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June 18, 2012

This 5th grader is adorable AND informed

New York fifth-grader Kameron Slade won a class competition to deliver a speech as part of a school-wide competition but was banned from delivering it by the principal becasue of its controversal topic - marrage equality. Slade ended up delivering the...
June 16, 2012

Conservative Legislators to Texans: "How Do I Economy?"

In a biennial “exercise,” state agencies have been ordered by the Legislature to cut 10 percent from current budgets when preparing their proposals for the next two fiscal years. While no programs or services are being cut as of yet, it is not much of a...
June 15, 2012

The Dreams of a Million Youth Are Answered

Today, President Obama announced a new policy that would end the deportation of hundreds of thousands of Hispanic youth from our country. The policy itself is being widely hailed, and it could be the determining factor in gaining full support from the...
June 14, 2012

What I Learned On My Summer Vacation at Netroots Nation

Last week, Mark Corcoran and I went to Providence, RI for the 7th annual Netroots Nation conference ( #NN12 <). If you followed us on Twitter ( @ProgressTX you probably heard all about our conference. Mark already wrote about our first days last week...