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Today’s Texas GOP is the Party of Trump, and it will do anything to hold on to power

September 24, 2020
Republicans have no platform. Their allegiance is to Trump, and they've given up on any discernible values

Cornyn prefers to cheat to fill the SCOTUS vacancy instead of letting voters have a say

September 23, 2020
We need a senator who doesn’t work overtime as McConnell’s lapdog. We need MJ Hegar.

Don’t take Gov. Abbott’s pro-police posturing seriously

September 21, 2020
Abbott and other Republicans are trying desperately to distract us from their tragic public safety failures during the coronavirus pandemic.

Why is John Cornyn afraid to debate MJ Hegar?

September 21, 2020
MJ Hegar wants three debates. Cornyn has only agreed to one.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Brandy Chambers & Lorenzo Sanchez

September 18, 2020
Join Texas House candidates Brandy Chambers (HD-112), Lorenzo Sanchez (HD-67), & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a live discussion on the work to flip Texas, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of our vote, & more.
Brandy Chambers, Lorenzo Sanchez

Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez talks about what's at stake in the 2020 Election

September 16, 2020
Progressive organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez talks about what's at stake for Texas in the 2020 Election.
Cristina-Tzintzun-Ramirez

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez & Rep. Jon Rosenthal

September 11, 2020
Join progressive organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135), & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the work to flip Texas, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of our vote, & more.
Cristina Tzintzun & Jon Rosenthal

The State Board of Education is deciding on new sex-ed standards for students. We the People (of Texas) elect them.

September 9, 2020
The 15 people that serve on the board hold the power of deciding what millions of students in public schools across Texas learn for years to come – and many are on the ballot in November.
Texas Sex Ed

Does Austin City Council represent voters?

September 9, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 to discuss if Austin City Council's decision to cut the police budget represents the will of the voters and how Austin can reimagine public safety.
Does Austin City Council represent voters?

In workplace safety, greed is the Grim Reaper

September 8, 2020
Republicans have been slow to protect workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to thousands of unnecessary deaths.

The State of COVID-19 in Texas: Rio Grande Valley Impact

September 3, 2020
  We chatted with RGV organizers about the devastating effect COVID-19 is having on the community and how folks are building progressive power for the 2020 Election.
Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 conversation

Climate change isn’t coming to Texas — it’s already here.

September 2, 2020
We need bold, progressive plans that can fix our planet and address environmental racism.
Climate change

Texas colleges have a responsibility to slow the spread

August 31, 2020
A plan that relies on 18-year-olds to stop socializing is a plan that is doomed to fail.
College students

Democrats need 9 seats to flip the Texas House. Here are 22 opportunities.

August 26, 2020
From redistricting to school funding, we have the power to change Texas politics for decades to come.
Texas House Candidates

Spare us the ‘law and order’ hyperbole

August 24, 2020
When political media and messaging become disconnected from the realities they purport to describe, our world becomes a far more dangerous place, whatever the motives of the messengers.

It’s time for the Confederates at the Capitol to go

August 24, 2020
Let’s honor Black Texans, not those who fought to take their rights away.

Governor Abbott disregards local control

August 18, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Governor Abbott's response to Austin City Council's recent budget cuts to the Austin Police Department.
Governor Abbott disregards local control

How progressive voters are changing the political landscape of south Texas

August 17, 2020
With historic campaigns from Jessica Cisneros and Sara Stapleton-Barrera, progressives laid a foundation for future elections.
Progressives in South Texas

Governor COVID: 10 ways Greg Abbott flubbed the Texas recovery effort

August 11, 2020
Texas was flattening the COVID-19 curve... and then we weren’t. Here’s a list of times Texas Gov. Greg Abbott got in the way.

As vote-by-mail expands, lawmakers must ensure the U.S. Postal Service is fully funded

August 4, 2020
Americans also rely on the USPS for the delivery of everything from prescription drugs to household necessities and paychecks.