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  • Thursday, January 14, 2021

    The 87th Legislature: Week One

    This week, lawmakers met at the Texas Capitol, our sanctuary of democracy, to begin the important work of the 87th legislative session.

Latest from Eye on Texas

  • COVID-19 Texas Vaccine Rollout

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

    Where to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas. 

  • Texas Watch Meets Tik Tok

    Friday, December 18, 2020

    Texas Watch is bringing our message of safety, accountability, and justice to Tik Tok. The social media platform has proven to be a powerful force, reaching millions and educating users on a variety of issues with #learn. On this platform, Christian Benavides, Digital Content Director, will highlight new video content, helpful resources, and the best ways for the public to stand up and fight for their rights at the Capitol. It is important that lawmakers hear directly from their constituents on matters that directly impact working families. We are very excited about our new social media presence on Tik Tok, helping us reach a new audience and adding to our thousands of followers across channels including FacebookTwitterYouTube, and Instagram. Stay tuned for some fun and informative short videos!

  • Episode 31: Tort "Reform" in Texas: A Brutal History

    Monday, December 14, 2020

    In today's episode, Executive Director Ware Wendell takes us through the 25-year history of tort "reform" in Texas and how this corporate campaign has threatened your safety and impeded your constitutional right to trial by jury.

  • Tort "Reform" in Texas: A Brutal History

    Tort "Reform" in Texas: A Brutal History

    Thursday, December 10, 2020

    Learn about the deadly corporate campaign to take away your rights.

  • No Rate Hike on the Coast

    Friday, December 4, 2020

    The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association is considering a rate hike on coastal policyholders. Our comments in opposition follow:

  • Press Release: Texas Department of Insurance’s Misinformation and Inaction Stall Efforts to Ensure Proper COVID Auto Insurance Refunds for Texans

    Thursday, December 3, 2020

    AUSTIN, Texas — In another setback to ensuring that Texans get appropriate auto insurance refunds due to fewer claims and less driving, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) released misleading information to public officials. The information asserts an unsupported claim that drivers have seen $1.4 billion in insurance overcharges returned back into their wallets, one that is contradicted by market data.