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Health Advocates Deliver Detailed Response to Senators’ Comments on Health Coverage

This post originally appeared on Texas Well and Healthy.  A Texas Senate Committee travelling the state to discuss property tax reform is hearing loud and clear that accepting Medicaid expansion funding should be part of their strategy, and now they’ve received a response to many of the questions and comments they’ve offered during those hearings. Medicaid expansion […]


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Remembering Nelda Laney

CPPP mourns the death of Nelda Laney, wife of former Texas Speaker of the House Pete Laney. The Laneys have been long-time supporters of CPPP and together made major strides to improve our great state. CPPP honored Pete Laney with our Texas Legacy Award in 2007.


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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 […]


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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 […]