- July 22, 2021Toplines and Key Facts: Texas’ 6 week abortion ban (SB 8) allows any citizen, from any state, to sue someone in Texas who merely provided assistance to someone who needed an abortion, and reap a cash reward. SB 8 not only emboldens anti-abortion...
- July 22, 2021State Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos joined the Progress Texas team this week live from Washington, D.C. as Texas House Dems advocate for voting rights legislation at the federal level. Progress Texas President Ed Espinoza, Communications Manager Wesley Story and...
- July 20, 2021Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the ongoing quorum break and how Texas Democrats should move forward.
- July 20, 2021Toplines and Key Facts: The Texas Constitution divides the state government into three co-equal branches. Governor Abbott unilaterally defunded one of these branches to punish lawmakers and bribe them to advance his voter suppression agenda. The special...
- July 20, 2021Toplines and Key Facts: A new report from the Brennan Center shows that 17 Republican-controlled states have passed laws this year making it harder to vote. Texas Democrats are carrying a nation’s worth of voting rights on their shoulders. Republican...
- July 15, 2021Progress Texas Communications Manager Wesley Story joins FOX 7 to discuss the latest news about Texas Democrats breaking quorum and their fight on Capitol Hill to end voter suppression.
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