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Texas women deserve a raise

Women in Texas earn less than their male counterparts and there’s little reason to believe it will change anytime soon. It doesn’t matter if...

House Speaker Joe Straus stands for his beliefs, not for party politics

Candidates and politicians looking to do what’s best for Texas should take a page from outgoing Speaker of the House, Joe Straus ( R-San Antonio).

Science is real. Here's hoping State Rep. Sarah Davis keeps fighting the anti-vaxxers and...

It may be hard to believe but there are still Texans who are ardent opponents of immunization, despite the wealth of hard evidence they...

As property taxes increase, state funding for schools continues to stifle

If you’re a homeowner in Texas, there’s a good chance you cringe every January when it comes time to pay property taxes. It’s not hard...

Do you know how your representative makes money? Search our drive to see for...

Texans deserve to know what motivates our representatives in their decisions and votes. That's why we're making politicians' personal finance statements available to the public.

Data: Women used less programs after Texas Legislature slashed health care funding

Women’s Health is More than “Choice.” It’s been approximately seven years since the Texas Legislature began moving to defund health programs for women and as...

Texas Republicans stand by Trump border policy at state party convention

As a large amount of Texans continue to be horrified by U.S. President Donald Trump’s policy of separating undocumented immigrant children from their parents,...

DATA: Download Personal Financial Statements

When lawmakers are transparent and accountable, we all benefit. Unfortunately, current laws don’t require the state to post Personal Financial Disclosure of Texas legislators...

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