Authors

Ike Brannon

Senior fellow, the Cato Institute

Patrick Bresette

Executive director, Children’s Defense Fund-Texas.

Adam Briggle

Vice president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group

Amber Briggle

Mother and business owner


Dustin Brighton

VP, state government affairs, Internet Association

Loretta Brock

Houston parent

David R. Brockman

Adjunct lecturer at Southern Methodist University

Nicholas Broussard

Student, UT Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs


Chris B. Brown

Houston City Controller

Jenn Brown

Executive director of Battleground Texas

Peter Bryn

Conservative Caucus lead, Citizen's Climate Lobby

Maggie Jo Buchanan

Board member, IndivisibleATX


Kevin Buckler

Associate dean, College of Public Service, University of Houston

Robert Bullard

Dean of Texas Southern University's School of Public Affairs

Dustin R. Burrows

State representative, R-Lubbock

Konni Burton

State senator, R-Colleyville


Christopher Busby

Public relations director for Log Cabin Republicans of Houston

Heather Busby

Executive director, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas

George P. Bush

Texas Land Commissioner


Darlene Byrne

President, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Juan Cabrera

Superintendent of the El Paso Independent School District

Briscoe Cain

Texas state representative

Katy Caldwell

CEO, Legacy Community Health


Jacquelyn F. Callanen

Bexar County elections administrator

Donna Campbell

State senator, R-New Braunfels

Andy Canales

Director, Center for Social Measurement and Evaluation, Children at Risk


Nancy Cardenas

Associate director, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

Dave Carney

Republican political consultant

Aaron N. Carpenter

Houston attorney, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP


Stefani Carter

State representative, R-Dallas

Stephanie Carter

Organizer, Texas PIRG

Danette Castle

CEO, Texas Council of Community Centers


Julián Castro

Mayor of San Antonio

Lily Casura

Journalist; founder of Healing Combat Trauma

Bob Cavnar

Energy entrepreneur

Stephanie Cawthon

Associate professor, UT-Austin


Brett Cease

Regional coordinator, Citizens' Climate Lobby

Maurice Chammah

Staff writer, The Marshall Project

Jay Chaudhuri

State senator, North Carolina

Courtney R. Chavez

Deputy director, UT Center for Women in Law


Lee Cheng

Chief Legal Officer, Newegg.com

Rick Cherwitz

Professor, University of Texas at Austin

Megan Chery

Manager of development and special projects, Alliance for Water Efficiency

Nimra Chowdhry

Reproductive justice fellow, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum


Wayne Christian

Former state representative, R-Center

Cari Christman

Executive director of Red State Women

Francisco Cigarroa

Outgoing chancellor of the University of Texas System

Henry Cisneros

Former San Antonio mayor; Risky Business committee member


Jennifer L. Clark

Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice

M. Diane Clark

Professor, Lamar University

Meredith Clark

Assistant Professor, Mayborn School of Journalism

T.J. Clark

CEO, TurnKey Vacation Rentals


Molly Clayton

Executive director of the Texas Partnership for Out of School Time

Neva Cochran

Registered dietitian

Derek Cohen

Policy analyst at the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Paul Colbert

Former legislator


Celia Cole

CEO, Feeding Texas

Mike Collier

Finance Co-Chair, Texas Democratic Party

Nicole Collier

State representative, D-Fort Worth

Lawrence Collins

Lobbyist and former legislative staffer


John Colyandro

Executive director, Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute

Susan Combs

Former Texas comptroller

Kamyon Conner

Intake director, Texas Equal Access Fund

Melissa Conway

Director of external relations at Texas Right to Life


Emily Kebodeaux Cook

Political director, Texas Right to Life

Harold Cook

Public affairs consultant

Matthew Cooper

Strategic engagement manager, Academic Analytics

Sharon Cooper

Sister of Sandra Bland


Craig Cordola

President & CEO, Ascension Texas

John Cornyn

U.S. senator, R-Texas

Tricia Cortez

Executive director of the Rio Grande International Study Center

Stephen Costello

Houston city councilman


Andrew Costigan

Student, University of Texas at Austin

Catherine Cousar

Graduate student, UT-Austin

Quinn Cox

Student, UT-Austin

Tom Craddick

State representative, R-Midland


Gregory Craig

CEO, Griddy

Dale Craymer

President, Texas Taxpayers & Research Association

Brandon Creighton

State senator, R-Conroe

Renée Cross

Associate director, Hobby School of Public Affairs, University of Houston


Ted Cruz

U.S. senator, R-Texas

Catherine Cubbin

Associate professor, UT-Austin

Henry Cuellar

U.S. representative, D-Laredo

Claude Cummings Jr.

Vice president, Region 6, CWA


Heather Cummings

Houston resident

John Curtiss

Former Longhorn baseball player

Randy Daniels

Vice president, Buckner Children & Family Services

Drew Darby

State Representative, House District 72


Jim Darling

Mayor of McAllen

Dr. Gwen Daverth

CEO, Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

John Davidson

Senior health care policy analyst at the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Cassie Davis

Graduate student, University of Texas at Austin


Denise Davis

Partner at Davis Kaufman PLLC; former chief of staff to House Speaker Joe Straus

Jeff Davis

Chairman of Log Cabin Republicans of Texas

Sarah Davis

State representative, R-West University Place

Wendy Davis

Founder, Deeds Not Words


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