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February 4, 2013

The Progress Texas Monthly

The Texas Legislature is one month old, and already we're hearing excuses about why conservatives don't want to meet the needs of our state. We know the truth: to secure a strong economy we must invest in our future. Supporting public infrastructure -...
February 4, 2013

Ted Cruz Makes Indefensible Vote

Disgusting. Ted Cruz was one of only 8 Senators today who voted not to consider the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a bill that protects victims of domestic violence. The other Senators who voted against moving to debate on the...
January 29, 2013

Investing in Our Future - The State of the State in Texas

Today, Governor Rick Perry gives his 7th State of the State address . We thought this would be the perfect opportunity to catch up on what is going on in the Texas Legislature, brief you on the latest news on the major issues, and point you towards...
January 25, 2013

Texas Republican Legislator Files Birther Bill

On Wednesday, January 23, Republican State Representative Bill Zedler filed House Bill 650 - a birther bill. The legislation would require any candidate for President or Vice-President to submit his or her birth certificate to the Texas Secretary of State...
January 22, 2013

What's Really in Your Tea, Ted?

In case you missed it last Sunday, Senator Ted Cruz was on Meet The Press. In just 20 minutes, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) declared on national TV the following: 1) That the "gun show loophole" does not exist: “You know, there actually isn’t the so-called...
January 17, 2013

Calling All Assault Weapon Carrying Yankees

On Tuesday, New York became the first state since the Newtown shooting to pass significant common sense gun violence legislation . But don't worry New Yorkers, there's a place where you can keep your AK-47 next to your bed without dealing with pesky...