Austin, TX -- Today, the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee voted to move Imperial Gov. Abbott’s Articles of Confederation to the Texas Senate Floor. [Statesman, February 2017]
Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Crystal K. Perkins issued the following statement:
“The Texas economy under Imperial Gov. Greg Abbott has plummeted from 3rd to 21st, the President of the United States could be compromised by Russia, and children are dying in Abbott’s state foster care system, but the Texas Republican Senate has the time to discuss ripping apart the United States Constitution.
“This is one of the most un-American, unpatriotic things I’ve ever seen. Trump Republicans are nothing but a bunch of crackpots and traitors.”
Trump’s Trade War Begins
Austin, TX -- Today, CNN reported, “[t]he White House is considering withdrawing from NAFTA in the coming days” citing two senior administration officials as their source. [CNN, April 26, 2017]
SB4: The Battle Begins
The debate is raging on house floor today. SB4, a dangerous bill that forces local law enforcement into Trump’s deportation force is being pushed by Trump Republicans.
Breaking: Texas Republicans Discriminated Against Texas Voters in State House Redistricting
Once again, a federal court has ruled that Texas Republicans intentionally discriminated against Texas’ diverse new majority, drawing state legislative districts in 2011 to limit the voice of communities of color in their government.