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Latest power grab by Texas Republicans takes aim at worker pay, threatens cities

April 11, 2019
Corporate and special interests are influencing our state politics by putting profits before people, and Republicans are pushing their agenda.
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FOX 7 Discussion: The GOP’s attack on Planned Parenthood

April 2, 2019
Alison Alter, Austin City Councilwoman, joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the harmful impact that a dangerous bill like SB 22, which cuts local funding to abortion providers, will have on women’s health, and the GOP strategy to target a Planned Parenthood clinic in Austin that the community desperately needs.
Alison Alter, Austin Councilwoman

Progressives are fighting for state funds all Texans deserve

March 27, 2019
Progressive lawmakers are poised to fight for state funds to improve the lives of all Texans.
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FOX 7 Discussion: The Texas Budget and Republican's underfunding of schools and health care

March 27, 2019
Sam Robles, Advocacy Director at Progress Texas, joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the Texas Budget discussed at the Texas House and how important bills like Rep. Bucy's Medicare expansion bill will benefit Texans.
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FOX 7 Discussion: The GOP attack on health care coverage

March 26, 2019
Lisa Goodgame with the Cover Texas Now coalition joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the urgent need for affordable health care for all Americans, as well as the reflection that will have in 2020 voter turnout.
Lisa Goodgame with Cover Texas Now

The Texas GOP want an outright ban on abortion

March 11, 2019
Texas Republicans are trying to ban abortion entirely. We won’t let them.
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Bills we’re watching in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

January 10, 2019
Our team at Progress Texas has gone through all of the bills filed for the 2019 Texas Legislative session. Some are good, some are bad, and some are just straight up ugly.
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10 Worst and Best Texans of 2018

December 19, 2018
This year, some Texans were naughty. Others were nice. We’ve been making our list and checking it twice. Here are the results.
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FOX 7 Discussion: ACA protects coverage for pre-existing conditions

December 15, 2018
Republicans have yet to come up with an alternative to the Affordable Care Act that covers pre-existing conditions. 
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PODGress Texas: The issues defining the progressive movement in Texas

November 12, 2018
Campaigns come and go, but it’s the issues that drive us – and that’s why we continue working as the voice for a new majority.
PODgress Texas: Election 2018

BREAKING: Secret documents show Cruz supports ending preexisting condition coverage

November 2, 2018
Progress Texas has obtained exclusive documents showing Ted Cruz wants to remove preexisting conditions for millions of Texans.

To address mental health, reduce Texas’ uninsured rate

October 19, 2018
87 percent of Texans say that it’s a “top priority” or “important” for the Legislature to work on expanding access to health insurance.
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Trump blocks funding for Texans’ health care

October 11, 2018
Providers are left with far less funding after the Trump administrations slashed the health care budget for low-income services.
Health care