Tag Archives: Rafael Anchia
SB 9’s passage out of committee Friday sets the stage for a heated debate over voting rights in the waning days of the session.
A bill raising criminal penalties for certain election-related offenses and imposing new voting restrictions cleared a major hurdle Friday, setting the stage fo...Read More
Who's to blame for Senate Bill 4? For my money, there is no better place to start than Speaker Joe Straus and the so-called moderates in the Texas House.
Many believed it wouldn’t happen, but on Thursday, the Texas House passed legislation that in spirit and letter is awfully similar to SB 1070, the “show me ...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
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....Read More
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 ha...Read More
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 ...Read More
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....Read More
LGBT group says the 1997 restriction hurts kids, calling it ‘the lowest form of politics’.
On Wednesday, state Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) introduced a bill for the fourth consecutive session that would remove gender requirements for adoptive parent...Read More