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Sunday, October 5, 2014
Texas Newspapers Endorse a New Majority

Texas’ newspapers have had a finger on the pulse of Texas politics for long enough to know when a candidate will work for or against Texans, and endorsements this year already show strong support for a new majority. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, October 2, 2014
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BREAKING: 5th Circuit Allows HB2 to Take Effect

The 5th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling today temporarily reverses a U.S. district court’s decision that struck down as unconstitutional two provisions of Texas' omnibus anti-abortion bill, House Bill 2 (HB2). Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Poll: Progressive ‘Occasional Voters’ Show High Interest in 2014 Election

A new poll from Progress Texas shows that progressive occasional voters are indicating an unusually high level of interest in the gubernatorial election. As we reach the final month of the election, the public will be presented with various polls of likely voters – but a likely voter screen may not tell the whole story. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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New Report Proves HB2 Politicians Don’t Actually Care About Women’s Health

A report released today from the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ibis Reproductive Health shows that states with the highest number of anti-abortion restrictions—including Texas—performed the worst Continue reading this post »

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Perry and Abbott Allowed $222 million to Companies that Did Not Ask for It

BREAKING: Today a state audit of the Texas Enterprise Fund revealed that $222 million in taxpayers funds went to companies that didn’t even fill out an application. Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Texas Woman Denied Driver’s License Over Same-Sex Marriage

While Texas’ conservative leaders like Attorney General Greg Abbott and 63 GOP legislators have been busy defending Texas’ discriminatory ban on same-sex marriage and battling the freedom for loving Texas couples to marry, one Tex Continue reading this post »

Monday, September 22, 2014
Rep. Dukes’ Abortion Reveal and Perry’s Bizarrely Inaccurate #HB2 Answer

Two exchanges on the topic of abortion that occurred during the Texas Tribune Festival expose the baseless lies the Texas GOP perpetuates to justify its efforts to restrict access to safe and legal abortion in Texas.

“I Had an Abortion” Continue reading this post »

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