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Don’t answer the fiscal suffering with even more suffering

April 20, 2020
A lot of the demands to “open back up” from President Trump and his allies are just to set up later arguments that others are to blame for the economic losses.
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Progress Texas Happy Hour with Wendy Davis

April 17, 2020
Join Congressional Candidate Wendy Davis & Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on Davis' campaign in TX-21, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, & more!

In times of crisis, progressives show how leadership is done

April 16, 2020
While conservative lawmakers have punted responsibility, progressive leaders across the state are stepping up.
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Being poor in a Texas jail should not be a death sentence

April 9, 2020
Gov. Abbott’s executive order puts a price tag on a defendant’s right to health and safety.

For everyone’s sake, Texas needs paid sick leave

April 9, 2020
Worker health and safety is public health and safety.
Paid Sick Leave Texas

Pandemic or not - we’re still fighting for you

April 7, 2020
In the midst of this pandemic, we’re working to promote progress, hold our leaders accountable, and keep Texans informed. Here’s an ongoing list of our content.
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America needs a consumer bailout

March 20, 2020
$1,000 checks are fine, but they won’t keep creditors away for long.
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We need to talk about paid sick leave in Texas

March 13, 2020
No one wants to give you a side of virus with your meal, least of all the people serving it to you.
Paid Sick Leave Texas

In Austin, Project Connect brings real alternatives to an insane car culture

January 27, 2020
We can’t road-build our way out of our traffic woes. End of story.
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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.

Women’s Marches across Texas will rally thousands of voters ahead of 2020 election

January 16, 2020
Texans are gathering to rally for equality, abortion access, immigration reform, climate change, and more.
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The solution to homelessness is a home

January 9, 2020
How providing stable, resource-available housing can truly help the people who struggle the most and save us all a bunch of cash.
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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.
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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.
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We need a cease-fire in the state’s war on local governments

November 4, 2019
Republicans seem to think they can manage local governments better than local voters do, but they are deceiving themselves.
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Trump has no idea how the Fed interest rate works

September 18, 2019
A strong economy should work for all of us - not just the few.
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10 #DemDebateTX takeaways from Houston

September 13, 2019
Hosting the third debate reinforces how big of a role Texas will play in 2020.
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Everything is bigger in Texas, including our income inequality

September 11, 2019
A majority of Texans support tax fairness, making it a common-sense option to address poverty, health care gaps, affordable housing shortages, and more.
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