Barbara Jordan and the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform

Barbara Jordan (1936-1996) was a Civil Rights leader and was the first African-American woman elected to the Texas Senate, in 1966. She was the elected to the U.S Congress and served from 1973 to 1979. She was the first African-American to deliver the keynote address at a Democratic National Convention, in 1976.

Townhall meeting schedule this August

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July 31, 2015
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September 1, 2015
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Meet your patriotic - or not - member of Congress this August.

The US Congress is out for a five week vacation in August. Many of them will have local town hall meetings which you can attend in order to ask pertinent and specific questions.

House Approves Obamatrade’s TPA, Bill Must Go to Senate Next

Thursday, June 18, 2015
National News

Obamatrade is alive.

One week after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejected Obamatrade by voting against a key provision of it ­ Trade Adjustment Assistance ­ GOP establishment lawmakers resuscitated Trade Promotion Authority and rammed it through Thursday afternoon. The final talley was 218-208.

Last Task After Layoff at Disney: Train Foreign Replacements

"Over the next three months, some Disney employees were required to train their replacements to do the jobs they had lost."
MSN News
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
National News

 The employees who kept the data systems humming in the vast Walt Disney fantasy fief did not suspect trouble when they were suddenly summoned to meetings with their boss.

What did it cost to get Sen. Bennet's sign-on to the TPP?

It has been said that "we have the best Congress money can buy". But how can we be sure? 


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