Friday, June 14, 2013
Rick Perry Vetoed Texas' Equal Pay Act

Texas Governor Rick Perry has vetoed our state's Equal Pay Act. Texas would have been the 43rd state to adopt such a law. The bill he vetoed, House Bill 950, was authored by State Rep. Senfronia Thompson of Houston and State Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Chief Justice Roberts Right to Review Case of Racist 5th Circuit Judge

Last week, a group of civil rights leaders filed an ethics complaint against Judge Edith Jones, the former chief judge of Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Special Session: Anti-Choice Legislation Threatens Health Care for Texas Families

You can take action on this issue today - sign petitions by Planned Parenthood and Continue reading this post »

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Rick Perry May Veto Public Integrity Unit Money to Shut Down the Criminal CPRIT Investigation

Texas' Public Integrity Unit exists to investigate insurance fraud, corrupt elected officials, and tax evaders. Rick Perry wants to veto funding for the Public Integrity Unit to try and shut down the criminal CPRIT in Continue reading this post »

Monday, June 3, 2013
Don't Let Texas Rubber Stamp Bad Maps!
Friday, May 31, 2013
Progress Texas Monthly: May 2013

It’s been a busy spring here at Progress Texas. But when you’re busy fighting for important issues in our state, it makes it all worthwhile. This month we’ve seen the conclusion of the 83rd Texas Legislative Session, the start of a special session, the return of redistricting, and even the return of the Tea Party. Continue reading this post »

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Explanation & Key Facts About the Tea Party IRS "Controversy"
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 »


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