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Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate Amanda Edwards

November 12, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, Amanda Edwards, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
Flipping Texas with Amanda Edwards

Building the Ballot: Who’s filing to run for office in Texas in 2020?

November 12, 2019
As progressives put in the work to flip Texas in 2020, here’s an ongoing list of who has filed to be a candidate for Texas office.
Building the Ballot Texas

FOX 7 Discussion: November 5, 2019 Texas Elections

November 6, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the results of the November 2019 statewide elections and whether Democrats or Republicans are in a better position going into the 2020 Presidential Election.
Glen Smith on Fox 7 discussing 2019 Statewide elections and 2020 Presidential Campaigns

Texas’ mobile voting ban is a clear infringement on voting rights

November 6, 2019
If our votes didn’t matter, Texas Republicans wouldn’t be trying so hard to keep Texans away from the polls.
MobileVotingBans

Election Day: Be a 2019 voter with our recommendations!

November 5, 2019
  Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer break down what's on the ballot for our 2019 Election.
Election Day 2019

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.
statesman

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.
Impeachment

Texas Face Off: Be a 2019 voter

October 29, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins KVUE to discuss the 10 State Propositions on the ballot and what they mean for our state.
Sam Robles on KVUE

Voting rights for people awaiting trial in Texas

October 28, 2019
Voter disenfranchisement continues in Texas’ criminal justice system, but we can put an end to it.
Voting Centers in Texas Jails

Texas Mail-In Ballot 101

October 24, 2019
If you’re unable to vote in person, follow these simple steps to submit a mail-in ballot.
Mail-In Ballot

A Mass Texodus: Why Republicans are retiring instead of running (updated)

October 22, 2019
Republicans know Texas is a battleground state, and rather than fight a losing battle, they’re choosing to jump ship.
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Texas Face Off: Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen is out

October 22, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen's decision to not run for re-election, and what it means for progressives.
Tara Pohlmeyer on KVUE

FOX 7 Discussion: Progressives growing in power following Speaker Bonnen scandal

October 22, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Dennis Bonnen's announcement that he will not seek re-election.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin

FOX 7 Discussion: Early voting begins for 2019 Texas elections

October 21, 2019
Every Texan should be a 2019 voter! Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the 2019 election.
Glenn W. Smith on FOX 7 Austin

Wipeout: The obstacle course of voter suppression laws

October 21, 2019
The 2019 Texas Legislature added a new obstacle meant to knock down voters: a ban on temporary, mobile voting sites.
Texas Voter Suppression

CBS Austin: Texas suburbs are at play in 2020

October 17, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins CBS Austin to discuss how progressives are building power in Texas, especially in suburbs, ahead of 2020.
Tara Pohlmeyer on CBS Austin

FOX 7 Discussion: Progressives build power during Trump's visit to Texas

October 17, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Trump's recent visit to Texas, and how progressives will continue to build power in our battleground state.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin

Democratic debate finally discusses abortion

October 16, 2019
The Democratic presidential candidates finally discussed abortion at length in October’s debate.
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What the latest fundraising numbers mean for the 2020 Texas senate race

October 16, 2019
You may not realize it, but October 15, 2019 was the first big moment of the 2020 Senate race in Texas. Here's why.
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Texas Face Off: Secret recording of Dennis Bonnen released

October 15, 2019
The secret recording of Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen is released after a months-long #txlege saga. Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins KVUE to discuss how progressives will continue to build power heading into 2020.
Sam Robles on KVUE