Economy

Remember the benchmarks (talking points)

Let us never forget to remind the right that we left them with 1) a 4.7% unemployment rate, 2) a roaring stock market with record profits, and 3) Record-breaking repatriation...

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Labor Day 2014

  The Harris County Democratic Party recognizes and commemorates Labor Day. It is the first Monday in September and is a creation of the labor movement dedicated to the social and...

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Artificial People

Suzanne McGeetheguardian.com Sunday 6 July 2014   Corporations, 'artificial people' and the unintended risks of Hobby Lobby The supreme court decision on corporations' religious rights could open the door for...

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Oh, by the way, unemployment is 6.3% in America and 5.2% in Houston area

News Flash: America's unemployment rate has dropped to 6.3% - the lowest level in 5 years. Recall that back in 2012, the President was criticized because he brought the Nation...

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Texas High for Low Wages

Texas ranks high for number of minimum wage workers By L.M. Sixel     In Texas, nearly twice as many women as men are paid at or below the minimum wage....

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Abbott should stop dodging on women's equal pay!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 10, 2014Contact: Rebecca Acuña: (956) 206-5853Wendy R. Davis for Governor Campaign   WENDY DAVIS TO GREG ABBOTT: STOP DODGING ON LILLY LEDBETTER ACT BREAKING NEW VIDEO FROM WFAA: Abbott Refuses To...

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City of Houston Run Off Race has a very low turnout

Our City Council budget of hundreds of millions of dollars is entrusted to our elected representatives. There is an important runoff race for several city council positions. So far less...

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The "Not a Game" game

 Introducing the it's "Not a Game" game click on the image to learn how to play.     Use these Talking Points to play.   The GOP government shutdown has...

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Karen Menke: Ted Poe: How Low Will He Go? Kingwood Observer

Karen Menke Kingwood Area Democrat (KAD), Karen Menke latest article in the Kingwood Observer. Karen Menke says, Once again, our House of Representatives has passed legislation which will only hurt...

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Super Senators Unite against predatory loans

    Houston must rein in predatory loans There are few rules to weaken policies as debt saps economy August 15, 2013   by: Sens. Rodney Ellis, Sylvia Garcia and...

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