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[Letter to Ed Idar, Jr., page two - 1954-05-05]

Description: Letter to Ed Idar, Jr. from an unknown source, informing Idar that John J. Herrera announced that he would be a candidate to the Legislature for "place 5 from Harris County." The author of the letter states that Herrera was convinced to run by "a group of businessmen, including Jewish and Negro Leaders." The letter also explains Herrera's platform to run for Legislature: "jury service for women, no sales tax, no tax increase of any kind, and he is very to backing up on the wetback problem as is possible within state Jurisdiction." The author also mentions the publication of "Johnny's" picture and to mention "the Hernandez Case". There is a note that says, "Johnny is mailing you the complete opinion of the Supreme Court." Copies of the letter were sent to Hector P. Garcia and Chris Alderete.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter to Ed Idar, Jr., page one - 1954-05-05]

Description: Letter to Ed Idar, Jr. from an unknown source, informing Idar that John J. Herrera announced that he would be a candidate to the Legislature for "place 5 from Harris County." The author of the letter states that Herrera was convinced to run by "a group of businessmen, including Jewish and Negro Leaders." The letter also explains Herrera's platform to run for Legislature: "jury service for women, no sales tax, no tax increase of any kind, and he is very to backing up on the wetback problem as is possible within state Jurisdiction." Copies of the letter were sent to Hector P. Garcia and Chris Alderete.
Date: May 5, 1954
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raul Perez - 1949-01-12]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raul Perez, President of LULAC Council of Kingsville, Texas, dated January 12, 1949. This letter is in answer to Perez's inquiry about topics to be discussed at the Texas Regional Convention to be held in Houston, Texas, on January 29 and 30, 1949. Topics are to include: the fifty-cent a month member assessment; and ways and means to advise the Legislature what action should be taken against illegal transportation and hiring of braceros in Texas. Also to be discussed was a proposed trip of LULACs to see President Truman about this matter and civil rights legislation.
Date: January 12, 1949
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Sunset Advisory Commission : Summary of Sunset Legislation 82nd Legislature

Description: This document reports the Sunset Advisory Commission's evaluation of 29 Texas state government agencies and their recommendations for legislation to strengthen or abolish those entities.
Date: July 2011
Creator: Hegar, Glenn, Jr.; Huffman, Joan; Nichols, Robert; Whitmire, John; Anchia, Rafael; Cook, Byron et al.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Other

Focus Report, Volume 82, Number 1, November 23, 2010

Description: Report that reviews several of the issues that the 82nd Legislature of Texas were to consider during its 2011 regular session. Topics include taxes and revenue; business and economic development; criminal justice and public safety; health and human services; education; immigration; energy and environment; transportation; government organization; and the judiciary.
Date: November 23, 2010
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Journal of the House of Representatives of the Regular Session of the Sixty-Fifth Legislature of the State of Texas, Volume 1

Description: The Journal contains the proceedings of the House of Representatives of Texas including legislation, reports, discussions, votes, and points-of-order. Some volumes also contain supplementary materials. The index is in Volume 4.
Date: 1977
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Journal of the Senate, First, Second, and Third Called Sessions of the Seventy-Eighth Legislature of the State of Texas, Volume 7

Description: The Journal contains the proceedings of the Senate of Texas including legislation, reports, discussions, votes, and points-of-order. Some volumes also contain supplementary materials. The index for the first called session begins on page 237, and on page 14 for the second called session.
Date: 2003
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department