Apr 21, 2021


Latest Headlines

Apr 26, 2023

North Texas police band together to support elimination of paper license plates

The Black Chronicle

In an effort to struggle the use of fraudulent brief license plates in Texas, extra regulation enforcement companies are becoming a member of the struggle. On Wednesday, leaders from companies in Grand Prairie, White Settlement, Tarrant County, Irving, Mansfield, and extra traveled to Austin to display their support for Senate Bill 2567. If handed, the regulation would get rid of paper tags and require the use of steel plates for many automobile gross sales.

Apr 25, 2023

Building honoring Barbara Jordan makes history

Yahoo News

The trailblazing lawmaker gets the honor decades after her death: The Texas Capitol Complex now has named a building after a Black Texan.

Apr 5, 2023

Leading Off: Legislative Update - Another Drag Bill Advances

D Magazine

This one defunds public libraries that host drag queen reading hours.

Apr 4, 2023

Texas Senate passes expanded bills to restrict drag, sexual conduct in front of minors

The Dallas Morning News

The two drag show bills were expanded broadly during debate, which was punctuated by contention and raucous reaction from members of the public.

Jun 2, 2022

Texas senator: Uvalde school police chief didn’t know of 911 calls during shooting

Forth Worth Star-Telegram

After calls for a special session to deal with gun reform and mental health, the governor asks state leaders to form committees to review issues

Jun 1, 2022

Texas senate launches special committee following Uvalde shooting

Corsicana Daily Sun

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick named 11 state senators to a special committee to protect all Texans on Wednesday following a directive from Gov. Greg Abbott.

Press Releases

Jun 24, 2022

Statement from Senator West on the Overturning of Roe V. Wade

Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, is a setback for women’s rights and the right to privacy in our country.

Jun 14, 2021

Change and reform not easy during the 87th Session – It never is!

A message from Senator Royce West.

May 25, 2021

West Issues Statement on Revelation Russians Paid Taliban to Kill American Soldiers

State Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) on Friday issued the following statement concerning the New York Times’ stunning disclosure that American intelligence has known for months that the Russian Federation was paying bounties to Taliban terrorists who kill American soldiers.

Apr 23, 2021

West’s Statement on Cornyn and Systemic Racism

Today, Sen. West issued the following statement on John Cornyn’s comments concerning systemic racism.

May 30, 2020

Congresswoman Jackson Lee Endorses Royce West in U.S. Senate Race

On Monday, Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee endorsed Texas State Sen. Royce West in the July 14th Democratic Primary Runoff for United States Senate.

May 29, 2020

West Says Democrats Need to Look Closer at Hegar's Odd Political Past Before They Vote

State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) is asking Democrats to look closer at MJ Hegar's political past before they vote, particularly her ties to the Republican Party and the right wing fringe. His campaign drew attention to Facebook posts made by Hegar in 2015 that display the Gadsden Flag, an icon of the Tea Party at the time that was featured at many Tea Party rallies.
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