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Sam Harless doesn't listen to Texans

As long as the business lobbyists have their deals and willing politicians like Sam Harless, public officials won’t vote in favor of their constituents.

Matt Shaheen doesn't listen to Texans

As long as the business lobbyists have their deals and willing politicians like Matt Shaheen, our taxes will go up and our services will suffer.

Rodney Anderson doesn't listen Texans

As long as the business lobbyists have their deals and willing politicians like Rodney Anderson, we won’t get what our families need - honest government and real transparency.

Complicated applications led to FEMA funding less than 1 percent of Harvey infrastructure repairs

The complicated method by which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reviews and allocates disaster-related funds has resulted in it paying for less than one percent of Texas’ Harvey-related infrastructure projects, according to the Texas Standard.

Tony "Dale for Sale" bought up by special interest money

Tony Dale's votes match up to the interests of his contributors. Is this someone Texans want in Austin?

Meet the four state representatives who voted against women's health

Who would vote against detecting cancer and saving women’s lives?  Apparently, Matt Rinaldi, Matt Schaefer, Matt Shaheen and Jonathan Stickland.

Study: Texas "substantially weaker" than neighbors on cleanup guidelines for polluted sites

The study found Texas "may allow residential homes to be built in areas that neighboring states wouldn’t even consider safe for factories or oil refineries.”

Tony Tinderholt: Leaving Texas children behind

Tony Tinderholt has to adjust his priorities – our kids need the legislature to invest in their future, by prioritizing their needs and paying less attention to corporate special interests.

Don Huffines fails Texas women

State Senator Don Huffines is a master player in the rigged political system in Austin – he’s paid the piper and played the piper – taking special interest money, voting to relax the rules on himself, and sticking it to everyday Texans.

Matt Rinaldi: Owned by Special Interests Groups

State Representative Matt Rinaldi (R-Irving) says he believes in giving back to his community, but his record of taking thousands of dollars from predatory...

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