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Texas Face Off: Anti-LGBTQ bills & end of the legislative session

May 14, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, our Communications Associate here at Progress Texas, joined KVUE’s weekly political segment to discuss the bill that blatantly attacks anti-LGBTQIA+ residents, as well as big bills we’re watching as session winds down.

Baylor must allow LGBTQIA+ students to organize

May 13, 2019
News flash Baylor, queer people exist! And they comprise your student body. Either get with the times, or you’ll be a university of the past.
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After 100 days of the Texas Legislature… Here’s what to watch in the remaining days

April 24, 2019
By law, the regular session of the Texas Legislature meets for 140 days. They are only required to pass a budget, but they will consider so much more.
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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.
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Latest power grab by Texas Republicans takes aim at worker pay, threatens cities

April 11, 2019
Corporate and special interests are influencing our state politics by putting profits before people, and Republicans are pushing their agenda.
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Texas Senate passes license to discriminate bill

April 4, 2019
Texas Republicans may be quieter about their homophobic agenda this legislative go ‘round, but their actions make their intentions loud and clear.

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

How your vote reined in Dan Patrick’s priorities

March 21, 2019
The Texas Legislature has gone from the transphobic bathroom bill and anti-immigrant sanctuary cities ban in 2017, to school finance and property taxes in 2019. How’s that for progressives taking back Texas?
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4 progressive takeaways from SXSW

March 20, 2019
What the world’s biggest tech and music conference can teach us about the progressive movement.

LIVE: All In For Equality Advocacy Day at Texas State Capitol

March 18, 2019
We’re at All in for Equality Advocacy Day at the Texas Capitol supporting proactive legislation protecting all Texans! #YallMeansAll
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Y’all Means All: Texans are all in for equality

March 18, 2019
The Texas Equality Coalition advocates for inclusive policies that protect all Texans

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump's military transgender ban may begin, keeping service members from their jobs

January 22, 2019
FOX 7 Austin’s Rebecca Thomas talked to Danielle Skidmore, a board member with Equality Texas and Johnathan Saenz, president of Texas Values, about the Supreme Court’s decision to implement the policy that would restrict military service by transgender men and women.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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