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SCOTUS 2015: Independent Redistricting Commissions Survive

June 24, 2015
The landmark decision is a remarkable push-back against political gerrymandering.
SCOTUS 2015: Independent Redistricting Commissions Survive

SCOTUS 2015: Housing Discrimination in Texas

June 23, 2015
The Supreme Court just upheld an essential tool that is needed to combat housing discrimination.
SCOTUS 2015: Housing Discrimination in Texas

SCOTUS 2015: First Amendment Rights Reaffirmed

June 3, 2015
The Supreme Court kicked off June by releasing two decisions, demonstrating yet again why courts matter.
SCOTUS 2015: First Amendment Rights Reaffirmed

Supreme Court to Review Republican Attempt to Remove Kids From Population Counts

May 28, 2015
Texas Republican officials could dramatically weaken the influence of Hispanics in Texas with redistricting case

Marijuana Policy Reform Bills Move Out of Texas Committees

May 7, 2015
The unprecedented progress for marijuana policy reform is something to celebrate!
Marijuana Policy Reform Bills Move Out of Texas Committees

First Marijuana Policy Reform Bill Advances from Texas House Committee

May 5, 2015
The bill would change the offense for possessing one ounce of marijuana from a felony requiring jail time to a ticket and a fine.
First Marijuana Policy Reform Bill Advances from Texas House Committee

New Studies Challenge Myths About Marijuana Policy Reform

March 4, 2015
Despite how often the issue is studied, more and more research on marijuana policy reform continues.
New Studies Challenge Myths About Marijuana Policy Reform

Marijuana Policy Reform in the 2015 Texas Legislature

March 2, 2015
Currently, Texas spends $734 million every year on 70,000 marijuana arrests and prosecutions.
Marijuana Policy Reform