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Bills we’re watching in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

January 10, 2019
Our team at Progress Texas has gone through all of the bills filed for the 2019 Texas Legislative session. Some are good, some are bad, and some are just straight up ugly.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump keeps the federal government shut down over a border wall

January 7, 2019
  The federal government has been shut down for three weeks. A border wall would do nothing to enhance border security, and would simply be a symbol of anti-immigration rhetoric and racism for the Trump Administration.
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10 Worst and Best Texans of 2018

December 19, 2018
This year, some Texans were naughty. Others were nice. We’ve been making our list and checking it twice. Here are the results.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump is holding the government hostage with his shutdown

December 12, 2018
  By shutting down the government in an effort to get border wall funding, President Donald Trump is holding the government and American people hostage.
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FOX 7 Discussion: A border wall is an ineffective solution to our humanitarian crisis

December 10, 2018
  Donald Trump's proposed border wall is an ineffective solution to the humanitarian crisis on the border. We need comprehensive immigration reform.
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KVUE Face Off: Problems at the Mexico border call for immigration reform

November 27, 2018
Glenn W. Smith of Progress Texas and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak discuss immigration reform, current issues at the border, and what the President should do. 
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FOX 7 Discussion: We must stand up for the rights of immigrants

November 26, 2018
  The Trump Administration is renewing calls for a border wall, after border agents fired tear gas at a group of migrants, including women and children, near the border on Sunday. FOX 7 Austin’s Rebecca Thomas talked to Tara Pohlmeyer from Progress Texas and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak about the events.
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PODGress Texas: The issues defining the progressive movement in Texas

November 12, 2018
Campaigns come and go, but it’s the issues that drive us – and that’s why we continue working as the voice for a new majority.
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Vote Texas Face Off: One week away from election, Trump is diverting from real issues

October 30, 2018
Progress Texas' Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak discuss Trump's latest distraction on KVUE.
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FOX 7 Discussion: President spouts unconstitutional claim of ending birthright citizenship

October 30, 2018
FOX 7 Austin’s Rebecca Thomas talked to Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak and Tara Pohlmeyer from Progress Texas about the President's political stunt days before the midterm elections.
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10 critical facts on immigration

October 19, 2018
Immigration is shaping up to be a crucial issue in the midterm elections. Before we head to the polls, let’s get the facts straight.
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ICE agents caught lying to immigrant families

October 11, 2018
Agents have provided several immigrant workers with false court appearance dates, causing delays and confusing in legal proceedings.
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Immigrants deserve quality health care

September 25, 2018
Texas officials are more concerned with scoring political points on immigration than taking care of ailing patients.
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Slashing FEMA to separate families

September 18, 2018
Republicans are more concerned with illegally separating immigrant families than helping hurricane victims rebuild.
Republicans are more concerned with illegally separating immigrant families than helping hurricane victims rebuild.