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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Texas Conservatives Take Up Redistricting, Discrimination in Special Session

Hearings on the maps will be held in the Texas Capitol Extension Auditorium, room E1.004. The State Senate hearing is Thursday at 9am. Continue reading this post »

Friday, May 17, 2013
The Tea Party Should Have to Play by the Same Rules

We all play by the same rules. When any organization files for tax-exempt status, it is subject to a higher level of scrutiny. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, May 16, 2013
IRS

According to an inspector general's report released earlier this week- the IRS was completely understaffed in 2009 and 2010 to address a flood of 501c4 applications after Citizens United.

The Tea Party's solution?

More government employees. Really. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The IRS sent our organization, Progress Texas, the same a similar* letter it sent various Tea Party organizations that you're reading about in the news. A couple of quick notes: Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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InfoGraphic: Why Early Education is Vital

Everyone has their own view on when a child should start school; while many kids begin to go to preschool as early as age three, some places in the world delay schooling until kids are six or seven.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Dewhurst, Texas GOP Tout Doctor Who Thinks Women Need Permission to Work Outside the Home

David Dewhurst and Texas Republican lawmakers hosted a press conference Tuesday morning touting Steve Hotze, a Houston-area "doctor" who is suing to stop the Affordable Care Act being implemented in Texas. Hotze's rather insane beliefs include the idea that a woman must get permission from a man to work outside the home. Continue reading this post »

Monday, May 6, 2013
Perry Compares compares Anti-LGBT Equality Activists to Abolitionists

According to Rick Perry - "pop culture" LGBT equal rights activists are attempting to tear apart the Boy Scouts of America by advocating for rule changes that would allow openly gay scouts and scout leaders. Continue reading this post »

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Ted Cruz Caught Lying About Medicaid Expansion - Twice

Texas Senator Ted Cruz was caught lying - twice -about the Affordable Care Act, specifically about the impact of Medicaid expansion. Continue reading this post »

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