Dang, 2014 Has Been Quite a Year!

If I were to write a news headline for my first full year at CPPP, it would be “Dang, let’s dare Texas to be the best!” As we close out 2014, I’m reflecting on the incredible work we’ve done together this year. We’ve made progress on our vision of a Texas where everyone is healthy, […]

20 Thanksgivings at CPPP

Thanksgiving is just a week away, and like you, I have so many reasons to be grateful. At the top of my list are two dear CPPP colleagues who have reached a great milestone. Associate Director Anne Dunkelberg and Senior Fiscal Analyst Dick Lavine are celebrating their 20-year CPPP anniversaries this month. Anne is one […]

Post a Tribute Message for Dick Lavine and Anne Dunkelberg’s 20 Years at CPPP

Working for a Better Texas

We’re celebrating Dick and Anne’s 20 years of wonk-ship with CPPP, and we want you to join us! Please take a moment to congratulate our colleagues on their exceptional tenure at CPPP by leaving a message in the comments–funny stories and “remember when…?” are welcomed and encouraged.

CPPP Welcomes Garrett Groves as Program Director for Economic Opportunity

Last week Garrett Groves joined CPPP as the new Program Director for Economic Opportunity, and he had a pretty interesting first day on the job. There were no usual day one activities, such as setting up voicemail. Instead, Garrett made his debut by leading an immensely successful session at the Hobby Policy Summit focused on […]

Join Us In Welcoming Oliver Bernstein As Our New Communications Director

We are thrilled to announce that Oliver Bernstein will be joining the Center for Public Policy Priorities in mid-April as Communications Director. A fluent Spanish speaker who has lived and worked along the Texas-Mexico border and nationally, Oliver brings more than nine years of  communications experience to CPPP. He most recently directed a grassroots communications […]