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FOX 7 Discussion: Texas is *again* trying to limit voters by claiming "voter fraud"

January 28, 2019
The Texas Secretary of State's Office said on Friday it has flagged 95,000 registered voters who may not be U.S. citizens, meaning they may have voted illegally, yet they refuse to provide evidence to back up their biased claims. 
FOX 7 - Voter Fraud

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! 
Best of the Week - 1-25

FOX 7 Discussion: School vouchers unlikely to pass this legislative session

January 23, 2019
School vouchers would take state funding away from public schools and send it with students to private schools, worsening our school finance dilemma. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren discussed the current legislative session with Clay Robison of the Texas State Teachers Association and Spencer Davis of the Travis County GOP. 
Clay Robison - School vouchers

Best of the Week: No border wall & #txlege bills filed so far

January 18, 2019
This week our Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Membership Coordinator Charlie Bonner are discussing #txlege, our #NoBorderWall campaign, and ways to take action!
Best of the Week 1-18

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.
Telemundo Interview - 01-15

Walls around local governments: GOP leaders move to end local control

January 14, 2019
Republicans aim to wall off progressive centers across Texas.
Local Control

Best of the Week: 2019 Texas Legislature & The People's Lawsuit

January 11, 2019
Best of the Week LIVE: Tune in as we discuss the latest progressive wins and ways to take action. 
Best of the Week

Advocacy tips from a former #TXlege staffer

January 10, 2019
Your voice matters this legislative session. Here are some tips on how best to be heard.

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.

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas Legislature must make meaningful change on school finance reform

January 9, 2019
School finance and property tax reform is one of the largest priorities for the 86th Texas Legislature. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren discusses public education funding with Noel Candelaria, President of the Texas State Teachers Association, and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak.
FOX 7 Austin: Noel Candelaria - School Finance Reform

First day of the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

January 8, 2019
Live from the Capitol: Our Advocacy Director Sam Robles discusses what to expect during the 86th Legislative Session.
Sam Robles in front of the Capitol

KVUE Face Off: School finance reform a priority for new, different Texas Legislature

January 8, 2019
Heading into the 86th Legislative Session, Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Travis County GOP Executive Director Spencer Davis discuss priorities with KVUE's Leslie Adami.
KVUE - txlege

10 Worst and Best Texans of 2018

December 19, 2018
This year, some Texans were naughty. Others were nice. We’ve been making our list and checking it twice. Here are the results.

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

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

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

10 wins for progressives in 2018

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