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Texas Progressives Move to Eliminate ‘Tampon Tax’ in 2017 Legislative Session

November 22, 2016
Bills take aim at gender equity by eliminating unfair sales tax on feminine hygiene products.
Tampon Tax Texas

Texas Republicans Waste No Time Going After LGBTQ and Abortion Rights After Election

November 21, 2016
GOP in Texas Legislature started filing bills that would eviscerate abortion access and target LGBTQ equality.
Texas Republicans Waste No Time Going After LGBTQ and Abortion Rights After Election

Why One of the Most Important Races in Texas is a Local Race in Houston

October 19, 2016
Texas needs online voter registration - and a new Harris County Tax-Assessor Collector could change the future of elections in Texas
Ann-Harris Bennett for Harris County Tax-Assessor Collector

Colorado Sees $66 Million in Surplus Marijuana Tax Revenue

October 13, 2016
For many Colorado cities, the biggest quandary with marijuana legalization is how to spend the surplus tax revenue
Colorado Benefits from Extra Marijuana Money

Texas Democrat Donna Howard Discusses Sensible Budget Opportunities for Texas' Future

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

June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

June 2, 2016
Check out some of our partner organizations that fight for sensible gun reform all year long.

How to Talk to Your Tea Party Uncle About "Bathroom Bills" and Transgender People

May 20, 2016
Are you sick and tired of hearing transphobic bathroom lies coming from Texas Republicans? Well, so are we.
Dan Patrick Transgender Discrimination Bathroom Texas

On Health Care, Obama Bails Out Texas Republicans. Again.

May 2, 2016
The federal government has extended a program that provides much-needed funding for Texas hospitals providing care to uninsured patients.
Healthcare Thanks Obama Texas

If Republicans Cared About Mental Health Care, They'd Expand Medicaid

March 30, 2016
The stakes are clear: expanding Medicaid would improve mental health in Texas.
Medicaid Expansion Would Increase Mental Health Coverage

Interview: Sen. Jose Menendez on His Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Bill

January 27, 2016
The science is in. Medical cannabis can provide relief for a variety of diseases.
Jose Menendez Interview on Medical Marijuana