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Texas lawmakers are tainting our rainbow

June 17, 2019
Happy Pride! We've got a long way to go, Texas.
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Supreme Court: 5 Decisions We’re Awaiting in June 2019

June 10, 2019
The Court is set to decide some really important cases these next few weeks.
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Baylor must allow LGBTQIA+ students to organize

May 13, 2019
News flash Baylor, queer people exist! And they comprise your student body. Either get with the times, or you’ll be a university of the past.
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Dan Patrick objects to passing marijuana bill in Texas Senate

April 30, 2019
Texans want marijuana reform, but Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott are standing in the way of any real progress.
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Latest power grab by Texas Republicans takes aim at worker pay, threatens cities

April 11, 2019
Corporate and special interests are influencing our state politics by putting profits before people, and Republicans are pushing their agenda.
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Texas Senate passes license to discriminate bill

April 4, 2019
Texas Republicans may be quieter about their homophobic agenda this legislative go ‘round, but their actions make their intentions loud and clear.

All Texans deserve representation in the 2020 census

April 2, 2019
Every Texan should be counted in the 2020 census, but conservatives prefer to harm Texas’ federal funding and representation in Congress in an attempt to stick it to immigrants.
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How your vote reined in Dan Patrick’s priorities

March 21, 2019
The Texas Legislature has gone from the transphobic bathroom bill and anti-immigrant sanctuary cities ban in 2017, to school finance and property taxes in 2019. How’s that for progressives taking back Texas?
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The Texas GOP want an outright ban on abortion

March 11, 2019
Texas Republicans are trying to ban abortion entirely. We won’t let them.
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Black History Month 2019 events across Texas

February 11, 2019
Educational and celebratory events are scheduled throughout Texas for this month. Find the ones near you.
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Trump is using federal workers as pawns in his political games

January 25, 2019
The president continues to play games with people’s lives in exchange for an ineffective, unpopular, racist border wall.
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Bills we’re watching in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

January 10, 2019
Our team at Progress Texas has gone through all of the bills filed for the 2019 Texas Legislative session. Some are good, some are bad, and some are just straight up ugly.
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10 Worst and Best Texans of 2018

December 19, 2018
This year, some Texans were naughty. Others were nice. We’ve been making our list and checking it twice. Here are the results.
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Unpaid internships are not progressive (sorry, not sorry)

December 7, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got it right. Progressives must practice what they preach when it comes to unpaid internships.
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10 things to know at the polls

October 31, 2018
Voting is our right. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
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Early voting turnout surges across Texas

October 30, 2018
Go vote. All your friends are doing it.
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Mail-In Ballot 101

October 22, 2018
If you’re unable to vote in person, follow these simple steps to submit a mail-in ballot.
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The early bird gets the vote

October 15, 2018
Shorter lines. Less chaos. Opportunities to vote on the weekend. We stan early voting.
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