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December 8, 2015

Why Abortion Access Is an Economic Equality Issue

Editorial Note: This article was orignally published on the Texas Research Institute blog. Most women who seek abortion care already face significant financial challenges, and low-income women are disproportionately affected by anti-abortion regulations...
October 26, 2015

Paul Ryan Was Against Paid Leave Before He Was For It

It looks like U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the Ayn Rand acolyte and failed vice presidential candidate, will become the Speaker of the U.S. House. This is after Republican House members capitulated to a series of Ryan demands, including a demand that he get what...
September 10, 2015
Texans Need Paid Sick Days. Here's Why.

Texans Need Paid Sick Days. Here's Why.

There is no federal or Texas law that guarantees employees the ability to earn paid sick and family leave. Almost 45% of private sector workers in Texas —more than 4 million Texans—cannot earn a single paid sick day. Texas families need paid sick days to...