A Texas House committee passed a pro-LGBT bill that would allow same-sex parents to have both names on the birth certificate of adopted children.
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I think I know why Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) chose to hold his second climate change hearing on 4/20 instead of Earth Day, which is on Wednesday: You’d have to be high to think this Legislature is going to do anything about climate change, no matter how measly the proposal.
Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) delivered an impassioned speech on the House floor in support of a proposal to allow the adopted children of same-sex couples to have accurate birth certificates.
A Republican committee chairman smacked down an anti-LGBT witness Wednesday during a hearing on a proposal to allow same-sex parents to have both their names on the birth certificates of adopted children.
Teach for America is changing, its recruitment is struggling and its critics are gaining support. It’s time for a closer look at Texas’ support for TFA.
On Wednesday, state Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) introduced a bill for the fourth consecutive session that would remove gender requirements for adoptive parents on supplemental birth certificates.
Angry debate erupted on House floor when Rep. Byron Cook allowed an amendment that would’ve gutted a previously-uncontested portion of the PUC sunset bill.
The panel, “Should Texas Sunset the Sunset Commission?” asked an apparently pressing question on the minds at TPPF, but hardly anybody else’s.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry declared sanctuary cities an emergency item for the 82nd Legislature, exempting the issue from a 60-day wait normally required to […]