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by Wesley Story

Communications Associate

@WesleyStory0 wesley@progresstexas.org

Democratic debate finally discusses abortion

October 16, 2019
The Democratic presidential candidates finally discussed abortion at length in October’s debate.
Abortion_debate

Rights at Stake: Supreme Court cases progressives should be watching

October 15, 2019
The Court is set to hear arguments and rule on important issues that will impact our rights during this term. Here are the cases we’ll be watching.
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Taking back the narrative on guns in Texas

October 10, 2019
A majority of Texans already agree we need gun reform. But what will it take to make that happen?
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Texans will continue to fight back against Republican voter suppression efforts

October 7, 2019
Texas Republicans are limiting access to voting for college students and other communities across our state in just another effort to hold onto power.
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Climate change exists and Texas must lead the fight against it

October 1, 2019
Texas Republicans are content with letting our planet die, as evidenced by conservative Rep. Briscoe Cain’s remarks at #TribFest19.
Climate

Impeachment Explainer: Here’s how it works

September 26, 2019
What Texans need to know about the impeachment process.
Impeachment

Texas progressives can break the statewide lock of redistricting in 2020

September 26, 2019
We can avoid another 10 years of racial gerrymandering lawsuits and skewed political representation by electing progressives to the Texas House.
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There’s no excuse for Texas to be the most uninsured state in the nation

September 18, 2019
Republican leadership has compounded our state’s health care crisis.
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Live Blog: Updates from the Houston Democratic Debate

September 12, 2019
Follow along for live updates about the Democratic Debate in Houston.
TexasDemDebate

5 things to know about Texas’ new secretary of state

September 5, 2019
We should be wary of any secretary of state appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott.
Ruth_Hughs

Hey Texas Republicans, the words we use matter

August 27, 2019
Texas Republicans are just as responsible for the violence we’ve seen against immigrants and the Latinx community as our racist, white supremacist president.
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Trump is sabotaging our economy, including in Texas

August 22, 2019
A recession could be upon us and Trump’s trade war is to blame.
Recession

A Mass Texodus: Why Republicans are retiring instead of running

August 13, 2019
Republicans know Texas is a battleground state, and rather than fight a losing battle, they’re choosing to jump ship.
Retiring_republicans

Inaction makes Texas Republicans complicit in the gun violence epidemic

August 6, 2019
It’s not too soon to politicize these tragedies. It’s too late.
Gun_Blog

ALEC is coming to Texas. Here's why that's bad.

July 31, 2019
ALEC helps corporate interests bypass the will of the people with the help of conservative lawmakers by changing the laws to benefit the wealthy.
ALEC

5 key takeaways from Robert Mueller’s testimony

July 24, 2019
We listened to hours of testimony from Robert Mueller so that you don’t have to. Here are some of the most important takeaways.
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Special Report: Fighting for fair and full representation in the 2020 census

July 16, 2019
Check out all of our content on the 2020 census and Trump's efforts to intimidate immigrants with citizenship data.
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Once again, Texas Republicans are trying to take away your health care

July 10, 2019
The Trump administration is again trying to dismantle the ACA and eliminate protections for people with pre-existing conditions with the help of the Texas GOP. 
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Education and LGBTQIA+ equality go hand-in-hand

June 28, 2019
Unions have often been some of the earliest and strongest supporters of LGBTQIA+ equality.
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Partisan gerrymandering undermines our democracy

June 27, 2019
The Supreme Court’s partisan gerrymandering ruling ignores basic fairness in elections.
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