Tag Archives: Mary Gonzalez
Wage theft is a quiet crisis in the Lone Star State. A bill that would publicly expose bad actors may have a chance at the Legislature.
Every year, the Texas Workforce Commission identifies thousands of employers who’ve engaged in wage theft, an offense that can range from outright denial of w...Read More
Latino Lawmakers Call for State-Funded Immigration Representation, More Oversight of Detention Centers
In response to Trump’s family separations and detention, Texas Democrats are pressing for changes to state law and a potential crackdown on the private prison industry.
A coalition of civil rights groups and Texas Democrats laid out a plan Tuesday for responding to the federal government’s separation and detention of migrant ...Read More
“We’re creating generation after generation after generation of sexually illiterate adults.”
“We’re creating generation after generation after generation of sexually illiterate adults.”...Read More
Democrats again seek to repeal discriminatory measures, but LGBT advocates say it’s unlikely.
Seven Anti-LGBT Laws That Remain on Texas’ Books Democrats again seek to repeal discriminatory measures, but LGBT advocates say it’s unlikely. Although thei...Read More
Texas currently has only 10 openly LGBT elected officials out of roughly 470 in the U.S., and just a handful of LGBT candidates are on the ballot this year....Read More
Here are five resolutions to help the LGBT community stave off victory blindness from the summer's marriage equality victory in 2016. ...Read More
Creating a victory for LGBT advocates, Cecil Bell Jr.'s anti-gay marriage bill died in the Texas legislature along with more than 20 anti-LGBT proposals. ...Read More
In a last-minute surprise, an El Paso Democrat is holding up a bill that would bring groundwater regulation to the “white zone” of Hays County, an area with...Read More
It’s illegal in Texas to have sexual contact with a person under 17. However, if two consenting teens are within three years of age and of the oppos...Read More