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August 18, 2011

Organizers of The Response push voter mobilization

I just got an email from Don Wildmon, Founder of American Family Association (AFA). You might know AFA as the bigoted and controversial sponsor of Rick Perry's The Response who in November 2010 was named a Hate Group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
August 13, 2011

Voter ID Submitted to the DOJ

The discriminatory Voter ID law passed this session by the Texas Legislature has been submitted to the DOJ for preclearance. This is the final step before the law can be enforced across the state.
August 5, 2011

Rick Perry cut Pre-K for over 100,000 children

Rick Perry cut Pre-K for over 100,000 children. Sadly, The Austin American Statesman's PolitiFact doesn't see it that way and they are wrong. Progress Texas stands by the facts. Rick Perry supported the conservative budget that eliminated the Pre-K Early...
July 20, 2011

Swtichboard: The "Toxic 20"

It shouldn’t be hard to understand why we should clean up toxic pollution – including mercury – from power plants. Especially when you consider that half of the toxic air pollution from industrial plants is coming from power plants, as a new analysis from...