The Annie's List Blog
February 11, 2017
I want to take a moment to give you a quick update on a very busy start to 2017.
Like many of you, I’m shocked by the direction GOP leaders at the National and State level.
However, I’m also emboldened by the response.
In 2017 so far, Texas women have led incredible efforts both inside and outside the State capitol:
Over 100,000 Texans marched on Austin and in cities across the State.
Annie’s List Legislative Champions are working hard to improve the lives of Texas women and families and have already filed over 300 bills! Stay tuned for specific highlights on their work including education, women’s health, immigration, voting rights, and public safety.
Annie’s List Local Champions lead some of America’s biggest metro areas every day. Special shout-out to Sheriff Sally Hernandez for fighting for all Texans to have their fair shot at the American Dream.
Our Ready to Run: Local Leaders candidate trainings have been sold out across the state. As one supporter said, “If these 200 women get elected, we’re going to be okay!”.
Check out more photos of prospective candidates on our Facebook page.
All this work would not be possible without the successes of 2016. To read more about Annie’s List proven results, read our annual report.
As we continue Marching On into 2017, we’re so glad to have your partnership.
Patsy Woods Martin
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