Thursday, May 1, 2014
Demand Cornyn and Cruz Raise the Minimum Wage

Texas has the highest number of minimum wage workers in the country. And a recent poll indicated 55 percent of Texas voters support increasing the minimum wage to $10 an hour.  

Texas voters get what Texas Republican Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz don’t:  All Texans deserve to make a living wage. 

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Cornyn and Cruz Rally to Defeat Minimum Wage

Republicans have just filibustered a proposed vote in the US Senate on raising the minimum wage. Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
NARAL Sways Google to Terminate Misleading Pro-Life Ads

In response to an investigation launched by NARAL Pro-Choice America, Google agreed to remove deceptive search engine advertising for “crisis pregnancy centers,” or CPCs.  NARAL found 79 percent of the CPCs advertising on Google claimed to provide abortions, which couldn’t be further from the truth: CPCs notoriously operate to promote a dangerously manipulative anti-choice agenda. Continue reading this post »

Friday, April 25, 2014
Marijuana Survey Generates TV Coverage Across Texas

The early results of our marijuana regulation survey generated considerable television coverage across Texas over the last week. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
UPDATE: Rick Perry and Briberygate

A story in today's Texas Tribune reveals that Governor Rick Perry's emissaries continued offering money and trades in exchange for District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg's resignation - even after he vetoed funding Continue reading this post »

Friday, April 18, 2014
You're paying for Rick Perry's criminal defense lawyers

By now you've heard that a grand jury has been seated to hear a criminal complaint against Governor Rick Perry. It all goes back to his making good on a threat to veto public funds if another elected official did not resign. Continue reading this post »

Friday, April 18, 2014
Marijuana Regulation More Popular Than Texas Football?

Earlier this month, we launched a confidential survey asking Texans to share their thoughts on marijuana regulation. Continue reading this post »

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Should Texas Regulate Marijuana?

Texas leaders from across the political spectrum - including Democrats and Republicans alike - have shown a budding interest in re-examining marijuana laws. But what does the public think about it? Continue reading this post »


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