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December 8, 2015

Why Abortion Access Is an Economic Equality Issue

Editorial Note: This article was orignally published on the Texas Research Institute blog. Most women who seek abortion care already face significant financial challenges, and low-income women are disproportionately affected by anti-abortion regulations...
September 1, 2015

New Texas Laws In Effect Today

Hundreds of new Texas state laws go into effect today. The state laws, passed by the Texas Legislature that finished meeting a few months ago, cover a wide range of issues. Our friends at Annie's List have a great round-up of legislative accomplishments...
June 18, 2015

Top 10 Issues From the 2015 Texas Legislature

It wasn't all bad...but it wasn't all great, either. Now that the dust has settled and the 2015 Texas Legislative session is over, we've made a list of the 10 biggest issues under the pink dome. Be sure to share this list with your family and friends! 1...
June 1, 2015

Texas Legislature: Class of 2015 Yearbook

The regular session of the 2015 Texas legislative session has ended. Through it all, progressives championed and defended issues important to many Texans. There's a lot that happened in the last 5 months, more bad bills than good ones, and we'll write...
April 17, 2015

Halftime Report on the 2015 Texas Legislature

With less than 50 days left to pass bills in the Texas Legislature , the real action is about to begin. With so much going on, the following is a quick update on some of the progressive issues we work on most, and how things are shaping up for them at the...
April 6, 2015

Texas Republicans Vote Down Equal Pay Study

Equal pay is a family issue. Women make up nearly half of our work force and are increasingly breadwinners in their families. When women are not paid fairly, Texas families suffer. Which is why it's so upsetting that last week, Republicans voted down a...
January 21, 2015

Texans Deserve Minimum Wage and Equal Pay

Last night, during his State of the Union address, President Obama called on lawmakers to create opportunity for Americans by raising the federal minimum wage and ensuring that women get equal pay for equal work. President Obama focused on our...