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by Wesley Story

Communications Associate

@WesleyStory0 wesley@progresstexas.org

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.
Retiring_republicans

Impeachment Explainer: Here’s how it works

December 5, 2019
What Texans need to know about the impeachment process.
Impeachment

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.
TrumpInTexas

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.
Abbott_Chick

Rick Perry: Where is he now?

November 14, 2019
Rick Perry has been out of the limelight for a while, but with one fell swoop (and a Congressional subpoena) he’s back in the public eye.
RickPerry

Texas’ mobile voting ban is a clear infringement on voting rights

November 6, 2019
If our votes didn’t matter, Texas Republicans wouldn’t be trying so hard to keep Texans away from the polls.
MobileVotingBans

Gov. Abbott’s Trumpesque approach to Twitter

October 31, 2019
Instead of focusing on the issues important to Texans, Gov. Abbott has used his Twitter to mislead the public, attack Texas cities, and fan the flames of the far-right.
Trump_Abbott_twitter

Impeachment update: Things are not looking good for Trump

October 29, 2019
If the World Series was any indication of the American public’s thoughts on impeachment, Trump should be scared.
Impeachment

Texas Mail-In Ballot 101

October 24, 2019
If you’re unable to vote in person, follow these simple steps to submit a mail-in ballot.
Mail-In Ballot

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.
RBG

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?
guns

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.
VotingImage

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

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.
redistricting

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.
HealthCareBlog_UninsuredRates

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.
Republican_rhetoric

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