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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 02:17:44 +0000(image)
Just when you thought there was nothing anyone could give the U.S. to cheer her up, Austin’s own (and only) Democratic Congressman Rep. Lloyd Doggett came up with the perfect gift! Tax returns! Today, in honor of Valentine’s Day, Rep. Doggett introduced an amendment in the House Ways and Means Committee that would require Donald [...]
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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:56:42 +0000(image)
This afternoon, reports began circulating that Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) may be currently conducting an operation in Travis County. Consideration of whether the timing is a simply remarkable coincidence, given the fact that the Texas Senate hearing on the so-called sanctuary cities bill is taking place today and Governor Abbott spent yesterday with the secretary [...]
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:42:52 +0000(image)
Want to tell someone how you feel about the Muslim ban? Try Mike McCaul! He wrote it. Maybe. He supports it. Sort of. It's unclear. Here's the story.
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:48:36 +0000(image)
Is patriotism the last refuge of a scoundrel? Or is it private property? Cornyn joins Cruz in locking constituents out.
The post Craven Cornyn Won’t Be Upstaged, Hides Behind Houston Landlord appeared first on Burnt Orange Report.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:21:00 +0000(image)
Senator Ted Cruz has made it all but impossible for constituents to speak with him or his staff. Does he think that will make people less likely to try?
The post Ted Cruz Locks Constituents Out, Won’t Make Appointments appeared first on Burnt Orange Report.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:40:21 +0000(image)
As Trump takes up the presidential pen, immigrants' rights activists turn up the heat on Sheriff Ed Gonzalez to stop participating in the 287(g) program.
The post Tell Sheriff Gonzalez to End 287(g) and Keep His Campaign Promise appeared first on Burnt Orange Report.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:20:10 +0000(image)
Tea Party Republican Kyle Biedermann is targeting Muslims with an offensive and chilling survey that reveals his deep misunderstanding of the faith of almost half a million Texans.
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:30:46 +0000(image)
In case you thought our state’s right wing political machine was going to be satisfied imposing new regulations on abortion, harassing the state’s flagship universities and trying its best to destroy public education, there’s news out of Houston that sounds a clear warning about the extreme right’s upcoming legislative assault on Texas labor unions. In [...]
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:30:37 +0000(image)
Resist Trump by stepping up to protect vulnerable Texans.
The post Fighting Back by Giving Back: Texas Organizations That Need Your Support appeared first on Burnt Orange Report.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:00:44 +0000(image)
Many elected officials need to feel the heat, and in Texas, most of those are Republicans. But not all of them.
The post Holding Texas Elected Officials Accountable in the Time of Trump appeared first on Burnt Orange Report.