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Indicted-AG Ken Paxton is overstepping by attacking Texans' abortion access

April 1, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins Spectrum News to discuss Governor Abbott and indicted-Attorney General Ken Paxton's attacks on abortion access and how they are overstepping their authority during this pandemic.
Ken Paxton is overstepping with the abortion ban

Abbott, Paxton using COVID-19 to push anti-abortion agenda

March 26, 2020
Abortion is, and will always be, essential and time-sensitive health care.
Abortion is essential health care.

Texas groups sue over constitutionality of 7 local anti-abortion bans

March 5, 2020
Abortion is legal in all 50 states, but some cities in Texas have passed unconstitutional ordinances in an attempt to stigmatize abortion and confuse the people who need them.
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What is driving Texas progressives in 2020

March 3, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins Now This to discuss the Texas primary, flipping Texas, and what issues matter most to Texas voters.
What is driving Texas progressives in 2020

Black Texans working for increased abortion access for all

February 24, 2020
These Texas advocates are working toward equitable abortion access for all Texans, ensuring that Black Texans are at the forefront of the conversation.
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Eddie Lucio Jr. is not a Democrat

February 19, 2020
Senator Lucio is not a Democrat. He has always put conservative policies over the needs of his constituents. His time is up. The RGV is ready for new, progressive leadership. Progress Texas believes that there is a candidate in State Senate District 27 who will elevate the needs of the people - Ruben Cortez.
Eddie Lucio Jr. is not a Democrat

Rio Grande Valley voters protest ‘Sucio Lucio’ ahead of March Primary

February 12, 2020
Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. has a 30-year record of putting extremist politics before constituents.

Endorsement Alert: Ruben Cortez is the fighter the RGV deserves in the State Senate

February 6, 2020
Meanwhile “Democratic” incumbent Eddie Lucio Jr. sides with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Donald Trump on issue after issue.
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Alerta de Respaldo Político: Ruben Cortez es el luchador que el Valle se merece en el Senado estatal

February 6, 2020
Mientras tanto, el "demócrata" Eddie Lucio Jr. se pone del lado del gobernador republicano Greg Abbott y Donald Trump en un tema tras otro.
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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.
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Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez

January 30, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez

Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate MJ Hegar

January 30, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, MJ Hegar, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
MJ Hegar interview with Progress Texas

Endorsement Alert: Jessica Cisneros represents a new generation of leaders that are much needed in Texas and in Congress

January 29, 2020
Meanwhile “Democratic” incumbent Henry Cuellar’s positions would give him a passing grade on any Republican scorecard.
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Certified Progressive 2020: Our 10 point values questionnaire

January 23, 2020
Working with a coalition of partners from around the state, we work on issues that are important to a growing majority of people in our state.

As 'Roe' hangs in the balance, Texas must elect more women

January 21, 2020
Texas women have led the fight for abortion access, and voters have the power to fight anti-abortion extremists in November.
Royce Brooks speaking at the Women's March ATX: Rally at the Capitol, Courtesy Casey Chapman Ross Photography

Women’s Marches across Texas will rally thousands of voters ahead of 2020 election

January 16, 2020
Texans are gathering to rally for equality, abortion access, immigration reform, climate change, and more.
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Best & Worst Texas Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019
From the Texas Legislature, to ALEC in Austin, and the 2019 elections, there were plenty of options to choose from this year.
Progress Texas' Best and Worst of 2019

Longtime-Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. misses RGV candidate forum, fails to show up for Texas women

December 18, 2019
State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. (D-Brownsville) failed to show up to a Planned Parenthood Texas Votes SD 27 candidate forum. Candidates Ruben Cortez and Sara Stapleton-Barrera did.
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What are the standards for abortion access while incarcerated in Texas?

November 19, 2019
The right to have an abortion should be a normal part of health care when experiencing incarceration, but access doesn’t look the same inside every Texas county jail.
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