Texas Democrats join Work Strong Austin & Progressive Allies to Demand Paid Sick Days for Austin Workers
Texas Democrats believe healthcare is a right. Our Texas Democratic Party platform supports paid sick leave in all employment contracts and calls us to fight for that right.
According to the Houston Chronicle, “Attorney General Ken Paxton's former legal clients and family friends gave him $84,000 last year to fuel his long-running legal fight against securities fraud accusations”, marking a heavy drop-off in donations as the dispute drags on with no end in sight.
Texas Democrats are gaining even more momentum this election cycle. It has never been more clear that Texas is the future of the Democratic Party. According to Gallup, Texas is one of 15 competitive states, “a difference between Republicans and Democrats of five percentage points or less.”
Austin, TX -- Thursday, the Austin City Council will vote on a paid sick leave ordinance, if it passes, it would make Austin the first Texas city with paid sick leave.
Texas Democrats had a record number of candidates file to run for office in 2018. Our progressive movement is stronger than ever and Democrats are preparing for the best midterms of our lifetime. In order to bring the blue wave sweeping the nation to Texas, we launched #TrainTheWave.
97 United States Senators voted to move towards a debate on immigration and DACA. The only NO vote to begin the debate on immigration was Texas Republican Ted Cruz.
Yannis Banks talks about the Texas NAACP and how we all can fight for equality for communities of color.