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SB 15 Has Been Refiled as SB 2485-2488 Would Still be a Step Backward for Working Texans BRIEF
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Texas Should Treat Asylum-Seeking Migrant Families with Respect and Dignity
July 12, 2019
Real Protections for Kids and Families in the Newest Texas Medicaid Managed Care Laws
July 11, 2019
Texas Enrollment in ACA Health Insurance Marketplace Continues to Decline, But Local Efforts Make a Positive Impact
July 10, 2019
State Leaders Try again to Take Health Care away from Texans
July 3, 2019
Redefining Poverty Doesn't Eliminate Families' Struggles
June 04, 2019
Top FIVEs from the 2019 Texas Legislative Session
May 27, 2019
Closing Thoughts on HB 3, the Big School Finance Bill
May 25, 2019
Direct Certification: Feeding Students for Free
May 10, 2019
Where Are the Texas Medicaid Managed Care Protections?
May 06, 2019
Legislators Have a Shot to Improve Adult Education
April 23, 2019
Bills fix loophole in fighting surprise medical bills
April 17, 2019
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2020 Census: Why Texas Needs a Statewide Complete Count Committee Brief

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School Finance Reform Moves to the Senate
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Raising the sales tax to pay for property tax cuts doesn’t pay for most Texas families
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HB 285 Would Increase Hunger in Texas BRIEF
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SB 15 Has Been Refiled as SB 2485-2488 Would Still be a Step Backward for Working Texans BRIEF
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Spending Caps: Arbitrary Limits on State Investments
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29
Lawmakers Should Not Renew Tax Giveaways without Proper Review
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26
Texans Support Local Government, Reject State Interference
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Paid Sick Leave Means Healthier Texans
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Stop Surprise Medical Bills! Consumer Groups Support SB 1264, HB 2967 & HB 3933
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Bad Deal: Raising the Sales Tax Rate is Not the Way to Lower School Property Taxes
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2020 Census: What Localities Can Do
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12
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SB 15 Would Be a Step Backwards for Hard Working Texans
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Why SB 2 and HB 2 Are the Wrong Approach to the Property Tax Puzzle
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Degrees of Debt: Addressing Rising Student Debt and College Affordability in Texas (series)
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