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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump & the Mueller Report

April 22, 2019
Glenn Smith, our Senior Strategist here at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the Mueller report and what a potential impeachment procedure would look like for the country. The president was NOT exonerated by the report and must be held accountable by Congress. 
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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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FOX 7 Discussion: Lawmakers need to lower property taxes and fund Texas schools

April 10, 2019
Sam Robles, Advocacy Director at Progress Texas, joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the misguided HB 2 / SB 2 sales tax increase and how its impact will take a toll on working people. The state lawmakers must revisit this bill and stop trying to put a band-aid solution on a larger problem.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Texas is a battleground state

April 9, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joins FOX 7 Austin to talk about the DCCC and Texas' new status as a battleground state.
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director of Progress Texas

All Texans deserve representation in the 2020 census

April 2, 2019
Every Texan should be counted in the 2020 census, but conservatives prefer to harm Texas’ federal funding and representation in Congress in an attempt to stick it to immigrants.
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Progressives are fighting for state funds all Texans deserve

March 27, 2019
Progressive lawmakers are poised to fight for state funds to improve the lives of all Texans.
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FOX 7 Discussion: The Mueller Report

March 25, 2019
Abhi Rahman, Communications Director at the Texas Democratic Party, joins FOX 7 to discuss that the Mueller report does NOT exonerate the president and it is the right of the American people to see the full report.
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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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Nothing good can happen when governments keep secrets

March 12, 2019
A government’s secret chambers are like airline’s first-class cabins, and democracies should not have first-class cabins.
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Texas Face Off: Trump's proposed budget slashes millions from Medicare to fund a wall

March 12, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director for Progress Texas, joins KVUE to talk about how the President and his proposed budget will rob Americans from education funding and Medicare access.
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director for Progress Texas, joins KVUE to talk about how the President and his proposed budget will rob Americans from education funding and Medicare access.

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump's budget proposal fixates on border wall and NOT Americans

March 11, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate at Progress Texas, discusses why Texans don't need - or want - a wall that would steal away their land and much needed resources that could better the community. We need Texas lawmakers to stand up for an America where everyone gets a fair opportunity.
Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate at Progress Texas, discusses why Texans don't need - or want - a wall that would steal away their land and much needed resources that could better the community. We need Texas lawmakers to stand up for America.

Best of the Week: International Women's Day, abortion access, and taking back power

March 8, 2019
Join us as Sam Robles, Advocacy Director, and Tara Pohlmeyer, Communications Associate, discuss International Women’s Day, abortion access, and women taking back power!
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FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats investigating Trump and holding him accountable

March 5, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas discusses how the investigations on President Trump and his actions are to hold him accountable to the American people.

Texas Face Off: Teacher Raises & Nancy Pelosi's Voter Reform

March 5, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, discusses the Texas Senate's unanimous decision to give teachers raises and the "For the People Act" from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Lloyd Doggett.
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, discusses the Texas Senate's unanimous decision to give teachers raises and the "For the People Act" from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Lloyd Doggett.

FOX 7 Discussion: Blocking Trump's national emergency

March 4, 2019
Manny Garcia, Executive Director, of the Texas Democratic Party, joined Mike Warren on FOX 7 Austin to discuss next steps for blocking Trump's fake national emergency.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Cohen's testimony and what it means for Trump

February 27, 2019
Our Executive Director Ed Espinoza joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss what Michael Cohen's testimony means for Trump and the ongoing investigations surrounding him.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats blocking Trump's national emergency declaration

February 25, 2019
The U.S. House is set to vote on a resolution Tuesday to try and block Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the southern border. Trump's actions are an overreach of his power and illegal. 
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Black History Month: Texans making history right now

February 25, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks made history, and inspired a generation of leaders to keep making history today.

Best of the Week: Fight voter suppression, no border wall, & Angela Paxton

February 22, 2019
On Best of the Week, Charlie Bonner and Tara Pohlmeyer discuss the latest in the Texas Secretary of State scandal, Trump's border "emergency," and other news.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Democratic candidates are for equity, inclusivity, and the common good

February 20, 2019
  Democrats are for excellence in public education and access to health care. The GOP's attempt to brand Democrats as "socialists" is simply a label strategy, while socialism is seen as caring for others.
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