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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5 questions on gun reform with Texas Gun Sense

August 6, 2019
Gun reform is needed in Texas. We call on lawmakers to act now and ensure our communities are safe. Ed Scruggs with Texas Gun Sense joined Ed Espinoza of Progress Texas to answer five questions about gun reform in our state.
Texas Gun Reform

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

FOX 7 Discussion: Gun reform necessary in Texas

August 5, 2019
Ed Scruggs with Texas Gun Sense joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss gun reform following the tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Texas lawmakers must take action to come up with good legislation on gun reform. 
Texas Gun Reform - FOX 7 Austin

KVUE Discussion: Lawmakers call for change following shootings

August 5, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss how the NRA and gun lobbyists have exploited Texas and leveraged lawmakers to stop gun reform.
Glenn W. Smith on KVUE

ALEC is coming to Texas. Here's why that's bad.

July 31, 2019
ALEC helps corporate interests bypass the will of the people with the help of conservative lawmakers by changing the laws to benefit the wealthy.
ALEC

10 standout moments from the July #DemDebate

July 31, 2019
After this debate, the field of Democratic Presidential candidates will slowly narrow down.
July Democratic Presidential Debate

Texas Face Off: Gerrymandering & the July Democratic Debates

July 30, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss Texas gerrymandering and the 2020 Democratic candidates.
Tara Pohlmeyer on KVUE