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September 26, 2012

Getting our courts in the debate #TFJAction

On October 2, WFAA-TV in Dallas is hosting a debate between Texas U.S. Senate candidates Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Paul Sadler. We are encouraging the moderators to ask what Cruz and Sadler plan to do about the judicial vacancies in Texas. We want...
September 24, 2012

Texas Students' SAT Scores Lowest in Decade

The Dallas Morning News is reporting that Texas students' SAT numbers have fallen to their lowest levels in a decade: Texas high school students matched their lowest scores on the SAT in more than a decade this year as results dropped in math, reading and...
September 21, 2012

Ryan Booed Loudly At AARP Conference (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan addressed the AARP's National Annual Conference in New Orleans this afternoon . . . and it didn't go well. Watch for yourself as Ryan is booed loudly while lying about the Affordable Care Act.
September 19, 2012

Texans want more clean energy

We are proud to announce that Progress Texas has joined the Clean Energy Works for Texas coalition as part of our first official environmental action. Joining with established environmental and labor groups like Public Citizen, Sierra Club, and the Texas...
September 19, 2012

"Won't Back Down" Film Pushes ALEC Parent Trigger Proposal

This blog was orginally posted on Well-funded advocates of privatizing the nation’s education system are employing a new strategy this fall to enlist support for the cause. The emotionally engaging Hollywood film “Won’t Back Down” -- set for...
September 18, 2012

Romney Speaks His Mind, Backlash Ensues

Yesterday afternoon, Mother Jones leaked several explosive videos of Romney discussing his uncensored thoughts on the American people and voters who support President Obama at a private $50,000-a-plate fundraiser. The fundraiser was hosted by...