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FOX 7 Discussion: Senators need to address Supreme Court nominee's sexual misconduct allegation

September 17, 2018
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak discuss postponing the vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after the sexual misconduct allegation.
Brett Kavanaugh

The Path Where Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court Will Take Us

July 23, 2018
So, under a Trump-packed court, America might look something like Putin’s Russia looks today.

Austin Becomes the First ‘Freedom City’ in Texas

June 20, 2018
Austin City Council voted unanimously to make Austin a ‘Freedom City’ after more than 100 Austinites testified in support of making the community safer for immigrants and people of color.
Freedom_City

Take Action: 5 Ways to Fight Family Separation

June 19, 2018
With each passing day, stories of the horrors experienced by families separated at the border — of children torn from their parents and housed in cages — continue to grow.
Take Action: 5 Ways to Fight Family Separation

Supreme Court Decisions We’re Watching for in June

May 24, 2018
The Court is set to decide some really important cases by the end of June — cases covering a lot of issues that matter to and impact the lives of Texans, from LGBTQ equality and immigration to workers’, voting, and abortion rights.
Supreme Court Decisions We’re Watching for June 2018

Texas House Democrats Filed 15+ Gun Reform Bills, GOP Only Passed One

May 22, 2018
Progressives in the Texas Legislature have led in proposing common sense solutions to the gun violence epidemic occurring in Texas and across the nation.
Texas gun reform action

Empty thoughts, empty prayers

March 23, 2018
Glenn W. Smith turns to Austin songwriter Chip Dolan to ask why politicians offer only empty thoughts and empty prayers to victims of mass gun violence.

Honoring African American Leaders of the Texas Legislature

February 27, 2018
Honoring African American leaders of the Texas Legislature — progressive champions who fight for Texans year in and year out. Watch as they stand up for voting rights, LGBTQ equality, healthcare, and against racism and white supremacy this past legislative session. #BlackHistoryMonth
Senfronia Thompson

Young students demand stricter gun laws

February 20, 2018
As students from the Parkland shooting passionately advocate for stricter gun legislation, Ed Scruggs with Texas Gun Sense explains what could and should be done to reduce gun violence.

Guns & Politics, The Great American Misfire

February 16, 2018
Money has stifled a meaningful conversation on guns in American life, and on other issues as well.

Ed Espinoza: We Need Sensible Gun Reform

November 10, 2017
Our executive director discusses why we must demand change or tragedies like Sutherland Springs will keep occurring.
Ed Espinoza

Give to These Local Organizations Working on the Ground After the Cameras Leave

August 30, 2017
Want to help Texans impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey? Give to local organizations who will be working to support and rebuild impacted communities in the days, months, and years to come.
Hurricane Harvey Flood Damage

The Troubling Casualness of Racism Among Texas Republicans

August 18, 2017
It doesn't take a statute to find out – a look at the history books shows a troubling pattern of behavior.
Abbott, Patrick, Trump

Texas Lawmakers Denounce White Supremacy Rally

August 14, 2017
Texas lawmakers - led by State Representative Helen Giddings (D- DeSoto) – denounced racism and terrorism in Charlottesville and called on Texas A&M University to block a white supremacist rally planned for September 11.
Giddings

Texas Representative Works to Solve Maternal Mortality

August 1, 2017
For Texas Rep. Shawn Thierry addressing the state's maternal death crisis is a personal issue – she nearly died while giving birth to her daughter. 
Thierry

Here Are All the Awful Bills Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Passed in a Week

July 28, 2017
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, at Governor Abbott’s behest, orchestrated a cruel act of political theater with very real and devastating consequences on Texans’ lives.
Dan Patrick

Peeking in Putin’s Bathroom Window, or Will Greg Abbott Get Serious About Election Integrity?

July 17, 2017
Shrugging acceptance by Greg Abbott and other Republicans of Russia’s hacking of the 2016 election betrays their real voter suppression intentions.

Open Letter to Gov. Abbott and Texas Lawmakers: An Attack on Any Texan Is An Attack on All Texans

June 21, 2017
36 groups representing diverse voices across the state denounce the extreme politics driving the Texas legislative agenda and vow to fight back.