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September 2, 2016
Maybe - just maybe - we'll have new judges before the end of the year
Why Courts Matter Progress Texas
September 2, 2016
A round up of the biggest stories we covered this summer.
August 21, 2016
Even a majority of Republican voters believe Merrick Garland deserves a confirmation hearing
Two-Thirds of Americans Want Hearing on SCOTUS Nominee
August 19, 2016
In another example of why courts matter, a federal judge expressed enough skepticism with the case that the state of Texas agreed to settle
Texas Immigrant Families Can Get Birth Certificates
July 18, 2016
Americans have never had to wait longer than 125 days for a Supreme Court nominee to be confirmed. That's over now.
Supreme Court Nomination for Merrick Garland
July 13, 2016
The DNC platform calls for a "pathway" for legalization. And the Texas Democratic Party platform is even better.
Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy
June 27, 2016
This wasn’t about Constitutional principle. It was about a growing storm of bigotry and xenophobia washing over America and Europe.
Immigration SCOTUS ruling
June 23, 2016
The SCOTUS vacancy stalls progress on one of country's most important issues
Immigration SCOTUS ruling
May 24, 2016
The restrictive voter ID law has been in and out of the courts for almost five years now, with multiple judges declaring it unconstitutional.
Voter ID Laws in Texas
May 18, 2016
In Texas, 12 of our federal court seats don't have a judge. A new report co-authored by Progress Texas details the impact those vacancies have on our state.
April 4, 2016
Kids still count when deciding political district lines.
SCOTUS Unanimously Rejects Conservative Activists and Upholds One Person, One Vote
March 31, 2016
Today marks an important milestone in the fight against judicial obstruction in Texas.
Twenty Years of Empty Seats in Texas' Federal Courts
March 14, 2016
During our SXSW marijuana panel, we announced a new study on the economic impact of marijuana laws in every Texas county. You can donate to the study at www.progresstexas.org/marijuana.
March 3, 2016
Never in American history has a Senate majority refused to consider or vote on anyone nominated by the current president.
Two-Thirds of Americans Want Hearing on SCOTUS Nominee
February 25, 2016
John Cornyn says he doesn't think any SCOTUS nominee deserves a hearing - but he was singing a different song just a few years ago.