5 Things We Learned from Gov. Abbott’s Town Hall Meeting

At a televised town hall from the University of Texas at Tyler Thursday night, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott addressed a range of topics affecting the state, answering questions from moderators, audience members and pre-taped questions from viewers. Some topics got more attention than others, and we note the five largest takeaways here: Special session quashed […]

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Republican inaction linked to hundreds of preventable cancer deaths for Texas women

Texans are dying from cervical cancer at unnecessarily high rates as the Republican majority in the Texas Legislature continues to block legislation calling for mandatory immunization against the Human Papillomavirus, which causes cervical cancer.  According to the Texas Medical Association, three studies conducted within the past two years demonstrate significant levels of support from both […]

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Gov. Abbott Anounces Special Election for Fort Bend State House Seat

Following Rep. John Zerwas’ recent resignation announcement, Gov. Greg Abbott officially issued a proclamation today to announce Tuesday, November 5, 2019, as the special election date to fill the vacated Texas House of Representatives District 28 seat. Eyes will be on the election in the competitive district, which spans the Katy to Rosenberg areas entirely […]

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