Postsecondary education is critical for driving prosperity for Texas families. For more Texans to become skilled members of the workforce and sustainable earners for their families, students of all backgrounds need equitable access to an affordable education after high school.
If you follow our work at CPPP, then you may have had the good fortune to get to know some of our talented and committed staff. From our health care and education experts to our fundraisers, communications experts and finance whizzes, our CPPP
Unions have played a critical role in our country to ensure that hard-working Americans are treated well and receive fair compensation for their labor. It’s no coincidence that as union membership took a drastic drop in our country, inequality skyrocketed.
James Aldrete has assumed the role of board president of the Center for Public Policy Priorities, following a successful two-year term by Veletta Forsythe Lill. James is the owner of Message Audience Presentation, Inc. (MAP), a political communication company in Austin.
For nearly 15 years, Dr. Frances Deviney has been one of CPPP’s most talented data mavens and leaders. As our long-time research director and as our Chief Operating Officer for the past few years, it is with heartfelt appreciation that
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a “Navigator” program launched in 2013 to provide outreach, education, and enrollment assistance to people looking for health insurance through the ACA Marketplace or Medicaid. A federal grant pays for the Navigator program in Texas. On August
The U.S. Census data released the latest numbers of Americans without health insurance today, and as earlier polls predicted: both the number and percentage of Texans without health coverage got worse for the second year in a row. New U.S.
All Texans should have access to affordable, high-quality health care. This is especially true for children, who represent the future of our state and rely on today’s leaders to enact policies to keep them healthy and safe. Ensuring that children