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Sylvia Garcia

April 20, 2015

Sen. Sylvia Garcia: Why I Voted Against the State Budget

Ed. note: thanks to Senator Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) for writing this op-ed for our site, and for her vote against the state budget. Last Tuesday, I cast the lone “no-vote” on the Senate’s $211 billion version of the state budget. I did this because we...
March 20, 2013

Thank You Senators Wendy Davis and Sylvia Garcia

Earlier today, we called on Progress Texas members to contact their State Senators and urge them to vote against the first draft of the state budget. The response was tremendous. While our voices were heard, the bill passed. The final vote was 29 to 2 ...