TPPF: New Immigration Paper Includes Interviews with Public Officials, Academics, Community Leaders, Migrants and Their Families to Inform Policy Debate

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Right on Immigration initiative published the paper Perfect Storm: The Pull and Push Factors Driving the Central American Migration Crisis. “The ability to achieve the ‘American Dream’ and earn dollars to send home to loved ones are substantial push factors in Central America,” said David Agren,...

Press Release April 30, 2020

TPPF Experts Available on COVID-Related Topics

AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation compiled a list of some of its top experts available to speak with media about policy issues relating to COVID-19.    “In these uncertain times, analysis from those with expert knowledge and experience is critical to informing the public debate,” said TPPF’s Director of Communications Alicia Pierce. “This guide is a resource to connecting reporters with our experts who...

Press Release April 24, 2020

TPPF: New Research Examines Last Decade of Federal Energy Subsidies

AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Life:Powered project published the paper The Siren Song that Never Ends: Federal Energy Subsidies and Support from 2010 to 2019. “Since 1913—the same year as the introduction of the federal income tax—politically-connected businesses have lobbied for energy-specific tax breaks and spending under the guise of stimulating energy production...

Press Release April 23, 2020

TPPF Launches “Healthy Recovery” Agenda to Improve Patient Access and Lower Costs

AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Right on Healthcare campaign launched its “Healthy Recovery” legislative agenda to increase patient access and lower costs for all Texans. The plan includes seven separate policy items to improve health care price transparency, increase options to help patients cover medical expenses, and open up better access to health care professionals. Each...

Press Release April 22, 2020