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LIVE: The State of Black Women in Texas 2019

May 21, 2019
We went LIVE from the Capitol with The Afiya Center and a panel of legislators to discuss the state of black women in Texas and the maternal mortality crisis.
The State of Black Women 2019

Texas Face Off: Property taxes & abortion rights in Texas

May 21, 2019
Ed Espinoza, our Executive Director here at Progress Texas, joined KVUE to discuss the anti-abortion legislation being tossed around in committees mimicking the Alabama abortion ban, and more.

LIVE: We're demanding lawmakers HEAR OUR TESTIMONY and #StopSB9

May 15, 2019
  We’re LIVE from the Capitol with the People’s Hearing. Voters from across the state are here to rally against the dangerous Senate Bill 9.
SB 9 Peoples Hearing

LIVE: We're demanding lawmakers #StopSB9 at the Texas Capitol

May 15, 2019
We’re LIVE from the Capitol to demand our lawmakers #StopSB9. This latest attack on voting rights in Texas is indefensible. TAKE ACTION NOW. 
Texas Senate Bill 9

LIVE Recap: We're demanding lawmakers #StopSB9 at the Texas Capitol

May 15, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer and Charlie Bonner break down why we're against the omnibus Senate Bill 9, which would slow down our voting process in Texas. There’s still time to TAKE ACTION. 
Texas Senate Bill 9

How a dangerous bill could harm voter registration efforts in Texas

May 14, 2019
Volunteer Deputy Registrar’s perspective on lawmakers’ efforts to prevent voter registration

FOX 7 Discussion: SB 9 hurts the democratic process

May 14, 2019
Ed Espinoza, our Executive Director here at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about the dangerous Senate Bill 9, or “Slow Down The Vote" Bill. SB 9 is simply designed to keep those in power in power.

Texas Face Off: Anti-LGBTQ bills & end of the legislative session

May 14, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, our Communications Associate here at Progress Texas, joined KVUE’s weekly political segment to discuss the bill that blatantly attacks anti-LGBTQIA+ residents, as well as big bills we’re watching as session winds down.

LIVE: Protect Local Health Care, #StopSB22

May 14, 2019
We’re with our friends from Planned Parenthood Texas Votes to talk about how Senate Bill 22 must be stopped at the Legislature. Join our petition to tell lawmakers to #StopSB22 and show you’re for #CareNoMatterWhat.
Stop SB 22

Special Report: The fight for voting rights in Texas

May 10, 2019
Check out all of our coverage on Senate Bill 9 as Texas Republicans try to slow down the vote.

How Texas progressives stopped the Republican tax swap

May 10, 2019
The proposed 16% increase was the opposite of tax relief.

Abortion advocates fight lies at the Capitol through stories

May 8, 2019
Texans who have had an abortion tell their truth to combat extremist lawmakers: Texans deserve trust, respect, and access to abortion services.
Claudia Yoli of Deeds Not Words - Trust Respect Access

FOX 7 Discussion: The GOP tax swap

May 7, 2019
Sam Robles, Advocacy Director at Progress Texas joined Fox 7 to shed light on Texas Republican's plan to increase taxes on working-class Texans to pay off property tax relief for the rich.

Texas Face Off: The GOP Tax Swap

May 7, 2019
Sam Robles, Advocacy Director at Progress Texas, joined KVUE to talk about the Republican tax scheme that would raise sales taxes working-class Texans to reduce property taxes for the rich.

Abortion Speak Out: Combating Lies With Laws

May 6, 2019
Hear stories from Texans who have had abortions and find out what the Trust Respect Access Coalition is doing to destigmatize and advance access to abortion services. More information: trustrespectaccess.org
Trust Respect Access - Abortion Speak Out

The state aims to take self-government away

May 6, 2019
Conservatives have declared war on cities, counties, and school districts.
Texas Local Control

Texas Face Off: Marijuana decriminalization and voter suppression

May 1, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joined KVUE’s weekly political segment to discuss Marijuana decriminalization that overwhelming passed in the Texas House. Joe Moody’s House Bill 63, which if made into law, would treat possession of one ounce or less of marijuana like a traffic ticket by lowering the penalty from a Class B to a Class C misdemeanor.

LIVE: Updates on the Texas GOP's latest voter suppression scheme

April 30, 2019
Sam Robles, Advocacy Director for Progress Texas, and Zenén Pérez, Advocacy Director for the Texas Civil Rights Project, discuss the latest victory of Texas voters and the GOP's attacks on the right to vote.