Access to quality family planning and reproductive health services is integral to overall good health for women, men, and adolescents. Ensuring that all Texans have access to the tools to let them plan the size and timing of their families
Access to quality, affordable health care for all is at the core of our mission. We work to protect and improve access to quality public and private insurance, mental health care, and basic health needs for all Texans.
Texas is one of the hungriest states in the nation, and one of the heaviest. These problems are related as poor Texans struggle to provide a healthy diet for their families. We are dedicated to achieving food security and reducing obesity for all Texans.
Earlier this year, Austin made history when the city council passed the first paid sick days ordinance in Texas. Businesses and communities benefit from this common-sense policy because paid sick days improve the health and well-being of working people
This week the Trump Administration announced additional cuts to the federal Navigator program, a core support system that helps Texans make their way through applications for income-based discounts on health insurance, understand their options, and select a health care plan
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
Image via Kaiser Family Foundation Nearly 2 Million Texans Could Lose Health Care, Food, and More under this Harsh Federal Proposal Texas parents should never have to avoid getting food or medical care for their U.S. citizen children out of fear
Congress still has not passed a federal Farm Bill, a major piece of legislation that gets renewed every five years or so. The Farm Bill includes critical funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly “Food Stamps”). The U.S. House
With summer break underway, Texas school administrators and nutrition directors must begin planning for the 2018 – 2019 school year and strategizing about the best ways to serve their students. One of the most important ways to help students learn
“Public charge” rule change would harm Texas families. How to help stop it: The Trump administration formally published proposed “public charge” rule changes at the Department of Homeland Security that would strongly bias legal immigration toward higher-income persons, while raising new
All Texans should be able to care for themselves or a loved one if they get sick, regardless of what kind of job they do or how much they earn. Approximately 4.3 million Texas workers – or 40 percent of
All Texans living with substance use disorders should be able to access the treatment and supports they need, regardless of their income. As Texas tries to tackle the issue of substance use disorders across the state, CPPP has created a