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What I learned about civility on a road trip across America

December 11, 2018
Looking toward the 86th Texas Legislature, we must learn to listen.
Charlie Bonner

Texas runs a short-change con on schools, local government

December 10, 2018
The state continues to spend less on schools, to the detriment of Texas children.
M. Scott Byers cartoon

HAPPENING NOW: 2018 special elections underway across Texas

November 29, 2018
Your vote is absolutely critical in these counties.
Texas Special Elections

FOX 7 Discussion: School finance will be a top priority for the 2019 Texas Legislature

November 28, 2018
School finance may be the top priority in the upcoming legislative session. FOX 7 Austin's Rebecca Thomas discusses potential solutions with Glenn W. Smith of Progress Texas and Gary Teal of the Travis County Republican Party.
FOX 7 - Nov. 28

PODGress Texas: The issues defining the progressive movement in Texas

November 12, 2018
Campaigns come and go, but it’s the issues that drive us – and that’s why we continue working as the voice for a new majority.
PODgress Texas: Election 2018

FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats take about a dozen seats in the Texas House from Republicans

November 12, 2018
FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren talks to Glenn W. Smith from Progress Texas and Gary Teal, the Travis County Republican Party executive director, about the upcoming legislative session and the effect the new Democrats will have on it.
Glenn Smith

10 wins for progressives in 2018

November 8, 2018
Progressives turned out and voted to shape the future of Texas.
Election 2018

Election Night Coverage from the Lone Star State 2018

November 7, 2018
Thank you for joining us on a historic night for Texas. We brought you analysis, interviews, and hot takes from the Texas Democratic Party’s event in Austin, TX.
Election Night Broadcast

Vote Mike Collier for Lt. Governor: Texas needs someone who will fight for our future

October 26, 2018
Because of their inaction, Republicans have undermined public education and failed our children. Texas needs a fighter who will stand up for our kids. Vote Mike Collier for Lt. Governor.
Mike Collier

To address mental health, reduce Texas’ uninsured rate

October 19, 2018
87 percent of Texans say that it’s a “top priority” or “important” for the Legislature to work on expanding access to health insurance.
Mental health

Governor’s school shooting prevention plan misses the mark

October 19, 2018
Following the tragic shooting in Southeast Texas, Governor Abbott rolled out a plan to prevent school shootings—without including gun reform.
School Safety

More Money, More Problems

October 3, 2018
Texas elected officials are making big bucks off of gun rights groups, and the effects are clear.
NRA Contributions

Helen Keller’s smile: On the State Board of Education's textbook antics

October 1, 2018
The Texas State Board of Education recently decided what historical figures should be excluded or included in textbooks.
Textbook creation in a post-truth era