Tag Archives: Voting Rights

What’s in the new voting restriction legislation introduced in the Texas House and Senate

Senate Bill 1 and House Bill 3 will be the starting points for the Legislature’s efforts to tighten Texas voting laws. Here’s what the bills would do.

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Voter ID and You: Everything You Need To Know

The U.S. Supreme Court is letting Texas move forward with its new voter ID law. That follows a decision from an appeals court to uphold the law, after it was initially struck down by a district judge. That means you will in … Continue reading

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First-ever Willie Velasquez Day Honors Life Work of Chicano Activist

Texas is celebrating the first official “Willie Velasquez Day” today, honoring the work and legacy of political activist and and long-time voting rights advocate William C. Velasquez.  Velasquez attended high school in San Antonio, where he first became involved with … Continue reading

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