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Progress Texas Plans to Expose You to the Koch Brothers
New doc on the secretive billionaires screens tonight
"...Tonight, Dec. 2, Progress Texas will be hosting a special screening Koch Brothers..."

Dec. 2, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Blunders on Both Ends
Foils at kickoff and close spoil Swoopes' effort against UCLA
"...Progress is progress. Texas lost a 20-17 heartbreaker to twelfth-ranked..."

Sept. 15, 2014 Sports Post by Eric Sollenberger

Texas Supreme Court Issues Ambiguous Decision on Vote-By-Mail
Rules COVID-19 risk not a “disability" – leaves VBM decision to voters
"...Late Wednesday, the Texas Supreme Court issued an ambiguous decision on voting by..."

May 28, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Texas Secretary of State Defends Voter Purge Fiasco
Whitley ducks blame during contentious confirmation hearing
"...the “voter fraud” fiasco he unleashed across the state, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley doubled down on his..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Court: Texas House Districts Unlawful, Unconstitutional
Panel of judges rules 2-1 against drawing of 2011 maps
"...The Western District Court of Texas ruled last month that the state’s congressional districts were..."

April 20, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Voter ID Law Struck Down
5th Circuit: Senate Bill 14 violates Voting Rights Act
"...Senate Bill 14, the contentious Texas voter ID bill passed in 2011, violates Section 2..."

July 20, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Supremes: Not Our Job to Fix School Finance
Long-awaited ruling says school funding system constitutional
"...The Texas school finance system meets the minimum standards demanded by..."

May 13, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Sen. Kirk Watson on the 86th Texas Legislature
“In Texas, we don’t focus on what our needs are; we focus on what we want to pay”
"...fifth term representing most of the city in the Texas Senate. His committee posts have included Finance, Health &..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

MetroRail Progress Report
Cap Met says milestones met, but still no firm date for launch
"...than picking a new date now, we will assess progress during the final comprehensive operational testing phase and begin..."

May 13, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Beto O'Rourke's Long, Hot Road to the Texas Primary
We report from the 2020 Democratic campaign trail on whether all the blue, sweat, and beers are worth it
"...trucks from the highway department block the streets around Texas Southern University and seal off Debate Land, an alien..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Texas Dems Set Their Eyes on the 2020 Prize
Their goal: Flip the state House of Representatives
"...when – as a young and eager aide to Texas' last Democratic leader. "I know what it used to..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Should Texas Legalize Marijuana?
That's what Progress Texas wants to know
"...Those are the three questions that Progress Texas is asking Texans to answer on a new,..."

April 1, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Will Texas Patch Up TABC Before It Bursts?
If ever an agency needed to be scorched by the state’s Sunset Act, it’s the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion
"...liquid fire of the state's Sunset Act, it's the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion. For not just years but generations,..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Honest Numbers? Nelson Spins Texas Health Care
Senator claims significant progress in women's health
"...Committee on the state of women's health care in Texas, chair and Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, said it..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Voting by Mail in Texas: Where Things Stand
The law, and the lawsuits
"...and requires no additional documentation. On May 27, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that "the decision to apply to..."

June 12, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Why Pride Marches in India Matter in Texas
Pride parades recently swept the subcontinent, and we should care.
"...In spite of legal progress both here and overseas, the LGBTQ community remains in..."

Nov. 26, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Strama and the Mystery of the Texas Score Contradictions
State rep puzzled by how students do well and badly at the same time
"...Is Texas doing well in education, or is it doing badly?..."

June 18, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A Home for 'Progress' (and 'Border Crossing')
The Blanton acquires a pair of Luis Jiménez sculptures
"...Coming to the University of Texas changed the course of Luis Jiménez's life, not to..."

Dec. 20, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Behold the Texas Miracle!
The Texas Miracle has a very mixed record on state prosperity
"...– are familiar with the political rhetoric of the "Texas Miracle." Coined by state business boosters to describe the..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Who's Texas?
The story of Texas history says a lot -- about the storytellers
"...year that when he was growing up in West Texas, he was sometimes called a "good minority" -- the..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...real, live, up-close and personal political event was in progress up in East Texas. In the auditorium of Frankston..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Braces Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...The Texas State Board of Education, a perennial hotbed of right-wing..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

What You Need to Know About U.S. Senate and House Races in Texas
Early voting in Texas starts Feb. 18, 2020. Here's the view from atop your Texas primary ballot.
"...first week of December, early voting in the 2020 Texas primaries is only a couple of months away. It..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

How Texas Impact Turns Faith Into a Tool for Progress
VIDEO: See Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy/Texas Impact’s reports from the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25
"...When one thinks about how big Texas is, the scope doesn't just come down to geographical..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Feature by James Scott

Texas Dems Fired Up, Ready to Go in Congressional Races
Four top prospects bring Big Blue Energy to TribFest
"...a year to go (!) but for so many Texas Democrats, victory is so close they can also taste..."

Sept. 28, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Texas Reproductive Health Advocates Lay Out Legislative Agenda
“Trust. Respect. Access.” campaign combines progressive forces
"...Empowered by a few more progressive seats this session, reproductive rights and justice advocates at..."

March 6, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Austin Resident Named in Texas Voter Purge Debacle, Files Suit
"They basically accused me of committing fraud"
"...When Austin resident Julieta Garibay learned Texas Secretary of State David Whitley had released an advisory..."

Feb. 5, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Targets DACA
Are Texas and Trump colluding to end DACA?
"...Senate Bill 4, Liam Garcia considered moving away from Texas. The 31-year-old Austinite – brought to this country from..."

May 18, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

What Happens When Texas Blocks Planned Parenthood? Abortions Rise.
Study: Lege's family planning cuts led to an increase in abortion
"...With the goal of eliminating abortion, Texas Republicans have stripped Planned Parenthood of funding and steadily..."

July 12, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Sends Final Notice to Kick Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid
Planned Parenthood says: We'll see you in court
"...Texas officials have followed through with their months-long promise to..."

Dec. 20, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

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