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Topic - Leticia Van De Putte
With a 6-2 vote and absent discussion, Texas' Senate Education Committee members moved a bill forward that would pretty much banish Planned Parenthood's presence from Texas schools.
People were shocked when federal prosecutors charged the owners of a motel in Oacoma, S.D., a town of fewer than 500, with keeping Philippine women in virtual slavery, forcing them to work 20-hour days under the threat of violence and taking back their paychecks after they had been endorsed to deposit in their own accounts.
BOSTON (AP) — State lawmakers are increasingly stepping into the void created by the failure of Congress to approve sweeping changes to immigration policy, a report finds.
State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, acknowledges her supporters gathered as she arrives on stage for her official announcement for her run for lieutenant governor at San Antonio College in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.
She said 25 percent of the people trafficked into the United States pass through the state.