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LIVE: The State of Black Women in Texas 2019

May 21, 2019
We went LIVE from the Capitol with The Afiya Center and a panel of legislators to discuss the state of black women in Texas and the maternal mortality crisis.
The State of Black Women 2019

LIVE: Protect Local Health Care, #StopSB22

May 14, 2019
We’re with our friends from Planned Parenthood Texas Votes to talk about how Senate Bill 22 must be stopped at the Legislature. Join our petition to tell lawmakers to #StopSB22 and show you’re for #CareNoMatterWhat.
Stop SB 22

After 100 days of the Texas Legislature… Here’s what to watch in the remaining days

April 24, 2019
By law, the regular session of the Texas Legislature meets for 140 days. They are only required to pass a budget, but they will consider so much more.
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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

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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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.
2019 Texas Legislature Budget

Rep. John Bucy fights to expand Medicaid

March 27, 2019
Rep. John Bucy fighting to expand Medicaid to fill the coverage gap and increase access to quality healthcare for all Texas families.

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.