AUSTIN—Today, March 2nd, Chair Garnet Coleman filed House Bill 2702, also known as The Sandra Bland Act. Chair Coleman released the following statement, which mirrors the preamble and the findings in House Bill 2702: “The events leading up to Sandra … Continue reading
Thank you Dr. Steve Murdock for speaking about the changing demographics in Texas at the County Affairs hearing this morning. Click here to watch this morning’s hearing. Click here to view Dr. Steve Murdock’s slides.
Cutting funds to Travis County Will Have Effects on CPS Overhaul Last month Governor Greg Abbott laid out four key issues as emergencies for legislators to take up immediately, including an overhaul of our state’s child welfare system. He implored … Continue reading
The Sandra Bland Act I am introducing the Sandra Bland Act in memory of Sandra Bland, and to address the harmful policies that ultimately led to her tragic death. The Sandra Bland Act aims to improve our criminal justice system … Continue reading