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May 12, 2022

State Rep. Jasmine Crockett Faces Jane Hope Hamilton in Democratic Congressional Runoff

The Texan

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced last year that she would not seek reelection after almost three decades in office.

May 3, 2022

Senator West Teams Up With Whirlpool Corp. To Provide Refrigerators To Dallas Community Organizations Addressing Food Inequality

Texas Metro News

State Senator Royce West and the Whirlpool Corp. are collaborating to bring “Feel Good Fridges” to Dallas, in partnership with local community organizations. Through donations of refurbished “community fridges” by Whirlpool Corp., the organizations chosen to receive the donated refrigerators will be able to continue their food pantry, nutrition education and food giveaway programs.

Mar 13, 2022

Democratic National Committee passes resolution in Support of Reparations

Tag24

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Saturday passed a resolution affirming its commitment to establishing a reparations study commission for Black Americans.

Feb 23, 2022

Raising the minimum wage is long overdue

North Dallas Gazette

One of the unexpected outcomes of the two year plague that is COVID-19, was that minimum and low-wage workers were able to find their voices. And although some would adamantly block out reason to maintain the status quo, it is clear that increasing the federal and state minimum wage is past overdue.

Feb 16, 2022

EBJ retirement sends ripples into Texas House race

North Dallas Gazette

Just as Jasmine Crockett is leaving her position in District 100 of the Texas House of Representatives to enter a very heated race for Eddie Bernice Johnson’s seat in Washington, D.C., her vacancy has created another hotly-contested race at the state level. There are four candidates entering the Democratic Primary hoping to replace her.

Feb 11, 2022

Republicans outraise Democrats by 92% in Texas state legislative races

Ballotpedia News

New campaign finance filings for Texas state legislative races show Republicans leading Democrats in fundraising. Between July 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021, Republican candidates outraised Democratic candidates by 92 percent.

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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.

May 28, 2020

Rep. Joaquin Castro Endorses Royce West for U.S. Senate

ongressman Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) on Thursday announced he was throwing his support behind Sen. Royce West in the July 14 Democratic Primary Runoff for U.S. Senate.
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