Posts by Gracie

Champion Spotlight: Rep. Mary González

Recently, Rep. González met our team in her office to answer several questions about her time as a legislator, her priorities, and what keeps her motivated. We are grateful for her willingness to spare some of her time, especially as the legislature inches closer to Sine Die.

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Where Are They Now?

Our interns, past and present, serve as constant inspiration to us. Once their time with us comes to an end, our hope is that in whatever they do next, they remain the eager and driven young women and men that they were while at Annie’s List. Jovahana was a standout intern and it is no…

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Champion Spotlight: Rep. Shawn Thierry

We joined Rep. Thierry (HD 146 – Houston) for an afternoon to see what it’s really like to be a state legislator. We learned all about how her office stays organized, asked some personal questions, and left feeling inspired by her dedication to the people she represents.

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This Week at the #TXLege

Our legislative champions are hard at work with 84 days in the regular session remaining. This Friday is the last day to file any legislation, other than local or certain emergency bills. As the filing deadline looms, bills are also being heard in committee.

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Meet our Spring 2019 Interns

Sophia Espinosa, Political Intern Third year Social Work and Political Science dual major at St. Edwards University What brought you to Annie’s List? Why now? I was really inspired this last election cycle by the quality and quantity of female candidates for office and I wanted to be a part of that momentum. I think…

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Champion Spotlight: Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman

Harris County, the largest in Texas and third largest in the nation, has long been unfriendly to voters. But in the 53 days since Diane Trautman was sworn in as County Clerk, she has worked diligently to improve the notoriously disorganized office. With Trautman at the helm, she will ensure that voting rights are protected,…

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