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Wendy Davis

July 22, 2019
FOX 7 Discussion on 2020 with Tara Pohlmeyer

FOX 7 Discussion: 2020 races heat up in Texas

Texas is a battleground state, and all seats are up for grabs in 2020. Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 Austin to talk about the announcement of new Democrats challenging Republicans in Texas.
June 12, 2015

Wendy Davis Slams GOP War on Women

Wendy Davis appeared on MSNBC’s All in with Chris Hayes to respond to the GOP's current line of political attacks on women, including GOP Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s indefensible comments on publicly shaming unwed mothers. Davis, a single mother who...
October 18, 2014

A Confusing Yet Back-handed Endorsement of Abbott

While major papers are enthusiastically endorsing Wendy Davis— like the Houston Chronicle and the Austin American Statesman — the Dallas Morning News has a very curious editorial that goes the other way...kind of. The endorsement reads like a ransom note...
September 5, 2014

Greg Abbott: Against Raising Minimum Wage

Texas has the highest number of minimum wage workers in the country. And a recent poll indicated 55 percent of Texas voters support increasing the minimum wage to $10 an hour. Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis—who wants to raise the minimum...
August 24, 2014

Wendy Davis Ad Blasts Greg Abbott for Cancer Fund Scandal

Wendy Davis launched a new statewide TV ad over the weekend, slamming Greg Abbott for looking the other way while millions in state dollars intended for cancer research were sent to his donors. We've written extensively about the cancer fund scandal. From...
May 2, 2014

Marijuana Regulation 101: Decriminalization

Over 93% of the 10,000 Texans who have taken our confidential survey about marijuana regulation in Texas have said they favor decriminalization policies - better defined as the adjustment of criminal penalties for small amounts of marijuana use or...
March 19, 2014

Top Ten Facts About Equal Pay in Texas

There are 42 states that have passed a state-level Equal Pay Act. Texas is not one of them. ( Source ) The Federal Equal Pay Act, also known as the "Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act," provides standing only in federal court - but it does not provide standing...
January 28, 2014

An Open Letter from Wendy Davis's Daughters

We shared with you some of the worst things conservatives have said about Wendy Davis . We thought you might also enjoy reading some of the best things anyone has said about her, too. Below are open letters from Wendy's daughters, Dru and Amber, about...
January 15, 2014

Momentum: Today Show Profiles Wendy Davis Life Story

Senator Wendy Davis' momentum continued this morning with an incredible feature on the Today show. Senator Davis shared her life story, revisited the trailer park where she lived early in her life and talked about the opportunities she wants to guarantee...
September 3, 2013

Strong Grassroots Fundraising for Wendy Davis

A new report released by Texans for Public Justice shows that Wendy Davis has raised $1.3 million since May 22nd - almost 50% from donations of $100 or less. Here is the report: Capitalizing on national publicity surrounding her abortion - bill filibuster...