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After 100 days of the Texas Legislature… Here’s what to watch in the remaining days

April 24, 2019
By law, the regular session of the Texas Legislature meets for 140 days. They are only required to pass a budget, but they will consider so much more.
Fight For Your Rights

Texas progressives fighting against national narrative of abortion lies

April 17, 2019
Two bills in the Texas Legislature Legislature, HB 16 and its companion SB 23, attempt to limit abortion rights based on a series of outright lies.
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FOX 7 Discussion: The GOP’s attack on Planned Parenthood

April 2, 2019
Alison Alter, Austin City Councilwoman, joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the harmful impact that a dangerous bill like SB 22, which cuts local funding to abortion providers, will have on women’s health, and the GOP strategy to target a Planned Parenthood clinic in Austin that the community desperately needs.
Alison Alter, Austin Councilwoman

We’re targeting Texas’ anti-abortion extremists in 2020

March 29, 2019
Progressive organizations are banding together to call out conservative lawmakers and flip their districts in Nov. 2020.
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Progressives are fighting for state funds all Texans deserve

March 27, 2019
Progressive lawmakers are poised to fight for state funds to improve the lives of all Texans.
2019 Texas Legislature Budget

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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Best of the Week: International Women's Day, abortion access, and taking back power

March 8, 2019
Join us as Sam Robles, Advocacy Director, and Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate, discuss International Women’s Day, abortion access, and women taking back power!
Best of the Week International Women's Day

The 2019 pro-abortion rights agenda in Texas

March 8, 2019
Texans are standing up for abortion rights access.
Trust Respect Access Press Conference

Best of the Week: Voter rights, Whole Woman's Health, & Amplify Austin

March 1, 2019
  This week our Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Advocacy Director Sam Robles are discussing Texas voter rights, Whole Woman's Health's new Austin clinic, and Amplify Austin!
Best of the Week March 1

Best of the Week: Safe borders, voting rights, and Black History Month

February 15, 2019
Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Communications Associate Tara Pohlmeyer discuss the border “emergency,” voter suppression, and Black History Month. 
Sam Robles and Tara Pohlmeyer

Best of the Week: Voter suppression, abortion access, and the El Paso rally

February 8, 2019
  Tune in as Charlie Bonner and Tara Pohlmeyer discuss voter suppression, abortion access, and ways to protest Trump’s rally in El Paso.
Best of the Week - Charlie and Tara

Best of the Week: Shutdown, indictments, & Rosie's Law at #txlege

January 25, 2019
We’re discussing the government shutdown, border wall, indictment, and #txlege. Join us to find out ways you can take action in Texas! 
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Texas abortion advocates ban together for the People’s Lawsuit

January 23, 2019
The lawsuit brings together Texans from across the state to fight for abortion access for all.
The People's Lawsuit Hearing

Best of the Week: 2019 Texas Legislature & The People's Lawsuit

January 11, 2019
Best of the Week LIVE: Tune in as we discuss the latest progressive wins and ways to take action. 
Best of the Week

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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Before George H.W. Bush refused to take action on AIDS, he and Barbara were pro-choice

December 6, 2018
For the internet, the “legacy of American heroes” does not go without blemish.
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KVUE Face Off: The change of politics since George H.W. Bush

December 4, 2018
While we don't agree with all of George H.W. Bush's policies and stances, we do appreciate his service to others. Bush worked with Democrats to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and was a former supporter of Planned Parenthood.
KVUE Face Off - George H.W. Bush

PODGress Texas: The issues defining the progressive movement in Texas

November 12, 2018
Campaigns come and go, but it’s the issues that drive us – and that’s why we continue working as the voice for a new majority.
PODgress Texas: Election 2018