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Recent SCOTUS abortion pill case foreshadows rulings to come

January 21, 2021
Abortion is essential, time-sensitive health care, and should be treated as such.

Top 10 Best and Worst Texans of 2020

December 17, 2020
This year will not easily be forgotten. Here’s our list of the Texans who helped make it better, and those who made it worse.

Republicans hold up aid as hungry Texans wait hours in line for food

December 15, 2020
The pandemic has led to a record number of Texans going hungry, and Congressional Republicans and the Texas GOP aren’t doing enough to stop it.

Will Americans take the COVID-19 vaccine?

December 14, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss why he believes the American people will take the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves, their families, and their communities.
Will Americans take the COVID-19 vaccine?

Medicaid expansion is a moral imperative

December 14, 2020
As many as 2.2 million Texans could gain access to health coverage if Texas expands Medicaid.

Texas is broke. Reforming marijuana laws could help bridge our deficit.

December 10, 2020
While legalizing marijuana in Texas seems like a strictly partisan issue, the demographics are shifting.

The State has won an appeal to defund Planned Parenthood from Medicaid, here’s what it means for Texans

December 4, 2020
This decision comes as 659,000 Texans have lost health coverage, Texas already has the highest uninsured rate in America.

Bills We’re Watching in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session

December 3, 2020
Here at Progress Texas, we’re going through every bill filled in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session. Some are good, some are bad, and others are downright ugly.

Texans can defeat COVID-19

December 2, 2020
Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to explain that Texans can defeat the COVID-19 pandemic by doing something simple yet profound - caring for one another.
Texans can defeat COVID-19

Love or anarchy — controlling the pandemic is up to us

November 30, 2020
The virus feeds off our resentment when it leads us to reject precautions. Choose love, not anarchy.

Abortion rights already threatened during first week of bill filing for 2021 Texas Legislature

November 12, 2020
With the Texas legislative session beginning in January, Republicans have already begun filing anti-abortion legislation.

Get ACA coverage by Dec 15!

November 10, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Wesley Story joins FOX 7 to let Texans know how they, their friends, and their families can sign up for ACA coverage. Head over to www.healthcare.gov to sign up!

Republicans attack the Affordable Care Act

November 10, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Wesley Story joins FOX 7 to discuss the Republicans' latest attempt to gut the Affordable Care Act and how their success would devastate millions of Americans.

Republicans have been packing the court for years - we can stop them on November 3rd

October 28, 2020
With Amy Coney Barrett, the Supreme Court now has a 6-3 majority going into cases on the Affordable Care Act, the 2020 Census, and same-sex adoption.

Your health care is at stake in the Texas U.S. Senate race — make sure to vote accordingly

October 27, 2020
John Cornyn wants to end the Affordable Care Act, MJ Hegar is fighting like hell to save it.

Malice is the motive for overturning Obamacare

October 26, 2020
It doesn’t seem to bother Republicans at all that tens of millions of Americans will lose their coverage or pay even more for it.

The 7 times MJ Hegar roasted John Cornyn in the Senate Debate

October 15, 2020
MJ took Cornyn to task and proved that she’s the leader we need fighting for Texans.