Anne Dunkelberg

Medicaid Funding: Like Senate, House Committee Budget Raises Unanswered Questions

The House Committee on Appropriations approved its budget proposal on March 29, and a floor vote by the full House is set for April 6. The bill will, as usual, undergo some additional amendments on the House floor. Let’s explore some key Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provisions in the House Committee bill. […]


Eva DeLuna Castro

10 Things to Know about the Texas House Budget Proposal

View online at cppp.org On April 6 the Texas House will debate and consider amendments to its 2018-2019 state budget proposal. It’s one of the most important days of the legislative cycle, as decisions can determine the fate of public education, health care and other key programs Texans rely on. Ahead of Thursday’s debate, here […]


Eva DeLuna Castro

Big Week for the Budget

When you’re in a hole – especially a self-induced one – stop digging. The Senate should boost investments in the services Texans need and stop pushing for new cuts to revenue.


Eva DeLuna Castro

House Budget Proposals: Using Rainy Day Fund Critical to Health Care & Education

failure to adopt this proposal in its current form could mean that more than half a million Texans lose access to health care