Texans Vow to Hold Lawmakers Accountable

Holding signs reading “We will remember in November,” “Cuts Hurt Kids” and “WTF: Where’s the Funding?” a group of Texas education advocates gathered outside the Texas State House in Austin to let those inside know in no uncertain terms that their decision to cut $4 billion from education in the state budget rather than use the rainy day fund would not help their chances of re-election in November.

Participants at the rally, organized by Save Texas Schools, sang the following lyrics:

“If you vote against our children, let there be no doubt. The eyes of Texas are upon you, and we will vote you out.”

It’s effective to let lawmakers and candidates know that you’ll consider their actions when you go to the polls.

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