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Don’t take Gov. Abbott’s pro-police posturing seriously

September 21, 2020
Abbott and other Republicans are trying desperately to distract us from their tragic public safety failures during the coronavirus pandemic.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Brandy Chambers & Lorenzo Sanchez

September 18, 2020
Join Texas House candidates Brandy Chambers (HD-112), Lorenzo Sanchez (HD-67), & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a live discussion on the work to flip Texas, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of our vote, & more.
Brandy Chambers, Lorenzo Sanchez

Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135) says the pandemic can spark positive, progressive change

September 16, 2020
Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135) says the COVID-19 pandemic can spark positive, progressive change during the 2021 Texas Legislative Session.
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Progressive women in Texas are changing the game

September 15, 2020
Here’s what flipping Texas blue can mean for women in Texas politics.

It’s going to take all of us: Swing voters alone will not save democracy

September 14, 2020
We need a hyper-mobilized base to fix this mess.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez & Rep. Jon Rosenthal

September 11, 2020
Join progressive organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, Texas Rep. Jon Rosenthal (HD-135), & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the work to flip Texas, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of our vote, & more.
Cristina Tzintzun & Jon Rosenthal

Democrats need 9 seats to flip the Texas House. Here are 22 opportunities.

August 26, 2020
From redistricting to school funding, we have the power to change Texas politics for decades to come.
Texas House Candidates

Texas Republicans are so scared of the ballot box they’re turning on one another because of it

August 25, 2020
Gov. Abbott was right to extend early vote by one week, but now Republicans are suing to take it away.

It’s time for the Confederates at the Capitol to go

August 24, 2020
Let’s honor Black Texans, not those who fought to take their rights away.

Practical abortion support for Texans during COVID-19

August 20, 2020
The pandemic has called attention to many societal issues that have needed to be transformed for a long time, including abortion care.
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How progressive voters are changing the political landscape of south Texas

August 17, 2020
With historic campaigns from Jessica Cisneros and Sara Stapleton-Barrera, progressives laid a foundation for future elections.
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Texas voter ID: What to know for the 2020 general election

August 12, 2020
Texas’ restrictive voter ID laws can be hard to keep up with. Here’s what you should know in order to vote.

Governor COVID: 10 ways Greg Abbott flubbed the Texas recovery effort

August 11, 2020
Texas was flattening the COVID-19 curve... and then we weren’t. Here’s a list of times Texas Gov. Greg Abbott got in the way.

What does “shelter in place” mean for those without shelter?

August 10, 2020
A progressive city like Austin cannot deny shelter to those who need it and then blame them for our failure to find them shelter.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Rep. Gene Wu

August 7, 2020
Join Texas House Rep. Gene Wu (HD-137) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on how to combat racism, COVID-19 responses, & schools reopening.
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What happened to testing and tracing the virus?

July 27, 2020
If we are to escape the clutches of COVID-19 we are going to have to find a way to allow testing and tracing to catch up.

Lessons Learned: Texas must do more to protect voting rights in November

July 16, 2020
The July 2020 primary runoff revealed problems with our voting system that must be addressed before the general election.

Texas voters turn out in record numbers for Democrats, building momentum for November

July 15, 2020
Texas is the fastest growing state in the nation, and once again the voter growth is all on one side of the aisle.

Texas Republicans are holding our teachers hostage

July 14, 2020
Teachers are writing their wills in preparation for the school year. How did we get to this point?
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