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Women power the Texas economy

Texas women — breadwinners, business owners, coworkers, students, mothers — create opportunities for their futures, their families, and their communities. Pledge to support lawmakers who champion solutions that empower Texas women.
March 5, 2017
Huffman's bill seeks to punish some union members because they sometimes challenge authority and authority doesn’t like that.
Bad Union Bill
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.
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.
Paid Leave Texas Legislature Bills
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.
Equal Pay for Equal Work Texas legislature
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.
Lege preview Equal Pay
December 2, 2016
Trump’s dreams, true or false, are real nightmares for Latinos, Muslims and other targets of his cruel and abusive threats.
Donald Trump Immigration Nightmare for America
November 22, 2016
Bills take aim at gender equity by eliminating unfair sales tax on feminine hygiene products.
Tampon Tax Texas
September 29, 2016
Latino outreach is important all year, not just during Heritage Month or election season.
Hispanic Heritage Month Texas
September 22, 2016
Three young adults share their stories of struggling to find jobs in Texas.
Young Adult Economic Opportunity Texas
September 21, 2016
Austin-area Democrat lays out path forward for investing in our state's future
Texas Democrat Donna Howard Discusses Sensible Budget Opportunities for Texas' 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.
Texas Republicans Overtime Slash Paycheck
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.
Cesar Chavez - 50-Year Anniversary
July 29, 2016
It should go without saying: raising the minimum wage to a livable wage is long overdue.
Raise Minimum Wage Texas
April 11, 2016
Women have to work nearly three and a half months longer for the same amount of pay
Equal Pay Day Texas
December 1, 2015
Raising the minimum wage would go a long way towards the economic empowerment of Texas women
Raising the Minimum Wage in Texas Is a Women’s Equality Issue
September 10, 2015
Texas families need paid sick days to promote economic security, healthy communities, and a robust state economy.
Texans Need Paid Sick Days. Here's Why.