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The Importance of Planting Lightning Rods

July 28, 2017
The ACA wasn't saved overnight – it happened after seven months of sustained progressive resistance.
ACA Saved

Ted Cruz Meets Betrayal

July 28, 2017
Betrayal is when you represent the state with the highest rate of uninsured in the nation
Ted Cruz

Here Are All the Awful Bills Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Passed in a Week

July 28, 2017
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, at Governor Abbott’s behest, orchestrated a cruel act of political theater with very real and devastating consequences on Texans’ lives.
Dan Patrick

Special Session Might Be Known as "the Summer the Music Died"

July 19, 2017
Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and others are becoming the government equivalents of helicopter parents.

Peeking in Putin’s Bathroom Window, or Will Greg Abbott Get Serious About Election Integrity?

July 17, 2017
Shrugging acceptance by Greg Abbott and other Republicans of Russia’s hacking of the 2016 election betrays their real voter suppression intentions.

Amid Maternal Death Crisis, Texas Reproductive Rights Coalition Condemns Governor Abbott’s Cruel Anti-Abortion Agenda

July 14, 2017
Texas reproductive rights and justice groups are united in the fight against the politicization of women’s access to reproductive health care.
Governor Abbott Reproductive Health Care Abortion Fight

Best of the Week: Absent Abbott's Not-So-Special Session

July 14, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

Gov. Absent and the Curious Case of Stagnant Republican Voter Growth

July 13, 2017
This week Texas Governor Greg Abbott will announce his plans to run for re-election in Texas. He will have little to show for it.

5 Ways Texas GOP Will Try to Screw Texans Over During Governor Abbott’s Special Session

June 30, 2017
Governor Abbott called a special session of the Texas Legislature, putting the lives and rights of Texans on the line to score Republican primary points.
5 Ways Texas Republicans Will Try Screw Texans Over During Gov. Abbott’s Special Session