Voting Rights

13 Sep RELEASE: Civil rights groups demand that Texas officials ensure compliance with high school voter registration law

For Immediate Release Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Contact: Melissa Martinez Phone: 210.867.3506 Email: melissa@texascivilrightsproject.org Contact: Derrick Robinson Phone: 202.662.8335 Email: drobinson@lawyerscommittee.org RELEASE: Civil rights groups demand that Texas officials ensure compliance with high school voter registration law Groups release new report on lack of compliance with law Click here to read the report Austin, TX —...

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11 Sep ADVISORY: Press ​​Conference releasing report and calling on Texas officials to comply with the high school voter registration law

For Immediate Release September 11, 2017 Contact: Melissa Martinez, Communications Coordinator Phone: 210.867.3506 Email: melissa@texascivilrightsproject.org *** PRESS ADVISORY ***   Press ​​Conference releasing report and calling on Texas officials to comply with the high school voter registration law   Civil rights groups demand that Texas officials take action   Who: Texas Civil Rights Project, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil...

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11 Sep RELEASE: Rep. Lloyd Doggett joins civil rights community to demand answers regarding treatment of prisoners after Hurricane Harvey

(AUSTIN, Texas) — Texas Rep. Lloyd Doggett has filed a formal inquiry to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, seeking answers regarding the federal agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. Specifically, the decision not to evacuate Beaumont-area prisons left prisoners in conditions that included inadequate and unsanitary sewage...

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11 Sep RELEASE: Coalition calls on Texas officials to enforce High School Voter Registration Law

For Immediate Release Monday, September 11, 2017 Contact: Melissa Martinez Phone: 210.867.3506 Email: melissa@texascivilrightsproject.org RELEASE: Coalition calls on Texas officials to enforce High School Voter Registration Law Groups present 5 point plan to ensure high school students can participate in our democracy Full letter: Including citations and signers Austin, TX —  Today, a...

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06 Jul RELEASE: TCRP seeks information about coordination between Texas Secretary of State and Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity

Today the Texas Civil Rights Project  sent two Texas Public Information Act (PIA) Requests to the Texas Secretary of State requesting all documents showing communication between the Secretary and the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity as well as communication with the Department of Justice’s...

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