State Representative Gene Wu has pre-filed legislation for the 85th Legislative Session to ensure that the Texas Juvenile Justice system works better to rehabilitate young offenders and end the school-to-prison pipeline.Read More »
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“People are tired of dead kids.”
That’s the reason that two-term state Rep. Gene Wu gave the editorial board to explain the political momentum in the state House to fix Texas Child Protective Services. Democrats, like Wu, and Republicans are working together to file bills for the upcoming session that will provide better pay for CPS workers, more money for foster families, and better therapy for kids and drug treatment for parents who need it.
“The vast majority of cases that come to CPS are because of drugs,” Wu said. “Yet we don’t provide drug treatment.”
As a lawyer who takes CPS and juvenile law cases, Wu is an invaluable resource on this issue, and voters should give him a third term in Austin.
Houston, TX – State Representative Gene Wu condemns Fox News’ October 3rd, 2016 segment of “The O’Reilly Factor” by correspondent Jesse Watters. The segment known as “Watters’ World”—recorded under the pretense of asking Chinese Americans’ views on the U.S. presidential election—was devoid of any actual political insight, but full of antiquated jokes using racist stereotypes, drew on thoughtless tropes, and openly ridiculed Asian Americans and immigrants:
“Bill O’Reilly and Jesse Watters have tried to downplay this segment as just good old-fashioned humor, but I have spent my entire adult life trying to push back the casual racism that they find so funny. Their piece was obviously racist and perpetuates harmful stereotypes against all Asian Americans…”Read More »