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.
Newsletter #5: April 14, 2017
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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.
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).
April 13, 2017: Jana Lynne has updated and revised her policy on immigration reform. My grandfather, Lonjino Rodriguez Sanchez came to the US without documentation from Mexico in 1912. He became a citizen in 1969, one year before he passed away. During his many years as an undocumented worker he fathered 27 US citizen children … Continue reading Immigration Reform – updated
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.
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 ....
Jana Lynne is attending events, meeting the residents of district 6, and building momentum for her campaign. Here are links to some local news stories.
On Feb. 7, Jana Lynne visited IndivisibleDFW in Dallas, and they recorded an interview with her. You can listen to the interview on iTunes here. (Click post title for link.)