House Republicans are proposing more than $20 billion in cuts from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, through the Farm Bill. These cuts would disproportionately affect our state as 1 out of 7 Texans rely on food stamps to get by and put food on the table.
Austin, TX -- The Austin American-Statesman first reported that Texas Republican Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller appointed a “former physician and Miller campaign donor who had his medical license revoked or suspended in three states” to serve on his Rural Health Task Force. [Austin American-Statesman, April 6, 2018
*** Media Advisory: Former Governor Terry McAuliffe, Secretary Julián Castro, and Texas Democratic Statewide Slate to Speak at Fundraising Reception for Texas Democratic Party ***
Austin, TX – SATURDAY, former Governor Terry McAuliffe will headline the Blue Wave Summit Fundraising Reception in Austin, TX along with the former San Antonio Mayor and HUD Secretary Julián Castro and the Texas Democratic Statewide Slate.
Austin, TX -- Today, House Republican Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he will not seek re-election. Those close to the Speaker said, “[Ryan] was ready to step out of a job that has become endlessly frustrating, in part because of President Trump.” [Axios, April 11, 2018]