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October 18, 2021

Phil King Campaign: King Endorsed By Senator Ted Cruz

Building on the growing momentum since his announcement for Texas Senate just three weeks ago, Representative Phil King today announced a major endorsement from U.S. Senator Ted Cruz. Senator Cruz said, “I’ve known Phil King since when I served as Texas’ Solicitor General and know him to be grounded in constitutional principles and the rule of law.

From Phil King Campaign

October 18, 2021

Austin Police Association PAC: Statement Of Disappointment With Ellen Troxclair

The Austin Police Association PAC today released the poll results of a Texas House District 19 Republican primary match-up that shows police officer and conservative Justin Berry leading former Austin City Council member Ellen Troxclair by a nearly 2 to 1 margin.

From Austin Police Association PAC

October 18, 2021

Angelia Orr Campaign: Republican Angelia Orr Announces For Texas House District 13 And Releases Initial Endorsement Lost, Including State Rep. Cody Harris

Today, conservative Republican Angelia Orr (R-Itasca) announced her campaign for the newly created Texas House District 13, which includes Hill, Bosque, Limestone, Freestone, Leon, Falls and part of McLennan County. She also released an early list of district endorsements, including State Representative Cody Harris (R-Palestine). Orr previously served as Harris’ District Director.

From Angelia Orr Campaign

October 18, 2021

Senator Ted Cruz: Statement On Passing Of Former Secretary Of State Colin Powell

“Heidi and I send our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of General Colin Powell during this time of mourning. As our nation’s first African American Secretary of State, Powell’s life was as historic as it was extraordinary. In his tenure as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and throughout his remarkable career, General Powell dedicated his life to the defense and security of our nation.

From Senator Ted Cruz

October 18, 2021

Representative Brooks Landgraf: West Texas Wins In Redistricting Process

State Representative Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa) is pleased to announce that West Texas is poised to retain its 16 districts in the Texas House of Representatives following the 2021 redistricting process.

From Representative Brooks Landgraf

October 18, 2021

Dawn Buckingham Campaign: Announces Endorsement Of 14 GOP State Senators In Race For Texas Land Commissioner

Today, 14 Republican members of the Texas Senate announced their endorsement of fellow GOP Senator Dr. Dawn Buckingham (R-Lakeway) in her campaign for Texas Land Commissioner. “Working in the Texas Senate and serving the people of Senate District 24 has been one of the great honors of my lifetime,” said Buckingham.

From Dawn Buckingham Campaign

October 18, 2021

Mexican American Legislative Caucus: Texas House Advances Congressional Maps That Ignore Latino Voters

Mexican American Legislative Caucus: Texas House Advances Congressional Maps That Ignore Latino Voters

From Mexican American Legislative Caucus

October 11, 2021

Phil King Campaign: King Endorsed By Speaker Newt Gingrich, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William “Jerry” Boykin

State Representative Phil King today announced endorsements from former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and the Family Research Council's Executive Vice President Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin.

From Phil King Campaign

October 11, 2021

Senator Judith Zaffirini: Press Association Names Senator Zaffirini Champion Of Transparency

—The Texas Press Association named Senator Judith Zaffirini, DLaredo, its Champion of Transparency for her leadership in promoting open government and accountability during the 2021 regular legislative session.

From Senator Judith Zaffirini

October 11, 2021

Dawn Buckingham Campaign: Texans For Responsible Government Endorses Dawn Buckingham For Texas Land Commissioner

Today, Texans for Responsible Government PAC announced its endorsement of Senator Dawn Buckingham (R-Lakeway) for Texas Land Commissioner.

From Dawn Buckingham Campaign

October 11, 2021

TDP: John Lujan Campaign Canvassing With Insider Knowledge Of Runoff Election Date, Not Yet Public

This week, images emerged appearing to show RNC Hispanic Engagement Director in San Antonio Natalia Godoy campaigning on behalf of Republican House District 118 candidate John Lujan with inside knowledge of the runoff election date -- which Gov. Abbott has not yet publicly announced, and which has not been shared with Democratic candidate Frank Ramirez or H.D. 118 voters.

From Texas Democratic Party

October 5, 2021

Mexican American Legislative Caucus: State Rep. Rafael Anchia Responds To Advancing Discriminatory Election Maps

Today, the Texas House Committee on Redistricting advanced Committee Substitute House Bill 1 (PlanH2176), which sets the electoral districts for the Texas House of Representatives for the next decade.

From Mexican American Legislative Caucus

October 5, 2021

MOVE Texas: Texas Legislature Continues Assault On Democracy On Multiple Fronts, Here’s What To Expect

Yesterday, the Texas Legislature held several election-related hearings, including two on redistricting, one on the scam election review, and one on revisions to Senate Bill 1, the restricting voting law passed in the last special session.

From MOVE Texas

October 5, 2021

Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa: Statement On The Passage Of SB4 The Texas Senate Redistricting Plan

Yesterday, the Texas Senate passed Senate Bill (SB) 4 by Senator Joan Huffman which outlines the Texas Senate district boundaries that will be in place for the next ten years. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, State Senator representing District 20, will continue to represent Hidalgo, Brooks, Jim Wells, and Nueces Counties, with some modifications.

From Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa

October 5, 2021

Texas General Land Office: State Agencies Join Forces To Encourage Local Communities To Apply For Funding For Local Hazard Mitigation Plans

The Texas General Land Office (GLO), Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), and Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) encourage local entities affected by specific disasters to apply to GLO to access $25 million in grants that have been available to assist eligible entities in developing or updating FEMA-approved local hazard mitigation plans.

From Texas General Land Office

October 5, 2021

TDP: Statement On The RNC’s New Hispanic Engagement Office In McAllen

Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued a statement regarding the opening of the RNC’s Hispanic Engagement Office in McAllen: “This is a moment of great irony.

From Texas Democratic Party

October 5, 2021

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute: Senate Jane Nelson Honored With First Tom Luce Award For Mental Health

Senator Jane Nelson, whose contributions to better mental health policy, particularly for children, have helped Texas vastly improve its mental health care systems, was named the first recipient of The Tom Luce Award for Mental Health Policy Transformation, awarded by the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute at its Sixth Annual Engage & Excel Conference.

From Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

October 5, 2021

Mike Collier Campaign: Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa On Mike Collier’s Announcement For Lieutenant Governor

Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement: “Since I first met Mike Collier at the Texas Capitol the night of Wendy Davis' filibuster, Mike Collier has been one of the strongest, hardest working, committed Democrats in the Texas Democratic Party.

From Mike Collier Campaign

October 5, 2021

Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Statement On The Passage Of Senate Bill 4

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the bipartisan passage of Senate Bill 4, the Texas Senate District Map, by Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston: "The Senate's map that passed today is fair and legal, and passed with bipartisan support.

From Office of the Lieutenant Governor

October 5, 2021

Phil King Campaign: King Earns Support From Congressman Roger Williams; Over 700 Citizens Endorse Bid For Texas Senate

Today, State Representative Phil King received a resounding show of support from his home county, as an initial list of over 700 local supporters endorsed his campaign for Texas Senate District 10 (see list below). King also announced the endorsement of Congressman Roger Williams, who represents Johnson County.

From Phil King Campaign

October 5, 2021

Bert Keller Campaign: Former Houston City Council Member Bert Keller Enters The Race To Succeed Retiring State Representative Jim Murphy In District 133

Former Houston City Council Member Bert Keller today declared his candidacy for State Representative, District 133 in the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary Election, following the announcement by Representative Jim Murphy on September 23 that he would not be seeking re-election to the State House in 2022.

From Bert Keller Campaign

October 4, 2021

Dawn Buckingham Campaign: Dr. Dawn Buckingham Announces Statewide Finance Committee In Campaign For Texas Land Commissioner

Today, Senator Dawn Buckingham, MD (R-Lakeway) released the names of 42 prominent business and community leaders in Texas who will serve as the Statewide Finance Committee in her campaign for Texas Land Commissioner.

From Dawn Buckingham Campaign

October 4, 2021

Drew Springer Campaign: Sen. Drew Springer Announces Re-Election Campaign For The Texas Senate

Today, Sen. Drew Springer announced that he is running for re-election to the Texas Senate. He currently serves as the state senator for District 30 in North Texas. "My first year in the Texas Senate was a tremendous success, I am proud of my record of standing up for our conservative values," said Senator Springer.

From Drew Springer Campaign

October 4, 2021

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Texas: Texas Supreme Court Allows Indefinite Stay Of S.B. 8 Challenge

Today, the Texas Supreme Court denied an emergency request to allow Planned Parenthood’s ongoing challenge to Texas’s six-week abortion ban, S.B. 8, to continue. All state-court challenges to S.B. 8, including Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against Texas Right to Life (TRTL), have been stayed indefinitely by the Texas Multidistrict Litigation Panel.

From Planned Parenthood Advocates of Texas

October 4, 2021

Senator Cesar J. Blanco: Senate Special Committee On Redistricting Considers Senator Blanco’s Amendments To Proposed Congressional District Map

Today, the Senate Special Committee on Redistricting is hearing public testimony on committee amendments to the proposed congressional district maps (Senate Bill 6). Senator Blanco filed 2 amendments to add Fort Bliss and El Paso International Airport back into Congressional District 16. His amendments sponsored by Senator Zaffirini will be considered in today's hearing.

From Senator Cesar J. Blanco

October 4, 2021

Texas AFL-CIO: Suggests Alternatives For Use Of Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds

The Texas AFL-CIO today pointed the way to worker-centered priorities for use of more than $16 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds, arguing that a large percentage of the money should go toward elevating working people who played a major role in battling COVID-19 and preserving prosperity during the pandemic, along with families that have suffered from lack of work.

From Texas AFL-CIO

October 4, 2021

Common Cause Texas: Texas State Legislature To Consider Election Intimidation Bill

Today, SB 9, a bill designed to intimidate and discourage Texans from exercising their freedom to vote was introduced in the Texas State Senate. The legislation is being heard after Governor Abbott requested that the legislature take up the bill, without citing any facts or reputable sources to support his claims.

From Common Cause Texas

October 4, 2021

MOVE Texas: Statement On Gov. Greg Abbott’s Attempt To Retrofit An Election Bill He Already Signed

Thursday night, Gov. Greg Abbott added a revisit of the anti-voter bill he signed just weeks ago onto the third special session agenda. The primary focus of the revisit is to increase the penalty for individuals who vote when they are not eligible to, even if they do not know they are ineligible. Gov. Greg Abbott wants the penalty for this innocent mistake to be up to 20 years in prison.

From MOVE Texas

October 4, 2021

Texas Freedom Network: SB 9, Today’s Hearing Wastes Lawmakers’ Time & Intimidates Texas Voters

Today, The Texas Committee of State Affairs is holding a public hearing for SB 9, a bill that could impose harsher penalties for people who make innocent mistakes while voting. This bill comes as Governor Abbott’s latest attempt to intimidate eligible voters in Texas.

From Texas Freedom Network

October 4, 2021

Pete Flores Campaign: Kolkhorst Supports Flores Return

Pete Flores, former Texas State Senator and conservative Republican candidate for Texas Senate District 24, released the endorsement of Senator Lois Kolkhorst. “Senator Kolkhorst is one of the toughest negotiators in the Texas legislature,” Flores said. “She has a real appreciation for small towns and rural counties. I appreciate her willingness to make an early commitment to our campaign.”

From Pete Flores Campaign

October 4, 2021

Representative Jacey Jetton: Files Legislation To Protect Personal Vaccine Information

- State Representative Jacey Jetton (R-Richmond) filed legislation to prevent county health authorities from sharing personal vaccine or immunization information with non-healthcare related third parties. House Bill 120 was filed in response to a questionable contract between Fort Bend County and a for-profit political consulting firm that could have access to private vaccine information.

From Representative Jacey Jetton

October 4, 2021

Mike Collier Campaign: Democrat Mike Collier Officially Announces Campaign To Unseat Dan Patrick For Texas Lt. Governor

Today, after conducting a months-long exploratory committee that began in April of this year, Democrat Mike Collier officially announced the launch of his campaign for Texas Lt. Governor. In a video posted to his social media channels, Mike outlined the stakes of the moment and what is inspiring his run.

From Mike Collier Campaign

September 23, 2021

Progress Texas & Annie’s List: Call For More Progressive Woman Candidates On 2022 Statewide Democratic Ticket

As candidates announce their intention to run for statewide office in Texas’ 2022 midterm election, so far most have been men and we’ve seen only a few women declare. With filing for the midterms beginning in November, Progress Texas and Annie’s List have joined together to encourage progressive women to throw their hats in the ring.

From Progress Texas

September 23, 2021

Representative Michael McCaul: Urges State And Defenses To Help Family Members Of U.S. Servicemembers Currently Trapped In Afghanistan

“Over the last month, I have been contacted by hundreds of Texans who are desperately trying to get friends and family members safe out of the country…That includes the family members of several Texans who currently serve in the military.

From Representative Michael McCaul

September 23, 2021

Jim Murphy Campaign: Murphy Will Not Seek Reelection In 2022

Texas State Representative Jim Murphy (R - Houston) announced today that he would not be seeking reelection as State Representative, District 133. "It has been an honor and privilege to serve the great people of District 133 and the State of Texas these past seven terms.

From Jim Murphy Campaign

September 23, 2021

Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice: Lack Of COVID Relief For Home Care Places Texans In Jeopardy

The Texas home health industry has been financially devastated by COVID-19 and absent a financial intervention is on the verge of collapse. COVID-19 has increased costs to home health providers as much as 30 percent due to much greater expenses for labor, supplies and compliance with regulatory requirements.

From Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice

September 23, 2021

Representative Brian Babin: Supports Articles Of Impeachment Against Biden

“Since January 20, 2021, Joe Biden has done nothing but launch our nation into a state of retrograde and increased vulnerability while thwarting the rule of law at every turn,” said Babin. “He has failed miserably at his duties as Commander-in-Chief and violated his oath of office to defend the U.S. Constitution by:

From Representative Brian Babin

September 23, 2021

Senator Ted Cruz: President Biden’s Dangerous Refusal To Enforce Our Laws Has Created A Humanitarian Crisis In Del Rio

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week delivered remarks on the Senate floor to demand President Biden and his administration take accountability for their disastrous political decisions that directly resulted in the crisis on our southern border.

From Senator Ted Cruz

September 23, 2021

TDP: Gov. Abbott Is Failing The Border And Endangering Communities Of Color With His Anti-Immigrant Propaganda

“Amid a surge of migrants to the southern border in Del Rio, Gov. Greg Abbott is continuing to spew lies about the border, federal immigration protocols, and migrants themselves.

From Texas Democratic Party

September 23, 2021

Representative Michael McCaul: Questions DHS Sec. Mayorkas On Missed Warning Signs Of Del Rio Crisis

Today at the House Homeland Security Committee hearing, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) questioned Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on the warning signs of the unfolding crisis in the Del Rio sector and about the reinstatement of the Migrant Protection Protocols.

From Representative Michael McCaul

September 23, 2021

TDP: Abbott’s Expanded Special Session Agenda: Another Barefaced Grab At Primary Voters At Texans’ Expense

After nine months of relentless GOP attacks in the state legislature, Texans are well aware of their governor’s willingness to sacrifice our rights and wellbeing for a couple of rightwing primary votes. If any doubt remains, however, Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest additions to the special session agenda have served to quash it.

From Texas Democratic Party

September 23, 2021

Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Statement On The Passage Of Senate Bill 3

"Women have fought for equality in sports for decades, and they have achieved enormous success along the way. It is not fair to allow boys to compete in girls' sports because, statistically, boys run faster, jump higher and throw farther.

From Office of the Lieutenant Governor

September 23, 2021

Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Statement On The Passage Of Senate Bill 1

“I have been fighting against increasing property taxes since long before I was Lt. Governor and I am proud the Texas Senate moved to pass additional relief today. This bill guarantees $2 billion in property tax relief, and that amount could rise to a total of $4 billion for the current biennium if our surplus revenues grow.

From Office of the Lieutenant Governor

September 23, 2021

Senator John Cornyn: VIDEO: Cornyn: Biden Administration Can’t Keep Ignoring Crisis At Border

‘There will be another one right behind the Haitian wave, and it’s all because Joe Biden and his Administration either don't care or they don't know how to fix it.’

From Senator John Cornyn

September 23, 2021

Martina Lemond Dixon Campaign: Martina Lemond Dixon Announces Her Candidacy For Harris County Judge

Martina Lemond Dixon, President of the Humble Independent School Board and Assistant Secretary of the Harris Council Appraisal District Board, announces her candidacy for Harris County Judge today.

From Martina Lemond Dixon Campaign

September 23, 2021

League of Women Voters of Texas: Texas Groups Join Regional Effort To Prepare Voters For Redistricting Process

As the nation gears up for this decade’s redistricting work, Fair Maps Texas, the Texas NAACP, and the League of Women Voters Texas, in partnership with regional group Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ), are hosting two Texas-based redistricting fellows.

From League of Women Voters of Texas

September 23, 2021

Texas State Teachers Association: Supports Federal Investigation Of Texas Mask Policy

The Texas State Teachers Association applauds the federal investigation of the dangerous impact that Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates poses for students with disabilities, who are particularly vulnerable to contracting COVID-19.

From Texas State Teachers Association

September 23, 2021

Pete Flores Campaign: U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Endorses Flores For Texas Senate

“The continued outpouring of support for our campaign is humbling. John Cornyn’s long record of service to our state is inspiring. I appreciate his willingness to help in advancing our campaign. I am humbled to have his support.”

From Pete Flores Campaign

September 23, 2021

Dawn Buckingham Campaign: Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick Endorses Senator Dawn Buckingham For Texas Land Commissioner

Today, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick (R-Houston) announced his endorsement of conservative Republican Senator Dawn Buckingham, MD (R-Lakeway) to serve as the next Texas Land Commissioner. Patrick and Buckingham have served together in the Texas Senate since 2016, when Buckingham was first elected to represent the people of Senate District 24.

From Dawn Buckingham Campaign

September 23, 2021

Dan Patrick Campaign: Patrick Endorses Buckingham For Land Commissioner

“I’m honored to endorse my good friend Senator Dawn Buckingham for Texas Land Commissioner. Dawn is a proven, conservative fighter the people of Texas can count on to secure our border, protect private property rights, defend the Alamo, and take care of our brave veterans.

From Dan Patrick Campaign

September 23, 2021

Ron Reynolds Campaign: Reynolds Files Legislation To Study And Address The Devastating Impacts Of Climate Change

From Ron Reynolds Campaign

September 23, 2021

Tan Parker Campaign: 31 House Colleagues Support Parker In Senate Bid

Tan Parker, Texas State Representative and conservative Republican candidate for Texas State Senate District 12, released this statement: “I am pleased and proud to receive a tremendous response from my House colleagues for our campaign.

From Tan Parker Campaign

September 21, 2021

Coalition of Texans with Disabilities: Workforce Crisis Puts Essential Services For Texans With Disabilities In Jeopardy

A collective of Texas-based organizations representing millions of Texans with disabilities of all ages are calling for the third special session of the 87th Texas Legislature to address decades of severely inadequate funding for Medicaid community attendants and direct care workers.

From Coalition of Texans with Disabilities

September 21, 2021

Pete Flores Campaign: Rick Perry Endorses Pete Flores

“I am humbled to have Rick Perry’s endorsement. For 20 years he has been a friend and inspiration to me. He has been a tremendous leader for Texas. We all owe him a debt of gratitude,” Flores said.

From Pete Flores Campaign

September 21, 2021

Representative Tony Gonzales: Urges Administration To Approve Governor Abbott’s Emergency Disaster Declaration

Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) on Tuesday wrote a letter to the White House and FEMA, urging the Biden Administration to approve Governor Greg Abbott’s request for a statewide emergency disaster declaration.

From Representative Tony Gonzales

September 21, 2021

Progress Texas: Texas Republicans Pass Anti-Trans Sports Ban Out Of Senate Committee On Party Lines

Today, the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services voted to advance Senate Bill 3, a hateful and discriminatory bill that would ban transgender student athletes from participating in sports.

From Progress Texas

September 21, 2021

Environment Texas: Conservation Leaders Urge Legislature To Fund Parks

Today, 26 conservation leaders sent a letter to the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House urging them to fulfill the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) request for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. The flexible ARPA funds will be appropriated by the Texas legislature during the third special session, which began on Monday, September 20th.

From Environment Texas

September 21, 2021

Ellen Troxclair Campaign: Troxclair Announces Key Endorsement From Congressman Roger Williams Following Town Hall Tour Of Bell County

In making his endorsement, Congressman Roger Williams stated, "I am proud to enthusiastically support my friend Ellen Troxclair for Texas State Senate. Ellen is a true conservative whose dedication to community knows no bounds.

From Ellen Troxclair Campaign

September 21, 2021

Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Announces Appointments To The Sunset Advisory Commission

"The Sunset Advisory Commission's job is to make sure that Texas state government remains as lean, effective and efficient as possible. I have complete confidence in these appointees, and I know they will ensure that our state agencies employ conservative principles in both planning and execution, but most importantly, they remain accountable to the people of Texas."

From Office of the Lieutenant Governor

September 21, 2021

TDP: Statement On The Treatment Of Migrants In Del Rio

“The Biden Administration is taking urgent humanitarian action to deal with an influx of Haitian migrants at the southern border in Del Rio, Texas. The Administration is working with the Department of Homeland Security and is taking an all-of-government approach to deal with this influx.

From Texas Democratic Party

September 21, 2021

Texas Freedom Network: Texas Lawmakers Plan Yet Another Attack On Trans Kids In Third Special Session

Today, the Texas State Senate Committee on Health & Human Services is holding a hearing considering SB 3, a dangerous and cruel bill that would ban transgender children from participating in youth sports corresponding to their gender identity.

From Texas Freedom Network

September 21, 2021

Texas Alliance for Life: Responds To Lawsuits Against Abortion Provider Under Texas Heartbeat Act

At least two lawsuits have been filed in state court against Alan Braid, a well-known San Antonio abortion doctor who claims to have performed an abortion after the baby's heartbeat was detectable, in violation of the Texas Heartbeat Act.

From Texas Alliance for Life

September 21, 2021

Senator John Cornyn: Praises Chief’s Report Signing Of Coastal Texas Protection Signing Of Coastal Texas Protection And Restoration Study

“As we saw last week, the Texas coast is no stranger to hurricane season and strengthening the lines of defense to protect our Gulf communities is a top priority,” said Sen. Cornyn.

From Senator John Cornyn

September 21, 2021

Senator John Cornyn: Biden Ignoring Southern Border Crisis, Not Too Late For Bipartisanship

‘Yesterday, the Senate Parliamentarian confirmed what we already suspected, and that is our Democratic colleagues will not be able to use budget procedures to grant citizenship to millions of undocumented immigrants in a purely partisan budget reconciliation bill.’

From Senator John Cornyn

September 21, 2021

Pete Flores Campaign: Dan Patrick Endorses Pete Flores

– Pete Flores, former Texas State Senator and conservative Republican candidate for Texas Senate District 24, released the following statement: “Serving in the Texas Senate in the 86th Session gave me unique insights into both the private and public personality of Lt. Governor Dan Patrick.

From Pete Flores Campaign

September 21, 2021

Progress Texas: Prop A Would Add Zero Accountability To The Police Department

Today, the No Way on Prop A campaign releases the following statement after the Office of Police Oversight’s presentation on community complaints against APD officers during the summer 2020 protests.

From Progress Texas

September 21, 2021

Office of the Attorney General: Names State Office Child Support Employee Assistant Attorney General Of The Year

The Office of the Attorney General recognized Jeannine Haws, an Assistant Attorney General (AAG) in the Child Support Division’s headquarters in Austin, for her commitment to Texas children. Haws was named Assistant Attorney General of the Year for the Child Support Division’s main office.

From Office of the Attorney General

September 20, 2021

Americans for Prosperity: Hosts Statewide Day Of Action Against $4.7 Trillion Spending Proposals

On Saturday, Americans for Prosperity - Texas (AFP-TX) hosted a day of action to rally grassroots support in opposition to the Biden administration's $4.7 trillion 'infrastructure' proposals. The events took place in nine cities across Texas.

From Americans for Prosperity

September 20, 2021

Tan Parker Campaign: Dallas County GOP Rallies Around Tan Parker

Tan Parker, Texas State Representative and conservative Republican candidate for Texas State Senate District 12, released this statement: “The new Texas Senate redistricting maps released on Saturday extends Senate District 12 into Dallas County.

From Tan Parker Campaign

September 20, 2021

Pete Flores Campaign: Flores Gains First Endorsement Of The Campaign

Pete Flores, former Texas State Senator and conservative Republican candidate for Texas Senate District 24, announced his first campaign endorsement. “I am proud and pleased to announce the first major endorsement of our newly announced campaign.

From Pete Flores Campaign

September 20, 2021

TDP: Abbott’s Third Special Session Starts Today And Texas’ Biggest Issues Are Still Nowhere On The Agenda

Banning constitutionally-protected abortion care, spending two billion in taxpayer dollars on fringe anti-immigrant policies, interfering in local officials’ ability to govern -- Gov. Greg Abbott is rewriting the playbook on government overreach.

From Texas Democratic Party

September 20, 2021

TDP: Statement On Tragic Shooting Of Houston Police Officers

“I’m deeply saddened to hear of the shooting of two Houston police officers today. My heart goes out to the family and loved ones of the brave officer killed in the line of duty.

From Texas Democratic Party

September 20, 2021

Senator Royce West: Op-ed: No Brilliant – Texas’ Abortion Law Baffles Women And Businesses

From Senator Royce West

September 20, 2021

MOVE Texas: Statement On The Start Of Texas’s Third Special Session

The third special session of the Texas Legislature starts today, marking the beginning of yet another month where Texas lawmakers will go to extreme lengths in an attempt to pass abhorrent laws and further exhaust an already weary electorate.

From MOVE Texas

September 20, 2021

Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Statement On The Shooting Of 2 Houston Police Department Officers

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the shooting of Houston Police Department Officers William "Bill" Jeffrey, a 30-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, who was killed, and Sgt. Michael Vance, who was wounded:

From Office of the Lieutenant Governor

September 20, 2021

Texas American Federation of Teachers: Calls On Gov. Greg Abbott To Follow Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Lead And Cancel Standardized Testing In Testing

Last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the end of standardized testing in Florida. Given that news, the Texas American Federation of Teachers looks forward to celebrating this milestone in Texas very soon!

From Texas American Federation of Teachers

September 20, 2021

Common Cause Texas: TX Redistricting Special Session Convenes Today: Expect Racist Maps And A Broken Process

Today, the Texas legislature convenes in a 30-day special session to redraw Texas' political maps. For decades, the redistricting process has been a disaster in Texas, with maps having to go through extensive litigation and courts repeatedly finding discriminatory violations of voting rights law.

From Common Cause Texas

September 20, 2021

Pete Flores Campaign: Pete Flores Kicks-Off Comeback Campaign

Pete Flores, former Texas State Senator and conservative Republican candidate for Texas Senate District 24, announced his campaign to return to the Texas Senate. “The opportunity to serve in the Texas Senate is an honor and a privilege.

From Pete Flores Campaign

September 20, 2021

Western Governors University: Linda Garza Battles Named Regional Vice President, Chancellor Of WGU Texas

Western Governors University (WGU) announced today the appointment of Linda Garza Battles as Regional Vice President and as Chancellor of WGU Texas. As Regional Vice President, Battles will lead university operations across a five-state region and guide the strategic direction of the online, nonprofit university’s Texas-based affiliate.

From Western Governors University

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