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2019 Municipal elections need your voice

April 18, 2019
When progressives show up at the ballot box, we win.

LIVE: Press conference opposing Texas "Slow Down the Vote" bill (SB 9)

April 16, 2019
We’re joining with Texas voter rights organizations to call on lawmakers to #StopSB9. This sweeping bill could subject voters to jail for easy mistakes and gives state officials unprecedented power over voters’ private information. Take action at progresstexas.org/act. 
Stop SB9 in Texas press conference

FOX 7 Discussion: Fight back against this dangerous anti-voter bill (SB 9)

April 16, 2019
Our Communications Associate, Tara Pohlmeyer, joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss SB 9, a bill that does nothing but make voting more difficult and perpetuate a lie about voter fraud.

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas is a battleground state

April 9, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joins FOX 7 Austin to talk about the DCCC and Texas' new status as a battleground state.
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director of Progress Texas

Texas Face Off: Trump's instability and Cornyn

April 9, 2019
Abhi Rahman, Communications Director at the Texas Democratic Party, joined KVUE’s weekly political segment to discuss the train wreck that is the unstable Trump administration, followed by Nielsen’s resignation, and also talk about Sen. John Cornyn’s lack of promising stats as the most unliked and least known U.S. politician.
Abhi Rahman, Communications Director at the Texas Democratic Party

FOX 7 Discussion: Beto O'Rourke's presidential bid

April 8, 2019
Mario Carillo, with America's Voice, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about Beto's momentum in the 2020 race as well as what he's gotta do to be the people's choice.
Mario Carrillo with America's Voice

It's time for integrity and fairness in our elections

April 3, 2019
It’s not just Russians meddling in our elections, it’s Texas Republicans.

All Texans deserve representation in the 2020 census

April 2, 2019
Every Texan should be counted in the 2020 census, but conservatives prefer to harm Texas’ federal funding and representation in Congress in an attempt to stick it to immigrants.
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Texas Face Off: Trump's latest border tantrum

April 2, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate at Progress Texas, joined KVUE to discuss the Trump's administration latest scare tactic that once again fails Texans and will hurt the state's economy.
Tara Pohlmeyer Progress Texas

The progressive fight against Republican efforts to rig elections

April 2, 2019
Republicans in Texas and across the U.S. are riggin’ elections

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump's threat to shutdown the border

April 1, 2019
Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the monumental impact that a border shutdown will have on the economy and our citizens abroad.
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Stacey Abrams speaks the truth on voter suppression

March 26, 2019
Voter suppression works because it is insidious. We need to make sure people know how to fight it.
Stacey Abrams Voter Suppression

In political arena, we need to set hatred aside. Justice requires it.

March 25, 2019
We should remind ourselves that there are consequences to our political words and actions.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

How your vote reined in Dan Patrick’s priorities

March 21, 2019
The Texas Legislature has gone from the transphobic bathroom bill and anti-immigrant sanctuary cities ban in 2017, to school finance and property taxes in 2019. How’s that for progressives taking back Texas?
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FOX 7 Discussion: Joe Biden 2020 and Texas' position as a battleground state

March 20, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate at Progress Texas, joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the presidential candidates in the race as well as what the future like now that Texas is a battleground swing state.
Joe Biden 2020 Texas battleground state

4 progressive takeaways from SXSW

March 20, 2019
What the world’s biggest tech and music conference can teach us about the progressive movement.

Texas Face Off: Beto's $6.1M and the race to the Presidential nomination

March 19, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joins KVUE Austin to discuss the efforts that Beto's amounted in only his first day officially announced, as well as the hurdles that John Cornyn will face with two candidates drawing the spotlight to Texas.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Beto's Presidential Campaign and the Democratic force in 2020

March 18, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Beto O’Rourke’s $6.1M raised during his first 24 hours as a candidate and the powerful Democratic field that will face-off Trump in 2020.
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Best of the Week: Live from SXSW and talking #txlege priorities

March 15, 2019
  We're bringing Best of the Week to you all live from SXSW!! Tara Pohlmeyer and Charlie Bonner are discussing Presidential candidates and upcoming #txlege priorities.
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How SXSW got political

March 13, 2019
South by Southwest has made Austin a cultural center for music and innovation, but can it help turn Texas blue?