Mayor of border city Presidio, Texas calls Trump’s proposed border wall “short-sighted” and explains geology prohibitive to such a structure

Presidio Mayor John Ferguson offered the following in response to President Trump’s insistence on building a wall along the entire U.S. border with Mexico: “President Trump’s executive order to construct a wall along our nation’s southern border is a short-sighted political move that will not stop illegal immigration, nor will […]


Rep. Turner: Governor Abbott’s State of the State Address: missed opportunities and misplaced priorities

Following Governor Abbott’s State of the State Address, Representative Chris Turner, Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement:  “Governor Abbott’s State of the State address was one of missed opportunities and misplaced priorities. Texas Democrats have one priority – giving all Texans a fair shot at achieving […]