ACLU of Oklahoma Calls for Criminal Charges Against Tulsa Police Officers in Murder of Terence Crutcher

OKLAHOMA CITY — In response to the release of two videos depicting the murder of Terence Crutcher (seen here via The Tulsa World website), an unarmed Black Tulsan whose car had broken down, and the launch of DOJ and state investigations, the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma released the following statements: Please attribute to…

Greater Austin Crime Commission 15th Annual 9/11 Memorial Honoring Central Texas First Responders

Featured Speaker Lawrence Wright Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 Friday, September 9, 2016 The Austin Club Second Floor 110 East Ninth Street Austin, Texas 78701 8:00 a.m. Buffet 8:30 a.m. Program Nearly 200 business, community, government and law enforcement leaders are expected to attend, including Chief Art…

Congressman Al Green Exposes Effort by Republican Leadership to Obstruct and Obfuscate for Political Gain

(Washington, D.C.)—On Thursday, September 8, 2016, Congressman Al Green (TX-09), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee released the following statement regarding the hearing entitled ‘Fueling Terror: The Dangers of Ransom Payments to Iran.’ Congressman Al Green and Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Maxine Waters (CA-43) walked out of the hearing before…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE STRONGLY SUPPORTS STUDENT VETERANS AFFECTED BY ITT TECH CLOSURE

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement calling on Congress to immediately advance legislation to aid student veterans enrolled at ITT Technical Institute after the for-profit school abruptly closed today: “ITT Tech’s closure leaves roughly 12,500 veterans and their dependents without the…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE ALONG WITH MT. ARARAT BAPTIST CHURCH IS HAVING A HEALTH FAIR!

“Health Care is one of the most pressing issues facing this country and the world today. Both your health and wellness are very important so take care of it,” stated Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee WHAT: Wellness & Health Fair where some of the services to be provided are Cardiovascular, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Onsite M.D. Consult…