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Diana Gómez testifies to protect abortion care

April 12, 2021
Progress Texas Advocacy Manager testified before the Texas House Public Health Committee against anti-abortion bill HB 3760 which would restrict abortion for Texans across the state.

7 anti-abortion bills the Texas Senate is wasting time on instead of bills to help Texans

March 18, 2021
Texas Republicans would rather waste resources on anti-abortion bills than on COVID relief or policies actually meant to help our state.

Abortion is Healthcare Act would remove decades of Texas restrictions

March 12, 2021
Seeks to rescind medically unnecessary restrictions like the 24-hour waiting period, restrictions on medicated abortion and telemedicine.

Celebrate Women’s History Month by supporting these 5 initiatives at the Texas Legislature

March 10, 2021
From employment equity to maternal support, a host of efforts can make a big impact in reducing inequalities.

Texas Republicans' latest anti-abortion bills

March 3, 2021
Diana Gómez joins FOX 7 to discuss how Republicans' latest anti-abortion bills will disproportionately harm working-class and minority Texans.

The Black history of reproductive justice

February 25, 2021
The term, coined by Black women, has been the framework to many social justice movements in the U.S. since its inception.

Texas Republicans’ attack on Planned Parenthood is failing

February 11, 2021
Planned Parenthood plays a crucial role in providing healthcare services to communities across the state who depend on Medicaid.

Rosie’s Law would help create the repro health future Texans need

February 4, 2021
A historic bill in the legislature has the potential to increase abortion access in our state.

5 reasons why Greg Abbott isn’t pro-life just anti-abortion

February 1, 2021
Tens of thousands of Texans have died from COVID-19 under Gov. Greg Abbott's watch.

Recent SCOTUS abortion pill case foreshadows rulings to come

January 21, 2021
Abortion is essential, time-sensitive health care, and should be treated as such.

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.

The State has won an appeal to defund Planned Parenthood from Medicaid, here’s what it means for Texans

December 4, 2020
This decision comes as 659,000 Texans have lost health coverage, Texas already has the highest uninsured rate in America.

Bills We’re Watching in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session

December 3, 2020
Here at Progress Texas, we’re going through every bill filled in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session. Some are good, some are bad, and others are downright ugly.

Abortion rights already threatened during first week of bill filing for 2021 Texas Legislature

November 12, 2020
With the Texas legislative session beginning in January, Republicans have already begun filing anti-abortion legislation.

Your health care is at stake in the Texas U.S. Senate race — make sure to vote accordingly

October 27, 2020
John Cornyn wants to end the Affordable Care Act, MJ Hegar is fighting like hell to save it.

The Hyde Amendment has limited abortion rights for 44 years - it’s time to repeal it

October 7, 2020
The Hyde Amendment is one of the most harmful pieces of legislation to pass against abortion access.

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.