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Anti-Voter HB 6 and SB 7 In the House

ISSUE House Bill 6 is a massive voter suppression bill that strips power from counties and criminalizes mistakes by folks who want to help voters. It passed out of the House Elections Committee through a murky and underhanded process. (Four committee members have written to the United States Attorney General to ask for an investigation.) […]

Reduce Excessive Standardized Testing (HB 3668)

ISSUE In the 1990s, Texas pioneered using extensive, high-stakes standardized tests as a tool to improve schools. The results have been mixed—standardized-test scores have increased, but college professors find students are less prepared for the kind of deep learning that will lead to successful careers. Texas requires more standardized tests than federal law requires, and […]

Protect Your Right to Choose Your Representatives (Redistricting)

ACT BY TUESDAY, APRIL 20 ISSUE The Texas House will hear three sets of bills on Tuesday, April 20, each of which would create a new, non-partisan Texas Redistricting Commission. The three sets each include a bill that determines the rules for creating and governing the Commission’s work and a Joint Resolution to amend the […]