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Equal Pay Day

Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ››

Equal Pay Day, April 8, is the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year.   It takes women an extra three months of wages to make up the difference. Equal Pay Day 2014 is particularly significant because it falls between two legislative anniversaries that have helped women make progress ...

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King

Jan 16, 2014 No Comments ››

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy on January 18 with the House District 65 Democrats in Carrollton.  They will meet behind Carrollton City Hall at 9:30  a.m. at 1945 E. Jackson Rd..  The parade begins at 10 a.m.  Or join the House District 64 Democrats in Denton on January 20 at Fred Moore Park at Lakey ...

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Price Too Great to End Obamacare

Nov 15, 2013 No Comments ››

The fortune in my cookie this week read, “It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.” How true for the Monday morning quarterbacking Republicans who continue the outrageous lies about the Affordable Care Act - ObamaCare. Constructive criticism can be useful, but working toward failure without first offering viable improvements blurs the line ...

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Turning Texas Blue Goes Beyond the Rally

Aug 1, 2013 No Comments ››

While the dominantly old, white male GOP Texas legislature quietly prays that Senator Wendy Davis would take her pink shoes back to Tarrant County where they've gerrymandered her district out of existence, women are shouting "Run, Wendy, Run!" For those of us who burned our bras and marched to demand equality in the 60s and 70s, ...

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Who Is As Bad As Rick Perrry?

Jul 14, 2013 No Comments ››

In short, Attorney General Greg Abbott is as bad or worse for Texas than Governor Perry.  And Abbott's recently announced run for Governor of Texas prompts us to tell you what makes him the worse candidate for the job: Abbott believes that  district maps that discriminate against Hispanic  and African-American voters is good for Texas and ...

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