Chris’s Community Support Continues to Grow! UPDATED!

I continue to be humbled and inspired by the support and encouragement that I’ve received from community leaders, friends, activists, volunteers, and voters for the upcoming Democratic primary for Texas House of Representatives, District 101. This list of supporters is a microcosm of our community – teachers, veterans, retirees, union members,

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Shortsighted

I wrote the email below over the weekend. This morning, we learned that Governor Rick Perry is making the shortsighted and ill-informed decision to not pursue Medicaid expansion or set up a state insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act. The governor’s announcement is about politics, nothing more, and will only serve to lengthen Texas’ unfortunate reign as the state with the highest rate of uninsured. I’ll have more to say on his announcement later, but for now I wanted to share my original email, and why it’s so important that Texas get this right.

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It’s Not a Game, Governor

Today, Governor Rick Perry launches his latest political stunt: he’s calling on lawmakers and candidates to sign a pledge promising that they will continue failed Tea Party Republican budget policies. [caption id="attachment_2560" align="alignright" width="350" caption="The Texas Budget is NOT a game, Governor."][/caption] Quite simply, Perry’s ple

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A call for justice

Chris Turner spoke at a rally for education and awareness surrounding the Trayvon Martin case on Wednesday, March 29, 2012 at Tarrant County Community College Southeast Campus.  Organized by TCC students, LaTarsha and Marqus Smith, the rally featured several speakers including student Florisa Esquivel, student Dennis Swanson, Pastor D

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Join Us for a Grand Opening and Bring the Family for Lunch

What: Chris Turner Campaign Office Grand Opening Where: 214 Billings St., Suite 210, Arlington, TX 76010 (map) When: Saturday, March 17, 2012, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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