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Best & Worst Texas Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019
From the Texas Legislature, to ALEC in Austin, and the 2019 elections, there were plenty of options to choose from this year.
Progress Texas' Best and Worst of 2019

FOX 7 Discussion: Impeachment Hearings in the Judiciary

December 2, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss how Democrats in Congress have laid a strong case for impeaching Trump and why Trump needs to be held accountable by the American people.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin

Bail reform is just the beginning of criminal justice reform

November 25, 2019
Texans’ lives depend on access to justice and health care.
Bail Reform Texas

FOX 7 Discussion: Will Trump Testify?

November 19, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 to discuss whether Trump will decide to testify in-person during the impeachment inquiry.
Will Trump Testify in Congress' Impeachment Inquiry?

What are the standards for abortion access while incarcerated in Texas?

November 19, 2019
The right to have an abortion should be a normal part of health care when experiencing incarceration, but access doesn’t look the same inside every Texas county jail.
Travis County Complex

Rick Perry: Where is he now?

November 14, 2019
Rick Perry has been out of the limelight for a while, but with one fell swoop (and a Congressional subpoena) he’s back in the public eye.
RickPerry

FOX 7 Discussion: DACA at the Supreme Court

November 13, 2019
Deeds Action Fund Co-Executive Director Claudia Yoli Ferla joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the DACA case currently in front of the Supreme Court of the United States and its impact on DACA recipients.

Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate Amanda Edwards

November 12, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, Amanda Edwards, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
Flipping Texas with Amanda Edwards

DACA recipients must be protected ahead of SCOTUS case

November 11, 2019
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California this month, a case that could decide the future of DACA.
DACA protest Texas

Impeachment update: Things are not looking good for Trump

October 29, 2019
If the World Series was any indication of the American public’s thoughts on impeachment, Trump should be scared.
Impeachment

Voting rights for people awaiting trial in Texas

October 28, 2019
Voter disenfranchisement continues in Texas’ criminal justice system, but we can put an end to it.
Voting Centers in Texas Jails

It’s time for gun reform for all Texans

October 18, 2019
After the senseless El Paso shooting, my community comes together.
Claudia Yoli Ferla in El Paso

Rights at Stake: Supreme Court cases progressives should be watching

October 15, 2019
The Court is set to hear arguments and rule on important issues that will impact our rights during this term. Here are the cases we’ll be watching.
RBG

Supreme Court takes on first abortion access case since Kavanaugh (updated)

October 9, 2019
We’ve fought this case before with The People’s Filibuster, and now it’s time to fight again.
Texas Reproductive Lawsuits

Texas Face Off: Statewide homelessness & the lack of GOP diversity

October 8, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss how Gov. Greg Abbott needs to put his money where his mouth is to help the statewide issue of homelessness, and how progressives are building a diverse, broad base.
Tara Pohlmeyer on KVUE

FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats expand impeachment inquiry

October 7, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the latest impeachment inquiry news and the pattern of corruption surrounding Trump.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin

FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats working to pass multiple measures amid impeachment inquiry

October 2, 2019
Democrats continue to work for the people amid Trump's impeachment inquiry. Texas Democratic Party Communications Director Abhi Rahman joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss what is on Congress' agenda, including ethics reform, curbing gun violence, and lowering prescription drug prices.
Abhi Rahman on FOX 7 Austin

Texas Face Off: We must allow Congress to do their job

October 1, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins KVUE to discuss the latest impeachment inquiry news. We must allow the process to play out!
Ed Espinoza on KVUE

FOX 7 Discussion: A majority of Texans support impeachment inquiry

September 30, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 Austin to talk about how a majority of Texans support the impeachment inquiry, and so should John Cornyn and Ted Cruz.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin