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2019 in Review: A look back at all our shenanigans, stories, stunts, and stats

December 23, 2019
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2019 in Review

Best & Worst Texas Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019
From the Texas Legislature, to ALEC in Austin, and the 2019 elections, there were plenty of options to choose from this year.
Progress Texas' Best and Worst of 2019

Impeachment Explainer: Here’s how it works

December 18, 2019
What Texans need to know about the impeachment process.

Longtime-Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. misses RGV candidate forum, fails to show up for Texas women

December 18, 2019
State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. (D-Brownsville) failed to show up to a Planned Parenthood Texas Votes SD 27 candidate forum. Candidates Ruben Cortez and Sara Stapleton-Barrera did.

Trump takes food from hungry mouths at Christmas time

December 16, 2019
The Trump Administration has announced new restrictions on food stamp recipients that could take food away from millions of Americans.

An open letter to Senator John Cornyn: Investigate the citizenship application backlog

December 13, 2019
Texas progressive organizations from across the state have called for Sen. John Cornyn to investigate the citizenship application backlog and protect voting rights for eligible Texans.

Yes, Trump abused his power to obstruct Congress

December 12, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the Articles of Impeachment and whether or not Trump abused the powers of the Presidency to obstruct Congress.
Glenn Smith on FOX 7 discussing Articles of Impeachment

Republicans accuse House of being distracted by impeachment, while hundreds of bills sit on McConnell’s desk

December 12, 2019
The “Do Nothing” Republicans think they have Americans fooled. They don’t.

Why the Articles of Impeachment are a good idea

December 11, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmyer joins KVUE to discuss the articles of impeachment, why the process is vital, and how Congress will complete their legislative agenda.
Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss the articles of impeachment

A Medicaid Carol: A Ghost Story for Christmas

December 2, 2019
With the holidays upon us, this is a good moment to sit down by a cozy fire to read an updated take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”

FOX 7 Discussion: Impeachment Hearings in the Judiciary

December 2, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss how Democrats in Congress have laid a strong case for impeaching Trump and why Trump needs to be held accountable by the American people.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin

Trump makes seventh visit to Texas as state becomes more competitive

November 20, 2019
Trump knows Texas is critical to a win in 2020, and he’s terrified because he knows Texans are fed up with his corruption and hate.

Greg Abbott prefers his chicken with a side of hate

November 19, 2019
After Chick-fil-A announced plans to stop funding anti-LGBTQIA+ organizations, Texas Governor Greg Abbott took to Twitter to voice his disapproval.

FOX 7 Discussion: Will Trump Testify?

November 19, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 to discuss whether Trump will decide to testify in-person during the impeachment inquiry.
Will Trump Testify in Congress' Impeachment Inquiry?

Rick Perry: Where is he now?

November 14, 2019
Rick Perry has been out of the limelight for a while, but with one fell swoop (and a Congressional subpoena) he’s back in the public eye.

FOX 7 Discussion: Day One of Impeachment Proceedings

November 14, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Advisor Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the first day of impeachment proceedings.

Texas Face Off: Impeachment Proceedings

November 13, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss Trump's impeachment proceedings, and how they impact Texas. 
Progress Texas discusses Trump's impeachment proceedings on KVUE

It’s not just Austin. The state of Texas has a homelessness problem.

November 4, 2019
While Gov. Greg Abbott points the finger at Austin, the entire state he governs is dealing with homelessness.

Gov. Abbott’s Trumpesque approach to Twitter

October 31, 2019
Instead of focusing on the issues important to Texans, Gov. Abbott has used his Twitter to mislead the public, attack Texas cities, and fan the flames of the far-right.

Impeachment update: Things are not looking good for Trump

October 29, 2019
If the World Series was any indication of the American public’s thoughts on impeachment, Trump should be scared.