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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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Abbott's stance on refugees is stain on Texas

January 13, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to explain why Governor Abbott's refusal to allow refugees to settle in Texas goes against the values Texans hold dear.
FOX 7: Abbott's stance on refugees is stain on Texas

5 Questions on immigration with the Angry Tias and Abuelas

January 9, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer met with The Angry Tias and Abuelas of the Rio Grande Valley about the Remain in Mexico program and their work to offer dignity to asylum seekers.
Immigration with Angry Tias and Abuelas of the RGV

Best & Worst Texas Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019
From the Texas Legislature, to ALEC in Austin, and the 2019 elections, there were plenty of options to choose from this year.
Progress Texas' Best and Worst of 2019

An open letter to Senator John Cornyn: Investigate the citizenship application backlog

December 13, 2019
Texas progressive organizations from across the state have called for Sen. John Cornyn to investigate the citizenship application backlog and protect voting rights for eligible Texans.
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The rise of organizing in North Texas: North Texas Dream Team and immigrant rights

December 11, 2019
Immigration organizing has led to a tipping point in the DFW area for 2020.
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FOX 7 Discussion: DACA at the Supreme Court

November 13, 2019
Deeds Action Fund Co-Executive Director Claudia Yoli Ferla joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the DACA case currently in front of the Supreme Court of the United States and its impact on DACA recipients.

Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate Amanda Edwards

November 12, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, Amanda Edwards, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
Flipping Texas with Amanda Edwards

DACA recipients must be protected ahead of SCOTUS case

November 11, 2019
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California this month, a case that could decide the future of DACA.
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Explainer: The ongoing impact of SB 4 on Texas immigrants

November 7, 2019
Though it was passed two years ago, Texans feel the effects of the anti-immigrant SB 4 on their health care, education, and everyday lives.
Impact of SB 4 Texas

Rights at Stake: Supreme Court cases progressives should be watching

October 15, 2019
The Court is set to hear arguments and rule on important issues that will impact our rights during this term. Here are the cases we’ll be watching.
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Why 2020 could be the year of the Texas Latino voter

October 8, 2019
Latinos will soon make up the majority of the state’s population, and their political power is greater than ever before.
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Hey Trump: Latinos are Americans

September 18, 2019
In an era where conservatives are othering Latinos, we should emphasize that Latinos are Americans, too.
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