Austin, TX -- Yesterday, Trump Republican Lt. Gov Dan Patrick called for a state investigation of the San Antonio Police Chief Bill McManus under the unconstitutional and hateful “show-me-your-papers” bill, SB4. Patrick criticized local law enforcement for protecting human trafficking victims, making sure they received care from Catholic Charities rather than detaining them as criminals for deportation by Trump’s administration.
SHOT 2015: Dan Patrick doesn't even want to be in the same sentence as Donald Trump, “There is no comparison between Donald Trump and me.” CHASER 2018: Dan Patrick thinks Trump is the best thing since sliced bread.
Austin, TX -- As reported by Peggy Fikac, Gov. Greg Abbott's appointments have collectively donated over 14 million dollars to his campaign war chest since 2001. Also, “despite pleas for more diversity and less of a big-money presence, Gov. Greg Abbott's appointments to state boards and commissions remain largely Anglo men…” [Houston Chronicle, January 5, 2018]
Texas Democrats join Arlington NAACP in challenging Greg Abbott’s Appointment as Grand Marshal in MLK Day Parade
Austin, TX -- Gov. Greg Abbott has a long record of attacking the Voting Rights Act and the representation of African Americans in Texas. The Arlington NAACP is fighting back saying his appointment as the honorary grand marshal in this year’s Tarrant County MLK Parade is an insult to Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy.
Austin, TX -- Today, the Texas Democratic Party filed suit in federal district court against the Republican Party of Texas and Republican Secretary of State’s office to ensure candidate filing laws are respected.
Texas Republican Sen. Cornyn Sells Out America To Personally Enrich Wealthy Colleagues And Donald Trump
Austin, TX -- The International Business Times and VOX have reported Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn included a provision in the Republican tax plan that would personally enrich some GOP lawmakers and President Donald Trump.