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Gun violence should be sole focus of Texas Emergency Legislative Session

September 6, 2019
When Republican lawmakers are faced with serious calls for solutions, they ignore the needs of Texans and strike for politicizing abortion care.
GunPresser

5 things to know about Texas’ new secretary of state

September 5, 2019
We should be wary of any secretary of state appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott.
Ruth_Hughs

Texas Democrats offer 5 common-sense gun reform proposals

September 4, 2019
Texas House Democrats across the state are calling for an emergency session and pressuring Republicans to take action on gun reform.
Guns_Presser

Texas matters because the 2020 election will have the narrowest electoral map in decades

September 4, 2019
The most important reason why Democrats need to invest in Texas might be because they don’t have that many other places to go.
Flipping Texas 2020 - Part 3

Bread and roses and Labor Day

September 3, 2019
Americans are working harder and earning less. Income inequality is at levels not seen since the 19th Century.
LaborDay

FOX 7 Discussion: Guns will be the big issue of Houston Democratic Debate

September 3, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss how Texans will be watching for candidates to debate gun reform in Houston.
Ed Espinoza on FOX 7 Austin

Texas Republicans have been losing Congressional and Legislative seats since 2014

September 3, 2019
Republicans peaked in 2014, and Texas Democrats have been gaining seats ever since.
Flipping Texas 2020 Part 2

Texas Public Radio: New laws benefiting Texans’ reproductive health

August 29, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins Texas Public Radio to discuss the new reproductive health care protections go into effect as a result of progressive efforts during the 2019 Legislative Session.
Sam Robles on Texas Public Radio

FOX 7 Discussion: Flipping Texas in 2020

August 28, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss progressives' plan for Flipping Texas in 2020.
Ed Espinoza on FOX 7 Austin

Texas Face Off: Upcoming elections & the investigation of Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen

August 27, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KVUE to discuss longtime Senator Judith Zaffirini's record, and the latest news on the investigation of Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen.
Tara Pohlmeyer on KVUE

Hey Texas Republicans, the words we use matter

August 27, 2019
Texas Republicans are just as responsible for the violence we’ve seen against immigrants and the Latinx community as our racist, white supremacist president.
Republican_rhetoric

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas polling ahead of the 2020 election

August 27, 2019
Texas Democratic Party Communications Director Abhi Rahman joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the latest polls and what Texas Democrats are watching for in Presidential candidates.
Abhi Rahman on FOX 7 Austin

Trump is sabotaging our economy, including in Texas

August 22, 2019
A recession could be upon us and Trump’s trade war is to blame.
Recession

ALEC came to Austin, so we showed up

August 21, 2019
  ALEC is not welcome in our government, in our communities, or in our state. And this week, hundreds of activists let them know.
ALEC in Austin

FOX 7 Discussion: 2020 Democratic candidates & early polling

August 20, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss strategies that Democratic Presidential candidates can take going into 2020.
Glenn W. Smith on FOX 7 Austin

Who is responsible for the mass killings?

August 19, 2019
Perhaps if we glanced down and saw the string that traces the trajectories of the bullets back to our hands about to cast our ballots, things would change.
Mass_Killings

FOX 7 Discussion: 2020 candidates on the recession & gun reform

August 19, 2019
Texas Democratic Party Communications Director Abhi Rahman joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the possibility of a recession and gun reform plans, and their effect on the 2020 election.
Abhi Rahman on FOX 7 Austin

Hundreds of activists rally against corporate interests in Texas politics

August 15, 2019
Progress Texas & progressive organizations rally against far-right, corporate, special interest group ALEC in Austin.
ALEC in Austin Rally

FOX 7 Discussion: 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate pool begins to narrow

August 14, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the narrowing Democratic Presidential candidate pool and recent polling.
Ed Espinoza on FOX 7 Austin

WOAI: Corporate-funded, right-wing group ALEC shops model legislation in Austin

August 13, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles spoke with News Radio 1200 - WOAI about ALEC's visit to Austin, and why the corporate-funded group shops around model legislation.
Sam Robles on WOAI