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The Double Standard of Being Young: Should we dismiss mistakes or learn from them?

January 24, 2020
When we downplay the severity of actions and chastise concern on the basis of being young, your destiny is to repeat history.
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Certified Progressive 2020: Our 10 point values questionnaire

January 23, 2020
Working with a coalition of partners from around the state, we work on issues that are important to a growing majority of people in our state.

Will impeachment have an impact on the 2020 campaign?

January 23, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the Senate impeachment trial. Will the trial sway voters? And what impact will the Senate trial have on the Senators running for President?
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss if impeachment will sway voters and if the trial will have an impact on Senators running for president.

Explainer: Senate impeachment trial

January 23, 2020
Senators swore an oath to uphold “impartial justice.” It’s unfortunate only some of them are upholding that oath.
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Is the Senate impeachment trial fair?

January 21, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss whether the rules of the Senate impeachment trial are fair to the American people and why it is important for the Senate to allow witnesses.
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss whether the rules of the Senate impeachment trial are fair to the American people and why it is important for the Senate to allow witnesses.

The Senate Impeachment Trial

January 21, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss why Democrats are disturbed by the rules being used for the Senate impeachment trial.
Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss why Democrats are disturbed by the rules being used for the Senate impeachment trial.

Women’s Marches across Texas will rally thousands of voters ahead of 2020 election

January 16, 2020
Texans are gathering to rally for equality, abortion access, immigration reform, climate change, and more.
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Abbott’s shameful refugee decision goes against what Texans stand for

January 14, 2020
Every Texan should be embarrassed and ashamed by Abbott’s decision not to accept new refugees into our state.
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Texas is last in access to mental health services

January 13, 2020
Our society stigmatizes those suffering from mental health issues, but those who should be ashamed are the leaders who have failed to help them.
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5 Questions on immigration with the Angry Tias and Abuelas

January 9, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer met with The Angry Tias and Abuelas of the Rio Grande Valley about the Remain in Mexico program and their work to offer dignity to asylum seekers.
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Voting rights fight continues in Texas with latest lawsuit over registration requirements

January 8, 2020
While Texas Republicans rely on a strategy of voter suppression to hold on to power, progressive power in our state continues to grow. Texans will not be silenced!
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Abbott must do more to support people experiencing homelessness

January 7, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the issue of homelessness in Texas and how Governor Abbott needs to do more to support cities across the state.
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the issue of homelessness in Texas and how Governor Abbott needs to do more to support cities across the state.

Texas Senators continue to defend Trump despite impeachment

January 7, 2020
Texas Democratic Party Communication Director Abhi Rahman joins KVUE to discuss impeachment and how Senators Cornyn and Cruz are doing everything they can to defend Trump.
Texas Democratic Party Communication Director Abhi Rahman joins KVUE to discuss impeachment and how Senators Cornyn and Cruz are doing everything they can to defend Trump.

Thank you for your support in 2019!

December 30, 2019
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Thank you for your support in 2019!

Texas is listening to sexual assault survivors

December 23, 2019
While legislation this year has centered survivors of sexual assault, elected officials must hold themselves accountable to these recent changes.
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2019 in Review: A look back at all our shenanigans, stories, stunts, and stats

December 23, 2019
2019 was our best year yet, and that's thanks to the support we’ve received from folks like you! Help us continue to make progress possible in 2020 by becoming a sustaining donor today.
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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.
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Impeachment Explainer: Here’s how it works

December 18, 2019
What Texans need to know about the impeachment process.
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Longtime-Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. misses RGV candidate forum, fails to show up for Texas women

December 18, 2019
State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. (D-Brownsville) failed to show up to a Planned Parenthood Texas Votes SD 27 candidate forum. Candidates Ruben Cortez and Sara Stapleton-Barrera did.
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Trump takes food from hungry mouths at Christmas time

December 16, 2019
The Trump Administration has announced new restrictions on food stamp recipients that could take food away from millions of Americans.
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