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Progressive advocates are pushing for common sense climate solutions at the Texas Legislature

March 2, 2021
Progressives are fighting for our planet while most Republicans refuse to acknowledge that climate change exists

Gov. Abbott and conservative ideology left Texans in the dark

February 25, 2021
Our governor is responsible for the biggest energy disaster our state has faced in decades.

Heroes and Zeroes of the Texas Freeze

February 25, 2021
Friends and neighbors led while Republican politicians fled.

Texas Republicans’ attack on Planned Parenthood is failing

February 11, 2021
Planned Parenthood plays a crucial role in providing healthcare services to communities across the state who depend on Medicaid.

Texas Legislature committee assignments a bad omen for voting rights

February 9, 2021
Republican Reps. Briscoe Cain and Todd Hunter want to use their power to restrict ballot access, not promote it.

Rosie’s Law would help create the repro health future Texans need

February 4, 2021
A historic bill in the legislature has the potential to increase abortion access in our state.

5 reasons why Greg Abbott isn’t pro-life just anti-abortion

February 1, 2021
Tens of thousands of Texans have died from COVID-19 under Gov. Greg Abbott's watch.

It’s time to end Confederate Heroes Day in Texas

January 19, 2021
The official state holiday celebrates hate, not heroism.

4 ways to make your voice heard during the 2021 Texas legislative session

January 11, 2021
It’s up to us to make sure progressive change gets made this year.

The Legislature should fully fund public education as determined by educators

January 4, 2021
If the Legislature has to raise revenue to meet student needs, raise it. Our children’s future is at stake.

Top 10 Best and Worst Texans of 2020

December 17, 2020
This year will not easily be forgotten. Here’s our list of the Texans who helped make it better, and those who made it worse.

Republicans hold up aid as hungry Texans wait hours in line for food

December 15, 2020
The pandemic has led to a record number of Texans going hungry, and Congressional Republicans and the Texas GOP aren’t doing enough to stop it.

Medicaid expansion is a moral imperative

December 14, 2020
As many as 2.2 million Texans could gain access to health coverage if Texas expands Medicaid.

Texas is broke. Reforming marijuana laws could help bridge our deficit.

December 10, 2020
While legalizing marijuana in Texas seems like a strictly partisan issue, the demographics are shifting.

Bills We’re Watching in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session

December 3, 2020
Here at Progress Texas, we’re going through every bill filled in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session. Some are good, some are bad, and others are downright ugly.

Let’s keep these innovations in our elections

November 16, 2020
We made voting easier because of COVID. Let's keep it that way.

Abortion rights already threatened during first week of bill filing for 2021 Texas Legislature

November 12, 2020
With the Texas legislative session beginning in January, Republicans have already begun filing anti-abortion legislation.

8 progressive takeaways from the 2020 election in Texas

November 5, 2020
With every election, Texas progressives are gaining more power.