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Wesley Story

by Wesley Story

Communications Manager

@WesleyStory0 wesley@progresstexas.org

Texas mail-in ballot 101 for 2021 election

October 19, 2021
If you’re unable to vote in person, follow these steps to submit a mail-in ballot.

The early bird gets the vote in 2021 Texas elections

October 18, 2021
Shorter lines. Less chaos. Opportunities to vote on the weekend. We stan early voting.

Texas voter ID: What to know for the 2021 state constitutional amendment election

October 17, 2021
Texas’ restrictive voter ID laws can be hard to keep up with. Here’s what you should know in order to vote.

Nationwide marches put spotlight on Texas abortion ban, fight moves to DC

October 7, 2021
Texas advocates traveled to DC to call for federal action to protect abortion access.

How to counter Republican attacks on trans kids in sports

September 21, 2021
Texas has introduced the most bills targeting transgender youth in the country this year.

Indicted Texas Attorney General sues schools over masks mandates, does he care about more sick kids?

September 15, 2021
The Republican death cult has invaded Texas, and our kids are paying the price.

ON THE SCENE: In face of 6-week ban, abortion rights advocates stand strong

September 2, 2021
Abortion supporters are the majority in Texas and we refuse to be silenced.

666 laws take effect on Sept. 1 - here are the most evil ones

September 1, 2021
Dangerous laws passed during the Texas GOP’s extreme, far-right session go into effect Sept. 1

A Republican governor reverses position on mask mandates - will Greg Abbott follow?

August 5, 2021
While Gov. Abbott’s politics continue putting lives at risk, another Republican governor is having regrets.

Voting rights activists rally at Texas Capitol while Dems defend democracy in DC

July 14, 2021
Unifying event caps a day of advocacy at the Capitol to speak out against Republican voter suppression efforts.

How about a special session on Medicaid expansion, Gov. Abbott?

June 23, 2021
SCOTUS saved the Affordable Care Act for a third time, Republicans can make up for lost time by passing Medicaid expansion.

10 Best & Worst Moments of the 2021 Texas Legislative Session

May 31, 2021
The session was terrible, but resilient progressives ducked the attacks and finished with a big win.

Progress Texas files ethics complaint against Heritage Action for involvement in voter suppression bills

May 26, 2021
Anti-voter bills like SB7 and HB6 are part of a coordinated, national voter suppression effort.

Supreme Court decisions we’re watching for in June 2021

May 20, 2021
The Court is set to rule on important issues over the next few weeks.

Voting rights, criminal justice orgs condemn bills criminalizing voter activities

May 3, 2021
29 election bills in the Texas Legislature seek to criminalize 87 voting activities, many with felonies.

POLL: Texans oppose extreme six-week abortion ban

April 29, 2021
A majority of Texans are against new abortion restrictions, overwhelmingly oppose provisions in HB 1515/SB 8.

Abortion activists drop banners across state, demand lawmakers #StopHB1515

April 26, 2021
House Bill 1515 would ban abortion before most Texans know they’re pregnant.

6 progressive messages on Trump terrorism and coup attempt

January 7, 2021
Six progressive statements to fight Republican attempts to twist the truth and create false equivalencies.