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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?

With latest defamation lawsuit, Texas abortion advocates are fighting for their rural clients

July 21, 2020
An attack on these organizations is an attack on every Texan who needs reproductive health services.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Mike Siegel

July 17, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Mike Siegel (TX-10) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, expanding health care, flipping the district & more!
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50 reasons to vote against John Cornyn in 2020

July 16, 2020
After 18 years in office, two-thirds of Texans either don’t know John Cornyn or don’t like him.

Texas Republicans are holding our teachers hostage

July 14, 2020
Teachers are writing their wills in preparation for the school year. How did we get to this point?
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Schoolhouse blues: The pandemic and public education

July 11, 2020
Texas needs to commit to the importance of public education while keeping teachers, students, and workers safe.
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Progress Texas Happy Hour with Alisa Simmons

July 10, 2020
Join Texas House District 94 candidate Alisa Simmons & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, health care, flipping the Texas House & more!
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How to get a free face mask in Texas

July 7, 2020
Gov. Greg Abbott should expand free face mask programs throughout the state.
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Progress Texas Happy Hour with MJ Hegar

July 3, 2020
Join U.S. Senate candidate MJ Hegar & Progress Texas Advocacy Manager Diana Gómez for a discussion on police violence, health care, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
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A guide to voting in Texas during a pandemic

June 26, 2020
What Texans can do to stay safe when voting in-person and how counties can help them do it.

Texas needs poll workers for the next election. Young people can help.

June 23, 2020
We can minimize shortages and the risk to our elderly neighbors by working the polls on in the upcoming elections.

Governor Abbott is putting families in danger (Español)

June 19, 2020
Progress Texas Advocacy Manager Diana Gómez joins Telemundo Austin to discuss Governor Abbott's disastrous handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and what he should do now.
Governor Abbott is putting families in danger (Spanish)

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Royce West

June 18, 2020
Join U.S. Senate candidate Royce West & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on police violence, health care, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
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The State of Black Lives in Texas

June 16, 2020
  Tune in for a conversation about the effect policing and restrictive state policies are having on Black lives in Texas, how folks in Austin, Dallas, & Houston are responding & organizing, and what their calls to action are for folks & elected officials across the state.

Should local leaders have authority over COVID-19 restrictions?

June 15, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss whether local officials should supersede Gov. Abbott when it comes to responding to the COVID-19 spike.
Should local leaders have authority over COVID-19 restrictions?

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sara Stapleton Barrera

June 5, 2020
Join Texas Senate candidate Sara Stapleton Barrera & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the race for SD 27, police violence, health care during COVID-19, & more.
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After Texas’ month-long block, what does abortion care look like during COVID-19?

June 4, 2020
A global pandemic is not the time to restrict access to time-sensitive and essential health care, and yet, that’s exactly what Gov. Greg Abbott and indicted-AG Ken Paxton did when they blocked most abortions in the state, denouncing it as non-essential.
Abortion is essential Texas

For Graduates of 2020: Youth in hospitable and inhospitable worlds

June 1, 2020
Rebuild the world with understanding that your freedom depends on the freedom of everyone else. Selfishness helped get us into this mess.
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