Month: January 2017

Rep. Cain Files Bill to Protect Public Employees Reporting Sanctuary City Policies

Rep. Cain Files Bill to Protect Public Employees Reporting Sanctuary City Policies On Monday January 30, Representative Briscoe Cain filed HB 1344, a bill designed to protect police officers who attempt to enforce immigration laws in sanctuary cities- municipalities that openly defy Federal immigration law. This bill comes in anticipation of Governor Abbott’s State of …

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Rep. Cain Files First Bill to Codify Government Transparency Lawsuit Victory

  Rep. Cain Files First Bill to Codify Government Transparency Lawsuit Victory   On Thursday January 12, Representative Briscoe Cain filed HB 1004, officially repealing a long-standing prohibition on the use of legislative video in political campaigns.  Prior to a successful lawsuit filed by Cain, it was illegal under Texas law for political candidates and …

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