Coronavirus , COVID-19 , In the News

HD113 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | Lessons We Are...

  Lessons We Are Learning During This Pandemic   As we all navigate through these uncertain days, I've made note of a few observations to share with you. First and foremost, the value of good leadership is immeasurable in the midst of crisis. We have witnessed contrasting and sometimes conflicting leadership styles since the coronavirus was first detected in the U.S. We can debate who has done a better job, but...

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In the News , Politics

Rhetta Bowers on FOX 4 News on the...

Hair anti-discrimination bill highlighted on Oscars stage By Steven Dial Published 1 hour ago Texas Legislature FOX 4 GARLAND, Texas - A Texas teen who made headlines for refusing to cut his dreadlocks had a moment in the spotlight at the Oscars. The producers of the animated short Hair Love invited De'Andre Arnold and when it won the Oscar, there was a moment to raise awareness about legislation some Texas...

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Dallas Women's March , In the News

DMN Coverage of 4th Annual Dallas Women’s March

Dallas Women’s March focuses on power to bring political, social change This year’s event honored the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, speakers said. Dallas News By LaVendrick Smith 8:22 PM on Jan 19, 2020 Thousands of people marched Sunday through downtown Dallas, celebrating a century of women’s political power to bring change and calling for more — more political power and more change. The city’s Women’s March, one of...

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In the News , Politics

Texas House District 113 likely to flip in...

The Texas House districts most vulnerable to flipping in 2018 By Mark P. Jones,  April 24, 2018 Republicans currently hold a 95- to 55-seat advantage over Democrats in the Texas House of Representatives. Data on voters’ partisanship, affinity for President Donald Trump and ideology in the 150 Texas House districts suggest that as many as thirteen Republican-held seats are potentially vulnerable to being flipped to the Democrats in 2018. This stands...

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Election , In the News

Rhetta Bowers in the Garland Journal

ELECTION 2018 SPOTLIGHT posted by: Garland Journal Rhetta Bowers is a dedicated wife, mother, and Democrat, committed to changing her community for the better. With Tuesday's election, she will represent the Democratic party in the race for TX House of Representatives 113 and she will face Republican Jonathon Boos in the general election, in November. Bowers comes from a long line of activists. Her father, an immigrant from the West...

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In the News , Politics

Rhetta on Inside Texas Politics

INSIDE TEXAS POLITICS (2/25/18) Posted by: WFAA | Jason Whitely NEWSMAKER The race for an open seat in the Texas House of Representatives is where Inside Texas Politics began today. State Rep. Cindy Burkett walked away from her seat in District 113 to run for state Senate. The 113th is a sliver of eastern Dallas County including some of Rowlett, Garland, Mesquite, Sunnyvale, Balch Springs, part of Dallas, and Seagoville....

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Endorsement , In the News

Dallas Morning News endorses Rhetta

We recommend Rhetta Andrews Bowers in the Democratic race for state House District 113 Posted by: Dallas Morning News Editorial | DMN We narrowly recommend Rhetta Andrews Bowers over retired Dallas firefighter Billy Ingram in the Democratic primary for state House District 113, an open seat after GOP incumbent Cindy Burkett decided not to run. Bowers and Ingram, both from Rowlett, would each have a steep learning curve in Austin....

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TEXAS ALF-CIO COPE ENDORSES RHETTA BOWERS FOR HD...

Posted by: TCCLC TEXAS AFL-CIO COPE POSTS ENDORSEMENTS FOR CONGRESSIONAL, LEGISLATIVE SEATS The Texas AFL-CIO COPE rounded out its pre-primary endorsement list by adopting recommendations from central labor bodies across the state to go with endorsements made at the COPE Convention.  “Speaking through Central Labor Councils and the Area Labor Federation, our affiliates have carefully vetted candidates and endorsed, by at least two-thirds vote, those they believe will build a...

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TSEU Endorses Rhetta

Election 2018 – TSEU Endorsements (and AFL-CIO statewide endorsements) Posted by: TSEU *denotes an incumbent  SD10 – Beverly Powell (Fort Worth) SD16 – Nathan Johnson (Dallas) SD17 – Fran Watson (Houston) HD37 – Rene Oliveira* (Valley) HD52 – James Talerico (Williamson Cnty) HD75 – Mary Gonzalez* (El Paso) HD104 – Roberto Alonzo* (Dallas) HD105 – Terry Meza (Irving) HD108 – Joanna Cattanach (Dallas) HD113 – Rhetta Bowers (Garland) HD115 –...

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Endorsement , In the News

TSTA‐PAC Endorses Rhetta

TSTA‐PAC 2018 Primary Endorsements Contested Primary Races The TSTA Political Action Committee has endorsed a slate of pro-education candidates. They may make additional endorsements later this year. Republican Primary Texas Senate Kel Seliger ‐ Amarillo Kristin Tassin ‐ Fort Bend Texas House of Representatives Ernest Bailes ‐ Shepherd Travis Clardy ‐ Nacogdoches Scott Cosper ‐ Killeen Dan Flynn ‐ Van Charlie Geren ‐ Fort Worth Dan Huberty ‐ Houston Ken...

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