Austin, TX -- The Houston Chronicle obtained a private memo from senior political adviser Dave Carney to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s aides cautioning that recent Democratic victories should be a "wakeup call" for Texas Republicans.
Austin, TX -- House Republicans just passed a tax bill that gives the wealthy and large corporations a huge payday at the expense of hardworking Americans. 61% of Americans think that the tax bill would benefit the wealthy, only 6% said the bill would benefit low-income people [TIME, November 15]. This tax plan is a scam, and Americans see right through it.
Austin, TX -- This month, the ATX Political Hackathon took place in downtown Austin. It was hosted at Civitas Learning, in partnership with the Texas Democratic Party. This was the first official Democratic State Party political hackathon in the nation. Teams comprised of front-end and back-end developers, as well as political activists who were challenged to come up with a prototype that solved problems faced by candidates, campaigns, voters, and community organizers.
*** Media Advisory: THURSDAY, DNC’s Jaime Harrison to attend Williamson County Democrats Awards Dinner ***
“Congressman Gene Green has served our state with humility, compassion, and tenacity. With over four decades in elected office, Green has held the title of State Representative, State Senator, Congressman, and above all, Texas Democrat.