CAN’T TRUST IT: HOW RICK PERRY’S ACTIONS CONTRADICT HIS WORDS

I have found that explaining why more African-Americans are not card carrying members of the Republican Party to be one of the most difficult things I am called upon to explain. To the logical mind, it seems that the two are a perfect match. The Republican Party’s message of socially responsible individualism, hard work, and…

Top 10% of Community College Students

AUSTIN – State Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) filed House Bill 3384 to grant the top 10% of community college students who achieve junior standing automatic acceptance at Texas public universities. The program would mirror the current top 10% admissions program for graduating Texas high school students. “Community college degree programs offer a critical opportunity at…

Capitol Report – 84th Legislature

Governor Abbott List Early Education as His Top Priority Earlier this year, The 84th Texas Legislature convened in Austin. For the first 60 days, the Texas Constitution prohibits bills from being considered by either the full House or Senate. During this time, members are busy setting up their offices, hiring staff, filing legislation and getting…