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June 8, 2012

Netroots Nation: Update From Providence

As you might know if you have been following us on Twitter ( @ProgressTX ), Phillip Martin and I are currently in Providence, RI for the 7th annual Netroots Nation conference ( #NN12 ). For those unfamiliar, Netroots Nation is a national conference of...
June 4, 2012

300K Eligible Texas Voters Targeted In Purge

Are you dead? You sure? It might seem absurd, but you very well may be according to your local county election office. Earlier this year Harris County resident and voter Walter Pinkston received a letter from his country election office requesting his...
May 31, 2012

1,600 Call For Action On Rate Hikes

Earlier this month Progress Texas teamed up with Texas Well and Healthy in a joint effort calling on Texas legislators and Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Commissioner Eleanor Kitzman to quit dragging their feet on reviewing unfair and unjustified...
May 22, 2012

Flashback: Perry on Bain Capital

In recent days conservatives have been rallying around Mitt Romney to defend the presumed GOP presidential nominee from questions about his controversial record at Bain Capital. What a difference a few months can make. It was only a 5 months ago that that...
May 17, 2012

Texas Public Policy Foundation Rushes to Defend ALEC

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is in crisis communications mode. For the first time in (almost) forty years, they have been exposed for serving as a corporate bill factory for conservative legislators across the country, known for...
May 16, 2012

Let's be honest about insurance rate hikes

Thanks to President Obama and the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, Texans should be protected from unfair and unjustified insurance rate hikes. The Affordable Care Act calls for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) to automatically review...