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Abby Springs

by Abby Springs

Communications Intern

@abby_springs abby@progresstexas.org

Your health care is at stake in the Texas U.S. Senate race — make sure to vote accordingly

October 27, 2020
John Cornyn wants to end the Affordable Care Act, MJ Hegar is fighting like hell to save it.

The 7 times MJ Hegar roasted John Cornyn in the Senate Debate

October 15, 2020
MJ took Cornyn to task and proved that she’s the leader we need fighting for Texans.

John Cornyn supporters lob sexist attack at MJ Hegar for tattoo covering battle wounds

October 6, 2020
MJ Hegar is no stranger to tough fights. Misogynistic attacks on her appearance can’t take her down.

MJ Hegar has the record to fight military sexual assault. Cornyn, not so much.

September 29, 2020
Vanessa Guillén’s death exposed the broken system that protects perpetrators of sexual assault in the military. It’s time to bring change to the systems that failed her and so many other survivors.

Cornyn prefers to cheat to fill the SCOTUS vacancy instead of letting voters have a say

September 23, 2020
We need a senator who doesn’t work overtime as McConnell’s lapdog. We need MJ Hegar.

Why is John Cornyn afraid to debate MJ Hegar?

September 21, 2020
MJ Hegar wants three debates. Cornyn has only agreed to one.

Progressive women in Texas are changing the game

September 15, 2020
Here’s what flipping Texas blue can mean for women in Texas politics.

Young progressives are the key to flipping Texas. Here’s how to win us over.

September 10, 2020
Young people won’t show up for you unless you show up for them.

Climate change isn’t coming to Texas — it’s already here.

September 2, 2020
We need bold, progressive plans that can fix our planet and address environmental racism.
Climate change

Texas colleges have a responsibility to slow the spread

August 31, 2020
A plan that relies on 18-year-olds to stop socializing is a plan that is doomed to fail.
College students

Democrats need 9 seats to flip the Texas House. Here are 22 opportunities.

August 26, 2020
From redistricting to school funding, we have the power to change Texas politics for decades to come.
Texas House Candidates

It’s time for the Confederates at the Capitol to go

August 24, 2020
Let’s honor Black Texans, not those who fought to take their rights away.

50 reasons to vote against John Cornyn in 2020

July 16, 2020
After 18 years in office, two-thirds of Texans either don’t know John Cornyn or don’t like him.

How to get a free face mask in Texas

July 7, 2020
Gov. Greg Abbott should expand free face mask programs throughout the state.
Wear A Mask Texas

What the #BlackLivesMatter protests have accomplished so far in Texas

June 25, 2020
Texans are stepping up and demanding change — and getting it.

Texas needs poll workers for the next election. Young people can help.

June 23, 2020
We can minimize shortages and the risk to our elderly neighbors by working the polls on in the upcoming elections.

How Texans can celebrate Pride without parades

June 17, 2020
Parades may be cancelled, but no one can truly cancel Pride.

To help Texans is to help immigrants

May 27, 2020
No one should be left out of coronavirus relief because of their immigration status.

No one should lose their home for staying at home

May 13, 2020
Texans need rental assistance to survive a global pandemic — and unemployment.