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November 3, 2011

ALEC Exposed in Texas: The Money Trail

Who is funding ALEC? The vast majority of ALEC contributions come in the form of donations directly from the corporations and their corporate foundations. In fact, over the past 3 years ALEC’s legislative contributions were only $250,000 compared to $21.6...
October 31, 2011

It's working, they are listening

Yesterday, Progress Texas delivered over 22,000 signatures to board members of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles calling on them to reject the proposal by the Sons of Confederate Veterans to create a vanity license plate featuring the Confederate...
October 27, 2011

Rick Perry Changes His Mind on the Confederate Flag

On Wednesday, we learned that Gov. Perry has changed his mind about the state displaying the Confederate flag. In the past, Perry has supported the state displaying the Confederate flag. Perry stated that he does not support the Confederate battle flag...
October 25, 2011

ALEC Exposed in Texas: ALEC 101

Here at Progress Texas, we are proud to announce a new project: ALEC Exposed in Texas. Nationally, the Center for Media and Democracy has launched ALEC Exposed with the goal of tracking the ways that corporations rewrite state laws behind closed doors...
September 22, 2011

Perry Lies About Supporting TARP

Recently in Newton, Iowa Rick Perry was caught off guard by a reporter who asked him about his past support of TARP, to which he quickly replied with a boldfaced lie.
August 30, 2011

Voice your concerns to Rep. Canseco

Tea Party darling, Representative Francisco Canseco, is hosting a "Congress on Your Corner" in the outskirts of San Antonio tomorrow, Wednesday, August 31 at 4:00pm . Last week Rep. Canseco was called out by the San Antonio Express, KSAT, WOAI and...
June 15, 2011

Now the Nation Knows

There are a couple things we aren't very good at doing. We don't brag or take victory laps as often as we probably should. We don't update you on the victories we experience every day in the office and around the state. In fact, we too often focus on...