News Impacting Texans

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Different Day, Same Play

 

Austin, TX — Yesterday, Texas Republican AG Ken Paxton made headlines by filing yet another lawsuit that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act.


Texas Democratic Party Deputy Executive Director Manny Garcia issued the following statement:

“This another savage attempt from Republican Ken Paxton to rip healthcare away from Texans. The fact is, the Affordable Care Act has reduced our uninsured rate and made it more affordable for folks to visit a doctor...See https://www.txdemocrats.org/media/different-day-same-play/


Hurricane Harvey - victims in limbo

ICYMI: 6 months after Harvey, Hurricane victims still in limbo...See https://www.txdemocrats.org/media/icymi-6-months-after-harvey-hurricane-victims-still-in-limbo/

Texas Democrats on SCOTUS DACA

Austin, TX — Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court refused to review a lower court’s order that requires the Trump administration to keep DACA protections in place. [Washington Post, February 26, 2018]


Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:

“We’re grateful for today’s Supreme Court’s decision....See https://www.txdemocrats.org/media/texas-democrats-on-scotus-decision-to-turn-down-trump-administration-request-on-daca/

Democrats turning out in numbers!

Austin, TX – Texas Democrats have been organizing, marching, running for office, and our hard work is showing results. Last week, Texas Democrats turned out to vote in record numbers. Over the weekend, the San Antonio Express-News wrote a piece highlighting the important work the Texas Democratic Party has been doing online, on the ground, and in communities across Texas to get the vote out. See...https://www.txdemocrats.org/media/icymi-democrats-see-a-light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel/

SCOTUS to hear Texas Redistricting case!

Austin, TX —  Today, it was reported that the Supreme Court of the United States would hear Abbott V. Perez, the case regarding Texas redistricting on April 24, 2018. See...https://www.txdemocrats.org/media/scotus-to-hear-oral-arguments-on-tx-redistricting-in-april/

Texas early voting outpacting Republicans!

 Austin, TX —  According to the Texas Secretary of State, “in Texas’ 15 most populous counties, 51 percent more Democrats voted in their primary on Tuesday than in 2014, compared to the 16 percent growth rate in voters in the Republican primary.” [Austin American-Statesman, February 21, 2018

See...https://www.txdemocrats.org/media/texas-democrats-early-vote-growth-outpacing-republicans/