April 04, 2020
Thanks to Those Helping Out
TARA says a special Thanks to the following partners who supported our week long Cough In Campaign to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick! We appreciate you and your members!
Texas AFL-CIO, Texas AFT, Alliance AFT, AFSCME Council 12 Retirees, TSEU (Texas State Employees Union) Retirees, Cover Texas Now, LULAC Council 650, and State Tejano Democrats
Kudos to TARA Austin President Jan Lance, TARA Treasurer Teresa Perez-Wiseley and activists Alice Embree, Julie Fleming and Linda Kniolek who got things rolling on this campaign! They were joined by TARA President Tony Padilla, Field Organizer Judy Bryant, TARA Houston President Cheryl Anderson, TARA Dallas President Kenneth Williams and Austin activist Chris Cruz.
The “Cough-In” campaign was covered by the Texas Observer. The article is at this link: https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/retiree-alliance-dan-patrick-sacrifice-elderly-economy-11896624?fbclid=IwAR06Kp47uwHDQTwyDJ2xlydLCr5X1l2sPTB9jRkaLB4EyXQpA6FVvT1vhg8