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November 23, 2016

These Organizations Are Working for Progressive Change in Texas

This list was originally published in 2016. Please find our updated list of organizations here. If the words “President-elect Donald Trump” send chills down your spine, you are not alone. This election amplified the voice of hate, discrimination, and...
September 2, 2016

Top 10 Stories of the Summer of 2016

It may not feel like it yet outside, but summer is nearly over. And what a summer it’s been. Can’t remember everything that happened but want to reminisce? No problem, that’s what we’re here for. We’ve rounded up the biggest stories we covered this summer...
April 1, 2016
President Obama's Criminal Justice Reform

Obama Commutes Sentences for 61 Nonviolent Offenders

President Obama commuted sentences for 61 nonviolent offenders this week, proving yet again his serious commitment to criminal justice reform. Since President Obama took office, he has issued more commutations - cutting short a person's time in prison -...
March 14, 2016

Texas Marijuana Policy Reform 101

During our SXSW marijuana panel, we announced a new study on the economic impact of marijuana laws in every Texas county. You can donate to the study at .
December 17, 2015
Texas DPS adopts rules for limited medical marijuana law

Texas Adopts Rules for Limited Medical Marijuana

Texas' first medical marijuana law is one step closer to full implementation. Today, the Texas Department of Public Safety has, through its Public Safety Commission, formally adopted the rules that will govern the Texas Compassionuate Use Program . That's...
October 20, 2015

Record Number of Texans Support Marijuana Policy Reform

The momentum continues to grow for marijuana policy reform. After a year of unprecedented progress for marijuana policy reform and good polls from earlier this year , a new poll from the Texas Lyceum finds that a record 74% of Texans support reducing...