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Best of the Week - June 17th

June 17, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

Progressives Scored Wins for Criminal Justice Reform This Legislative Session

June 16, 2017
In a session full of pretty awful setbacks, progressives in the legislature took steps forward in advancing criminal justice reform in Texas.
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Best of the Week - June 10th

June 10, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

Ted Cruz Attacks Net Neutrality - Opponents Respond with July 12 Action

June 7, 2017
What is the line between a government and private internet service providers, or ISP’s, manipulating the public’s internet access?
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Was Legislative Session a Success?

June 5, 2017
GOP leaders showed they were eager to be hurtful.
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These Women Legislators Advanced ‘Rape Kit’ Reform Through the Texas Legislature

June 2, 2017
Reps. Donna Howard and Victoria Neave accomplished real reform for sexual assault survivors in a tough legislative session.
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Texas GOP's Backwards Priorities Prevented Progress in Fight for Fair Wages

June 2, 2017
Despite a valiant effort by progressive Democrats, the Republican controlled Texas Legislature stifled any progress on raising the minimum wage, ensuring equal pay, and investing in paid leave.
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Voting Rights, Shmoting Rights: Updates To Texas Voting Laws

June 2, 2017
Texas does not have a great record when it comes to voter participation - and it seems that some politicians would like to keep it that way.
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