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by Wesley Story

Communications Associate

@WesleyStory0 wesley@progresstexas.org

Gov. Abbott must protect Texas voters by instituting universal vote-by-mail

March 19, 2020
Texans’ health, safety, and right to vote must be protected.
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What to know about the 2020 census

March 10, 2020
The 2020 census should begin hitting mailboxes this week. Here’s what you need to know.
What to know about the 2020 census

5 Takeaways from the South Carolina #DemDebate

February 26, 2020
With just a week to go before Super Tuesday, candidates sparred on the debate stage in South Carolina while Texas voters watched.
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6 Takeaways from the U.S. Senate debate in Austin

February 19, 2020
Though the Senate candidates disagreed on some of the issues, they did agree on one thing: John Cornyn has got to go.
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Texans are working around the clock to register voters

February 13, 2020
Across the state, individuals and Texas organizations are working to register a record number of voters ahead of the November election.
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It’s going to take all of us to protect our vote

February 6, 2020
Sign up to be a nonpartisan Texas Poll Monitor today!
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Cornyn once again proves he will do anything to please Trump

February 5, 2020
With his votes against conviction on Wednesday, Senator John Cornyn once again pledged his undying loyalty to the impeached president.
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Texas’ dangerous anti-abortion ordinances are misleading and unconstitutional

February 4, 2020
Abortion advocates and community leaders are fighting back against these local ordinances and demonstrating our collective power.
AbortionBans

Austin got it right. Texas’ outdated conversion therapy laws need to go.

January 28, 2020
All Texas cities should follow Austin’s lead by refusing to allow resources to be used on this outdated, dangerous practice.
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Explainer: Senate impeachment trial

January 23, 2020
Senators swore an oath to uphold “impartial justice.” It’s unfortunate only some of them are upholding that oath.
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5 Texas takeaways from the January #DemDebate

January 15, 2020
With just a few weeks to go before the Iowa caucuses, candidates gave it their all on stage.
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Abbott’s shameful refugee decision goes against what Texans stand for

January 14, 2020
Every Texan should be embarrassed and ashamed by Abbott’s decision not to accept new refugees into our state.
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Voting rights fight continues in Texas with latest lawsuit over registration requirements

January 8, 2020
While Texas Republicans rely on a strategy of voter suppression to hold on to power, progressive power in our state continues to grow. Texans will not be silenced!
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Impeachment Explainer: Here’s how it works

December 18, 2019
What Texans need to know about the impeachment process.
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Republicans accuse House of being distracted by impeachment, while hundreds of bills sit on McConnell’s desk

December 12, 2019
The “Do Nothing” Republicans think they have Americans fooled. They don’t.
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A Mass Texodus: Why Republicans are retiring instead of running (updated)

December 10, 2019
Republicans know Texas is a battleground state, and rather than fight a losing battle, they’re choosing to jump ship.
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Trump makes seventh visit to Texas as state becomes more competitive

November 20, 2019
Trump knows Texas is critical to a win in 2020, and he’s terrified because he knows Texans are fed up with his corruption and hate.
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Greg Abbott prefers his chicken with a side of hate

November 19, 2019
After Chick-fil-A announced plans to stop funding anti-LGBTQIA+ organizations, Texas Governor Greg Abbott took to Twitter to voice his disapproval.
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