Austin, TX -- Earlier this month, a key GOP advisor to Dan Patrick and Greg Abbott registered a political action committee named “Boats 'N Hoes PAC.” [San Antonio Express-News, 4/16/14]
Texas Democratic Party Deputy Communications Director Lisa Paul released the following statement:
“Texas Republicans say they want to reach out to women, to be more inclusive, but actions like this reinforce a pattern of disrespect. There’s no defending the use of a derogatory and offensive term like ‘hoes’. How can women possibly take the GOP rebranding effort seriously? Their consistent contempt towards women is simply unforgivable.”
Texas Democrat & East Texas Judge Lauren Parish leaves Republican Party
Austin, TX-- Today, Judge Lauren Parish of the 115th Judicial District Court, serving Upshur and Marion Counties, announced that she will leave the Republican Party and become a Texas Democrat.
*** Media Advisory: Texas Democrats to Welcome Another Republican Elected Official Switching Parties ***
Austin, TX -- Tomorrow, Texas Democrats will host a press conference to welcome a sitting Republican elected official who is leaving their party.
Texas Democratic Party Chair Endorses Local Down Ballot Candidates
Austin, TX-- Today, the Texas Democratic Party Chair endorsed candidates enrolled in our Project LIFT (Local Investment in the Future of Texas) program.