Eric Johnson, the Mayor of Dallas, has been accused of betraying his constituents after announcing his switch to the Republican Party, despite having been re-elected unopposed in May of this year.
The looming government shutdown is causing uncertainty for Texas agriculture and nutrition programs due to the potential delay of the farm bill, which is critical to providing crop insurance and loans to farmers and food access to low-income families.
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.
By Bria Overs Originally appeared in Word in Black Over 100 years, unions have helped Black families move into the middle class with increased wages and better working conditions. Before […]
By Aswad Walker Originally appeared in Word in Black There’s a huge national labor movement going on in the United States, and Black Americans are leading the charge. The connections […]
By William Melhado Originally appeared in the Texas Tribune The state attorney general’s office appealed a state district court injunction that said the new prohibitions deprive trans kids of “necessary, […]
By Jamiles Lartey Sweltering doesn’t even describe it. Giles Clarke / Getty Images In July of this year, more than a third of the U.S. population was under excessive heat […]
By Michaela Rush, Report for America Corps Member Dallas Free Press “Progress through pain” is how activist Maria Lozada Garcia describes the process of protecting her native West Dallas neighborhood, […]
Black maternal mortality rates are highest among all races and accessibility to contraception and abortion are shown to be critical in reducing instances of death. As Zurawski v. Texas finds […]
By Ben Jealous More than one million Americans told the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week that they aren’t willing to wait any longer. Their comments insisting that EPA move […]