last decade. The Republican mayor of Pasadena is doing everything he can to stop that. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Textbook Publishers Push Back Against SBOE's Phony Science

The Texas Education Agency recently released to the public the proposed changes made by textbook publishers that reflect resistance from the pressures to include creationist type arguments in public high school science textbooks. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Texas Fair Share Activists Rally to Urge Congress to End Shutdown

Today in Austin local organizations including Texas Fair Share met to urge their congressional representatives to re-open the government and end this taxing government shutdown now. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Spurs Coach Popovich Epic Shutdown Takedown

San Antonio Spurs Coach Greg Popovich has the most epic takedown of the government shutdown you've heard yet. Courtesy of USA Today: Continue reading this post »

Monday, October 14, 2013
Government Shutdown Could Close Texas' Federal Courts

Our courts matter, but the Ted Cruz-led shutdown of the government is about to get in their way. The Administrative Office of the U.S. Continue reading this post »


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