After an evening of good company, good food, and presentations of awards, bright and early on February 19, almost 60 NCJW members and friends descended on the Capitol. We made over 40 legislative visits, speaking out on food insecurity, immigration, the budget, Continue reading
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Announcing Day on the Hill Awardees
NCJW Texas is proud to announce the 2013 Day on the Hill award winners:
- Belief in Action: Janet Neuenschwander, former NCJW Texas SPA
- Woman Who Dared: Senator Wendy Davis
- Texas Trailblazer: Thomas Ratliff, State Board of Education Member
For more detail and to register for Day on the Hill, go to our Day on the Hill page.
Announcing Day on the Hill 2013
BELIEF IN ACTION:
NCJW DAY ON THE HILL
February 18 – 19, 2013
The elections are behind us and our legislators in Washington, DC and Austin are ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work. Congress starts its new session on January 3, 2013, and the Texas Legislature begins on January 8. Be ready to take action by attending Day on the Hill.
Check out our Day on the Hill page to learn more.
Vacancies on the Courts
Obstruction for obstruction’s sake – that’s what is happening in the Senate when it comes to President Obama’s judicial nominees. A diverse group of qualified nominees have waited an average of 100 days since they were approved — most unanimously — by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Under the last President, the average wait was fewer than 30 days between committee action and a vote in the full Senate. Continue reading
Welcome to Our New Site!
Welcome to the National Council of Jewish Women’s Texas State Policy Advocacy Network’s new website.
We will be using this site to post our Action Alerts and other information that will help our Texas members and supporters to become better advocates.
Come back often so you will be current on our activities.
Sign up for our Alerts and they will be delivered directly to your inbox when we have a new posting.