MALC JOINS SENATE HISPANIC CAUCUS, FAITH AND BUSINESS COMMUNITIES TO OPPOSE SANCTUARY CITIES LEGISLATION

For Immediate Release: January 25, 2017 Contact: Liz Zornes   MALC JOINS SENATE HISPANIC CAUCUS, FAITH AND BUSINESS COMMUNITIES TO OPPOSE SANCTUARY CITIES LEGISLATION Leaders oppose tying the hands of local law enforcement and requiring them to enforce federal immigration laws.   Austin, Texas— Today, members of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC) of the Texas Legislature […]

Rep. Anchia Appointed to NCSL Labor & Economic Development Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Zornes  214- 943-6081 October 3, 2016   Rep. Anchia Appointed to NCSL Labor & Economic Development Committee   DALLAS – Texas State Representative Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the National Conference of States Legislature’s (NCSL) Labor and Economic Development Committee by NCSL President and Iowa Senator […]

COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE & INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE & INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS For Immediate Release March 30, 2016 Contact: Liz Zornes Phone: (512) 463-0746office MEDIA ADVISORY Following up on the visits to Cuba by President Obama, and Governor Abbott, the committees on International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs, and Agriculture & Livestock are meeting jointly to take invited testimony on how Texas could stand to […]

Rafael Anchia Appointed to Trinity Parkway Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                      Contact: Liz Zornes January 15, 2016                                                                                                                                                           (214) 943-6081 (512) 517-7380(cell)   Rafael Anchia Appointed to Trinity Parkway Advisory Committee   DALLAS – Today, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced the formation of the Trinity Parkway Advisory Committee, whose members were appointed by Dallas City Councilmember Sandy Greyson and former […]

REP. ANCHIA REACTS TO ENACTMENT OF OPEN CARRY BILL JANUARY 1ST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Zornes (512) 463-0746 DECEMBER 31, 2015   REP. ANCHIA REACTS TO ENACTMENT OF OPEN CARRY BILL JANUARY 1ST Texas’ law is the most extreme open carry law in the nation   Dallas – Today, Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas), a long-time advocate of sensible gun safety  laws, outlined the reasons for his […]

REP. ANCHIA AND SEN. SELIGER REACT TO CONGRESS’ DECISION TO LIFT THE CRUDE OIL EXPORT BAN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Zornes  (512) 463-0746 DECEMBER 18, 2015     REP. ANCHIA AND SEN. SELIGER REACT TO CONGRESS’ DECISION TO LIFT THE CRUDE OIL EXPORT BAN   Chairman Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) and Senator Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) joined together to applaud Congress for voting to lift the 40-year old ban on American crude oil […]

Anchia Files for Re-Election

Rafael Anchia State Representative District 103   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                 Contact: Liz Zornes November 16, 2015 (512) 463-0746   Anchia Files for Re-Election Representative Aims to Continue Advocating for State and Region DALLAS –State Representative Rafael Anchia announced today his intention to run for a seventh term in the Texas House […]

ANCHIA APPALLED AT GOV. ABBOTT’S CALL FOR SANCTUARY CITY LEGISLATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 27, 2015 Contact: Liz Zornes (214) 943-6081   ANCHIA APPALLED AT GOV. ABBOTT’S CALL FOR SANCTUARY CITY LEGISLATION Criticizes Governor as being most anti-Hispanic governor in history of Texas Yesterday Texas State Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) expressed his strong disapproval of Governor Greg Abbott’s statement in which the Governor, among other things, […]