Republicans like to talk about a "Texas Miracle," in which conservative policies were a magic wand waved over the land that created a mystical utopia. It sounds like quite the tall tale - and that's because it is.
Here at Progress Texas we typically promote issues over candidates. However in this year's election we are taking particular issue with a shockingly horrible Republican ticket. To put it simply, the Republican candidates are terrible on every issue that we care about.
While Republicans have made it clear that they oppose even the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act, what they have not made clear is why they refuse to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage to those who need it most. Expanding Medicaid consists of accepting federal funds to cover those most in need. Continue reading this post »
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Texas voters will need to show ID at the polls this year – but not all forms of ID are accepted. Early voting begins next Monday, October 20th, and your vote can make a difference. Continue reading this post »