The hearing where this will be heard begins at 8am on Monday morning March 16th at the Texas State Capitol as follows:
I know that lots of folks are out on Spring break —and that's exactly when so many of the truly toxic and/or racist bills surface—because legislators that are zealous to railroad an agenda know that the community is either out of town or distracted by SXSW.COMMITTEE: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations-S/C Border SecurityTIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Monday, March 16, 2015PLACE: E1.016 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR: Senator Brian Birdwell
If you happen to be around, please make your way to the Texas Capitol on Monday morning and participate in the Texas Latino Advocacy mobilization, and the Texas AFT rally from 12:15-1:00PM on the South steps of the Texas State Capitol , too (see earlier post) to exercise your constitutional right to assemble and protest this injustice—and to advocate for adequate and equitable school finance, as well, while you're at it.
Senator José Rodriguez lays out here why this bill is both bad policy and inhumane.
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NEW RECORD: It's only taken the #TXGOP 56 days to be Anti-Immigration & Anti-Latino. Show-Me-Your-Papers bills are an attack on Texas families. #SB185 #txlege