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Cornyn once again proves he will do anything to please Trump

February 5, 2020
With his votes against conviction on Wednesday, Senator John Cornyn once again pledged his undying loyalty to the impeached president.
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Impeachment was necessary to protect the Constitution

February 5, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX to discuss why impeachment was necessary to protect the Consitution given Trump's unpresidential behavior.
Impeachment was necessary to protect the Constitution

Most Americans want impeachment witnesses

February 3, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss the repercussions Republican Senators may face for voting against witnesses when the majority of Americans are in favor of them.
Most Americans wanted impeachment witnesses

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

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

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.

Explainer: Senate impeachment trial

January 23, 2020
Senators swore an oath to uphold “impartial justice.” It’s unfortunate only some of them are upholding that oath.
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Is the Senate impeachment trial fair?

January 21, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss whether the rules of the Senate impeachment trial are fair to the American people and why it is important for the Senate to allow witnesses.
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss whether the rules of the Senate impeachment trial are fair to the American people and why it is important for the Senate to allow witnesses.

The Senate Impeachment Trial

January 21, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss why Democrats are disturbed by the rules being used for the Senate impeachment trial.
Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss why Democrats are disturbed by the rules being used for the Senate impeachment trial.

The solution to homelessness is a home

January 9, 2020
How providing stable, resource-available housing can truly help the people who struggle the most and save us all a bunch of cash.
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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

Texas Senators continue to defend Trump despite impeachment

January 7, 2020
Texas Democratic Party Communication Director Abhi Rahman joins KVUE to discuss impeachment and how Senators Cornyn and Cruz are doing everything they can to defend Trump.
Texas Democratic Party Communication Director Abhi Rahman joins KVUE to discuss impeachment and how Senators Cornyn and Cruz are doing everything they can to defend Trump.

Abbott must do more to support people experiencing homelessness

January 7, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the issue of homelessness in Texas and how Governor Abbott needs to do more to support cities across the state.
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the issue of homelessness in Texas and how Governor Abbott needs to do more to support cities across the state.

Texas is listening to sexual assault survivors

December 23, 2019
While legislation this year has centered survivors of sexual assault, elected officials must hold themselves accountable to these recent changes.
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Impeachment Explainer: Here’s how it works

December 18, 2019
What Texans need to know about the impeachment process.
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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.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Impeachment Hearings in the Judiciary

December 2, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss how Democrats in Congress have laid a strong case for impeaching Trump and why Trump needs to be held accountable by the American people.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin

Bail reform is just the beginning of criminal justice reform

November 25, 2019
Texans’ lives depend on access to justice and health care.
Bail Reform Texas

What are the standards for abortion access while incarcerated in Texas?

November 19, 2019
The right to have an abortion should be a normal part of health care when experiencing incarceration, but access doesn’t look the same inside every Texas county jail.
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