Op-Ed: The Path Forward on Our Tattered Road to Democracy

Op-Ed: The Path Forward on Our Tattered Road to Democracy

On this day 97 years ago, Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon walked to El Paso’s Fire Station No. 5 to cast a ballot in the Democratic primary. Dr. Nixon never missed a chance to vote; since moving to El Paso 14 years prior, he paid every poll tax and voted in every election at...

Op-Ed: Texas Democrats are taking a stand for our democracy

Op-Ed: Texas Democrats are taking a stand for our democracy

Texas Democrats have left the building, and they have my full support. Breaking quorum is an extreme but legitimate action that lawmakers can take in order to stop egregious legislation. Republicans have tried to spin this many different ways, but let’s be clear –...