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We are all in the middle of chaos. I feel pretty comfortable making that a statement. In the midst of the anxiety we are all feeling to keep our families healthy and safe, a lot of us are now taking on the position of teacher while balancing our full...

As Chief of Staff to President Obama during the Great Recession, Rahm Emanual is attributed with the quote that "you never let a serious crisis go to waste," meaning that transformational events make fundamental policy changes feasible wher...

March 24, 2020

The onset and spread of the coronavirus has highlighted the heroic efforts of frontline healthcare workers who continue to selflessly put their own needs and fears aside to care not only for those with COVID-19, but also their regular patients with s...

March 18, 2020

By Russell Withers, General Counsel & Senior Policy Analyst.     Mar. 18, 2020

The collective mood in Texas, the nation, and the world is one of unease and uncertainty. It is difficult to gauge the historical significance of a moment as it happen...

March 9, 2020

Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute

House Committee on Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services

March 9, 2020

Regarding the Committee’s Charge: 

Study pension plan and personal retirement savings options for small businesses in order to...

March 5, 2020

By TCCRI Staff.     Mar. 5, 2020

TCCRI's President, Mia McCord, sat down with Lone Star Health News to talk about surprise medical billing and other health care priorities TCCRI will be examining over the interim. Below is part 2 of the discussio...

March 3, 2020

By TCCRI Staff.    Mar. 2, 2020

As Texans head to the polls this Super Tuesday, we will be driven largely by the same themes that play out in every federal election- what we believe to be the appropriate role of government in our everyday lives,...

February 27, 2020

By TCCRI Staff.     Feb. 27, 2020

TCCRI's President, Mia McCord, sat down with Lone Star Health News to talk about surprise medical billing and other health care priorities TCCRI will be examining over the interim. Below is part 1 of the discussi...

February 26, 2020

By TCCRI Staff.     Feb. 26, 2020

As part of our testimony to the Senate Committee on State Affairs for today's hearing, TCCRI made the following recommendations to the Committee regarding proposals "that may further protect and enhance Texans' S...

February 26, 2020

By TCCRI Staff.    Feb. 26, 2020

The following is an extract from TCCRI's testimony to the Senate Committee on State Affairs regarding its charge to study the prosecution rate for low-level theft offenses. Click here to read the full testimony.

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