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Cornyn prefers to cheat to fill the SCOTUS vacancy instead of letting voters have a say

September 23, 2020
We need a senator who doesn’t work overtime as McConnell’s lapdog. We need MJ Hegar.

Don’t take Gov. Abbott’s pro-police posturing seriously

September 21, 2020
Abbott and other Republicans are trying desperately to distract us from their tragic public safety failures during the coronavirus pandemic.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Brandy Chambers & Lorenzo Sanchez

September 18, 2020
Join Texas House candidates Brandy Chambers (HD-112), Lorenzo Sanchez (HD-67), & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a live discussion on the work to flip Texas, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of our vote, & more.
Brandy Chambers, Lorenzo Sanchez

Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez talks about what's at stake in the 2020 Election

September 16, 2020
Progressive organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez talks about what's at stake for Texas in the 2020 Election.
Cristina-Tzintzun-Ramirez

Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135) says the pandemic can spark positive, progressive change

September 16, 2020
Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135) says the COVID-19 pandemic can spark positive, progressive change during the 2021 Texas Legislative Session.
jon rosenthal

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez & Rep. Jon Rosenthal

September 11, 2020
Join progressive organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135), & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the work to flip Texas, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of our vote, & more.
Cristina Tzintzun & Jon Rosenthal

The State Board of Education is deciding on new sex-ed standards for students. We the People (of Texas) elect them.

September 9, 2020
The 15 people that serve on the board hold the power of deciding what millions of students in public schools across Texas learn for years to come – and many are on the ballot in November.
Texas Sex Ed

In workplace safety, greed is the Grim Reaper

September 8, 2020
Republicans have been slow to protect workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to thousands of unnecessary deaths.

The State of COVID-19 in Texas: Rio Grande Valley Impact

September 3, 2020
  We chatted with RGV organizers about the devastating effect COVID-19 is having on the community and how folks are building progressive power for the 2020 Election.
Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 conversation

Climate change isn’t coming to Texas — it’s already here.

September 2, 2020
We need bold, progressive plans that can fix our planet and address environmental racism.
Climate change

Texas colleges have a responsibility to slow the spread

August 31, 2020
A plan that relies on 18-year-olds to stop socializing is a plan that is doomed to fail.
College students

Texas Republicans are so scared of the ballot box they’re turning on one another because of it

August 25, 2020
Gov. Abbott was right to extend early vote by one week, but now Republicans are suing to take it away.

Practical abortion support for Texans during COVID-19

August 20, 2020
The pandemic has called attention to many societal issues that have needed to be transformed for a long time, including abortion care.
Abortion access Texas

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.

Are Trump's COVID-19 Executive Orders constitutional?

August 10, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Trump's recent executive orders and how their real goal is to attack Social Security.
Are Trump's COVID-19 Executive Orders constitutional?

What does “shelter in place” mean for those without shelter?

August 10, 2020
A progressive city like Austin cannot deny shelter to those who need it and then blame them for our failure to find them shelter.

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.

Will the Senate stimulus plan be enough for Americans?

July 29, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the specifics of the Senate stimulus plan and how it leaves too many Americans without the support they need to survive during the pandemic.
Will the Senate stimulus plan be enough for Americans?

What happened to testing and tracing the virus?

July 27, 2020
If we are to escape the clutches of COVID-19 we are going to have to find a way to allow testing and tracing to catch up.

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?