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April 30, 2013

Lone Star Project: Your Tax Dollars at Waste

This morning the Lone Star Project released a shocking report that shows Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has spent well over $1.5 million on out-of-state legal counsel in an effort to force use of discriminatory redistricting maps. Here is the report:...
April 16, 2013

Chicago's Not in Trouble But Texas Is

Governor Rick Perry has special intel about the safety of Chicago. At least that seems to be the motivation behind his latest campaign to bring more jobs to Texas. On Monday, Governor Perry launched a new ad campaign in Chicago telling business owners to...
April 11, 2013

My Tax Dollars Pay for WHAT?!?!

Progress Texas is proud to announce a new campaign to increase revenue in our state so we can better invest in our future. The campaign, which starts today and will likely last for years (more details below), is built around a simple idea: we need to...
March 18, 2013

Greg Abbott to Receive Award From Bigot

This Friday the Executive Director of the Houston Area Pastor Council and the Texas Pastor Council, Dave Welch, will award Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott a special award at the organization’s fundraiser. In recent years, Welch has consistently issued...
February 12, 2013

Dear California Companies - Read the Fine Print

The Lone Star Project has released a 30-second radio ad in California informing businesses that they are welcome to move to Texas, but they should "check the fine print" on Rick Perry's promises: Hello, California, this is Texas...It looks like Rick Perry...
February 4, 2013

Ted Cruz Makes Indefensible Vote

Disgusting. Ted Cruz was one of only 8 Senators today who voted not to consider the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a bill that protects victims of domestic violence. The other Senators who voted against moving to debate on the...
January 25, 2013

Texas Republican Legislator Files Birther Bill

On Wednesday, January 23, Republican State Representative Bill Zedler filed House Bill 650 - a birther bill. The legislation would require any candidate for President or Vice-President to submit his or her birth certificate to the Texas Secretary of State...
January 22, 2013

What's Really in Your Tea, Ted?

In case you missed it last Sunday, Senator Ted Cruz was on Meet The Press. In just 20 minutes, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) declared on national TV the following: 1) That the "gun show loophole" does not exist: “You know, there actually isn’t the so-called...
December 22, 2012

Texas Lawmakers Set Sights on CPRIT Overhaul

If you haven't already, click here to take action and demand accountability from CPRIT . The CPRIT scandal continues to impact the state of Texas , as Governor Perry - who initially called those who challenged the integrity of the agency as "conspiracy...
December 9, 2012

Rally For The Middle Class

It is time to take action. This Monday (December 10th) join Texas Fair Share and other local groups for a rally fighting for the middle class outside of Representative Jeb Hensarling office in Dallas. The rally will call on Rep. Hensarling to avert the...