At the third annual Texas Latino Policy Symposium, advocates from across the state will engage in discussions examining the needs of our Latino population and the impact of COVID-19 in Texas. The goal of this symposium is to formulate policy responses to propose to the Texas legislature that redress the disproportionate lasting impact the pandemic has had on Latino families. We explore the issues by focusing on the following areas: health and human resources, labor and employment, education, housing, and development.
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By Calasia Haynes and Sarah Grace Villarreal for NOWCastSA Immigrants and their advocates have much to be wary of when the Texas Legislature convenes in January, 2019.
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by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Ruth Jones McClendon, the former longtime state representative from San Antonio, has died. She was 74. State Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, McClendon's successor, said she died this morning at her home in San Antonio.
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The refugee assistance group Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) Texas is collecting petition signatures asking Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar to reject a federal government request for his deputies enforce the 287(g) section
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by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Jan. 7, 2017 Eight months ago, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick stormed the Texas GOP convention in Dallas as a man on a mission.
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Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and Live Oak Mayor Mary Dennis, joining a panel discussion about property taxes on Oct. 13, said they would be open to any way to reduce the tax burden on residents. But they are wary about how some proposals, including one that calls for eliminating property taxes, would impact growing Texas cities.