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Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:00am

Texas Impact welcomed Texas lawmakers back into session on January 10 with a "Service of Public Witness" on the South Steps of the Texas Capitol. The service featured the Muslim call to prayer, a Buddhist meditation, Christian, Sikh, and Unitarian reflections on peace and justice, and a traditional Jewish blessing.

Update: 2017 Service of Public Witness Video Now Online


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2017

For more information contact Bee Moorhead @ 512-636-3135

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ACTION ALERT: U.S. Congressional leaders are moving swiftly to repeal large portions of the Affordable Care Act, jeopardizing health care for 20 million Americans...including nearly 3 million Texans. In response, the NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice is hosting a nationwide interfaith call in day on Monday, Jan. 9. Take action: Urge your U.S. senator to protect healthcare by voting NO on Affordable Care Act repeal!

AUSTIN, Texas—(Dec. 14, 2016) New data analyses show that nearly 75 percent of Texas’ local taxing entities soon could have to increase taxes on property owners by more than 8 percent to continue vital health care services in their communities.

New report, Rocks in the Water: The Unseen Cost of Losing Federal Support for Uncompensated Care, now available.

When Congress reconvenes in January, many members plan to make repealing the ACA their top priority. Millions of Texans--and other Americans--will spend the holidays worrying that Congress is about to take away their healthcare.

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Event Date: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:00pm

Update: Video Archive now available on Facebook Live.

Are you as excited for Weekly Witness as we are? To make sure we have our systems in place, we will be doing a Weekly Witness Webinar focused on health care the day before the legislative session starts, January 9, 2017, at noon. Register here.

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