Isaac files bill to weaken teachers, CPS caseworkers, and state employees

This bill is a thinly veiled attempt to weaken the voices of our teachers, CPS caseworkers, and other state employees. These are the selfless individuals who have committed themselves to public service with no thought of monetary gain. Let’s face it – they’re not in these jobs for the money.

As Isaac points out, Texas is a right to work state. No one is forced to join a union and they can leave at any time. Payroll deductions do not use taxpayer money, as state law already requires unions to cover the cost.

Unions have long defended the rights of our hardest working civil employees. This bill is an attack on unions and the invaluable individuals that have chosen these unions to represent them.

Read the full press release from the incumbent here.

Ken Paxton is attacking Texas children. We’re fighting back in HD45.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DRIFTWOOD, TEXAS – Elizabeth Bryant, candidate for Texas State Representative in District 45, issued the following reaction to Ken Paxton’s announcement that he wishes to see the children of Texas’ immigrants deported…

Once again Ken Paxton is proving himself to be the schoolyard bully, picking on the weakest targets he can find – children.

The meaning of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program) is simple; Texas children who’ve committed no crime whatsoever will be stripped from our schools, our churches, and our homes. To these children, the only home they know is Texas.  They are our friends and neighbors.

Paxton’s malicious attack on the children of Texas will not stand when I am a State Representative.

For media availabilities, contact Bryant for Texas Campaign Manager Elisabeth D. Webster at edw@bryantfortexas.com, or call 512-571-3829.

Response to Bully Greg Abbott’s Special Session Agenda

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DRIFTWOOD, TEXAS – Elizabeth Bryant, candidate for Texas State Representative in District 45, issued the following reaction to news that Governor Greg Abbott will call a special legislative session…

“It is truly unfortunate that the governor has chosen to place immature partisan antics above his own constituents’ fiscal interests. Proposals that would have Texas act as little more than a schoolyard bully toward the most vulnerable of our youngsters have no place in our great state. On my watch in the legislature, this embarrassing waste of our hard-earned tax dollars will not stand. We will force this government to do the people’s bidding come hell or high water.”

For media availabilities, contact Bryant for Texas Campaign Manager Elisabeth D. Webster at edw@bryantfortexas.com, or call 512-571-3829.

Invisible

So often in this world, we feel invisible. We may be screaming our heads off, dying in silence, or just keeping our heads down and getting through the day… but no one sees us.

No one sees our struggles, our little successes, or our fears. It feels like no one cares. In a world in which we can be more interconnected than ever, increasingly we feel alone.

What I want to say, is that I see you. I may not understand what you’re going through, but I see that you are going through something. And if I don’t understand, please help me. I want to see you. I want to know how I can help – that’s what you’re electing me for. For too long, the people of my district have been invisible. Your concerns, wishes, and voices have been ignored.

I pledge not to ignore you. Tell me, what can I do to help you? How can I see you?

Healthy Streams & Riparian Systems

Healthy Streams & Riparian Systems

I had a great day today learning about how healthy streams and Riparian systems affect the Hill Country’s ability to weather both flood and drought – and how we can restore or enhance their natural states.

Riparian areas are highly vulnerable and yet are crucial to the water cycle – they need careful and thoughtful management that goes beyond city and county borders.