In Texas, an average of $41.5 million per year is funneled into local law enforcement budgets as a result of forfeitures.
Articles by Sam DeGrave
Despite limited options, the Democrats barely mentioned the wave of protests happening in Austin and around the country.
Fighting for rights of low-wage workers at the local and state level is vital in the era of Trump, protesters say.
New proposals aim to boost the state’s minimum wage by nearly 40 percent, which could give a pay raise to about 2.4 million of Texas’ lowest-paid workers.