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Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 @ 8:29PM

Growing Texas Will Strain Tight Budget Seams

AUSTIN – You as parents can all relate to this as well as I, a father, can also witness. It’s what happened every year as my offspring approached the start of a new season, let alone a new school year. The clothes I bought for them last summer, last fall,…

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 @ 6:48PM

OP-ED: Election time – It’s sooner than you think

OP-ED: Election time – It’s sooner than you think

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Thursday, July 12th, 2012 @ 9:35PM

Unfinished Business

We have unfinished business in Dallas County. Do you know that early voting for the Dallas County Democratic Primary Election begins July 23, 2012 – July 27, 2012 (Monday – Friday) from 7:00 am – 7:00 pm. Let’s complete the job we started on May 29, and not leave our…

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Thursday, June 28th, 2012 @ 9:34PM

The Rights of Millions

This morning, the rights of millions of Americans to health insurance reforms and benefits were reaffirmed when the United States Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, 5-4 (Chief Justice Roberts, Justices Breyer, Ginsb erg, Kagan, and Sotomayor in the majority; Justices Alito, Kennedy, Scalia, and Thomas in the…

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Thursday, June 28th, 2012 @ 1:59PM

The Affordable Care Act has been called a lot of things – now call it the law

DALLAS — Since its turbulent passage in 2010, the American Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been called a lot of things, including unconstitutional, a government takeover of healthcare and an unprecedented overreach, often tagged with the intended derisive label of Obamacare. But as of today, it can be called the law…

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Monday, June 4th, 2012 @ 9:33PM

Texas Can Do Better

Please join me and the Senate Democratic Caucus for our workshop, “Texas Can Do Better” at the state convention. The workshop will be held on Friday, June 8th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is a unique opportunity to spend two hours with the most senior elected Democratic leaders in…

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