Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Gregg Costa Confirmed to 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Major update in our Why Courts Matter campaign - former Texas District Court Judge Gregg Costa was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate today to one of the Texas-based vacancies on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Greg Abbott Should Return $85,000 in Dirty Money

report released by Texans for Public Justice today revealed that Attorney General Greg Abbott took in $85,000 in campaign cash from two brothers who were convicted this month of massive civil securities fraud.  The Wyly brothers could be on the hook f Continue reading this post »

Friday, May 16, 2014
Rick Perry's Walk of Shame

Rick Perry has put an awful lot of effort into rebuilding his image over the years. Starting with his Agriculture Commissioner days as a ringer for the Marlboro Man, to his coyote-shooting trail runner days, up to his current eye glass wearing "divorced-dad-getting-back-out-there" look. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Abbott Protects His Payday Lenders’ Payday

Payday lenders have been running rampant across Texas— exploiting vulnerable families and charging obscene interest rates on small loans that then trap people in a devastating cycle of debt. Even worse, these predatory lenders also prey on Texas’ servicemen and women by targeting military bases.

And instead of fighting for our men and women in uniform, Greg Abbott has a long history of lending a helping hand to payday lenders and their abusive lending practices.

Continue reading this post »

Friday, May 9, 2014
Support Moms: Boycott Macy’s Mother’s Day Sale

Last summer, Gov. Rick Perry—at Macy’s urging—vetoed the bipartisan Texas Equal Pay Act sponsored by Sen. Wendy Davis and Rep. Senfronia Thompson. Macy’s and Gov. Perry aren’t the only ones trying to make it harder for working moms and families in Texas—Greg Abbott would’ve also vetoed the equal pay bill.

Continue reading this post »

Friday, May 9, 2014
Marijuana Regulation 101: Medicinal Marijuana

Over 98% of the 10,000 Texans who have taken our confidential survey about marijuana regulation in Texas have said they favor medicinal marijuana policies - which can vary from full legalization of marijuana for medicinal use, to decriminalization of use and possession of mari Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Ten Facts About #Briberygate and the Cancer Research Center Scandal

It’s a Texas story about bribes, cancer funds, and corruption. We’ve got ya covered with everything you need to know as of this moment. Texas politics is no stranger to corruption under Rick Perry and Greg Abbott – read this list of 10 facts and decide for yourself if it’s time for a change in Austin. Continue reading this post »

Monday, May 5, 2014
Cancer Funds Funneled to Abbott Donors
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) was supposed to provide funding for cancer research. But soon after its implementation, the multi-billion dollar entity was awarding grants to donors of Rick Perry and Greg Abbott without the proper review.


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