On April 14 – Blue Ribbon Lobby Day in Austin – eleven HCTDW members lobbied at the state Capitol. Guided by the BRLD initiatives, the group visited the offices of Representative Andrew Murr and Senator Troy Fraser. The members from Gillespie County visited Representative Doug Miller. Members also stopped by the office of Representative Dan Huberty to thank him for his sponsorship of the Pre-K bill. The day included a rally on the Capitol steps and observation of the House and Senate in action. Topics for the day were Pre-K funding, equal pay, sanctuary cities, and gun control. Members participating were: Gloria Olsen, Janet Zitelman, Fred Johnson, Sylvia Ostos, Kathleen Keller, Mary Ellen Summerlin, Judy Ferguson, Susan Summers, Anna Osborn, Barbara Young, and Darrel Young.