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ALEC came to Austin, so we showed up

August 21, 2019
  ALEC is not welcome in our government, in our communities, or in our state. And this week, hundreds of activists let them know.
ALEC in Austin

FOX 7 Discussion: 2020 candidates on the recession & gun reform

August 19, 2019
Texas Democratic Party Communications Director Abhi Rahman joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the possibility of a recession and gun reform plans, and their effect on the 2020 election.
Abhi Rahman on FOX 7 Austin

Hundreds of activists rally against corporate interests in Texas politics

August 15, 2019
Progress Texas & progressive organizations rally against far-right, corporate, special interest group ALEC in Austin.
ALEC in Austin Rally

Texas Face Off: The investigation of Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen

August 13, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss the latest Texas Republican scandal and what an investigation of Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen looks like.
Glenn W. Smith on KVUE

5 questions on gun reform with Texas Gun Sense

August 6, 2019
Gun reform is needed in Texas. We call on lawmakers to act now and ensure our communities are safe. Ed Scruggs with Texas Gun Sense joined Ed Espinoza of Progress Texas to answer five questions about gun reform in our state.
Texas Gun Reform

Texas Face Off: Gun reform necessary in Texas

August 6, 2019
Ed Scruggs of Texas Gun Sense joins KVUE to discuss what measures of gun reform are needed in Texas.
Ed Scruggs, Texas Gun Sense on KVUE

FOX 7 Discussion: Gun reform necessary in Texas

August 5, 2019
Ed Scruggs with Texas Gun Sense joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss gun reform following the tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Texas lawmakers must take action to come up with good legislation on gun reform. 
Texas Gun Reform - FOX 7 Austin

KVUE Discussion: Lawmakers call for change following shootings

August 5, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss how the NRA and gun lobbyists have exploited Texas and leveraged lawmakers to stop gun reform.
Glenn W. Smith on KVUE

KVUE Reaction: Robert Mueller testifies before Congress

July 24, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss how the GOP has ignored evidence from the Mueller Report, and what comes next.
KVUE: Robert Mueller Congress

5 key takeaways from Robert Mueller’s testimony

July 24, 2019
We listened to hours of testimony from Robert Mueller so that you don’t have to. Here are some of the most important takeaways.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Robert Mueller set to testify before Congress

July 23, 2019
Texas Democratic Party Communications Director Abhi Rahman joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss how Americans need the full Mueller report, and how there has been obstruction of justice.
FOX 7 Discussion: Robert Mueller

Texas Face Off: Trump's new asylum laws are illegal

July 16, 2019
Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi joins KVUE's Texas Face Off to speak the truth about our immigration policies and reiterate that seeking asylum is a legal right.
Pooja Sethi on KVUE

FOX 7 Discussion: New asylum rule against domestic law

July 16, 2019
Texas Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Trump's asylum rules and restrictions, and how they go against domestic law.
FOX 7 Austin - Pooja Sethi

Heads we win, tails you lose: The high court’s attack on voters

July 15, 2019
Hard-to-meet voter ID standards, restrictive voter suppression rules, some of the most extreme gerrymandering in the nation – all have been employed by Republicans to build a wall against voters they assume will oppose them.
Voting Rights Texas

LIVE: 2020 census chat with Progress Texas

July 15, 2019
Join Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Communications Associate Wesley Story as they discuss the importance of the 2020 census, including the latest Supreme Court decision.
Census 2020 Texas

TIMELINE: The citizenship question & the 2020 census

July 12, 2019
Progressives will fight back against Trump’s overreach for citizenship data.
Census 2020 Timeline

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump furthers anti-immigrant agenda with request for citizenship data

July 11, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about Trump's latest executive order to have U.S. Departments share citizenship data, instead of adding a question to the 2020 census. 
Citizenship Question discussion

FOX 7 Discussion: Conservative attacks on Affordable Care Act

July 10, 2019
Texas Democratic Party Legislative Affairs Director Glen Maxey joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the latest case against the Affordable Care Act and how it may negatively impact Texans' health care coverage.
Glen Maxey on FOX - ACA