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Cornyn prefers to cheat to fill the SCOTUS vacancy instead of letting voters have a say

September 23, 2020
We need a senator who doesn’t work overtime as McConnell’s lapdog. We need MJ Hegar.

Don’t take Gov. Abbott’s pro-police posturing seriously

September 21, 2020
Abbott and other Republicans are trying desperately to distract us from their tragic public safety failures during the coronavirus pandemic.

Our most basic rights are on the ballot in November. Protect them by putting progressives on the bench.

September 10, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court is important, but so are lower level federal courts and state courts. Let’s elect progressives up and down the ballot to defend our rights in the judiciary.

Does Austin City Council represent voters?

September 9, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 to discuss if Austin City Council's decision to cut the police budget represents the will of the voters and how Austin can reimagine public safety.
Does Austin City Council represent voters?

The State of COVID-19 in Texas: Rio Grande Valley Impact

September 3, 2020
  We chatted with RGV organizers about the devastating effect COVID-19 is having on the community and how folks are building progressive power for the 2020 Election.
Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 conversation

Climate change isn’t coming to Texas — it’s already here.

September 2, 2020
We need bold, progressive plans that can fix our planet and address environmental racism.
Climate change

Texas colleges have a responsibility to slow the spread

August 31, 2020
A plan that relies on 18-year-olds to stop socializing is a plan that is doomed to fail.
College students

It’s time for the Confederates at the Capitol to go

August 24, 2020
Let’s honor Black Texans, not those who fought to take their rights away.

Spare us the ‘law and order’ hyperbole

August 24, 2020
When political media and messaging become disconnected from the realities they purport to describe, our world becomes a far more dangerous place, whatever the motives of the messengers.

Governor Abbott disregards local control

August 18, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Governor Abbott's response to Austin City Council's recent budget cuts to the Austin Police Department.
Governor Abbott disregards local control

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Rep. Gene Wu

August 7, 2020
Join Texas House Rep. Gene Wu (HD-137) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on how to combat racism, COVID-19 responses, & schools reopening.
Rep. Gene Wu Texas

Why is cutting the 2020 Census short is a problem?

August 4, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the shortened timespan for the 2020 Census and why that is bad for Texans. If you haven't filled out your census, head over to https://2020census.gov/en.html today to fill it out. It only takes 10 minutes!
Why is cutting the 2020 Census short is a problem?

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sima Ladjevardian

July 31, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Sima Ladjevardian (TX-02) & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on immigration reform, expanding health care, flipping the district & more!
Sima Ladjevardian

POLL: Texans overwhelmingly support police reform; plurality support budget reallocation

July 21, 2020
It’s time to reform, reallocate, and rethink our approach to public safety.

With latest defamation lawsuit, Texas abortion advocates are fighting for their rural clients

July 21, 2020
An attack on these organizations is an attack on every Texan who needs reproductive health services.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Mike Siegel

July 17, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Mike Siegel (TX-10) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, expanding health care, flipping the district & more!
Mike Siegel Texas

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Alisa Simmons

July 10, 2020
Join Texas House District 94 candidate Alisa Simmons & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, health care, flipping the Texas House & more!
Alisa Simmons Texas

District Attorneys in Texas are under-prosecuting abusive cops

July 7, 2020
Last year 113 people were killed by police in Texas. Charges were only brought in two cases.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with MJ Hegar

July 3, 2020
Join U.S. Senate candidate MJ Hegar & Progress Texas Advocacy Manager Diana Gómez for a discussion on police violence, health care, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
MJ Hegar