Today, Texas schools will be receiving “A-F” letter grades in guise of better accountability. Ross Ramsey of The Texas Tribune wrote an analysis of the new controversial grading system pushed for by Republican lawmakers.
“83 years ago, our nation decided every American deserves the economic security to retire with dignity and respect. Democrats have been at the forefront of the fight to preserve the promise we made to Americans under the Social Security Act..."
Today, Bridget Bowman from Roll Call reported on a new poll showing Texas Democrat Colin Allred within 2 points (47-45) of Republican-incumbent Pete Sessions in the Dallas-area 32nd District.
Last Friday, members of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus toured the ‘tent city’ at the Tornillo Port of Entry. The tent city housing children who have been separated from their parents will remain open past the original August 13th contract and extend to A September 13th.
"Over the weekend, we were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Senator Schwartz..."
Over the weekend, The Dallas Morning News Editorial Board slammed Republican Lt. Governor Dan Patrick on his reluctance to debate Texas Democrat Mike Collier and disrespecting Texas voters.
...the Houston Chronicle Editorial Board slammed Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for trying to take credit for assisting with the recovery from Hurricane Harvey saying, “when it came to the hard work of bringing home billions to rebuild Texas, Cruz sat that one out.”
Tax-free weekend begins today, that means parents and teachers will shopping for back to school.
In the wake of Chris Collins (R-NY) indictment, details are emerging about additional lawmakers involved with the insider trading, including Texas Republicans John Culberson and Mike Conaway.