Travis County Judge Eckhardt, former Senator Barrientos endorse McFadden for Congress

Travis County Judge Eckhardt, former Senator Barrientos endorse McFadden for Congress

Barrientos, Eckhardt and McFadden call for end to divisive Republican attacks on local government AUSTIN—Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt and former State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos endorsed Elliott McFadden for U.S. Congress, calling for new leadership who will stand up for Central Texans in the 21st Congressional District against the Texas Republicans and the Trump Administration’s[…]

Trump action to quash hopes of Dreamers is cruel, bad policy

Trump action to quash hopes of Dreamers is cruel, bad policy

Lamar Smith calls on getting tough on children brought into America Today, Donald Trump put politics above good policy by moving to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. Rather than giving Congress time to legislate President Obama’s work visa program for undocumented immigrates brought to the country as children, Trump has[…]

Austin City Council Members Pool and Renteria join McFadden in opposing Trump cuts to housing

Austin City Council Members Pool and Renteria join McFadden in opposing Trump cuts to housing

Contact:          Norris Deajon                                For immediate release (512) 771-2203 media@mcfaddenfortx21.com Austin City Council Members Pool and Renteria join McFadden in opposing Trump cuts to housing AUSTIN- Austin City Council Members Leslie Pool and Sabino “Pio” Renteria joined Democratic Congressional Candidate[…]

McFadden calls for Medicare for All

McFadden calls for Medicare for All

  AUSTIN- With the Republican Senate healthcare bill in limbo, Democratic congressional candidate Elliott McFadden called on Congress to scrap the current plan and adopt a Medicare for All program as the most humane and cost-effective way towards universal healthcare. “I believe that healthcare is a right, not a privilege,” McFadden said. “The Republican plan[…]

RELEASE: McFadden calls on Smith to apologize for tying free press to Alexandria mass shooting

RELEASE: McFadden calls on Smith to apologize for tying free press to Alexandria mass shooting

For Immediate Release Contact: Norris Deajon (512) 771-2203 media@mcfaddenfortx21.com  McFadden calls on Lamar Smith to apologize for tying free press to Alexandria mass shooting AUSTIN- Democratic congressional candidate Elliott McFadden called on Congressman Lamar Smith to retract his statement and apologize to the public for tying the mass shooting by James Hodgkinson in Alexandria, Va[…]

Democrat Elliott McFadden, endorsed by over 125 community leaders, launches campaign to unseat Congressman Lamar Smith

Democrat Elliott McFadden, endorsed by over 125 community leaders, launches campaign to unseat Congressman Lamar Smith

Contact: Norris Deajon                                            For immediate release (512) 771-2203 media@mcfaddenfortx21.com AUSTIN- Non-profit CEO Elliott McFadden launched his campaign today for the Democratic nomination to defeat Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21), calling the 30-year career politician an[…]

Trump budget hurts effective programs, giveaway to the wealthy

Trump budget hurts effective programs, giveaway to the wealthy

On Tuesday, the Trump Administration released their federal budget, which sacrifices valuable, effective programs to help those who need it in return for an questionable tax cut for those who need it the least. This approach is morally wrong and completely ineffective at boosting the economy. In fact, Trump’s budget would further accelerate our dangerous wealth[…]