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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

Building the Ballot: Who’s filing to run for office in Texas in 2020?

November 12, 2019
As progressives put in the work to flip Texas in 2020, here’s an ongoing list of who has filed to be a candidate for Texas office.
Building the Ballot Texas

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.
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It’s not just Austin. The state of Texas has a homelessness problem.

November 4, 2019
Instead of attacking Texas cities, Gov. Abbott should put his money where his mouth is and provide statewide funding for solutions like affordable housing, equitable education, and health care.
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Gov. Abbott’s Trumpesque approach to Twitter

October 31, 2019
Instead of focusing on the issues important to Texans, Gov. Abbott has used his Twitter to mislead the public, attack Texas cities, and fan the flames of the far-right.
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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.
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Texas Face Off: Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen is out

October 22, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen's decision to not run for re-election, and what it means for progressives.
Tara Pohlmeyer on KVUE

Texas Republicans rocked by lies and bribery (updated)

October 22, 2019
If the Republican Speaker cannot be trusted to look out for his own people, how can he be trusted to look out for anyone at all?
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FOX 7 Discussion: Progressives growing in power following Speaker Bonnen scandal

October 22, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Dennis Bonnen's announcement that he will not seek re-election.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin

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

FOX 7 Discussion: Progressives build power during Trump's visit to Texas

October 17, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Trump's recent visit to Texas, and how progressives will continue to build power in our battleground state.
Tara Pohlmeyer on FOX 7 Austin

CBS Austin: Texas suburbs are at play in 2020

October 17, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins CBS Austin to discuss how progressives are building power in Texas, especially in suburbs, ahead of 2020.
Tara Pohlmeyer on CBS Austin

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.
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Texas Face Off: Secret recording of Dennis Bonnen released

October 15, 2019
The secret recording of Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen is released after a months-long #txlege saga. Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins KVUE to discuss how progressives will continue to build power heading into 2020.
Sam Robles on KVUE

FOX 7 Discussion: Democratic candidates and the impeachment inquiry

October 15, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the fourth Democratic Debate and the impeachment inquiry.
Sam Robles on FOX 7 Austin

Pete "Petersburg" Sessions caught in Trump's web of corruption

October 10, 2019
Now we know why so many Republicans are covering for Trump – because they are personally benefiting from his corruption.
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Taking back the narrative on guns in Texas

October 10, 2019
A majority of Texans already agree we need gun reform. But what will it take to make that happen?
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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