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Texas Face Off: States ban together against Trump's border emergency declaration

February 19, 2019
  Trump's border emergency declaration is unconstitutional, unnecessary, and harmful to border communities. Communications Associate Tara Pohlmeyer spoke to KVUE about why we're continuing to say: #NoBorderWall.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats vow to fight Trump's false national emergency claim

February 18, 2019
Trump's national "emergency" is unnecessary, unconstitutional, and hurtful to those who call the border home. We do not need a wall.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Comprehensive immigration reform is the next step for progressives

February 12, 2019
  While we've avoided a government shutdown, comprehensive immigration reform is the only solution moving forward for the United States. FOX 7 Austin's Rebecca Thomas talked with Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Travis County GOP Executive Director Spencer Davis about the border wall.
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Special Report: The Cracks in Trump's Border Wall

February 7, 2019
Check out all of our blogs on the border wall and Trump's latest attempts to erect his monument to racism.
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The border wall is really a smoke screen

February 7, 2019
What's Donald Trump trying to distract us from this time?
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KVUE Face Off: Property taxes and voter suppression at the #txlege

February 5, 2019
The Texas Legislature will be addressing property taxes and school funding during this session, all while Texas conservatives are trying to limit voting by using bad data to justify suppressing the right to vote of naturalized citizens.
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Break Down: State of the State 2019

February 5, 2019
What did Greg Abbott just say?! Join Charlie Bonner, Wesley Story, and Tara Pohlmeyer as they discuss the 2019 State of the State address.
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FOX 7 Discussion: We do not need a national emergency declaration from Trump

February 4, 2019
"I don't know any children that are creating a national emergency at our border," says Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi. 
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FOX 7 Discussion: Lawmakers must push for comprehensive immigration reform

January 30, 2019
We should let the bipartisan committee do its job and keep Americans in mind, not the President’s demands. We need comprehensive immigration reform as soon as possible.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Looking toward the 2020 presidential election in Texas

January 29, 2019
FOX 7 Austin’s Rebecca Thomas talked to Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Manny Garcia and Travis County GOP Executive Director Spencer Davis about the president's dropping approval ratings and if those numbers could help fully flip Texas.
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Best of the Week: Shutdown, indictments, & Rosie's Law at #txlege

January 25, 2019
We’re discussing the government shutdown, border wall, indictment, and #txlege. Join us to find out ways you can take action in Texas! 
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Trump is using federal workers as pawns in his political games

January 25, 2019
The president continues to play games with people’s lives in exchange for an ineffective, unpopular, racist border wall.
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I grew up crossing the border every day to go to school

January 23, 2019
Voices of the border will not be drowned out by political debates.
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KVUE Face Off: The impact of Trump's government shutdown

January 22, 2019
Donald Trump should end this government shutdown and work on a real immigration reform solution, rather than using federal works and DREAMers as pawns. Texas AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Montserrat Garibay joins KVUE's Face Off to discuss the impact of Trump's government shutdown.
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Trump’s inhumane border wall threatens fragile ecosystems

January 22, 2019
The American taxpayer is going to foot the bill for a $15 billion environmental wrecking ball.

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump's military transgender ban may begin, keeping service members from their jobs

January 22, 2019
FOX 7 Austin’s Rebecca Thomas talked to Danielle Skidmore, a board member with Equality Texas and Johnathan Saenz, president of Texas Values, about the Supreme Court’s decision to implement the policy that would restrict military service by transgender men and women.
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FOX 7 Discussion: The current state of race relations in America

January 21, 2019
On this MLK Day, we take a closer look at race relations in our country. FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren talked to Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak about race relations in America and the work we still have to do.
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Lideres del estado deberian escuchar a los votantes

January 15, 2019
Gobernador Abbott entra en su segundo terminó con más presión de los votantes de Tejas. Abbott ganó esta elección con solo 13.3 puntos de los votos, eso significa que más jóvenes, gente latina y afro americanos, y gente que viven en nuestras ciudades grandes como Austin, San Antonio, Dallas y Houston – están votando.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump must listen to Democrats and reopen the government

January 15, 2019
There is no reason for Trump to keep the government shut down over his demands for an ineffective, wasteful wall. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren discusses the shutdown with Tara Pohlmeyer from Progress Texas and Texas GOP Chairman James Dickey.
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Bills we’re watching in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

January 10, 2019
Our team at Progress Texas has gone through all of the bills filed for the 2019 Texas Legislative session. Some are good, some are bad, and some are just straight up ugly.
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