We don’t want to be like Indiana: Texas business group comes out against anti-LGBT proposals

Hoping to avoid a repeat of the economic backlash seen in Indiana after lawmakers there passed a controversial religious freedom law, one of Texas’ most influential business organizations joined the Lone Star state’s gay and lesbian community and civil rights activists to denounce similar measures under consideration by Texas lawmakers….Read more here.

REP. ANCHIA JOINS SEN. ELLIS, BILL HAMMOND OF TAB TO SPEAK AGAINST ANTI-LGBT LEGISLATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  Contact: Liz Zornes APRIL 7, 2015                                                    (512) 463-0746   REP. ANCHIA JOINS SEN. ELLIS, BILL HAMMOND OF TAB TO SPEAK AGAINST ANTI-LGBT LEGISLATION   (Austin)  Today, at a press conference at the State Capitol, Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) joined with Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston) and Bill Hammond, Chief Executive […]

Updated Information on HB 2579, the DISD Governance Bill

84th Legislative Session: HB 2579 – DISD Governance Legislation Updated information about the bill: The recent public discussions related to Dallas Independent School District (DISD) governance has resulted in a number of contentious issues raised by various groups within the district. Rather than focusing on issues that divide us, the intent of HB 2579 is […]

ANCHIA FILES BILL TO STOP STATE BAILOUT OF TRINITY TOLL ROAD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  Contact: Liz Zornes MARCH 18, 2015                                                          (512) 463-0746   ANCHIA FILES BILL TO STOP STATE BAILOUT OF TRINITY TOLL ROAD HB 3674 will prohibit use of limited transportation dollars for underfunded toll road   (Austin)  Last week, Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) filed HB 3674, a bi-partisan bill that would prioritize […]

ANCHIA FILES BILL TO IMPROVE DISD GOVERNANCE, Proposals in HB 2579 would go to voters for approval

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                       Contact: Liz Zornes MARCH 16, 2015                                                                               (512) 463-0746   ANCHIA FILES BILL TO IMPROVE DISD GOVERNANCE Proposals in HB 2579 would go to voters for approval   (Austin)  Last week Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) filed HB 2579, a bi-partisan bill that would implement provisions related to the governance of […]

Information on HB 2579 – DISD Governance Legislation

84th Legislative Session: HB 2579 – DISD Governance Legislation The recent public discussions related to Dallas Independent School District (DISD) governance has resulted in a number of contentious issues raised by various groups within the district. Rather than focusing on issues which divide us, the intent of HB 2579 is to build off of those […]