Lt. Governor David Dewhurst recently declared that in his opinion expanding Medicaid is “off the table.” That is unacceptable. Expanding Medicaid would help over 1 million Texans gain insurance, allow hospital districts and counties to experience new financial and social benefits, and bring billions of dollars into Texas communities. Texas researchers projected that expanding Medicaid [...]Continue Reading "Tell Larry Phillips we need his support to expand Medicaid!"
April 21st, 2012 At 1 PM is the Grayson County Democrat’s County Convention at the Grayson County Courthouse. Please set with your Precinct when you arrive and sign- in on the sheet at your precinct location. If there is not a precinct chair then maybe we can have you to step up to be Precinct Chair. Our Precinct [...]Continue Reading "Announcements: 2012 Democratic Party Conventions"
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL REPORT OF AMERICA’S WORST GOVERNORS LIST Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS) Gov. Donald Carcieri (R-RI) Gov. Jim Gibbons (R-NV) Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) Gov. David Paterson (D-NY) Gov. Sonny Perdue (R-GA) Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM) Gov. Mike Rounds (R-SD) Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC) Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA) How [...]Continue Reading "CITIZENS for RESPONSIBILITY & ETHIC in WASHINGTON REPORT"
Rick Perry is a hypocrite. Nothing could be clearer than the following verses: Matthew 6:5 – 7 5. And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites [are]: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto [...]Continue Reading "The Praying Rick"
By: Thomas W. Nuckols , Sherman, TX Governor Perry has asked his fellow governors to join religious leaders at a rally in Reliant Stadium in Houston to fast and pray to get our country back on the right path. In Matthew 6 Jesus warns us not to be as the hypocrites who love to pray [...]Continue Reading "Politicians and Religion"
By Eddie Self Write Larry Phillips and ask him to stop the assault on the education of Texas children. >> http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/member-page/?district=62 On the House side of the capitol rotunda, this week could bring a vote on HB 400, by Republican Rep. Rob Eissler of The Woodlands, which is quite simply the most comprehensively bad bill [...]Continue Reading "Classroom Size. How High?"
The Democratic Women urge you to call Rep. Larry Phillips & State Senator Craig Estes. Please call ASAP the bill is being considered now. Tell them not to destroy the future of our children and grand children a chance to achieve the American Dream. Draconian budget cuts to education in Texas will only stop economic [...]Continue Reading "Democratic Women are the Life of the Party"
PAY NOW OR PAY LATER: INVESTING IN PUBLIC EDUCATION A NONPARTISAN FORUM EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF FUNDING REFORMS AND CHALLENGES FACED BY TEXAS SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES § FEATURING PANELISTS REPRESENTING DENISON, GUNTER, POTTSBORO, AND SHERMAN ISDS AND GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE QUESTION-ANSWER SESSION FOLLOWING PRESENTATIONS § THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 7 P.M. GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE [...]Continue Reading "PAY NOW OR PAY LATER: INVESTING IN PUBLIC EDUCATION"
A proposal working its way through the House Appropriations committee this week would cut state Medicaid spending by 33 percent. The elderly and disabled take up 59 percent of Medicaid spending in Texas and much of it goes to nursing homes. Other Medicaid programs that help the elderly stay at home would be cut 40 percent.Continue Reading "GOP proposal to cut 40 percent of the state’s nursing homes"
Save Texas Schools will hold a rally and march at the State Capitol on March 12, 2011. We are expecting thousands of parents, teachers, students, community members, business owners, and faith organizations to attend. And we need YOU there with us!Continue Reading "Get ready Texas Teachers Rick’s coming after you"