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The Sandra Bland Act Was Stripped of the Provision That Could’ve Prevented Her Arrest. Now It Has a Chance.

“I believe this is the legislative session that we come together, in bipartisan fashion, to pass a bill to prohibit this practice that can have life-altering consequences,” one lawmaker said.

On July 10, 2015, on a quiet road near Prairie View A&M University, a hot-headed state trooper stopped Sandra Bland for changing lanes without a turn signal...Read More

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Texas Democrats Push For At Least $10.10 Minimum Wage

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

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