Community Leaders Announce 3 Town Halls on ITC Disaster in Houston Area What: A series of town halls around the greater Houston area have been planned over the next three days to foster community dialogue with academic, scientific and healthcare professionals regarding questions and concerns from the ongoing ITC Disaster at the company’s facility near … Read more
They’re asking the board to rehire a consulting firm that lobbies for the agency in the Texas Legislature and commit to funding certain programs. Public education activists are asking the Harris County Department of Education’s (HCDE) board to rehire a consulting firm that lobbies for the agency in the Texas Legislature and commit to funding special … Read more
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Senator John Cornyn- who called said of a border wall “This idea that all you can do is build some obstacle and people won’t go come over it, or go under it, or go through it is naive”, and when asked if Trump understood the border issue stated “that’s certainly not my sense”– has now … Read more
Members of the 86th Legislature Texas House of Representatives Austin, TX 78701 Dear Members of the 86th Legislature: Two years ago, a grassroots movement known as Indivisible started as local groups who met in living rooms, community centers, and places of worship across the state. We expanded our alliances with the many grassroots organizations who … Read more
The President is spending $1.5 trillion of our national wealth to get in an undiplomatic skirmish that is blowing up on the rest of us and ruining the holidays. The boundless cruelty of the current White House in all of its policies, from ripping apart families to denying health care to millions to blood-libeling people … Read more
The movement to #AbolishICE is entering the mainstream conversation. After months of organizing by groups like Mijente, United We Dream, Indivisible and DSA, Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan announced this week that he plans to bring the #AbolishICE movement to the House floor. “I’m introducing legislation that would abolish ICE and crack down on the agency’s … Read more
One of the things any beginner activist and organizer with a decent gut has to learn out of the gate is that coalitions are the only way to accomplish the at-large mission of your organization. Quick shot actions or one-time vote pushes can be great as part of larger coordinated campaigns, but the only way … Read more
Note: As a social welfare non-profit, Indivisible Houston does not endorse any candidate or political party This commentary is not an endorsement, but rather a discussion of our democratic process. Any statement to the contrary is propaganda we preemptively, and roundly, reject. Fellow voters, activists, and fellow Houstonians: As you may have … Read more
Help Indivisible Houston and March for Science – Houston Raise $500 to Build a Block-Long Ethernet Cable A few days ago, the FCC voted 3-2 to roll back Net Neutrality regulations. In spite of this setback in the fight for a free and open internet, we will continuing to fight on multiple levels to ensure … Read more
Ride of the Chicken! A Trump Tax Scam Livestream Protest 45 and congressional elites are looking to jam the #TrumpTaxScam through Congress and plop it on the President’s desk, giftwrapped and ready to serve to the uber-wealthy by Christmas, and this plan is bad. VERY bad. We have two simple demands for the powers that … Read more
To the Office of Senator John Cornyn: We directly denounce the past statements, ideology, and behavior of Jeff Mateer, who is up for a lifetime seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. We believe the only appropriate response to the nominee’s bigoted remarks about Sen. Cornyn’s LGBT constituents (and his … Read more
CW39 NewsFix HOUSTON – There’s been a lot of talk about patriotism the past few days. Is there anything more required for being considered patriotic, than voting?! “If we want to keep our Democracy, we have to vote. That is our God given right,” said Kevin Mendoza. The fourth Tuesday of every September is National … Read more
Indivisible Houston and other organizations in the Houston area are following the lead of Gulf Coast Red Cross by donating time and money to relief efforts. Houston has had some hard luck with rain over the past few years: On Tax Day of 2016, five people died and hundreds had to be rescued in a … Read more
Constituents of U.S. Rep. John Culberson’s 7th District continued to pressure the politician who garnered national attention after a raucous townhall in March at a Houston area school Wednesday afternoon when two dozen people protested in front of his west Houston office along Memorial Drive near Chimney Rock.
WASHINGTON – In a heated confirmation hearing for then-Georgia U.S. Rep. Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Democrats raised pointed questions about the congressman’s trading in stocks of companies regulated by the House committees he serves on.
According to reports from ABC News and the AP, Texas Sen. John Cornyn will head to Washington this weekend for an interview with Pres. Trump.
In one of Houston’s first confrontational town hall meetings hosted by a member of Congress this year, U.S. Rep. John Culberson weathered blistering blowback by constituents who packed a middle school auditorium on Saturday afternoon. Initially organized as a tightly controlled meeting for people living in the district, identification was checked,
Hundreds of chanting anti-Trump protesters swarmed the Houston airport Sunday, packing Terminal E to capacity until police barred entry to non-ticket holders.