PUBLICATIONS

Op-Eds:

  • "If Progressives Want Lasting Change, They Should Do More Than Protest And Run For Office," Huffington Post, March 25, 2017. (link)
  • "I Am My Own Savior," Huffington Post, March 31, 2016. (link)
  • “Balancing Work and Family isn’t Easy for Texas Families,” Austin American-Statesman, October 2, 2015. (link)
  • “Not Impressed by this Legislative Session,” Austin American-Statesman, June 2, 2015. (link)
  • “Tax Cuts are not the Answer for Texas,” Dallas Morning News, April 15, 2015. (link)
  • “Young and Concerned for My Future,” Austin American-Statesman, September 2, 2014. (link)

Reports:

  • "How Governments Support Higher Education Through the Tax Code," Report for Pew Charitable Trusts, February 2017. (link)
  • “Who Pays Taxes in Texas?” Report for Center for Public Policy Priorities, March 2015. (link)
  • “Texas Health and Human Services in 2016-17:  A Look at the Budget Request for the Department of Family and Protective Services,” Report for Center for Public Policy Priorities, October 29, 2014. (link)
  • “Texas Health and Human Services in 2016-17:  A Look at the Budget Request for the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services,” Report for Center for Public Policy Priorities, September 30, 2014. (link)

Blog Posts:

  • “Tax Day: A Celebration of Service,” Better Texas Blog, April 18, 2016 (link)
  • “Sales Tax Holidays Aren’t Good For Texas,” Better Texas Blog, April 4, 2016 (link)
  • “Preparing Texas Millennials for the Future,” Better Texas Blog, September 8, 2015 (link)
  • “FAQ: Texas Taxes and Tax Cut Proposals,” Better Texas Blog, April 28, 2015 (link)
  • “Funding for DARS Misses the Mark,” Better Texas Blog, April 27, 2015 (link)
  • “DFPS House and Senate Budget Proposals Similar, But Priorities Differ,” Better Texas Blog, April 27, 2015 (link)
  • “Undocumented Immigrants Paid $1.5 Billion+ in Texas Taxes,” Better Texas Blog, April 16, 2015 (link)
  • “Who Pays Taxes in Texas?” Better Texas Blog, March 31, 2015 (link)
  • “Analysis in Brief: DARS Budget Proposals,” Better Texas Blog, February 19, 2015 (link)
  • “Analysis in Brief: DFPS Budget Proposals,” Better Texas Blog, February 19, 2015 (link)
  • “Texas Has the 3rd Most Unfair Tax System in the U.S,” Better Texas Blog, January 14, 2015 (link) 
  • “The Spending Cap and Texans with Disabilities,” Coalition of Texans with Disabilities Advocacy Guest Blog, December 4, 2014 (link)
  • “Budget Should Meet the Growing Needs of Children in Foster Care,” Better Texas Blog, October 29, 2014 (link)
  • “Budget Should Reflect Needs of Texans with Disabilities,” Better Texas Blog, September 26, 2014 (link)