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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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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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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Dallas Women's March , In the News

Dallas Morning News coverage of Dallas Women’s March

Dallas Women's March 2018 Posted by: DMN Thousands of women took to the streets and marched through Dallas for women's rights and equality. The Dallas Morning News covered the Dallas Women's March as Rhetta spoke passionately to a crowd rallying to support women.

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Endorsement , In the News

Rhetta is endorsed by STONEWALL Democrats of Dallas

Stonewall elects 2018 officers and issues endorsements Dallas Voice | DAVID TAFFET |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Stonewall Democrats of Dallas this week issued the list of candidates it is endorsing in the March 3 primary. Because so many candidates in contested primaries sought the group’s endorsement, chapter President Lee Daugherty said endorsements for candidates in uncontested primaries would wait, possibly until after the primary. That includes candidates like Hon....

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Dallas Women's March , In the News

Rhetta Bowers prepares for Dallas Women’s March

Downtown Dallas to host Women's March and March for Life on Saturday by: DMN, Dana Branham Thousands are expected to gather Saturday in downtown Dallas for two marches that commemorate anniversaries central to women's lives.  The Dallas Women's March celebrates achievements made since millions of women gathered worldwide for the inaugural Women's March events last year. Also, the annual March for Life marks the 45th anniversary of the landmark abortion decision...

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Dallas Women's March , In the News

Rhetta on FOX 4 Dallas

2018 Dallas Women's March on Saturday in downtown Dallas Posted by: FOX 4 Organizers are putting the final touches on plans for the 2018 Dallas Women's March this Saturday. The march commemorates one year since the first Dallas Women's March when thousands in Dallas joined cities across the country to stand up for women's rights, equality and social justice. Organizers announced the details today and touched on the differences women...

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