During this year’s legislative session, Senate Bill 7 was introduced as the Republicans’ priority voting legislation. The bill included provisions limiting early voting hours, increasing vote-by-mail restrictions and curbing local voting options like drive-thru voting.
Join The Texas Tribune at noon on Tuesday, June 29, for a conversation with state Reps. Nicole Collier, D-Fort Worth, and Jessica González, D-Dallas, regarding the future of Texans’ voting rights. The Tribune’s Alexa Ura will moderate. This conversation will be available to stream on demand shortly after it airs.
Collier has represented House District 95 since 2013. She serves as chair of the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. She also sits on the House Public Health Committee and serves as chair of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus. Collier is a partner at West & Associates law firm in Fort Worth.
González is serving her second term as the representative for House District 104. She serves as vice chair of the House Committee on Elections, is a member of the House Committee on Insurance, vice chair of the Texas House LGBTQ Caucus, and vice chair of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators’ Human and Civil Rights Task Force. González practices personal injury law at her firm, Gandara & González.
This conversation will be livestreamed starting at noon Central on Tuesday, June 29, here and on our social media channels.
This conversation is presented by Lone Star College and Texas State Technical College.
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