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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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Cornyn once again proves he will do anything to please Trump

February 5, 2020
With his votes against conviction on Wednesday, Senator John Cornyn once again pledged his undying loyalty to the impeached president.
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Impeachment was necessary to protect the Constitution

February 5, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX to discuss why impeachment was necessary to protect the Consitution given Trump's unpresidential behavior.
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Most Americans want impeachment witnesses

February 3, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss the repercussions Republican Senators may face for voting against witnesses when the majority of Americans are in favor of them.
Most Americans wanted impeachment witnesses

Endorsement Alert: Chrysta Castañeda is the logical choice in the Democratic primary for Texas Railroad Commission

January 30, 2020
First things first, this office has nothing to do with railroads and everything to do with environmental regulation of the oil and gas industry.
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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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The Double Standard of Being Young: Should we dismiss mistakes or learn from them?

January 24, 2020
When we downplay the severity of actions and chastise concern on the basis of being young, your destiny is to repeat history.
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Explainer: Senate impeachment trial

January 23, 2020
Senators swore an oath to uphold “impartial justice.” It’s unfortunate only some of them are upholding that oath.
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Will impeachment have an impact on the 2020 campaign?

January 23, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the Senate impeachment trial. Will the trial sway voters? And what impact will the Senate trial have on the Senators running for President?
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss if impeachment will sway voters and if the trial will have an impact on Senators running for president.

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.

Is the Senate impeachment trial fair?

January 21, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss whether the rules of the Senate impeachment trial are fair to the American people and why it is important for the Senate to allow witnesses.
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss whether the rules of the Senate impeachment trial are fair to the American people and why it is important for the Senate to allow witnesses.

The Senate Impeachment Trial

January 21, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss why Democrats are disturbed by the rules being used for the Senate impeachment trial.
Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss why Democrats are disturbed by the rules being used for the Senate impeachment trial.

Abbott’s shameful refugee decision goes against what Texans stand for

January 14, 2020
Every Texan should be embarrassed and ashamed by Abbott’s decision not to accept new refugees into our state.
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Texas is last in access to mental health services

January 13, 2020
Our society stigmatizes those suffering from mental health issues, but those who should be ashamed are the leaders who have failed to help them.
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5 Questions on immigration with the Angry Tias and Abuelas

January 9, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer met with The Angry Tias and Abuelas of the Rio Grande Valley about the Remain in Mexico program and their work to offer dignity to asylum seekers.
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Voting rights fight continues in Texas with latest lawsuit over registration requirements

January 8, 2020
While Texas Republicans rely on a strategy of voter suppression to hold on to power, progressive power in our state continues to grow. Texans will not be silenced!
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Abbott must do more to support people experiencing homelessness

January 7, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the issue of homelessness in Texas and how Governor Abbott needs to do more to support cities across the state.
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the issue of homelessness in Texas and how Governor Abbott needs to do more to support cities across the state.

Texas Senators continue to defend Trump despite impeachment

January 7, 2020
Texas Democratic Party Communication Director Abhi Rahman joins KVUE to discuss impeachment and how Senators Cornyn and Cruz are doing everything they can to defend Trump.
Texas Democratic Party Communication Director Abhi Rahman joins KVUE to discuss impeachment and how Senators Cornyn and Cruz are doing everything they can to defend Trump.