Helping our neighbors

Early yesterday morning, fire broke out at an east Arlington apartment complex, displacing 37 residents and injuring four. According to news reports, the fire was a 

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Bathrooms vs. Real Solutions

Earlier this week, law enforcement officials from across our state gathered on the Capitol steps to speak out against the "bathroom bill." Last week, 

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2018

During my four terms serving in the Texas House of Representatives, and as the current chair of the Texas House Democratic Caucus, I have been on the frontline fighting to create more opportunity for Texas families: better funding for our public schools, improved access to healthcare, protecting the rights of all Texans and expanding consumer protection. Back at home, my number one priority has and always will be to engage members of our community and for our office to be a resource for constituents. Through informational events, our Texas 101 Task Force, and effective constituent services,

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Not so special

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott announced a special session of the Legislature to begin on July 18th. I talked about it on

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#TXLEGE in Review, Part 1

It’s so good to be home. To be perfectly honest, I was happy to see Austin in my rearview mirror when I was driving up I-35 on Tuesday. There is a lot to say about what happened in this just-concluded legislative session, and I won’t try to say it all in one email. There was some good, but a lot more bad. I have always said my most important job is to work for our district. So, I will start my recap there and let you know some of the things we worked on for t

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