TPPF Applauds Texas Senate for Preliminary Passage of Employment Freedom Bills

AUSTIN—The Texas Public Policy Foundation applauds the Texas Senate for passing the two remaining employment freedom bills (SBs 2486 and 2488) that will protect employers’ and employees’ right to operate freely in the marketplace. If enacted, this legislative package will preempt onerous local regulations. “Today, the Texas Senate maintained a strong and clear stance on local control. State leaders will...

Press Release April 16, 2019

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TPPF Publishes Perspective Examining Trauma to Children Through CPS Removal

AUSTIN—Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation published the policy perspectiveReducing Foster Care Trauma by Prioritizing the Use of Monitored Return. “As child welfare practice increasingly recognizes the trauma of removing children from their families, the system must explore new, innovative approaches that prioritize protecting children from harm and reducing the number of unnecessary removals,” said...

Press Release April 11, 2019

TPPF Applauds Senate Committee Passage of Four Bills to Protect Employment Freedom

AUSTIN—The Texas Public Policy Foundation praises the Senate Committee on State Affairs’  passage of Senate Bills 2485, 2486, 2487, and 2488. These pieces of legislation will ensure consistency and uniformity in employment regulations and allow private employers and employees to operate in an economy where they can freely negotiate the terms of employment. “Texas has long had a reputation...

Press Release April 5, 2019