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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.) […]

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 […]

Defeat HB 6, a Voter Suppression and Criminalization Act (and SB 7, too!)

ISSUE We saw proof in 2020–Texans want to vote and they did! Now, the Texas Legislature is taking up comprehensive election bills that will deter voters and restrict election officials: House Bill 6 Senate Bill 7 in the Senate. 3/30 Update on SB 7: On Friday (3/26), despite many hours of public testimony–the vast majority […]

Contact Legislators to Protect Your Right to Vote

ACT BY THURSDAY, MARCH 18 ISSUE Texas Republican lawmakers have launched bills from birdshot- to 10-megaton-size bombs targeted at suppressing the vote. These bills would create extra work and stress for overburdened county election officials. Worse, they would subject violators to felony prosecution for infractions that now are misdemeanors. Other legislators have introduced bills to […]

Join Us Every Tuesday for a CTA Phone Bank

TUESDAYS AT 1 PM If you or anyone you know is a bit hesitant to call a state legislator, consider joining us weekly to make calls together. We’ll walk through current CTAs and answer any questions you have to help you get calls made, emails written, and testimony submitted. Since our ability to gather at […]

Comment on Dan Patrick’s Priorities

ISSUE Despite our failing infrastructure, lack of access to healthcare, continued struggles with the COVID crisis, and more, our Lieutenant Governor continues to prioritize legislation that hurts Texans. It’s time for our elected leaders to drop the partisan pandering and start working for us. Read Dan Patrick’s legislative priorities for the Texas Senate. CALL YOUR STATE […]

Speak Up About Election Reform

ISSUE The Elections Committee of the Texas House is overseeing the fate of filed bills pertaining to voter registration processes and penalties. Some Democratic bills would increase online voter registration and vote-by-mail opportunities. Some Republican bills would increase penalties on voter registration irregularities to felony status and would subject county voter registrars to civil and […]