Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Non-profit

    Volcker Alliance

    The Volcker Alliance was established in 2013 by former Federal Reserve Board chairman Paul Volcker to expand and empower government by attracting a larger and more skilled civil service workforce. [1] The Volcker Alliance advocates for increased government spending on public employees, increased federal engagement in state government
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    Heather Podesta

    Heather Podesta is a Democratic-aligned lobbyist and lawyer who runs Invariant Group, the largest female-owned lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. Podesta and her firm have worked for a range of organizations across the political spectrum. Though Podesta and her staff have worked in nearly every industry, her firm focuses primarily
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    Oil and Gas Accountability Project

    The Oil and Gas Accountability Project (OGAP) is a project of Earthworks which focuses on federal, state, and local reform to increase government regulation of the energy sector. OGAP focuses most of its advocacy in the American West, especially in New Mexico and Colorado, and promotes left-of-center energy policy,
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    Muslims for Progressive Values

    Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) supports left-of-center Muslim community organizing around the world. [132] MPV aims to change the public perception of Islam, portraying Islam as a religion of social justice and left-of-center values. According to MPV, the organization promotes “Islamic liberalism” because Islam is “inherently progressive.”
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    Jennifer Ann Allan Soros

    Jennifer Ann Allan Soros is the wife of Jonathan Soros, the third child of liberal finance billionaire George Soros and his first wife, Annaliese Witschak. Jennifer and her husband have given millions of dollars to left-of-center causes, Democratic Party candidates, and the abortion provider Planned Parenthood Federation
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    Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation

    Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation is a right-leaning environmentalist lobbying and advocacy group based in Austin, Texas and founded in January 2019. It is the lobbying arm of Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation Foundation, a 501(c)(3) educational advocacy nonprofit. Background On January 18, 2019, Matt Welch, a Texas-based public affairs
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    Emgage

    Emgage Foundation, Inc. (formerly Emgage USA) is a Muslim-American advocacy and voter mobilization group. It is associated with Emgage PAC, a political action committee that raises money for and endorses candidates for Congress and state legislative seats. Voter Mobilization Activities While Emgage was founded in 2008, it became more active
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    Proyecto Azteca

    Proyecto Azteca provides housing to low-income residents in Hildalgo County, Texas, including illegal immigrants. [211] [212] The United Farm Workers of America (UFW) labor organization helped to found Proyecto Azteca in 1991. Left-of-center positions the organization has staked out include defunding Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • For-profit

    Grassroots Solutions

    Grassroots Solutions is a left-of-center political consulting firm. [230] Grassroots Solutions has received tens of millions of dollars[231] to support the election of Democratic candidates from local politicians to U.S. Senators, including former U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), and U.S.
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    University of Arizona

    The University of Arizona (UA) is a public research university in Tucson, Arizona. It has a student body of 44,831 as of 2017[272] and conducts approximately $600 million in research activity per year, which is funded from both public and private sources. [273] UA is particularly
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    Oak Hill Fund

    The Oak Hill Fund is a left-of-center grantmaking organization based in Charlottesville, Virginia. [299] The Oak Hill Fund was established in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization from the division of the W. Alton Jones Foundation, along with the Blue Moon Fund (now the Cassiopeia Foundation) and the
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    Zack Exley

    Zack Exley is a former senior adviser to Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and co-founder of the left-wing political committees Justice Democrats and Brand New Congress. [321] He co-authored Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything as a guide for far-left activism based on
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    David Sirota

    David Sirota is a far-left journalist and political operative working as the senior advisor and speechwriter for the 2020 Presidential campaign of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) as of early 2019. [367] Sirota has a long history as a left-of-center political activist and journalist, having contributed to
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    Fair Elections Center

    Fair Elections Center (formerly the Fair Elections Legal Network) is a left-of-center litigation and election policy advocacy nonprofit created in 2006. The group originated as a project of the center-left funding and fiscal sponsorship group New Venture Fund; it has since been incubated into an independent nonprofit and was
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    Al Otro Lado

    Al Otro Lado (“To the Other Side”) is a center-left immigration advocacy organization based in Los Angeles, California. The group provides low cost or pro bono legal representation and healthcare services to individuals living illegally in the United States or seeking entry into the United States, primarily in Tijuana, Mexico. The
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    IfNotNow Movement

    IfNotNow is a far-left organization that protests Israel’s control of the West Bank, its policies in the Gaza Strip, and Israeli policy towards Arabs. While the organization has a strong stance opposed to Israel’s handling of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it takes no “unified stance” on the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment,
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    Ronald Klain

    Ronald A. “Ron” Klain is a lawyer, former lobbyist, [503] and Democratic Party operative who has been the White House Chief of Staff during the Biden administration since January 2021. Klain has worked on-and-off for Joe Biden for 35 years. [504] [505]
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    CARA Family Detention Project

    The CARA Family Detention Project (or CARA) organizes pro bono legal services for migrants who have entered the United States without permission and are seeking asylum, especially in family units. It is jointly operated by four organizations that individually advocate for liberalized U.S. immigration policy and/or provide free legal assistance
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    Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)

    The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides free legal representation in Texas to people needing immigration law assistance. In 2017, RAICES claims to have closed 51,000 pro-bono immigration and refugee status cases.[595] In its 2016 federal tax filings
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    Campaign for Accountability

    The Campaign for Accountability (CfA) is an ostensibly nonpartisan left-wing advocacy organization founded to expose supposed misconduct and corruption in the government and private sector. CfA typically targets conservative government officials or organizations in its investigations and has two Democratic operatives serving on its board of directors. CfA was formed