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Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sara Stapleton Barrera

June 5, 2020
Join Texas Senate candidate Sara Stapleton Barrera & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the race for SD 27, police violence, health care during COVID-19, & more.
Sara Stapleton Barrera SD 27

How Texas laws fail to hold police accountable

June 3, 2020
Texas has a shameful history of police brutality, and unsurprisingly, our laws often prioritize police over the Texans they’re supposed to protect.

Facts about police violence in Texas

June 2, 2020
We must hold law enforcement accountable to protect Black Texans.

For Graduates of 2020: Youth in hospitable and inhospitable worlds

June 1, 2020
Rebuild the world with understanding that your freedom depends on the freedom of everyone else. Selfishness helped get us into this mess.
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Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sri Preston Kulkarni

May 29, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Sri Preston Kulkarni & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on police violence, community resources, health care during COVID-19, & more.
Sri Preston Kulkarni

To help Texans is to help immigrants

May 27, 2020
No one should be left out of coronavirus relief because of their immigration status.

Trump Administration capitalizes on COVID-19 lockdowns to accelerate land grabs in Texas

May 26, 2020
The Trump Administration is forcing Texas border residents to make an impossible choice: protecting their health or their homes.
No Border Wall painted on a roof in South Texas

Now is the time for Texas to consider the taxable benefits of marijuana

May 19, 2020
Legalization is going to happen sooner or later, so it might as well be now to help us through this pandemic.
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Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sec. Julián Castro

May 15, 2020
Join Sec. Julián Castro & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
Julian Castro

A victory for vote-by-mail and an election advisory. Now what?

April 21, 2020
Inaction of Texas lawmakers is set to make democracy a casualty of COVID-19.

This Earth Day, let’s also commit to healing our planet

April 21, 2020
Coronavirus has taught us that while we work to heal our people, we can also come together to reduce the impact of climate change.
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Texas must do better to protect incarcerated people from COVID-19

April 13, 2020
Texas is currently in a state of emergency amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and the safety and health of those experiencing incarceration must be prioritized.
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Being poor in a Texas jail should not be a death sentence

April 9, 2020
Gov. Abbott’s executive order puts a price tag on a defendant’s right to health and safety.

Pandemic or not - we’re still fighting for you

April 7, 2020
In the midst of this pandemic, we’re working to promote progress, hold our leaders accountable, and keep Texans informed. Here’s an ongoing list of our content.
Coronavirus

Texas groups sue over constitutionality of 7 local anti-abortion bans

March 5, 2020
Abortion is legal in all 50 states, but some cities in Texas have passed unconstitutional ordinances in an attempt to stigmatize abortion and confuse the people who need them.
Abortion in Texas

Cornyn once again proves he will do anything to please Trump

February 5, 2020
With his votes against conviction on Wednesday, Senator John Cornyn once again pledged his undying loyalty to the impeached president.
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Impeachment was necessary to protect the Constitution

February 5, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX to discuss why impeachment was necessary to protect the Consitution given Trump's unpresidential behavior.
Impeachment was necessary to protect the Constitution

Most Americans want impeachment witnesses

February 3, 2020
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss the repercussions Republican Senators may face for voting against witnesses when the majority of Americans are in favor of them.
Most Americans wanted impeachment witnesses