Stacey Pogue

Congressional health scheme would cause 24 million in U.S. to lose insurance

The Congressional health care proposal is not a real plan for maintaining or increasing health care coverage in this country. It’s an ill-conceived scheme that would massively expand the uninsured population and threaten Americans’ well-being.


Mia Ibarra

Anti-Immigrant Policies Are Bad for Texas

To create a Texas where everyone is healthy, well-educated, and financially secure, CPPP believes our state should provide pathways to opportunity for all immigrants – not put up barriers to their productive participation in our shared economy and society. This week the House State Affairs Committee will hear public testimony on SB 4. The House […]


Chandra Kring Villanueva

Tweens at Risk of Dropping out before High School

Texas students in grades four through eight (known as “the middle grades”) are considered at-risk in the education pipeline. These “tweens” are at a make or break period for determining future academic success. Research has shown that students who are not proficient in reading by the beginning of fourth grade are four times more likely […]


VIDEO: What does the Congressional health care proposal mean for Texas?

By Anne Dunkelberg This week I joined CPPP Senior Policy Analyst Stacey Pogue for a Facebook Live discussion about what Congressional health care proposals might mean for Texas. You can watch a recording of the discussion here. Overall: The most distressing part of the Congressional plan is that it doesn’t provide a pathway to reach […]