ISSUE Those who believe every eligible Texan should have an equal opportunity to register and vote in fair elections must speak up now. Otherwise SB 7, notoriously worse than the Jim Crow laws of the 1890s-1960s, will become law. If it does, Texans of color, those with disabilities, those who work shifts or several jobs, […]
HEARING IS APRIL 29 ISSUE Voters are still under attack by leaders of the Legislature who continue to push bills that take votes away from people of color and with disabilities, punish voters and people who try to help them, and take authority away from local elected officials. Most of the bills to be heard […]
As of January 20, masks are required at the Capitol, but hearings are still planned to happen in person. During a pandemic. That means that Texas’ most vulnerable, whose lives can be most hurt or helped by legislation, will likely be left out of public testimony for fear of risking their health. It’s 2021, and Austin is one of the major tech hubs of the country. We can and should do better.
WHAT IS THIS? Every other week, Indivisible National offers training focused on making change at the state level. The first session, “Framing the Issue,” is on March 24th . See all sessions and register here: State Legislative Advocacy Training Series After you attend, let us know what you learned!