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Republicans have been packing the court for years - we can stop them on November 3rd

October 28, 2020
With Amy Coney Barrett, the Supreme Court now has a 6-3 majority going into cases on the Affordable Care Act, the 2020 Census, and same-sex adoption.

Your health care is at stake in the Texas U.S. Senate race — make sure to vote accordingly

October 27, 2020
John Cornyn wants to end the Affordable Care Act, MJ Hegar is fighting like hell to save it.

ICE is fast-tracking deportations in a pandemic to eliminate due process

October 20, 2020
This policy is a human rights violation and inhibits a person's ability to present their immigration case before a judge.

Four women can change the face of the Texas Supreme Court in 2020

October 15, 2020
Democrats haven’t won a seat on the Texas Supreme Court in two decades. In this election, there are four women who can help change the Court’s make-up and help build a better Texas.

The 7 times MJ Hegar roasted John Cornyn in the Senate Debate

October 15, 2020
MJ took Cornyn to task and proved that she’s the leader we need fighting for Texans.

Three reasons why an Amy Coney Barrett appointment could be detrimental for Texans

October 5, 2020
Barrett’s track record is clear. Instead of fighting to open doors like RBG, she’d work to close them.

MJ Hegar has the record to fight military sexual assault. Cornyn, not so much.

September 29, 2020
Vanessa Guillén’s death exposed the broken system that protects perpetrators of sexual assault in the military. It’s time to bring change to the systems that failed her and so many other survivors.

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

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.

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.

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