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Diana Gómez testifies to protect abortion care

April 12, 2021
Progress Texas Advocacy Manager testified before the Texas House Public Health Committee against anti-abortion bill HB 3760 which would restrict abortion for Texans across the state.

Bottom line: Vaccines save lives

April 7, 2021
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss vaccine passports, the role we all play in saving lives, and the necessity for Texans to take this responsibility seriously

10 Texas bills that champion LGBTQIA+ rights

March 31, 2021
These ten bills written by LGBTQIA+ rights champions in the Legislature would provide long overdue protections for queer Texans.

Discriminatory bills in Texas would deny rights to trans kids

March 30, 2021
Texas Republicans are pushing for bathroom bill 2.0 with transphobic legislation targeting transgender youth in our state.

Abortion is Healthcare Act would remove decades of Texas restrictions

March 12, 2021
Seeks to rescind medically unnecessary restrictions like the 24-hour waiting period, restrictions on medicated abortion and telemedicine.

Texans split on mask mandate repeal

March 11, 2021
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss recent polling that shows Texans are split on Governor Abbott's statewide repeal of the mask mandate.

Celebrate Women’s History Month by supporting these 5 initiatives at the Texas Legislature

March 10, 2021
From employment equity to maternal support, a host of efforts can make a big impact in reducing inequalities.

POLL: Texans split 48-48 on Gov. Abbott’s mask mandate repeal

March 10, 2021
Urban areas and Texans of color disapprove by double-digit margins.

School reopening must be done safely

March 8, 2021
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss school reopening and why Republican attacks on teacher's unions are absurd.

Governor Abbott reopens Texas

March 4, 2021
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Governor Abbott's statement announcing the end of COVID-19 precautions and reopening our state.

How was Joe Biden's first month?

March 1, 2021
Texas Democratic Party official Chris Hollins joins FOX 7 to discuss how Joe Biden hit the ground running in his first month and what Democrats' plan is for the future.
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Texas Republicans’ attack on Planned Parenthood is failing

February 11, 2021
Planned Parenthood plays a crucial role in providing healthcare services to communities across the state who depend on Medicaid.

Rosie’s Law would help create the repro health future Texans need

February 4, 2021
A historic bill in the legislature has the potential to increase abortion access in our state.

5 reasons why Greg Abbott isn’t pro-life just anti-abortion

February 1, 2021
Tens of thousands of Texans have died from COVID-19 under Gov. Greg Abbott's watch.

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.