Feeding Texas is now collecting donations to help pay off school lunch debts and encourage schools to adopt more generous meal policies.
Feeding Texas is now collecting donations to help pay off school lunch debts and encourage schools to adopt more generous meal policies. Read More
The governor published a counterfactual editorial Friday about the anti-“sanctuary cities” bill.
Governor Greg Abbott published an editorial in the San Antonio Express-News Friday defending Senate Bill 4 — the anti-“sanctuary cities” law that critics say will encourage racial profiling, undermine local policing efforts and tear immigrant families apart. In the piece, … Read More
“I personally believe that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who harm our children,” said Representative Helen Giddings.
On a Wednesday morning in February 2016, Kelvin Holt, an Army veteran and then-substitute teacher, led a group of about 20 pre-kindergarten students into a Central Texas school cafeteria. As kids shuffled through the line, Holt noticed a 4-year-old Latina … Read More
“I don’t know why he is telling people something so blatantly untrue,” Austin City Council member Greg Casar said.
On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott assured Univision viewers via Facebook Live that only “serious” criminals need to worry about Senate Bill 4 — the anti-“sanctuary cities” legislation that critics say will tear immigrant families apart. A few hours later, dozens … Read More
Hundreds marched against the anti-'sanctuary cities' bill that many say could tear immigrant families apart.
On Mother's Day, more than a hundred protesters march from Austin City Hall to the Governor's Mansion in protest of Senate Bill 4 — the anti-"sanctuary cities" bill that critics say could tear families apart. Posted by The Texas Observer … Read More
Nine in 10 Texas farmworkers lack access to licensed housing, and many live without running water, electricity or ventilation.
Nine in 10 Texas farmworkers lack access to licensed housing, and many live without running water, electricity or ventilation. Read More
A GOP-backed bill, which Democrats said would be challenged in court as voter suppression, will be considered by a Senate committee Thursday.
A Republican-backed bill passed the House after two hours of heated debate in which Democrats said it could lead to a civil rights lawsuit. Read More
SB 1018 would effectively lower state standards in order to license the facilities. The legislation was written by a for-profit private prison corporation.
The Texas Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would license immigrant family detention centers, which critics call “baby jails,” as child care facilities. Democrats railed against Senate Bill 1018, which would allow prison firms to skip all the burdensome regulations … Read More
Protesters were charged with a Class B misdemeanor and released to a crowd of cheering supporters.
In wake of the ‘Show Me Your Papers’ bill, Texans take to the state Capitol for International Workers’ Day. Read More