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Inside Texas Politics: Texas Parliamentarians Continue to Fight for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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US Congressman Henry Cuellar says it is imperative to address issues in Central America and here in the United States.

Dallas — Inside Texas Politics is focusing on the Texas-Mexico border this week. Vice President Kamala Harris finally visited the border on Friday. Governor Greg Abbott will be with former President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

But how many photo shoots have you seen in the last few months? Do both sides do anything other than tough talk? US Congressman Henry Cuellar has been trying to get people’s attention to what’s happening at the border for some time.

Democrats representing parts of the Rio Grande Valley did not expect much from Vice President Kamala Harris’ long-awaited visit to the Texas-Mexico border. Cuellar said this was just one of the many “photographs” I’ve seen at the border over the past few months.He also asked Where The Vice President decided to visit.

Congressman fights for local government to participate in Medicaid

Currently, it is up to the state to decide whether to expand Medicaid. Doing so in Texas will insure more than a million Texas people. But Republican leaders in Lone Star have refused to do so for ten years.

Congressman Lloyd Doggett wants to skip the state and leave the decision to the city.

Doggett said the pandemic shows that local leaders are making real decisions that affect our lives. Therefore, it makes sense for these local leaders to apply directly to the federal government for Medicaid funding to enable effective expansion of Medicaid in cities and counties.

Doggett making his first Inside Texas Politics The exterior represents the Gerrymandering district between Austin and San Antonio.

The first president of the new party SAM explains why they were formed

Every week in this segment, we’ll keep you updated on the latest Y’all-itics podcasts.

This week we are doing something new. Take a look at the next episode about Texas’ third party, the Serve America Movement (SAM) Party.

I talked to the first president, Bill King. King is also a former mayor of Kema and a former candidate for the mayor of Houston (he lost a close vote in 2016 with the current mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner).

He said those who started SAM about three or four years ago were in the middle of the political spectrum and were dissatisfied with the fact that both parties were “caring about the edge.”

Inside Texas Politics: Texas Parliamentarians Continue to Fight for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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