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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.
Abortion access Texas

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.
Progressives in South Texas

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.
Rep. Gene Wu Texas

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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Schoolhouse blues: The pandemic and public education

July 11, 2020
Texas needs to commit to the importance of public education while keeping teachers, students, and workers safe.
Public Education Texas

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Alisa Simmons

July 10, 2020
Join Texas House District 94 candidate Alisa Simmons & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, health care, flipping the Texas House & more!
Alisa Simmons Texas

Remove every barricade: Ensure Texas elections are safe, secure, & fair

June 29, 2020
We should regard our right to vote with the same reverence with which we regard our right to love or to live in the warmth and protection of the hearth.

A guide to voting in Texas during a pandemic

June 26, 2020
What Texans can do to stay safe when voting in-person and how counties can help them do it.

Texas needs poll workers for the next election. Young people can help.

June 23, 2020
We can minimize shortages and the risk to our elderly neighbors by working the polls on in the upcoming elections.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Royce West

June 18, 2020
Join U.S. Senate candidate Royce West & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on police violence, health care, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
Royce West U.S. Senate

Following the Supreme Court’s LGBTQ ruling, Texas still needs a statewide nondiscrimination law

June 16, 2020
Texas should expand the protections guaranteed by the Supreme Court’s LGBTQ workplace discrimination ruling by passing a statewide nondiscrimination law.