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Everything is bigger in Texas, including our income inequality

September 11, 2019
A majority of Texans support tax fairness, making it a common-sense option to address poverty, health care gaps, affordable housing shortages, and more.
Demand Tax Fairness Texas

Gun violence should be sole focus of Texas Emergency Legislative Session

September 6, 2019
When Republican lawmakers are faced with serious calls for solutions, they ignore the needs of Texans and strike for politicizing abortion care.
GunPresser

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

Texas Democrats offer 5 common-sense gun reform proposals

September 4, 2019
Texas House Democrats across the state are calling for an emergency session and pressuring Republicans to take action on gun reform.
Guns_Presser

Bread and roses and Labor Day

September 3, 2019
Americans are working harder and earning less. Income inequality is at levels not seen since the 19th Century.
LaborDay

Texas Public Radio: New laws benefiting Texans’ reproductive health

August 29, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins Texas Public Radio to discuss the new reproductive health care protections go into effect as a result of progressive efforts during the 2019 Legislative Session.
Sam Robles on Texas Public Radio

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

Texas Face Off: Upcoming elections & the investigation of Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen

August 27, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss longtime Senator Judith Zaffirini's record, and the latest news on the investigation of Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen.
Tara Pohlmeyer on KVUE

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

ALEC came to Austin, so we showed up

August 21, 2019
  ALEC is not welcome in our government, in our communities, or in our state. And this week, hundreds of activists let them know.
ALEC in Austin

Who is responsible for the mass killings?

August 19, 2019
Perhaps if we glanced down and saw the string that traces the trajectories of the bullets back to our hands about to cast our ballots, things would change.
Mass_Killings

Hundreds of activists rally against corporate interests in Texas politics

August 15, 2019
Progress Texas & progressive organizations rally against far-right, corporate, special interest group ALEC in Austin.
ALEC in Austin Rally

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

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas Republican House Speaker will be investigated

August 13, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the latest Texas Republican scandal and the upcoming investigation of House Speaker Dennis Bonnen.
Glenn W. Smith on FOX 7 Austin

Texas Face Off: The investigation of Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen

August 13, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss the latest Texas Republican scandal and what an investigation of Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen looks like.
Glenn W. Smith on KVUE

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump supporters upset after Joaquin Castro shares public donor list

August 7, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Congressman Joaquin Castro's tweet sharing who is funding Donald Trump, and why Trump supporters are upset.
Glenn W. Smith on FOX 7 Austin

Texas Face Off: Gun reform necessary in Texas

August 6, 2019
Ed Scruggs of Texas Gun Sense joins KVUE to discuss what measures of gun reform are needed in Texas.
Ed Scruggs, Texas Gun Sense on KVUE

ALEC funds 3 dangerous policies in Texas

August 6, 2019
ALEC is behind dangerous conservative laws on guns, immigration, and education.
ALEC

Inaction makes Texas Republicans complicit in the gun violence epidemic

August 6, 2019
It’s not too soon to politicize these tragedies. It’s too late.
Gun_Blog

Texas Republicans rocked by lies and bribery (updated)

August 6, 2019
If the Republican Speaker cannot be trusted to look out for his own people, how can he be trusted to look out for anyone at all?
Bonnen