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What equitable abortion access would mean for Texans

August 22, 2019
Austin City Council may become the first in the nation to support equitable abortion access with budget allocation.
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Texas Face Off: Increasing abortion access in Austin

August 20, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss the city of Austin's real opportunity to ensure equitable abortion access for its residents.
Tara Pohlmeyer on KVUE

WOAI: Corporate-funded, right-wing group ALEC shops model legislation in Austin

August 13, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles spoke with News Radio 1200 - WOAI about ALEC's visit to Austin, and why the corporate-funded group shops around model legislation.
Sam Robles on WOAI

Recent anti-abortion funding backfires, latest in a string of failed Republican efforts

July 25, 2019
Texas Republicans continue to fund “Alternatives to Abortion” programs with zero oversight.
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Abortion will be a key issue for 2020 voters

July 11, 2019
Support for abortion reaches historically high numbers in the U.S.
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10 standout moments from the June #DemDebate

June 28, 2019
The biggest challenge for Democratic Presidential candidates is standing out in the crowded field.

Live Analysis: Night 1 of the June Democratic Presidential Debate

June 26, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer shares her analysis halfway through the first night of the Democratic Presidential Debate, including spotlighting abortion access for all Texans. 
Democratic Presidential Debate Night 1

2019 Progressive Power Report

June 24, 2019
Progress Texas continues to build progressive power in Texas. This year, we fought for Texas families at the Capitol, and now we’re taking that fight into 2020.
Progressive Power Report - Progress Texas 2019

Hey East Texas: Abortion is still legal!

June 13, 2019
These unjust actions prove why it's important to fight for abortion rights everywhere because the men who are fighting against our rights – the rights of Texans – are not letting state lines stop them.

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas' attack on local health care providers

June 10, 2019
  Sarah Wheat, Chief External Affairs Office at Planned Parenthood Greater Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about the negative health care effects of Senate Bill 22.
Sarah Wheat - FOX 7 Austin - SB 22

How progressives won the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

June 3, 2019
Because of your votes during the 2018 midterms, we made progress from voting rights, to abortion access, to health care.

Top Best (& Worst) Moments of the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

May 24, 2019
The 86th Texas legislative session had it’s good moments, but it also had its bad. Here’s a list of the best and worst moments from this year’s session.

Texas Face Off: Property taxes & abortion rights in Texas

May 21, 2019
Ed Espinoza, our Executive Director here at Progress Texas, joined KVUE to discuss the anti-abortion legislation being tossed around in committees mimicking the Alabama abortion ban, and more.

LIVE: The State of Black Women in Texas 2019

May 21, 2019
We went LIVE from the Capitol with The Afiya Center and a panel of legislators to discuss the state of black women in Texas and the maternal mortality crisis.
The State of Black Women 2019

LIVE: Protect Local Health Care, #StopSB22

May 14, 2019
We’re with our friends from Planned Parenthood Texas Votes to talk about how Senate Bill 22 must be stopped at the Legislature. Join our petition to tell lawmakers to #StopSB22 and show you’re for #CareNoMatterWhat.
Stop SB 22

Abortion advocates fight lies at the Capitol through stories

May 8, 2019
Texans who have had an abortion tell their truth to combat extremist lawmakers: Texans deserve trust, respect, and access to abortion services.
Claudia Yoli of Deeds Not Words - Trust Respect Access

Abortion Speak Out: Combating Lies With Laws

May 6, 2019
Hear stories from Texans who have had abortions and find out what the Trust Respect Access Coalition is doing to destigmatize and advance access to abortion services. More information:
Trust Respect Access - Abortion Speak Out

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.
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