Walk With Rick Tomorrow

AFL-CIO President Rick Levy is scheduled to help Dallas AFL-CIO tomorrow, Saturday. Labor’s last election push begins tomorrow, May 21, with canvassing. Activists are asked begin assembling at 9AM at the big parking lot inside Kiest Park. Access Conservation drive from Kiest Street and bear to the left. The map is at http://goo.gl/maps/XGtQo9m1wyiTKier9.

Phone banking will continue through election day. Contact Jason Tomlinson  [email protected] or Marilyn Davis [email protected]

Venton Jones for TX100

Labor-endorsed candidate Venton Jones tentatively plans his Victory party at “Area one-eleven restaurant, 111 Oak Lawn Ave Dallas, TX 75207. Check his Facebook page on election day to make certain. http://www.facebook.com/ventonj.

Labor’s choices are listed on our web site: http://danyang.theluckynapkin.com/dallas/labors-election-work/dallas-labors-choices-2022-primary-runoff-election

Cruz Pushes Democracy Closer to Edge

Texas Senator Ted Cruz, backed by the Supreme Court, has pushed American democracy further toward it’s precarious precipice. The majority of the court ruled that Cruz and any other rich politician can make unlimited loans to their own campaigns, then raise money to cover the loans after the election. In other words, a winning candidate may offer his/herself to the highest bidder, providing he/she was already sufficiently wealthy.

Cruz and the Supremes Push Democracy Closer to the Edge


May 23, 10A: Senior Citizens’ Town Hall with Congressman Marc Veasey. Register at: http://tthm.wufoo.com/forms/telephone-town-hall-with-congressman-veasey/

May 24: Primary runoff election

Jun 5, 2PM: Gay pride “Freedom March” steps off from the Colliseum in Fair Park

Jun 18: Poor People’s March in Washington DC

Jul 14-16: Texas Democratic Party convention at Dallas Convention Center

Jul 22-24: Young Active Labor Leaders statewide meeting. http://www.facebook.com/YALLDFW

Sep 9-10: Women's Summit

Oct 28: Deadline to receive vote-by-mail applications for general election

Nov 8: General election