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What does recent polling mean for Texas in 2020?

June 17, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss recent polling that shows Biden catching up to Trump in Texas.
What does recent polling mean for Texas in 2020?

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?

What does it mean to "Defund the Police"?

June 9, 2020
Democratic Strategist Joe Deshotel joins FOX 7 to discuss what "Defund the Police" really means: reimaging public safety and redistributing resources to departments better equipped to handle things like homelessness and truancy.
What does it mean to "Defund the Police"?

A failing grade for Trump's COVID-19 response

May 18, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Trump's Twitter feud with Obama and how poorly Trump has handled the COVID-19 pandemic.
What grade would you give Trump's COVID-19 response?

Reopening Texas safely

May 13, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Fauci's warning about reopening too quickly and how Texas can avoid going backward by following the guidelines and fostering cooperation between the state and local officials.
Reopening Texas safely

Leaked Audio (Full): Gov. Abbott Knows Reopening Will Cause an Increase in Infection Rate for Texans

May 5, 2020
As Gov. Greg Abbott reopens the state in the midst of a rising infection and death rate, leaked audio from a call with Texas Legislators reveals that he knows reopening will put more Texans at risk. (Full audio included)
 Gov. Abbott Knows Reopening Will Cause an Increase in Infection Rate for Texans

Who is John Cornyn really looking out for?

April 6, 2020
John Cornyn’s response to this pandemic has been shameful. Texans deserve better.
Who is John Cornyn really looking out for?

What to know about the 2020 census

March 10, 2020
The 2020 census should begin hitting mailboxes this week. Here’s what you need to know.
What to know about the 2020 census

What is driving Texas progressives in 2020

March 3, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins Now This to discuss the Texas primary, flipping Texas, and what issues matter most to Texas voters.
What is driving Texas progressives in 2020

Where do Texans stand on the candidates and the issues

March 1, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins KXAN to discuss the Progress Texas/PPP polling results and what Texans are telling us about the Democratic candidates and the issues.
Where do Texans stand on the candidates and the issues

The State of the Texas Democratic Primary

February 27, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins Spectrum News to discuss the state of the Texas Primary and results from our Progress Texas/PPP poll of likely Democratic voters
The State of the Texas Democratic Primary

POLL RESULTS: The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary with and without Bloomberg

February 26, 2020
Texas will be one of the first states to see Mike Bloomberg on the ballot. Here’s how his entrance impacts the state of the race.
The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary: With and without Bloomberg

Poll Results: The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary

February 26, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the results of a recent Progress Texas/PPP poll asking likely Democratic voters who our nominee should be and how Bloomberg is impacting the race.
Poll Results: The Texas 2020 Democratic Primary

Eddie Lucio Jr. is not a Democrat

February 19, 2020
Senator Lucio is not a Democrat. He has always put conservative policies over the needs of his constituents. His time is up. The RGV is ready for new, progressive leadership. Progress Texas believes that there is a candidate in State Senate District 27 who will elevate the needs of the people - Ruben Cortez.
Eddie Lucio Jr. is not a Democrat

What is the impact of Senator Kirk Watson's resignation?

February 18, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss how Senator Kirk Watson's resignation will impact Austin and Travis County.
What is the impact of Senator Kirk Watson's resignation?

Climate change exists and Texas must lead the fight against it

October 1, 2019
Texas Republicans are content with letting our planet die, as evidenced by conservative Rep. Briscoe Cain’s remarks at #TribFest19.
Climate

Juneteenth celebrations across Texas 2019

June 13, 2019
Juneteenth is a celebration, but also a reminder that systems of oppression still exist in our society today.
Juneteenth

Texas Face Off: Anti-LGBTQ bills & end of the legislative session

May 14, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, our Communications Associate here at Progress Texas, joined KVUE’s weekly political segment to discuss the bill that blatantly attacks anti-LGBTQIA+ residents, as well as big bills we’re watching as session winds down.

FOX 7 Discussion: Everyone counts in the 2020 Census

April 23, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, our Communications Associate here at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about the ridiculous proposal to include the immigration question on the Census engineered to purposely intimidate and undercount the population of Texas. In 2020, everyone should be counted without the fear of migratory repercussions.
Tara Pohlmeyer

Texas Face Off: MJ Hegar, the Mueller Report, and local elections

April 23, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joined KVUE’s weekly political segment to discuss a wide array of topics including MJ Hegar’s run for John Cornyn’s seat in the Senate, the relevance of the Muller report and the importance of the local elections happening across Texas this May 4th.