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I didn't see much that was surprising in yesterday's University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll. Governor Perry's numbers have slipped a little. His approval and disapproval were virtually equal at 41%, but the intensity was upside down: 16% approved strongly while 30% disapproved strongly. If that percentage were to be maintained throughout the electorate, Perry would be in big trouble.
The New York Times is reporting that for the first time in more than a decade the battle over securing the border has shifted from Arizona to Texas. According to the story:
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Re: My op-ed in the Express-News: Future of Texas Begins in Pre-kinder Classrooms
Thanks for your support, Raul!
Re: State Leaders' Proposal Prolongs Severe Education Cuts
We really need new leadership in this state! What's more important than educating the next generatio...
Great editorial. Prekindergarten makes such a difference. I'm glad to see you and the Mayor pushing ...
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Shifting the balance on the board from the ideology-first right-wing members to the kids-first moderates depends on the election of Democrats Rebecca Bell-Metereau, Judy Jennings, and Michael Soto.
Monday, October 25, 2010
If you listen to KELY-FM and KXTN-FM, I hope you heard the radio ad I recorded with my mom. We recorded this radio spot because we are worried about Rick Perry's Administration,s cuts to education. You can watch a video of the spot here.
Sunday, October 24, 2010
I want to be sure you know about this free financial literacy workshop tomorrow.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Join me on Saturday for the Leadership for Texas Rally featuring Bill White, Linda Chavez-Thompson, and other local congressmen, senators and representatives.
Monday, October 18, 2010
My mom and I share an announcement about education and the upcoming election.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Please join me tonight.
Tuesday, October 05, 2010
At the end of the summer, Texas quietly opted to forgo yet another pot of federal money — specifically, $4.4 million that would have gone toward educating youth on abstinence and contraception to prevent teen pregnancy.
Monday, October 04, 2010
Today is the last day to register to vote in the important November 2nd elections.