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December 22, 2012

Texas Lawmakers Set Sights on CPRIT Overhaul

If you haven't already, click here to take action and demand accountability from CPRIT . The CPRIT scandal continues to impact the state of Texas , as Governor Perry - who initially called those who challenged the integrity of the agency as "conspiracy...
December 19, 2012

The Work We Did Together in 2012

When Progress Texas launched two years ago, there were no members, no sustaining donors, no victories to brag about. All we had was an idea and an ambitious goal to communicate progressive values across Texas. After 730 days and our first election cycle,...
December 19, 2012

Boehner's Plan B: A Disaster For The Economy

Yesterday House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) released his controversial and widely criticized "Pan B" - the Republican counteroffer to advert the so-called "fiscal cliff." Boehner's Plan B would extend the Bush-era tax cuts for those making under $1...
December 9, 2012

Rally For The Middle Class

It is time to take action. This Monday (December 10th) join Texas Fair Share and other local groups for a rally fighting for the middle class outside of Representative Jeb Hensarling office in Dallas. The rally will call on Rep. Hensarling to avert the...
December 5, 2012

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) Ditches ALEC

Note: The following post originally appeared on Texas' Public Citizen website, Texas VOX . The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has taken a step that any self-respecting supporter of renewable energy should do – ditched the American Legislative...