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This article makes clear Democrats have got to do more, and we can't wait until the last minute to do it. The work to undermine our elections in 2022 and 2024 has been moving along quietly and steadily since 2020. via @politico
Their focus is on the local level so that when they make arguments that can change the outcome of an election, they'll make them to sympathetic decision makers. And they'll be in a better position to move elector-choosing authority to Republican-controlled state legislatures.
Our friends at national organizations are not going to be able to save us. The work is on the ground, at the precincts. That's where we need support and resources. And we need that year-round.
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The Texas House will be debating the proposed map for their 150 legislative districts, #HB1, & at least 70 floor amendments soon.

See the quoted tweet for their starting point.

Here are the pre-filed amendments:…

We'll be live-tweeting on this🧵. #txlege
While we wait for floor debate, take a look at our video primer below for how the latest Texas House plan impacts different regions, partisanship, and control of the lower chamber in the upcoming election cycles. #txlege #redistricting
Right before the session gets really started today, Speaker @DadePhelan administers the oath of office for new #HD10 state Rep. @brianeharrison. This will bring the body to 149 members w/1 vacancy in the pending #HD118 runoff. #txlege
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#Redistricting cmte hearings today.

Senate will be voting on #SB6, proposed congressional maps, & amendments. Stream:…

House will be hearing #HB1, proposed state House maps, cmte amendments & surprisingly voting it out today. Live-tweeting here. #txlege
Redistricting Chair @toddahunter said the plan (PLANH2101) creates a new AfAm majority district & 2 new Hispanic majority districts (38 total).

Hunter also claims the new House maps were drawn w/out using CVAP (estimated citizenship voting age population). #txlege #HB1
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We are hearing reports that the North Tarrant Express, where this horrific 100 car pileup occurred, was neither salted nor sanded. The Fort Worth Fire Department had to bring their own salt & sand just to access the scene. #FortWorth #HD90 #I35

My office is asking many questions and demanding answers. We have already had multiple discussions about this tollway’s bottleneck design and lack of commonsense safety measures such as a shoulder.

Who was responsible for safety on this roadway? Who was responsible for deicing this portion of our highway? Who dropped the ball and why? Does TxDOT oversee safety measures on tollways or do we just trust these private companies to handle it?

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