United Ways’ Pathways to Work Initiative

Garrett Groves

CPPP Director of Economic Opportunity Garrett Groves presented to the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas quarterly funders’ forum. Garrett provided a community profile of the Dallas-Fort Worth region on changing demographic and economic trends. The presentation focused in particular on building regional talent pipelines to help address the shrinking middle class in Texas. The event […]

Consumers Need Strong Protections Against Balance Billing

CPPP's Stacey Pogue

This week, NBC 5 in Dallas/Fort Worth did a two-part investigative story on a Texas family’s repeated trouble with balance billing.  Melinda Allen went to the emergency room of a Fort Worth hospital with what she thought was appendicitis.  She was diagnosed with a large ovarian tumor that was removed two days later.  She went […]