The Supreme Court’s ruling in Glacier Northwest v. Teamsters places greater legal responsibility on workers attempting to fight poor workplace conditions, and could potentially limit the potential of the resurgent labor movement by preventing workers from using employer’s products and the flow of business to negotiate for better pay and conditions.
House Republicans are set to vote on cuts to Title I education grants, a federal program providing critical support for low-income students, which could result in a 20% reduction in funding and could lead to a decrease in educational opportunities for disadvantaged children.
A federal judge has ruled that Texas’ law restricting certain public drag shows is unconstitutional, ruling that the law is overbroad and vague, and violates free speech rights.
Texas’ Attorney General’s Office has used the supersedeas rule to block temporary injunctions against new state laws, creating chaos for Texans and criticizing the provision for eroding the separation of powers between the executive branch and courts.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, a longtime Democrat, has announced his switch to the Republican Party, making him the largest city in the country with a GOP mayor.
The Congressional Black Caucus has the opportunity to issue a call for economic justice at its upcoming conference, and should consider ways to better participate in the Biden administration’s industrial plan, explore cooperative strategies, encourage strategic migration to four economically promising Southern states, and call for reparations to build institutional wealth.
House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries has characterized the Republican Party as being in the middle of a civil war, despite efforts to reach an agreement to prevent the shutdown, due to their inability to find common ground on other issues.
After a 10-day trial, Texas senators on Saturday voted to acquit Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on allegations of bribery and corruption, clearing him to return to his duties as the state’s top lawyer.
Oct. 10 is the last day to register to vote and to submit an address change for the constitutional amendment election.
By Matthew Choi, The Texas Tribune Sept. 14, 2023 “U.S. Sen. John Cornyn throws support behind Biden impeachment inquiry” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media […]