by Veronica Flores-Paniagua, "Bond Oversight Panel Needs to be Strong Watchdog," San Antonio Express-News
"Worker's Death Under Investigation," by David Crowder, El Paso Inc.
During its fall electoral drive, TMO worked with fifty congregations to target 39 precincts in the neighborhoods surrounding their institutions; leaders taught voters the statewide agenda of issues and the importance of early voting. They organized neighborhood walks and launched parochial campaigns to sign up parishioners in the pews and at church festivals. TMO successfully increased voter turnout by 9.3% in the 39 precincts it worked, compared to the 2006 gubernatorial election.Read more
Leaders in West Texas committed to signing up 2,000 voters in advance of the gubernatorial election this fall. They have also secured commitments to organize parish development efforts in three congregations.
"Texas Bishops Unveil "Humane Immigration Reform Document," by Steve Taylor, Rio Grande Valley GuardianRead more
"In Dove Springs, a Drive for More Voters, Services," Juan Castillo, Austin American StatesmanRead more