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State Rep. Johnson Fights Bathroom Bill and LGBT Discrimination
Posted by Troy Williams on February 16, 2017 at 10:14 AM

The Dallas Observer discusses Representative Johnson's fierce opposition to Lt. Governor Dan Patrick's 'Bathroom Bill' Senate Bill 6. The article also discusses Representative Johnson's anti-employment discrimination legislation, House Bill 225. 

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State Rep. Eric Johnson on Lone Star Politics, December 11, 2016
Posted by Troy Williams on January 20, 2017 at 5:15 PM

NBC 5's Kristi Nelson & Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News talks with State Representative Eric Johnson (D) Dallas talk about bills he's filed for the upcoming Texas legislative session. Rep. Johnson discusses of police shooting bills, being an effective legislator, and his election to the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee board.

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2017 TLBC Scholarship
Posted by Troy Williams on January 20, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Apply to the Texas Legislative Black Caucus (TLBC) Scholarship TODAY! The TLBC Scholarship will award over 60 scholarships this year that will range in value from $1,500 to $4,000. These scholarships will be available to deserving high school seniors graduating from Texas high schools in Spring 2017 and entering college in Fall 2017. The deadline is extended to February 5th.

Click here to access the 2017 TLBC Scholarship Application

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact Troy Williams at Troy.williams@house.texas.gov or by phone at (281) 726-5271.

Reps. Johnson and Farney Unveil Pre-K Reform Framework
Posted by Eric Johnson (Texas) on January 27, 2015 at 4:36 PM

Support from business associations, school districts, children's advocacy groups, private schools and municipal leaders

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State Representatives Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) and Marsha Farney (R-Georgetown) released a framework on January 27, 2015, for reforming pre-kindergarten in Texas to improve quality and bring greater transparency and accountability to the system. The framework - largely based on Governor Abbott's proposal - has wide ranging support from business associations, school districts, children's advocacy groups, private schools and municipal leaders.

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