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March 27, 2017
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APR
20
Beeson - New York Times Op/Ed: Texans Gone Wild
FULL ARTICLE
APR
18
Presentation: House Committee on Insurance for House Bill 4213
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APR
18
Testimony: House Committee on Public Health for House Bill 3634
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APR
17
Promising School Finance Bills Advance in Texas House and Senate
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CPPP INFLATION ESTIMATE
APR
12
House Committee Substitute of SB 4
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APR
07
Recap of the Texas House Budget
BRIEF
APR
04
The Texas Dream Act: What You Need to Know
BRIEF
APR
04
The Ups and Downs of School Finance: Protecting the Floor while Raising the Ceiling
BRIEF
APR
03
VIDEO: Point of Order -- Medicaid Block Grants and Per Capita Caps
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APR
03
Medicaid Funding: Like Senate, House Committee Budget Raises Unanswered Questions
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APR
03
10 Things to Know about the Texas House Budget ProposalLEARN MORE
MAR
30
Analysis: Vouchers Bill Passed by Senate Still Drains State Dollars from Public Schools
IMPACT ON ALL DISTRICTS
MAR
29
Lone Star Card Changes are Costly, Unnecessary, and Potentially Discriminatory
BRIEF
MAR
23
Property Taxes: Misguided Senate Bill 2 Could Tie Hands of Cities and Counties  REPORT
MAR
23
Texas Children in Immigrant Families: Five things you need to know about race, ethnicity and immigration status
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MAR
21
Repeal Bill Threatens Texas Medicaid
BRIEF
MAR
09
Too Many Texas Students Get Stuck in the Middle Grades
FULL REPORT
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MAR
09
House Public Education Committee takes on School Finance Reform with HB 21 LEARN MORE

MAR
08
Facebook Live: What do health care proposals from Congress mean for Texas?  WATCH
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MAR
07
College Affordability: The State is Failing Students and Families
OVERVIEW
TEXAS GRANTS
MAR
07
Health Care – The Latest on ACA Repeal Proposals and Texas Medicaid Cuts

BLOCK GRANT REPORT
SENATE MEDICAID BRIEF
ACA IMPACTS ON TEXAS BLOG
MAR
02
Who Pays Taxes in Texas
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FEB
27
The Facts on School Vouchers: Entitling private schools to tax dollars without accountability or better results
FULL REPORT
BRIEF
FEB
17
Checking in on Pre-K and the 2016 Texas LegislatureLEARN MORE
FEB
17
How the Texas Education Commissioner Decided to Give $100 Million to Rich Homeowners in Rich School Districts
REPORT
FEB
13
It's Time to Renovate Our School Finance System
       BRIEF
FEB
09
Budget Briefing with Eva DeLuna Castro and Dick Lavine PRESENTATION
VIDEO
FEB
07
2017 Legislative Budget Snapshot
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JAN
26
High-Stakes Health Care: Essentials on the ACA, Medicaid, and CHIP in a Trump Administration        PRESENTATION (PDF)
VIDEO
JAN
24
Put on the Brakes, Congress: The damage in Texas if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without an immediate replacement
       BRIEF
JAN
18
It's Time to Address the Shrinking Middle Class in Texas
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FULL REPORT
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NOV
30
State of Texas Children: Race & Equity in Austin         REPORT
NOV
28
VIDEO: Ann Beeson Explains Our 2017 Legislative Priorities        VIDEO
NOV
25
CPPP's 2017 Legislative Priorities        LEARN MORE
NOV
14
What is a surprise medical bill?         INFOGRAPHIC
OCT
27
Texan Veterans in the Coverage Gap        FULL REPORT
OCT
27
   Children's Health Coverage Rate now at Historic      High of 95 Percent - A Report from Georgetown        University        FULL REPORT
 PRESS RELEASE

OCT
12
CPPP comments on rules to support access to         highly qualified family planning providers in the         federal Title X programs
FULL REPORT

SEP
13
New Census Data: Despite Progress, Refusal to Expand Medicaid Keeps Texas the State with Most Uninsured Residents
FACT SHEET

SEP
12
Understanding the Poverty and Supplemental Poverty Measures
FACT SHEET

Comparing the Current Population Survey with the American Community Survey FACT SHEET

AUG
11
The Rainy Day Fund: A Resource Designed for Texas to Use
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JUL
29
Keeping Kids with Family: How Texas Can Financially Support Kinship Caregivers
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JUL
21
Texas Pre-K: Looking Ahead to the 2017 Legislative Session LEARN MORE

JUL
14
Looking Ahead to 2018: Can Texas Avoid the Loss
of $1.3 billion in Health Care Waiver Funds?
FULL REPORT

JUL
06
The Steps in the Texas Budget Process
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