Dear Friends and Neighbors Thank you for permitting our team to represent you a the Texas Capitol. Serving you in Austin is the honor of a lifetime and one that requires serious and professional commitment. We work hard to project the values of diverse communities in Dallas, Irving, Farmers Branch, and Carrollton and want you to feel well-served. Regrettably, during the 88th Legislative Session, Texas enacted laws that hurt many of our families. These include book bans, actions targeting LGBTQ Texans, the elimination of diversity, equity,

For Immediate Release: January 25, 2017 Contact: Liz Zornes   MALC JOINS SENATE HISPANIC CAUCUS, FAITH AND BUSINESS COMMUNITIES TO OPPOSE SANCTUARY CITIES LEGISLATION Leaders oppose tying the hands of local law enforcement and requiring them to enforce federal immigration laws.   Austin, Texas— Today, members of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC) of the Texas Legislature held a press conference to oppose legislation that would force local compliance with all Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer requests. Joining them were Senator Sylvia Garcia, Chair of the Senate Hispanic Caucus, Bishop Joel Martinez

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Zornes  214- 943-6081 October 3, 2016   Rep. Anchia Appointed to NCSL Labor & Economic Development Committee   DALLAS – Texas State Representative Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the National Conference of States Legislature’s (NCSL) Labor and Economic Development Committee by NCSL President and Iowa Senator Mike Gronstal.   The Labor and Economic Development Committee is one of eight standing committees of the NCSL. The Committee covers state and federal issues related to labor, employment, workforce, economic development, international trade and cultural affairs.

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