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2022 is THE Year for Voting Rights Legislation

Toplines: A lack of federally standardized election laws has allowed voter suppression legislation to sweep the nation. The family of Martin Luther King Jr. is calling for "no celebration" of MLK Day without the passage of federal voting rights legislation. Senate Democrats are attempting a...

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July 25, 2012

How We Move Forward Is Up To You

Here at Progress Texas we are taking some time this summer to completely evaluate our organization and create a groundbreaking plan to lead this progressive community into this election season and beyond. To help us better align our efforts with your...
July 20, 2012

District Court's Radical Ruling: Air Belongs to Everyone

Skipping to the end of the July 9 ruling in Angela Bonser-Lain, et al. v. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) , we find a disappointing but predictable resolution to a state-level suit brought by environmental non-profits and precocious...
July 18, 2012

Another Lost Generation

The twenty-somethings are in major trouble. Youth unemployment sits at nearly 50% according to 2011 U.S. Census data. That’s correct: almost one out of two youths between the ages of 16-25 can’t find part-time or full-time work. What we are presently...
July 13, 2012

ACA Exchange to Repair Texas Insurance Markets

Ed. note: Now that Rick Perry is surrendering state control of Health Insurance Exchanges to the federal government, it’s important for Texans to know more about how these exchanges will work. The policy briefing below explains how the resulting boost in...
July 11, 2012

Signed Copy of "Twilight of the Elites" Could Be Yours

UPDATE (July 19, 10:01am): 3 new sustaining donors - 2 to go! If you are the 2rd you will get a signed copy of Chris Hayes' "Twilight of the Elites." UPDATE (July 12, 9:48am): 2 new sustaining donors already - 3 to go! If you are the 3rd you will get a...