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Inaction makes Texas Republicans complicit in the gun violence epidemic

August 6, 2019
It’s not too soon to politicize these tragedies. It’s too late.
Gun_Blog

FOX 7 Discussion: Gun reform necessary in Texas

August 5, 2019
Ed Scruggs with Texas Gun Sense joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss gun reform following the tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Texas lawmakers must take action to come up with good legislation on gun reform. 
Texas Gun Reform - FOX 7 Austin

The divide that matters is between rich and poor

August 5, 2019
In both town and city, the so-called “Texas Miracle” is based on wage slavery and alarming spikes in income inequality. It is more catastrophe than miracle.
Texas_Miracle

KVUE Discussion: Lawmakers call for change following shootings

August 5, 2019
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins KVUE to discuss how the NRA and gun lobbyists have exploited Texas and leveraged lawmakers to stop gun reform.
Glenn W. Smith on KVUE

Capital Tonight: Democratic Presidential debates & Texas House drama

August 1, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins Capital Tonight to discuss how Democratic Presidential candidates faired during the July #DemDebate and what Texans are looking for, as well as recent Texas House drama.
Capital Tonight: Sam Robles on #DemDebates

ALEC is coming to Texas. Here's why that's bad.

July 31, 2019
ALEC helps corporate interests bypass the will of the people with the help of conservative lawmakers by changing the laws to benefit the wealthy.
ALEC

Recent anti-abortion funding backfires, latest in a string of failed Republican efforts

July 25, 2019
Texas Republicans continue to fund “Alternatives to Abortion” programs with zero oversight.
Attacks Abortion Rights

LIVE: Gerrymandering chat with Progress Texas

July 22, 2019
Join Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer and Common Cause Texas' Southwest Organizer Amanda Gnaedinger as they discuss gerrymandering in our state.
Gerrymandering in Texas

Special Report: Fighting for fair and full representation in the 2020 census

July 16, 2019
Check out all of our content on the 2020 census and Trump's efforts to intimidate immigrants with citizenship data.
Census_Landing

Heads we win, tails you lose: The high court’s attack on voters

July 15, 2019
Hard-to-meet voter ID standards, restrictive voter suppression rules, some of the most extreme gerrymandering in the nation – all have been employed by Republicans to build a wall against voters they assume will oppose them.
Voting Rights Texas

Abortion will be a key issue for 2020 voters

July 11, 2019
Support for abortion reaches historically high numbers in the U.S.
Abortion Texas

Once again, Texas Republicans are trying to take away your health care

July 10, 2019
The Trump administration is again trying to dismantle the ACA and eliminate protections for people with pre-existing conditions with the help of the Texas GOP. 
ACA

How the war on vaccines diminishes our freedom

July 8, 2019
Just like yield signs facilitate our collective freedom of movement, vaccine requirements facilitate our collective freedom from disease.
Texas vaccines - "Yield indeed! No more government infringement on MY personal freedom!" - Political cartoon

2019 Progressive Power Report

June 24, 2019
Progress Texas continues to build progressive power in Texas. This year, we fought for Texas families at the Capitol, and now we’re taking that fight into 2020.
Progressive Power Report - Progress Texas 2019

Texas lawmakers are tainting our rainbow

June 17, 2019
We've got a long way to go before we reach full equality, Texas.
Texas_Pride

FOX 7 Discussion: Property tax reform in Texas

June 12, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss property tax reform plans and how the state must do more to ensure everyone pays their fair share.
Tara Pohlmeyer - Property Tax Reform

Texas Face Off: School finance reform signed into law

June 11, 2019
Ken Zarifis, Education Austin president, joins KVUE's weekly segment to discuss school finance reform, the passage of House Bill 3, and how it will impact education and property taxes.
Texas Face Off - Ken Zarifis

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas' attack on local health care providers

June 10, 2019
  Sarah Wheat, Chief External Affairs Office at Planned Parenthood Greater Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about the negative health care effects of Senate Bill 22.
Sarah Wheat - FOX 7 Austin - SB 22