On Tuesday morning, Veronica Ayala, 33, stood next to her three-year old son Damian in a parking lot across the street from the J.J. Pickle Federal Building in Austin. Surrounded by a dozen immigrant advocates with signs, Ayala was making …
Daily Archives: July 30, 2013
State Board of Education member Thomas Ratliff has emerged as CSCOPE’s most outspoken defender at the state level—one of the very few elected officials willing to wade into tea party waters and pick a fight.
Beginning in September, at least 69 family-planning clinics in Texas will lose federal Title X funding, which means that they will have to comply with state law and start getting parental-consent signatures on file to continue dispensing birth control to minors.
The increasingly heated atmosphere of Texas politics finds key players, including gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott and HB 2 filibusterer Sen. Wendy Davis, taking to social media more intensely than ever.