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Governor COVID: 10 ways Greg Abbott flubbed the Texas recovery effort

August 11, 2020
Texas was flattening the COVID-19 curve... and then we weren’t. Here’s a list of times Texas Gov. Greg Abbott got in the way.

Joe Biden makes historic choice in selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate

August 11, 2020
The Democratic presidential ticket is complete. Here’s more on the historic nature of the Biden/Harris ticket.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Rep. Gene Wu

August 7, 2020
Join Texas House Rep. Gene Wu (HD-137) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on how to combat racism, COVID-19 responses, & schools reopening.
Rep. Gene Wu Texas

As vote-by-mail expands, lawmakers must ensure the U.S. Postal Service is fully funded

August 4, 2020
Americans also rely on the USPS for the delivery of everything from prescription drugs to household necessities and paychecks.

Who are Biden's likely VP picks?

August 3, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the names floating around for Biden's likely VP picks and what they would bring to the ticket in November.
Who are Biden's likely VP picks?

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sima Ladjevardian

July 31, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Sima Ladjevardian (TX-02) & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on immigration reform, expanding health care, flipping the district & more!
Sima Ladjevardian

Texas Media Coverage Lacks Diverse Sources of Political Analysis in 2020 Election Coverage

July 29, 2020
Progress Texas Advocacy Manager Diana Gomez joins the Texas Standard to discuss our recent Media Diversity Report and how in our analysis of U.S. Senate primary coverage 71% of all analysts were white and 71% were male.
Texas Media Coverage Lacks Diverse Sources of Political Analysis in 2020 Election Coverage

REPORT: Texas media coverage lacks diverse sources of political analysis in 2020 election coverage

July 28, 2020
Texans deserve their diverse viewpoints and backgrounds represented in the news they consume.

Did Gov. Abbott reopen Texas too soon?

July 22, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss whether Abbott reopened Texas too soon and what negative polling for Trump means for November.
Did Gov. Abbott reopen Texas too soon?

FOX polling doesn't look good for Trump

July 21, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss why Trump lagged behind Biden in a recent FOX poll and if Texas is a battleground state.
FOX polling doesn't look good for Trump

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Mike Siegel

July 17, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Mike Siegel (TX-10) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, expanding health care, flipping the district & more!
Mike Siegel Texas

50 reasons to vote against John Cornyn in 2020

July 16, 2020
After 18 years in office, two-thirds of Texans either don’t know John Cornyn or don’t like him.

Lessons Learned: Texas must do more to protect voting rights in November

July 16, 2020
The July 2020 primary runoff revealed problems with our voting system that must be addressed before the general election.

Texas voters turn out in record numbers for Democrats, building momentum for November

July 15, 2020
Texas is the fastest growing state in the nation, and once again the voter growth is all on one side of the aisle.

What does a primary runoff look like during a pandemic?

July 14, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the July primary runoff elections and the impact the pandemic has had on voters.
What does a primary runoff look like during a pandemic?

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Alisa Simmons

July 10, 2020
Join Texas House District 94 candidate Alisa Simmons & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, health care, flipping the Texas House & more!
Alisa Simmons Texas

District Attorneys in Texas are under-prosecuting abusive cops

July 7, 2020
Last year 113 people were killed by police in Texas. Charges were only brought in two cases.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with MJ Hegar

July 3, 2020
Join U.S. Senate candidate MJ Hegar & Progress Texas Advocacy Manager Diana Gómez for a discussion on police violence, health care, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
MJ Hegar