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It’s #WonkOlympics time!

Thanks to everyone who watched #WonkOlympics this year! Now it’s time for us to gear up for our own Olympics: next year’s Legislative session. Will the copiers be ready? Will the Excel formulas work in time? How many pies are needed to explain property taxes this upcoming legislative session?   Our wonks worked hard training to […]


Stacey Pogue

Fewer Insurers in the Marketplace: What it Means for Texas

Several insurers have announced plans to withdraw from the Marketplace in 2017, both in Texas and nationally.  Aetna, United Healthcare, and Scott and White have each announced that they will not offer plans on the Texas Marketplace in 2017.  Humana has indicated that it will exit some state Marketplaces, participating in 11 states in 2017 […]


Ann Beeson

It’s back to school time

It’s August – time to wrap up those vacations, get the kids ready for school, and enjoy the Olympics! We’re doing our part here at CPPP. Helping kids start school ready to learn is one of the best ways to ensure all Texans have the chance to compete and succeed in life. Read Chandra Villanueva’s […]


Chandra Kring Villanueva

HB 4 and High Quality Pre-K

We believe helping kids start school ready to learn is one of the best ways to ensure all Texans have the chance to compete and succeed in life. While passage of HB 4 last session was a step in the right direction, it did not go far enough in terms of improving Pre-K quality and […]