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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.
Immigration with Angry Tias and Abuelas of the RGV

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!
Voting_Rights_Texas

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.
Sexual Assault Policy Texas

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.
2019 in Review

Impeachment Explainer: Here’s how it works

December 18, 2019
What Texans need to know about the impeachment process.
Impeachment

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.
Progress Texas' Best and Worst of 2019

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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An open letter to Senator John Cornyn: Investigate the citizenship application backlog

December 13, 2019
Texas progressive organizations from across the state have called for Sen. John Cornyn to investigate the citizenship application backlog and protect voting rights for eligible Texans.
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Yes, Trump abused his power to obstruct Congress

December 12, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the Articles of Impeachment and whether or not Trump abused the powers of the Presidency to obstruct Congress.
Glenn Smith on FOX 7 discussing Articles of Impeachment

Republicans accuse House of being distracted by impeachment, while hundreds of bills sit on McConnell’s desk

December 12, 2019
The “Do Nothing” Republicans think they have Americans fooled. They don’t.
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Why the Articles of Impeachment are a good idea

December 11, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmyer joins KVUE to discuss the articles of impeachment, why the process is vital, and how Congress will complete their legislative agenda.
Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss the articles of impeachment

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

December 11, 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

Next time, can we re-order the Democratic Primary?

December 9, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins Spectrum News to discuss if it is possible to re-order the Democratic Primary in the future - even though it will be difficult to make those changes.
Ed Espinoza on Spectrum News: Can we re-order the Democratic Primary

Mayor Bloomberg's candidacy and Texas voters

December 5, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins KXAN to discuss Mayor Bloomberg's candidacy and what he will have to do to win the support of progressive Texans on the March 3rd primary.
Ed Espinoza discussing Mayor Bloomberg on KXAN

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump, Texas, and 2020

December 3, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Advisor Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the impact that impeachment and changing state demographics will have on making Texas a battleground state in 2020.
Glenn W. Smith on FOX 7 Austin

Texas Face Off: Is Trump scared to lose Texas?

December 3, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins KVUE to discuss why voter registrations and Trump's abnormal number of visits to Texas show that he is wary of losing the state in 2020.
Ed Espinoza on KVUE