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Progress Texas 2020 Voter Guide

September 24, 2020
The most competitive races on the path to turning Texas blue.
Progress Texas 2020 Voter Guide

Today’s Texas GOP is the Party of Trump, and it will do anything to hold on to power

September 24, 2020
Republicans have no platform. Their allegiance is to Trump, and they've given up on any discernible values

Cornyn prefers to cheat to fill the SCOTUS vacancy instead of letting voters have a say

September 23, 2020
We need a senator who doesn’t work overtime as McConnell’s lapdog. We need MJ Hegar.

Don’t take Gov. Abbott’s pro-police posturing seriously

September 21, 2020
Abbott and other Republicans are trying desperately to distract us from their tragic public safety failures during the coronavirus pandemic.

Why is John Cornyn afraid to debate MJ Hegar?

September 21, 2020
MJ Hegar wants three debates. Cornyn has only agreed to one.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Brandy Chambers & Lorenzo Sanchez

September 18, 2020
Join Texas House candidates Brandy Chambers (HD-112), Lorenzo Sanchez (HD-67), & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a live discussion on the work to flip Texas, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of our vote, & more.
Brandy Chambers, Lorenzo Sanchez

We the People (of Texas): 100 years after the 19th amendment, Texas women of color are harnessing their political power

September 17, 2020
The voting power of women — particular women of color — plays a major role in determining if we can turn Texas blue.

Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez talks about what's at stake in the 2020 Election

September 16, 2020
Progressive organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez talks about what's at stake for Texas in the 2020 Election.
Cristina-Tzintzun-Ramirez

Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135) says the pandemic can spark positive, progressive change

September 16, 2020
Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135) says the COVID-19 pandemic can spark positive, progressive change during the 2021 Texas Legislative Session.
jon rosenthal

Progressive women in Texas are changing the game

September 15, 2020
Here’s what flipping Texas blue can mean for women in Texas politics.

It’s going to take all of us: Swing voters alone will not save democracy

September 14, 2020
We need a hyper-mobilized base to fix this mess.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez & Rep. Jon Rosenthal

September 11, 2020
Join progressive organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135), & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the work to flip Texas, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of our vote, & more.
Cristina Tzintzun & Jon Rosenthal

Young progressives are the key to flipping Texas. Here’s how to win us over.

September 10, 2020
Young people won’t show up for you unless you show up for them.

Our most basic rights are on the ballot in November. Protect them by putting progressives on the bench.

September 10, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court is important, but so are lower level federal courts and state courts. Let’s elect progressives up and down the ballot to defend our rights in the judiciary.

The State Board of Education is deciding on new sex-ed standards for students. We the People (of Texas) elect them.

September 9, 2020
The 15 people that serve on the board hold the power of deciding what millions of students in public schools across Texas learn for years to come – and many are on the ballot in November.
Texas Sex Ed

Does Austin City Council represent voters?

September 9, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 to discuss if Austin City Council's decision to cut the police budget represents the will of the voters and how Austin can reimagine public safety.
Does Austin City Council represent voters?

New polling shows Wendy Davis tied with opponent

September 8, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss recent polling that shows Wendy Davis neck-and-neck with Chip Roy for their Congressional race.
New polls good news for Davis campaign

In workplace safety, greed is the Grim Reaper

September 8, 2020
Republicans have been slow to protect workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to thousands of unnecessary deaths.

The State of COVID-19 in Texas: Rio Grande Valley Impact

September 3, 2020
  We chatted with RGV organizers about the devastating effect COVID-19 is having on the community and how folks are building progressive power for the 2020 Election.
Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 conversation

Climate change isn’t coming to Texas — it’s already here.

September 2, 2020
We need bold, progressive plans that can fix our planet and address environmental racism.
Climate change