Blog Posts

  • A Travis County grand jury has chosen to indict Governor Rick Perry. The indictment comes after an investigation into whether Perry abused his power as governor by attempting to coerce Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg into resigning by vetoing funds to the Public Integrity Unit, which she heads. Perry was …


  • After telling the Travis County District Attorney that if she did not resign, he planned to veto funding for the Public Integrity Unit, Rick Perry made good on his promise and vetoed nearly $7.5 million in state funding for the ethics investigation unit. The veto could affect ongoing investigation in …


  • Rick Perry has vetoed legislation that would have brought Texas in line with the Federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. HB950, authored by State Rep. Senfronia Thompson and Sponsored in the Senate by Wendy Davis would have allowed victims of pay discrimination in Texas to have brought cases in state …


  • Back to Basics PAC Releases SD 6 Poll


  • It’s election season, and that means candidates all over Texas just can’t stop telling voters what strong supporters of public education they are. That would be just fine, if it were true. But many of the politicians now professing their love for schools voted to cut $5.4 billion from Texas …