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by Tara Pohlmeyer

Communications Manager

@tarapohlmeyer tara@progresstexas.org

Building the Ballot: Who’s filing to run for office in Texas in 2020?

November 12, 2019
As progressives put in the work to flip Texas in 2020, here’s an ongoing list of who has filed to be a candidate for Texas office.
Building the Ballot Texas

Supreme Court takes on first abortion access case since Kavanaugh

October 9, 2019
We’ve fought this case before with The People’s Filibuster, and now it’s time to fight again.
Texas Reproductive Lawsuits

Differences emerge between Texas’ Democratic candidates for US Senate

September 28, 2019
When it comes to impeachment, gun reform, and health care, Democratic candidates differ slightly.
The Blue Team - #TribFest19

Flipping Texas and beyond at #TribFest19

September 27, 2019
Progress Texas staff are taking on #TribFest19 and making sure folks know about flipping Texas in 2020.

John & Brett: Birds of a feather do harm together

September 17, 2019
For those in the back: here’s one more reason Cornyn has to go in 2020.
Cornyn_Kav

10 #DemDebateTX takeaways from Houston

September 13, 2019
Hosting the third debate reinforces how big of a role Texas will play in 2020.
HoustonDebate

Texas reproductive health laws going into effect on Sept. 1

August 28, 2019
As we head toward our future elections, Texans have the power to put more progressives and reproductive health care allies into office to ensure health care for all.
ReproBills

What equitable abortion access would mean for Texans

August 22, 2019
Austin City Council may become the first in the nation to support equitable abortion access with budget allocation.
Abortion Access Austin Texas

Hundreds of activists rally against corporate interests in Texas politics

August 15, 2019
Progress Texas & progressive organizations rally against far-right, corporate, special interest group ALEC in Austin.
ALEC in Austin Rally

ALEC funds 3 dangerous policies in Texas

August 6, 2019
ALEC is behind dangerous conservative laws on guns, immigration, and education.
ALEC

10 standout moments from the July #DemDebate

July 31, 2019
After this debate, the field of Democratic Presidential candidates will slowly narrow down.
July Democratic Presidential Debate

Recent anti-abortion funding backfires, latest in a string of failed Republican efforts

July 25, 2019
Texas Republicans continue to fund “Alternatives to Abortion” programs with zero oversight.
Attacks Abortion Rights

TIMELINE: The citizenship question & the 2020 census

July 12, 2019
Progressives will fight back against Trump’s overreach for citizenship data.
Census 2020 Timeline

10 standout moments from the June #DemDebate

June 28, 2019
The biggest challenge for Democratic Presidential candidates is standing out in the crowded field.
Presidential_Debate

Juneteenth celebrations across Texas 2019

June 13, 2019
Juneteenth is a celebration, but also a reminder that systems of oppression still exist in our society today.
Juneteenth

How progressives won the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

June 3, 2019
Because of your votes during the 2018 midterms, we made progress from voting rights, to abortion access, to health care.

Abortion advocates fight lies at the Capitol through stories

May 8, 2019
Texans who have had an abortion tell their truth to combat extremist lawmakers: Texans deserve trust, respect, and access to abortion services.
Claudia Yoli of Deeds Not Words - Trust Respect Access

Texas progressives fighting against national narrative of abortion lies

April 17, 2019
Two bills in the Texas Legislature Legislature, HB 16 and its companion SB 23, attempt to limit abortion rights based on a series of outright lies.
Texas HB 16 - Donna Howard