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Progress Texas 2020 Voter Guide

September 24, 2020
The most competitive races on the path to turning Texas blue.
Progress Texas 2020 Voter Guide

REPORT: Texas media coverage lacks diverse sources of political analysis in 2020 election coverage

July 28, 2020
Texans deserve their diverse viewpoints and backgrounds represented in the news they consume.

POLL: Texans overwhelmingly support police reform; plurality support budget reallocation

July 21, 2020
It’s time to reform, reallocate, and rethink our approach to public safety.

New poll shows Biden within striking distance of Trump in Texas

June 23, 2020
Texas is still the biggest battleground state.
New poll shows Biden within striking distance of Trump in Texas

We asked Texans about their concerns over reopening the state. Here’s what they told us.

May 1, 2020
Many worry that opening too soon runs the risk of facing a second shutdown in the near future.

Pandemic or not - we’re still fighting for you

April 7, 2020
In the midst of this pandemic, we’re working to promote progress, hold our leaders accountable, and keep Texans informed. Here’s an ongoing list of our content.
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Endorsement Alert: Stapleton-Barrera represents a new generation of leadership for the Rio Grande Valley

March 5, 2020
“Democratic” incumbent Eddie Lucio Jr. sides with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Donald Trump on issue after issue, and remains stuck in the past.
Sara Stapleton-Barrera

Black Texans advocating for the voting rights of all

February 27, 2020
These Texas advocates are protecting the voting rights of all Texans, ensuring that Black Texans are at the forefront of the conversation.
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POLL RESULTS: The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary with and without Bloomberg

February 26, 2020
Texas will be one of the first states to see Mike Bloomberg on the ballot. Here’s how his entrance impacts the state of the race.
The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary: With and without Bloomberg

Black Texans working for increased abortion access for all

February 24, 2020
These Texas advocates are working toward equitable abortion access for all Texans, ensuring that Black Texans are at the forefront of the conversation.
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Endorsement Alert: Ruben Cortez is the fighter the RGV deserves in the State Senate

February 6, 2020
Meanwhile “Democratic” incumbent Eddie Lucio Jr. sides with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Donald Trump on issue after issue.
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Alerta de Respaldo Político: Ruben Cortez es el luchador que el Valle se merece en el Senado estatal

February 6, 2020
Mientras tanto, el "demócrata" Eddie Lucio Jr. se pone del lado del gobernador republicano Greg Abbott y Donald Trump en un tema tras otro.
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Endorsement Alert: Chrysta Castañeda is the logical choice in the Democratic primary for Texas Railroad Commission

January 30, 2020
First things first, this office has nothing to do with railroads and everything to do with environmental regulation of the oil and gas industry.
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Endorsement Alert: Jessica Cisneros represents a new generation of leaders that are much needed in Texas and in Congress

January 29, 2020
Meanwhile “Democratic” incumbent Henry Cuellar’s positions would give him a passing grade on any Republican scorecard.
Jessica_Cisneros

Certified Progressive 2020: Our list of Texas progressives running in competitive districts

January 23, 2020
Our Progress Texas team asked roughly 100 candidates to take our "Certified Progressive" survey. Here are the results.
Photo by Lola Gomez with Austin American-Statesman

Certified Progressive 2020: Our 10 point values questionnaire

January 23, 2020
Working with a coalition of partners from around the state, we work on issues that are important to a growing majority of people in our state.

Best & Worst Texas Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019
From the Texas Legislature, to ALEC in Austin, and the 2019 elections, there were plenty of options to choose from this year.
Progress Texas' Best and Worst of 2019

An open letter to Senator John Cornyn: Investigate the citizenship application backlog

December 13, 2019
Texas progressive organizations from across the state have called for Sen. John Cornyn to investigate the citizenship application backlog and protect voting rights for eligible Texans.
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Why 2020 could be the year of the Texas Latino voter

October 8, 2019
Latinos will soon make up the majority of the state’s population, and their political power is greater than ever before.
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