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We asked Texans about their concerns over reopening the state. Here’s what they told us.

May 1, 2020
Many worry that opening too soon runs the risk of facing a second shutdown in the near future.

Voters file age discrimination lawsuit over Texas vote-by-mail law

April 29, 2020
While Texas allows no-excuse vote by mail for voters aged 65 and older, there are restrictions for everyone else.

Do Republicans really want to 'emulate precisely' the South Korean voting model?

April 28, 2020
South Korea's voting model includes an Election Day holiday, no required voter registration, and six times the polling locations.
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A victory for vote-by-mail and an election advisory. Now what?

April 21, 2020
Inaction of Texas lawmakers is set to make democracy a casualty of COVID-19.

This Earth Day, let’s also commit to healing our planet

April 21, 2020
Coronavirus has taught us that while we work to heal our people, we can also come together to reduce the impact of climate change.
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Don’t answer the fiscal suffering with even more suffering

April 20, 2020
A lot of the demands to “open back up” from President Trump and his allies are just to set up later arguments that others are to blame for the economic losses.
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In times of crisis, progressives show how leadership is done

April 16, 2020
While conservative lawmakers have punted responsibility, progressive leaders across the state are stepping up.
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The fight continues as conservatives play tug-of-war with Texans’ abortion care

April 14, 2020
Abortion advocates, providers, and patients are continuing to fight because we know abortion is, and always will be, essential, time-sensitive health care.

Being poor in a Texas jail should not be a death sentence

April 9, 2020
Gov. Abbott’s executive order puts a price tag on a defendant’s right to health and safety.

5 reasons why Texas voters would benefit from vote-by-mail

April 8, 2020
Vote by mail increases turnout, that's why Republicans hate it.

Pandemic or not - we’re still fighting for you

April 7, 2020
In the midst of this pandemic, we’re working to promote progress, hold our leaders accountable, and keep Texans informed. Here’s an ongoing list of our content.
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Texas is failing college voters, and they deserve better

April 6, 2020
One in four eligible voters in Texas will be under the age of 30 by 2022, but the rise to become one of the most diverse and most powerful electoral blocs in the state is coming with its challenges.
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The Secretary of State’s office responded to our vote-by-mail petition, but Texans still need clarity

April 2, 2020
Texans need to know that their rights will be protected in the midst of this global pandemic. It is the duty of our state lawmakers to provide that assurance.
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Gov. Abbott issued a "stay-at-home” order, but his partisan programming prevents him from saying it

April 1, 2020
Abbott’s decision to play politics with something this important puts lives in danger.
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Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. is failing his constituency... again

March 31, 2020
Lucio’s passive leadership during the global COVID-19 pandemic will take its toll on the community he seeks to serve.
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Let’s defeat the coronavirus with the ‘Dunkirk Spirit’

March 30, 2020
Health professionals have told us what needs to be done. We must do more and do it faster.
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100% vote-by-mail in Texas is completely possible

March 26, 2020
Texans should not be asked to choose between their physical well-being and their fundamental right to vote.
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Dan Patrick is wrong: Our neighbors aren’t expendable

March 25, 2020
The choice he offers is a lie, and implies that COVID-19 only impacts the elderly.
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