Tag Archives: Senfronia Thompson
"I tell God all the time, 'These sons of bitches make me so mad. I want to cuss ’em out, ooh Jesus.'"
As the longest-serving woman and African American in the Texas Legislature, state Representative Senfronia Thompson, or Ms. T as she is affectionately known, ha...Read More
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.
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....Read More
Pro-LGBT Houston Lawmakers Discuss Lieutenant Governor's Anti-Transgender Proposal
One Democratic state lawmaker pledged Wednesday to “fight like hell” against Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s anti-transgender bathroom bill, while anoth...Read More
If Texas state Representative Ron Reynolds loses his fight against a 2015 conviction for ambulance chasing, the popular Fort Bend County Democrat may go to jail...Read More
Despite vociferous opposition from local elected officials, environmentalists and citizens, many Democrats in the Texas Legislature are supporting controversial...Read More
In contrast to the Planned Parenthood bashing at Tuesday’s Senate Education Committee hearing, hundreds rallied at the Capitol on Thursday morning to support ...Read More
We're in the midst of a funding crisis for legal aid, according to the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. Last session the Legislature gave $17.5 million to ci...Read More