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The Latest News in Trump’s America – Aug. 10

The Latest News in Trump’s America – Aug. 10

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News tracks the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest: Climate Fight Flares Up, L.A. Families Fight Back The dog days of summer are here […]

Business Leaders Join Advocates Opposing Texas Bathroom Bill

Business Leaders Join Advocates Opposing Texas Bathroom Bill

The fight over a bill in the Texas state legislature that would restrict bathroom access for transgender residents is ramping up, with more than 50 business leaders joining advocates to oppose the plan days after the state Senate passed the measure. Leaders from some of the most well-known companies in Texas and the nation – […]

The Latest News in Trump’s America

The Latest News in Trump’s America

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News tracks the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest:    As D.C. Sputters, Good Caregiver News for Families in Hawaii Far from the policy stops […]

Medicaid Support for Poor Families Threatened On Several Fronts

Medicaid Support for Poor Families Threatened On Several Fronts

The congressional push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is overshadowing one of the most serious threats in years to the nation’s safety net for poor families: a dramatic reshaping and reduction of Medicaid. Before the year ends, funding for Medicaid, which provides health care for one out of five Americans, could be targeted […]

SB 4 Lawsuit: Texas Immigration Law Violates U.S. Constitution

SB 4 Lawsuit: Texas Immigration Law Violates U.S. Constitution

The battle over a controversial new law in Texas that targets sanctuary cities and undocumented immigrant families keeps growing, with the ACLU of Texas filing the latest lawsuit June 5 that challenges the statute. In the suit, the ACLU of Texas argues the statute, SB 4, violates “fundamental constitutional rights and principles,” and seeks an accelerated […]

Immigration Advocates on SB 4: We’re Resisting in Texas

Immigration Advocates on SB 4: We’re Resisting in Texas

Grassroots leaders and local officials wasted little time organizing a coordinated campaign to fight SB 4, a new Texas law that targets cities, towns and sheriffs that don’t cooperate with federal immigration enforcement. Only nine days after Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed the legislation, formally known as Senate Bill 4, into law, grassroots advocates […]

Immigrants Celebrate Legislative Victories in Florida

Immigrants Celebrate Legislative Victories in Florida

Grassroots advocates claimed several victories in Florida on May 9 as the legislative session ended, saying that nine bills they view as anti-immigrant were derailed, including legislation that would punish sanctuary cities. One of the most contentious bills of the nine would have forced sanctuary cities, which generally do not cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, […]

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