AUSTIN, TX – State Representative GeneWu (D-Houston) has filed H.B. 761 to create the Texas Pay Equity Task Force, a commission charged with studying the issue of pay parity
between both gender and race in state agencies. The task force will be comprised of experts from across the state who will combine their extensive experience and knowledge to conduct this investigation and provide recommendations to ensure Texans receive equal pay for equal work, regardless of gender or race.
AUSTIN, TX – State Representative Gene Wu (D-Houston) has filed H.B. 760 to defend consumers against the increasing scourge of package thieves — commonly known as “porch pirates.” This legislation would increase the criminal penalty for stealing packages addressed to a victim and from the steps of a victim’s home. Currently, package theft is only prosecuted as a Class C Misdemeanor ticket or as a Class B Misdemeanor, like shoplifting.Read More »
“As the representative of one of the largest documented and undocumented immigrant populations in the state, I condemn President Trump’s actions today in the strongest possible terms. DACA shared wide-spread bipartisan support because it protected undocumented children and people who were brought to the US as children. Trump’s decision in terminating DACA is inhuman, immoral, and unconscionable.” -Gene Wu, State RepresentativeRead More »