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Queer lives and the Pursuit of Happiness

April 15, 2019
Gay and trans panic legal defenses devalue queer lives and make every Texan less free.
Queer Texan Rights

FOX 7 Discussion: Paid Sick Leave Legislation

April 15, 2019
Our Advocacy Director, Sam Robles, joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the necessity of getting the Paid Sick Leave legislation passed in support of the decisions that cities, like Austin, have already made.
Sam Robles Advocacy Director talks about Paid-Sick-Leave Legislation

Texas Face Off: Common sense gun safety

March 26, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joins KVUE for their political segment to discuss the new advances on common sense gun safety and how detrimental legislation like SB 17, the discriminatory anti-LGBTQIA+ bill, would be to Texas.
Texas Face Off: Common sense gun control

At time of ITC fire and chemical spill, state Republicans move to protect the firm and other polluters

March 25, 2019
Ken Paxton is behind bad bills that would limit local governments’ ability to hold polluters accountable.
Houston chemical fire

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.
tx_lege_bills

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.
Best_and_Worst

KVUE Face Off: Anti-BDS law stops Texans from practicing their Constitutional rights

December 18, 2018
The state's 2017 anti-BDS law is intended to stop Texans from practicing their Constitutional rights, and is just another piece of legislation siding with Trump and the Republicans' agenda to further divide our country.
KVUE Face Off Anti-BDS

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

Governor’s school shooting prevention plan misses the mark

October 19, 2018
Following the tragic shooting in Southeast Texas, Governor Abbott rolled out a plan to prevent school shootings—without including gun reform.
School Safety

O’Rourke was right to speak out on racism

October 16, 2018
Beto O’Rourke was right to speak up, and we should all welcome an open-hearted, eyes-wide-open, public conversation regarding our racial divides.
What could've been said.

Powerful sculptures call for common sense gun reform

October 11, 2018
Grieving Parkland dad has created sculptures in memory of his late son, a victim of the February school shooting.
Sculpture of child under desk

FOX 7 Discussion: Confirmation battle could affect midterm elections

October 8, 2018
Partisan politics have no place in the Supreme Court of the United States. We had a moral obligation to fight against Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. What's next? "We'll have to beat them at the polls year after year after year in a sustained and aggressive offense."
Believe Survivors

Kavanaugh has been confirmed. Now what?

October 6, 2018
Your voice is not weakened by today’s vote. If anything, it’s stronger, louder, and more powerful than ever.
Kavanaugh Protests

Vote Texas Face Off: The stretch to the Texas midterm elections

October 2, 2018
In this week's Vote Texas Face Off, Tara Pohlmeyer of Progress Texas and Sam Pohl of the Republican Party of Texas debate the Senate race between Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz, as well as the FBI's investigation into Brett Kavanaugh.
KVUE Face Off 10-02

We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat

October 1, 2018
Is American democracy strong enough to survive its demons?
Jaws and the current state of America