Recently there has been some incredible energy calling for Medicaid expansion in Texas. In fact, for the first time in several years, a public hearing took place at the Texas Capitol on legislation to expand Medicaid on March 5.
The Center for Public Policy Priorities is proud to welcome three new members to its board of directors: Karen Farabee, Tobi Jackson, and Sima Ladjevardian. “We are delighted to welcome Karen, Tobi and Sima to the CPPP board of directors,” said
We all perform better on the job when we are healthy, and it puts us all at risk when workers have to go in sick. That’s why a growing number of cities, counties, and states are enacting policies to ensure
Back-to-school season is approaching. Administrators, staff, and parents are working hard to ensure a successful school year for Texas students. A key to a thriving school year is providing opportunities for all students to get enough healthy food to learn
This post was written by Communications Intern Jovahana Avila. CPPP has submitted formal comments in opposition to the addition of a citizenship status question to the 2020 Census. The decision to include the citizenship question could sacrifice the
This post was written by Economic Opportunity Intern Danielle Zaragoza. All Texans deserve representation in Congress and access to well-funded education, transportation, and other government services. Asking people’s citizenship status as part of the 2020 Census would put Texans at risk
This post was written by Economic Opportunity Intern Danielle Zaragoza All workers, regardless of education, race, or the kind of job they have should be able to provide for themselves and their families. A new peer-reviewed study by Cleveland State University
This post was written by Research and Planning Intern Jake Kowalski. Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) recently commissioned the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP) to evaluate the barriers to economic prosperity in Dallas County. Frances Deviney, CPPP’s Chief Operating Officer,
This blog post was written by Communications Intern Bianca Lopez. It’s been seven years since the Texas Legislature made deep budget cuts to public education, leaving local school districts scrambling to work around a funding hole over five billion dollars deep.