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FOX 7 Discussion: Gov. Greg Abbott's office called for voter purge

June 5, 2019
Juliet Barbara, Communications Director at Workers Defense Action Fund, joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the news that Governor Greg Abbott’s office issued the order to purge nearly 100,000 Texas voters from the voter rolls, carried out by then-nominee for Secretary of State, David Whitley. 
Juliet Barbara - Workers Defense Action Fund

How progressives won the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

June 3, 2019
Because of your votes during the 2018 midterms, we made progress from voting rights, to abortion access, to health care.

How your vote progressed the Texas Legislature in 2019

May 31, 2019
Because progressives showed up to vote in 2018, we changed the Texas legislature for the better and we’re just getting started

Capitol Tonight: Reviewing the 2019 Texas Legislature

May 30, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joins Capitol Tonight to discuss the wins and losses of the legislative session, and what's to come in 2020.
Capitol Tonight Sam Robles

FOX 7 Discussion: Reviewing the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

May 28, 2019
Charlie Bonner from Progress Texas joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about the end of the 2019 Legislative Session and the disappointing bills, especially on allowing discriminatory legislation to be passed by the Republican lawmakers and failing to stick up for ALL Texans.

Capital Coffee Talk: Texas Legislature 2019 Wrap-up

May 28, 2019
The Session is over. On today's Capital Coffee Talk KLRU-TV, Austin PBS's Judy Maggio & KUT Austin's Ben Philpott talk about highs and lows and what bills are heading to the Governor's desk to become law. Then, Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins the Travis County Republican Party's Matt Mackowiak and The LBJ School of Public Affairs' Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto.
Ed Espinoza Decibel

Bad luck saved us from worse luck during Texas legislative session

May 28, 2019
While Republican leaders pat themselves on the back, their achievements have more in common with 19th Century phony patent medicines than 21st Century solutions.
Luck and the Texas Legislature

Texas Face Off: 2019 Texas Legislative Session Wrap-Up

May 28, 2019
Sam Robles, Advocacy Director of Progress Texas, joined KVUE to talk about the end of the 2019 Texas Legislative Session. 

Top Best (& Worst) Moments of the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

May 24, 2019
The 86th Texas legislative session had it’s good moments, but it also had its bad. Here’s a list of the best and worst moments from this year’s session.

FOX 7 Discussion: End of the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

May 22, 2019
Charlie Bonner from Progress Texas joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about the end of the 2019 Texas Legislative Session and whether or not there will be a special session.

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: 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

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

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

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.