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As the Delta variant takes hold, will Gov. COVID take action?

July 27, 2021
The variant poses a severe risk to unvaccinated Texans, but executive orders barring mask mandates pose a barrier to stopping it.

The violent attack on Jan. 6th was caused by the GOP's big lie

July 27, 2021
Texas Democratic Party Co-Executive Director Jamarr Brown joins FOX 7 to discuss the events of January 6th as well as the hearings on Capitol Hill.

Texas Democrats are doing their jobs by fighting for voting rights

July 20, 2021
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the ongoing quorum break and how Texas Democrats should move forward.

Gov. Abbot's not-so-special session: 3 things to know

July 7, 2021
Looking for a progressive guide to understand the special session? We’ve got you covered.

How about a special session on Medicaid expansion, Gov. Abbott?

June 23, 2021
SCOTUS saved the Affordable Care Act for a third time, Republicans can make up for lost time by passing Medicaid expansion.

Gov. Abbott's defunding of the Legislature is unconstitutional

June 22, 2021
Denying pay of Capitol staffers in exchange for passing a voter suppression bill amounts to extortion.

Texas Dems protected voting rights, federal action can protect democracy

June 22, 2021
The ‘For the People Act’ and the ‘John Lewis Voting Rights Act’ have the power to fundamentally repair democracy.

Defunding the legislature is unconstitutional

June 21, 2021
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Gov. Abbott's power grab and unconstitutional veto of the Texas Legislature.

The Texas Republican Party is at war with itself

June 14, 2021
From the Capitol to the campaign trail, the Texas GOP is in total disarray.

The Texas Legislature hits the dimmer switch on real electric grid reform

June 10, 2021
Republican legislators fell way short of protecting the state against future blackouts.

10 Best & Worst Moments of the 2021 Texas Legislative Session

May 31, 2021
The session was terrible, but resilient progressives ducked the attacks and finished with a big win.

Progress Texas files ethics complaint against Heritage Action for involvement in voter suppression bills

May 26, 2021
Anti-voter bills like SB7 and HB6 are part of a coordinated, national voter suppression effort.

Texas still needs police reform one year after George Floyd’s death

May 25, 2021
Criminal justice reforms have been weakened or stalled in committee, and partisanship has prevented any from bearing Floyd’s name.

Texas Republicans turn on each other, Democrats stand united

May 20, 2021
Primary challenges to Gov. Abbott and Attorney General Paxton prove that Texans aren't happy with Republican leadership.

Dark money group admits it had a hand in Texas voter suppression bills

May 20, 2021
Recent leaked video exposes coordinated, national effort to restrict voting rights.

Supreme Court decisions we’re watching for in June 2021

May 20, 2021
The Court is set to rule on important issues over the next few weeks.

Voter Suppression Bill SB 7: Where it’s been, where it’s at, and where it’s going

May 13, 2021
After many changes, here’s what’s in the discriminatory bill at this point.

Rep. Harold Dutton uses trans kids as political pawn

May 11, 2021
Rep. Harold Dutton’s petty maneuver to pass trans sports bill SB 29 puts the trans community at risk.

When Texas legislators tell you who they are, believe them

May 7, 2021
Texas Republicans plan to consolidate power through disenfranchisement and gerrymandering in a redistricting special session.