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Wesley Story

by Wesley Story

Communications Manager

@WesleyStory0 wesley@progresstexas.org

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.

Top 10 Best and Worst Texans of 2020

December 17, 2020
This year will not easily be forgotten. Here’s our list of the Texans who helped make it better, and those who made it worse.

Indicted Attorney General is under investigation again. Here are 7 reasons he shouldn’t be in office.

October 7, 2020
Ken Paxton should have resigned long ago. These recent allegations are just the latest in a string of corruption.

It’s going to take all of us to protect our vote

October 1, 2020
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Today’s Texas GOP is the Party of Trump, and it will do anything to hold on to power

September 24, 2020
Republicans have no platform. Their allegiance is to Trump, and they've given up on any discernible values

Our most basic rights are on the ballot in November. Protect them by putting progressives on the bench.

September 10, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court is important, but so are lower level federal courts and state courts. Let’s elect progressives up and down the ballot to defend our rights in the judiciary.

Texas Republicans are so scared of the ballot box they’re turning on one another because of it

August 25, 2020
Gov. Abbott was right to extend early vote by one week, but now Republicans are suing to take it away.

Texas voter ID: What to know for the 2020 election

August 12, 2020
Texas’ restrictive voter ID laws can be hard to keep up with. Here’s what you should know in order to vote.

Joe Biden makes historic choice in selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate

August 11, 2020
The Democratic presidential ticket is complete. Here’s more on the historic nature of the Biden/Harris ticket.