At 5:30 in the evening last Friday, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst released Texas Senate Committee assignments and some bad news to those hoping that the legislature might find a way to fund Texas public schools. Democrats lost influence in the Education Committee. They held four of nine positions in the committee in the 82nd legislature; [...]
The Washington Post is reporting that George P. Bush, the Hispanic nephew of George W. and son of Jeb, filed a campaign treasurer appointment on Wednesday with the Texas Ethics Commission. This is a first step to running for a state office. A co-founder of the Hispanic Republicans of Texas and a board member for [...]
Make a move already, Mayor Castro. Texas wants you. The time to start thinking about 2014 ain’t in 2014; it is today! You are a national player. You have been an active fighter for the Texas Democratic Party. You are pushing and advocating for innovative programs. Heck, you even have more Twitter followers than Ted [...]
Let’s face it. We are broke. Republicans and their super PACs are going to out fundraise Texas Democrats this year. That limits our candidates’ ability to meet Texans across the state, put up yard signs, buy tv and radio ads, hire staff and so much more. Yet, there is no excuse for our leaders to [...]
Just a quick note, the non-urban/rural caucus will be meeting at one downstairs in the restroom… I mean the restaurant! -Mary González, TDP Hispanic Outreach Director The State Democratic Executive Committee met today at the Hilton Fort Worth to launch its committees and begin the groundwork for victory in November.