Representative Yvonne Davis Announces $500,000 2015-2016 Urban Scholarship Fund

State Representative Yvonne Davis (D-Dallas) announced that over $500,000 in scholarships are available for high school graduates from Dallas and twenty eight other urban...

The Supreme Court must uphold the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, the signature piece of legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama, is being challenged once...

The Supreme Court must uphold the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, the signature piece of legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama, is being challenged once...

In Recognition of Ernie Banks

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the life of baseball legend and Hall of Famer, Ernie Banks, who passed away recently at the...

Increase Access to Banking Services & Small Business Capital

AUSTIN - State Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) filed three more bills as part of his “Opportunity Agenda.” The bills would address two longstanding issues...

Paul Quinn College: “New Urban College Model”

President Michael Sorrell announced that beginning in the fall of 2015, the school would be adopting a new student financial structure that will result...

Improve Access to Justice for Those Who Need It Most

Austin – State Representative Senfronia Thompson (D- Houston) filed House Bill 1079 to broaden the reach of the Chief Justice Jack Pope Act...

The Importance of Research Funding

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Recently, a group of scientists announced the discovery of a new powerful antibiotic that they say has the potential to...

The Importance of Research Funding

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Recently, a group of scientists announced the discovery of a new powerful antibiotic that they say has the potential to...

Texas Round Up

AUSTIN - The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce received the 2014 Community Partnership Award from the Office of the President and the Division...