Study Shows 80 Percent of Baby Formula May be Contaminated

A recent study conducted by the Clean Label Project estimates that as much as 80 percent of baby formula on store shelves may be contaminated with dangerous chemicals. Further, a startling amount of other baby food products also tested positive for contaminants that could be dangerous to your child and his or her development. Researchers… Read More

Looking Back: Was 2017 a Year of Eroding Workers’ Rights?

In recent years, there have been many victories for labor rights – some on a state level and others federal. But as we prepare to ring in 2018, many people are looking back and asking – “was 2017 a year of eroding workers’ rights?” Labor activists continue to rally for workers’ rights, but as the… Read More

Texas Set to Receive $7.35 Million from General Motors Settlement

Many of our readers will remember millions of General Motors (GM) vehicles being recalled in 2014 due to faulty switches. Attorneys from 49 states and the District of Columbia alleged that GM hid safety issues related to the faulty switches, which has resulted in a settlement of $120 million. Texas is set to receive $7.35… Read More

Texas Bathroom Bill Could Cost the State Amazon Headquarters and 50,000 Jobs

Many cities and states have been vying for the opportunity to secure Amazon’s second headquarters which promises 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in facilities investments. If secured, Amazon would be the largest corporate expansion in Texas history, and could potentially end some of the economic challenges caused by natural disasters this year. Unfortunately, the controversial… Read More

Keep Halloween Spooky Safe with These Safety Tips

  Halloween is just around the corner, and as you prepare your little goblins and ghouls for trick-or-treating, you should also prepare them to be safe. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that, on Halloween, children are four times more likely to be hit by an automobile. Whether you are staying… Read More

Houston Mayor Fighting for Equality in Marriage Benefits

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City of Houston continue to fight for equality in marriage benefits by asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an earlier decision about publicly-funded benefits for same-sex couples. The continuing debate has many questioning whether Texas is really prepared to embrace diversity and equality. City of Houston Fighting for Rights… Read More

3 Steps to Filing a FEMA Flood Claim

Filing an insurance claim is complicated enough in the most basic of circumstances. When it comes to natural disasters and flooding, the insurance claims process can be an overwhelming mingling of laws, regulations, paperwork, and waiting. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is highlighting 3 steps to filing a… Read More