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Bills fix loophole in fighting surprise medical bills
April 17, 2019
Legislators Should Prevent Texas Kids from Getting Booted off Health Insurance
April 10, 2019
Don’t Punish Schools or Low-Income Texans in the Name of Property Taxes
April 8, 2019
Tweaked House Property Tax Bill Still Needs Work
March 27, 2019
Wasteful School Property Tax Breaks Cost Texas Billions
March 22, 2019
Hot Take on Updated Version of House School Finance Bill
March 19, 2019
Momentum building for Medicaid expansion in Texas
March 20, 2019
What Cities & Counties Can Do To Prepare for the 2020 Census
March 13, 2019
2020 Census: Top 5 Ways You Can Plug-In
March 11, 2019
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2020 Census: Why Texas Needs a Statewide Complete Count Committee Brief

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17
School Finance Reform Moves to the Senate
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16
Raising the sales tax to pay for property tax cuts doesn’t pay for most Texas families
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12
The Franchise Tax: An Important Component of State Revenue
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10
HB 285 Would Increase Hunger in Texas BRIEF
APR
03
SB 15 Has Been Refiled as SB 2485-2488 Would Still be a Step Backward for Working Texans BRIEF
APR
02
Spending Caps: Arbitrary Limits on State Investments
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MAR
29
Lawmakers Should Not Renew Tax Giveaways without Proper Review
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MAR
26
Texans Support Local Government, Reject State Interference
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MAR
20
Paid Sick Leave Means Healthier Texans
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MAR
20
Stop Surprise Medical Bills! Consumer Groups Support SB 1264, HB 2967 & HB 3933
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MAR
19
Bad Deal: Raising the Sales Tax Rate is Not the Way to Lower School Property Taxes
BRIEF
MAR
15
2020 Census: What Localities Can Do
Brief
MAR
12
Diving into Texas House Bill 3: a big school finance plan
Policy Brief
MAR
07
Texas Voter Survey on Local Decision Making: Property Taxes, Paid Sick Leave & Minimum Wages
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FEB
28
SB 15 Would Be a Step Backwards for Hard Working Texans
Testimony
FEB
26
Why HB 285 Would Cause Hunger in Texas
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FEB
14
Why SB 2 and HB 2 Are the Wrong Approach to the Property Tax Puzzle
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FEB
13

Degrees of Debt: Addressing Rising Student Debt and College Affordability in Texas (series)
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FEB
13

Blueprint to Remodel the Texas School Finance System
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FEB
04
Texas Dream Act: Ensuring in-state tuition for all Texans (HB 1403)
Fact Sheet


JAN
31
Legislative Budget Snapshot
Snapshot
JAN
29
Get the Facts on Paid Sick Days
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JAN
28
Who Pays Texas Taxes?
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JAN
28
Who Does NOT Pay Texas Taxes?
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JAN
11

Charter School Funding: A Misguided Growing State ResponsibilityRead More
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20
Oh no! I got a surprise medical bill. Now what?
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