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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.

Black History Month 2019 events across Texas

February 11, 2019
Educational and celebratory events are scheduled throughout Texas for this month. Find the ones near you.
BlackHistoryMonth_Events

Juneteenth Celebrations Across Texas

June 14, 2018
Juneteenth celebrations are scheduled throughout Texas for this month.
Juneteenth

Gun Violence Awareness Day: Wear Orange Events

June 1, 2018
National Wear Orange events are scheduled for this Saturday, June 2, 2018, across the country.

Texas House Democrats Filed 15+ Gun Reform Bills, GOP Only Passed One

May 22, 2018
Progressives in the Texas Legislature have led in proposing common sense solutions to the gun violence epidemic occurring in Texas and across the nation.
Texas gun reform action

When Will Texas Finally Outsmart Its Transportation Trolls?

May 21, 2018
The leadership in Texas and the nation is paralyzed, afraid to raise taxes to build the necessary transportation infrastructure.
When Will Texas Finally Outsmart Its Transportation Trolls?

Freshman's powerful words at the Texas National School Walkout

April 20, 2018
This freshman from Austin High School had some powerful words for politicians who care more about NRA money than children's lives. "Until politicians are brave enough to change their unmoving stance on gun control and take an F-rating from the NRA as a badge of honor, I won't feel safe."
Freshman's powerful words at the Texas National School Walkout

If you think the public schools won't go away, think again.

April 6, 2018
All the laws and all the court orders in our state’s inglorious history have failed to fix school finance