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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

Remove every barricade: Ensure Texas elections are safe, secure, & fair

June 29, 2020
We should regard our right to vote with the same reverence with which we regard our right to love or to live in the warmth and protection of the hearth.

A guide to voting in Texas during a pandemic

June 26, 2020
What Texans can do to stay safe when voting in-person and how counties can help them do it.

Texas needs poll workers for the next election. Young people can help.

June 23, 2020
We can minimize shortages and the risk to our elderly neighbors by working the polls on in the upcoming elections.

New poll shows Biden within striking distance of Trump in Texas

June 23, 2020
Texas is still the biggest battleground state.
New poll shows Biden within striking distance of Trump in Texas

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Royce West

June 18, 2020
Join U.S. Senate candidate Royce West & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on police violence, health care, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
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What does recent polling mean for Texas in 2020?

June 17, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss recent polling that shows Biden catching up to Trump in Texas.
What does recent polling mean for Texas in 2020?

Why is Biden polling so well in Texas?

June 17, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 to discuss the recent Progress Texas/PPP poll and why Joe Biden is performing so well in Texas.
Why is Biden polling so well in Texas?

Following the Supreme Court’s LGBTQ ruling, Texas still needs a statewide nondiscrimination law

June 16, 2020
Texas should expand the protections guaranteed by the Supreme Court’s LGBTQ workplace discrimination ruling by passing a statewide nondiscrimination law.

Restoring trust and saving our democracy

June 15, 2020
If we could hope, what would we hope for? Trust begins in that hope.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sara Stapleton Barrera

June 5, 2020
Join Texas Senate candidate Sara Stapleton Barrera & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the race for SD 27, police violence, health care during COVID-19, & more.
Sara Stapleton Barrera SD 27

Texas SCOTUS on vote-by-mail

June 5, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins Texas Public Radio to discuss the recent Texas SCOTUS ruling on vote-by-mail during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Texas SCOTUS on vote-by-mail

Biden pulling ahead in national polls

June 3, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss recent national polling that shows Biden leading Trump by 10 points and what it means for the November elections.
Biden pulling ahead in national polls

For Graduates of 2020: Youth in hospitable and inhospitable worlds

June 1, 2020
Rebuild the world with understanding that your freedom depends on the freedom of everyone else. Selfishness helped get us into this mess.
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An ongoing timeline of Texas vote-by-mail lawsuits in the 2020 election

May 28, 2020
No Texan should be forced to risk their health and safety in order to vote. Here’s a legal timeline of the 2020 vote by mail litigation in Texas.

Texas Mail-In Ballot 101

May 28, 2020
If you’re unable to vote in person, follow these simple steps to submit a mail-in ballot.
Mail-In Ballot

Only 7 states limit vote-by-mail access based on age. Texas is one of them.

May 21, 2020
A majority of Texas voters agree vote-by-mail should be made available for everyone.