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The State of COVID-19 in Texas: Rio Grande Valley Impact

September 3, 2020
  We chatted with RGV organizers about the devastating effect COVID-19 is having on the community and how folks are building progressive power for the 2020 Election.
Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 conversation

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Rep. Gene Wu

August 7, 2020
Join Texas House Rep. Gene Wu (HD-137) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on how to combat racism, COVID-19 responses, & schools reopening.
Rep. Gene Wu Texas

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sima Ladjevardian

July 31, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Sima Ladjevardian (TX-02) & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on immigration reform, expanding health care, flipping the district & more!
Sima Ladjevardian

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.

SCOTUS ruling means DACA is safe — for now

June 18, 2020
Congress must take action to protect Dreamers and other undocumented immigrants from Trump’s anti-immigrant crusade.
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A cage is no place for a human, let alone during a pandemic

June 9, 2020
CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 are impossible to adhere to within immigration detention centers.
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To help Texans is to help immigrants

May 27, 2020
No one should be left out of coronavirus relief because of their immigration status.

Trump Administration capitalizes on COVID-19 lockdowns to accelerate land grabs in Texas

May 26, 2020
The Trump Administration is forcing Texas border residents to make an impossible choice: protecting their health or their homes.
No Border Wall painted on a roof in South Texas

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Gina Ortiz Jones

April 24, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones (TX-23) & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on the campaign in TX-23, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, & more!
Gina Ortiz Jones

Republicans turn pandemic into fight about racism

March 19, 2020
Health experts condemn profiling virus along ethnic lines.
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Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate MJ Hegar

January 30, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, MJ Hegar, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
MJ Hegar interview with Progress Texas

Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez

January 30, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez

Endorsement Alert: Jessica Cisneros represents a new generation of leaders that are much needed in Texas and in Congress

January 29, 2020
Meanwhile “Democratic” incumbent Henry Cuellar’s positions would give him a passing grade on any Republican scorecard.
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Certified Progressive 2020: Our 10 point values questionnaire

January 23, 2020
Working with a coalition of partners from around the state, we work on issues that are important to a growing majority of people in our state.

Women’s Marches across Texas will rally thousands of voters ahead of 2020 election

January 16, 2020
Texans are gathering to rally for equality, abortion access, immigration reform, climate change, and more.
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Texas Face Off: Abbott's decision against resettlement

January 14, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Advisor Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss why Governor Abbott's decision against resettling refugees goes against Texas values and is facing opposition from across the political spectrum.
Texas Face Off: Abbott's decision against resettlement

Abbott’s shameful refugee decision goes against what Texans stand for

January 14, 2020
Every Texan should be embarrassed and ashamed by Abbott’s decision not to accept new refugees into our state.
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