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I grew up crossing the border every day to go to school

January 23, 2019
Voices of the border will not be drowned out by political debates.
Community Impact - Border Wall

KVUE Face Off: The impact of Trump's government shutdown

January 22, 2019
Donald Trump should end this government shutdown and work on a real immigration reform solution, rather than using federal works and DREAMers as pawns. Texas AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Montserrat Garibay joins KVUE's Face Off to discuss the impact of Trump's government shutdown.
KVUE - Government Shutdown

Trump’s inhumane border wall threatens fragile ecosystems

January 22, 2019
The American taxpayer is going to foot the bill for a $15 billion environmental wrecking ball.

Best of the Week: No border wall & #txlege bills filed so far

January 18, 2019
This week our Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Membership Coordinator Charlie Bonner are discussing #txlege, our #NoBorderWall campaign, and ways to take action!
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump must listen to Democrats and reopen the government

January 15, 2019
There is no reason for Trump to keep the government shut down over his demands for an ineffective, wasteful wall. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren discusses the shutdown with Tara Pohlmeyer from Progress Texas and Texas GOP Chairman James Dickey.
FOX - Government Shutdown - 1-15

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.

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.

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.
FOX 7 Government Shutdown

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.
FOX 7 Border Wall

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. 
KVUE Face Off

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.
FOX 7 Austin

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.
PODgress Texas: Election 2018

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.
FOX 7 Austin

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.