Sanchez challenges Barton to stand up for voting rights and term limits

Jana Lynne Sanchez, Democratic candidate for US House, Congressional District 6, today issued a challenge to Rep. Joe Barton to stand up for the rights of voters and to support term limits so voters would achieve real accountability from elected officials. Speaking at his town hall in Waxahachie last night, Rep. Joe Barton said there is "no problem" with voting rights in Texas.

Sanchez Derides New Town Hall Rules by Barton as Political Correctness Run Amuck

Waxahachie, TX, April 13, 2017 - “Political correctness run amuck,” is how Congressional candidate TX-6 Jana Lynne Sanchez describes the new rules for Rep. Joe Barton Town Halls. The rules were announced in response to a letter from Sanchez’s lawyer to the Congressman seeking an explanation for why she was prohibited from distributing handouts at his March 11 Town Hall.

Sanchez raises more than $20K in first two months of candidacy

Waxahachie, TX, USA – April 13, 2017 – Candidate for US Congress TX-06, Jana Lynne Sanchez, announces today that her campaign received contributions of $20,237.49 raised in the first two months since declaring her candidacy. Sanchez vows to raise unprecedented funds to challenge 17-term incumbent Joe Barton and aims to raise approximately $1.5 million through the general election. The money was raised from a combination of contributions via her extensive social media network and from among friends and former colleagues. The donations range in size from $1 to $2,700, and the average amount was less than $100. Sanchez is a former Democratic fundraiser, former correspondent for the Reuters news agency, and the owner of a successful communications agency she co-founded in 2005 in London and Amsterdam (although she is now only a silent partner in the business).

The time the Tea Party came after my family and me

Back late 2015, when I had been home from Europe about a year, my uncle told me he was running against Tea Party incumbent Paul Perry for Ellis County Commissioner. My uncle, who spent his entire life working in construction, was very angry that he was riding on roads riddled with pot holes while Perry was waging a publicity campaign on federal issues over which he had ZERO jurisdiction.

EDUCATION POLICY

Effective, comprehensive public education is a fundamental building block of our democracy and the key to our continued prosperity and opportunity. As a product of public education, I support it 100% and believe the best place for most children to be educated is in their local neighborhood public schools. We must make sure these schools are not threatened by ideologies and initiatives that seek to deprive schools of vital funding ....