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A labor-to-labor, door-to-door campaign fell short on Election Day in Texas House District 118 but marked a return to full-scale, in-person union campaigning that sets the stage for a high-stakes 2

  Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy issued this statement on completion of the third, and we hope final, special session of the Texas Legislature:

As the Texas Legislature considers how to allocate funds provided through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”) of 2021, Texas labor unions believe workers must take priority.
Weekly Labor Update on the 87th Texas Legislature Third Special Session, Day 12.

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Texas remains one of the deadliest states in the nation for working people.
The Texas AFL-CIO thanked the Texas House for advancing two bills that would upgrade the Unemployment Insurance system in Texas.
The Texas AFL-CIO today praised Texas House votes to advance three reform bills that address the deaths of George Floyd and others at the hands of police.
The Texas labor movement today called on the Texas House to go further to address the needs of working families when it debates the state budget.
Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy issued the following statement on today’s “guilty” verdicts in the trial of Derrick Chauvin in connection with the death of Houstonian George Floyd.
The Texas AFL-CIO has endorsed six policing reform bills that stem from misconduct in the deaths of George Floyd and so many others.