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April 5, 2013

They want to do what?

UPDATE - Read the letter signed by 33 state and national groups opposing this legislation below! This coming Monday, April 8 th , three bills will be heard in the Texas House Elections Committee that might leave observers scratching their heads in wonder...
April 3, 2013

ACT NOW: House budget debate tomorrow

Tomorrow is one of the most important days in the Texas Legislature. All day and late into the night, the Texas House will debate and vote on the next two-year state budget and its 267 amendments . Decisions made tomorrow are not the final say on the...
April 1, 2013

A Deafening Roar for Medicaid Expansion

This morning, volunteers with Progress Texas and the Texas Organizing Project rallied outside Governor Perry's office demanding he expand Medicaid in Texas to cover hard working Texans. Perry hosted a 10 minute long "roundtable" discussion - where no...
March 26, 2013

Greg Abbott's Theocracy vs. Jed Bartlet's Democracy

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott restated his opposition to gay marriage by rejecting the American principle of democracy and announcing his support, instead, for a theocratic government of which God is the head of the state. From the Austin American-...