June 21, 2017
16 groups representing diverse voices across the state denounce the extreme politics driving the Texas legislative agenda and vow to fight back.
June 7, 2017
Resistance at the 2017 Texas Legislative Session
June 2, 2017
Despite a valiant effort by progressive Democrats, the Republican controlled Texas Legislature stifled any progress on raising the minimum wage, ensuring equal pay, and investing in paid leave.
April 4, 2017
As far as significant days go, this isn't one to celebrate. This is the day in 2017 when women finally catch up to making as much as men did in 2016. If the gap continues to close at its current glacial pace, women won't have equal pay until 2152.
March 5, 2017
Huffman's bill seeks to punish some union members because they sometimes challenge authority and authority doesn’t like that.
March 3, 2017
The GOP has pulled off a long con, reducing economic opportunity and making Americans less free, while Democrats forgot to remind voters their own polices are aimed at economic security and opportunity.
March 1, 2017
All Texas workers deserve a fair shot.
February 28, 2017
Texans deserve the security that comes with knowing they won’t lose their paychecks if they get sick, have a kid, or need to care for a family member.
February 21, 2017
The forces that drive the pay gap are complex — but the good news is that we know there are effective solutions out there, and progressives in the Texas legislature are fighting for them.
February 14, 2017
Without economic security, women face unnecessary hardship as they work to provide for the needs of their families.
January 6, 2017
With the state’s legislative session starting this month, progressive lawmakers in Texas have taken the lead in championing fair and equal wages for all working Texans.
December 2, 2016
Trump’s dreams, true or false, are real nightmares for Latinos, Muslims and other targets of his cruel and abusive threats.
November 22, 2016
Bills take aim at gender equity by eliminating unfair sales tax on feminine hygiene products.
October 12, 2016
Texas GOP has legislated a shockingly similar brand of misogyny for years.
September 29, 2016
Latino outreach is important all year, not just during Heritage Month or election season.
September 22, 2016
Three young adults share their stories of struggling to find jobs in Texas.
September 21, 2016
Austin-area Democrat lays out path forward for investing in our state's future
September 20, 2016
Texas is mounting a costly lawsuit to deny more than a million Texans — and 12.5 million Americans — a long overdue raise.
September 4, 2016
This is a Labor Day story about Mexican-American farmworkers who made civil rights history when they refused to let go of the “radical” idea that their wages should afford them a living.
July 29, 2016
It should go without saying: raising the minimum wage to a livable wage is long overdue.