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Analysis: Real People Are Hurting

Analysis: Real People Are Hurting

Most Tuesday mornings, the Texas Minute—our weekday email publication—includes the One-Click Survey. It’s almost always a question about policy or politics, oftentimes tinged with a bit of humor. We ask readers to not only “click” an answer, but to then reply with...
Liberal Lawmakers Form New ‘Progressive Caucus’

Liberal Lawmakers Form New ‘Progressive Caucus’

In what they call a “response to increasingly radical, right-wing laws that hurt Texans, coupled with a rapidly growing progressive movement in Texas,” 20 House Democrat lawmakers created the new Texas House Progressive Caucus on Thursday. “It’s time for us to get to...
ELECTION RESULTS: Dallas County

ELECTION RESULTS: Dallas County

Republicans held on to state House seats in Dallas but lost more judicial races Tuesday night in the Democrat stronghold. The two remaining Republicans in Dallas County’s legislative delegation—State Reps. Morgan Meyer (Dallas) and Angie Chen Button (Garland)—held...
PRIMARY RESULTS: Dallas County

PRIMARY RESULTS: Dallas County

Republican voters in Democrat-dominated Dallas County saw few contested races on the ballot when they went to the polls to vote in the March 3 primary election. Just a handful of congressional and state House races offered voters a choice of more than one GOP...
New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Dear Reader, I want to share with you our New Year’s Resolutions at Empower Texans. Communications experts say you should never repeat an accusation that is made against you. I hold to that as a good practice, but let me this one time repeat the accusation many in the...
Dallas County Primary Fights Set for 2020

Dallas County Primary Fights Set for 2020

Last week’s candidate filing deadline for Texas primary elections set the ground for upcoming conflicts in Dallas County’s March 2020 primaries. Every incumbent is seeking re-election as Democrats look to maintain their dominance in local and state offices across the...