In The News
December 18, 2019 In The News
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives will impeach President Donald Trump. Allegiance to our Constitution, not one party, not one person, mandates impeachment. No one, not even the president, is above the law.
December 11, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON - With the U.S. House set for a long-awaited vote on legislation to lower prescription drug prices, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett and allies came up short in their drive for an even more ambitious plan to expand government authority over the pharmaceutical industry.
WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a deal between Democrats and President Donald Trump on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a revamp of a 25-year-old trade pact critical to the Texas economy.
December 10, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON - House Democratic leaders said Tuesday they had agreed to a newly negotiated trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada, proclaiming it would far exceed worker protections of earlier international agreements of its kind.
December 6, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Friday passed a sweeping overhaul of the Voting Rights Act aimed at combating voter suppression efforts in states including Texas — as the state prepares for what could be its most consequential elections in decades.
December 5, 2019 In The News
“The facts are uncontested – the president abused his power for his own personal political benefit at the expense of our national security by withholding military aid and a crucial Oval Office meeting in exchange for an announcement of an investigation into his political rival,” Pelosi said.
December 1, 2019 In The News
While attending events related to combating the climate crisis, I addressed this issue, impeachment, trade, and others key concerns with MSNBC’s Alex Witt.
November 26, 2019 In The News
SAN ANTONIO — The Department of Defense has known the firefighting foam used to extinguish jet fuel fires was bad for the environment for the last few years.
November 22, 2019 In The News
On July 9, the Commission on Collaborative Strategies to Prevent, Combat and Respond to Domestic Violence was formally created. This is a community and stakeholders collaboration focused on addressing gaps in the system. The recommendations of the commission will include goals to be implemented within the year, and the commission has long-range goals that will take a three- to five-year plan.
November 21, 2019 In The News
AUSTIN (KXAN) — President Donald Trump told KXAN that “you have to believe what you hear” when it comes to the impeachment inquiry during his visit to Austin on Wednesday.