Authors

Sarah Bird

Sarah Bird is a Texas writer.

Brian Birdwell

State senator, R-Granbury

David Blackmon

Business consultant

Bobby Blanchard

Social media manager, The Texas Tribune


César Blanco

State Representative, District 76

Joshua Blank

Manager of polling and research at the Texas Politics Project

Michael Bloom

Manager of the Sustainability Practice for R. G. Miller Engineers, Inc.

Clay Boatright

Chairman, Texas IDD System Redesign Advisory Committee at HHSC


C. Barton Bollfrass

CEO of Fathom Academy

Rachel Bono

Graduate, St. Edward's University

Julie Boom

Pediatrician

Rod Bordelon

Commissioner of workers' compensation


Dennis Borel

Executive director of the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities

Thomas Bostick

SVP, environment sector, Intrexon

Glen D. Bottoms

Executive director of the American Conservative Center for Public Transportation

Vanessa Bouché

Assistant professor of political science, Texas Christian University


Jennifer Wyatt Bourgeois

Doctoral student, Texas Southern University

Jim Bradbury

Environmental lawyer

Tarren Bragdon

President and CEO, Foundation for Government Accountability


Dan Branch

State representative, R-Dallas

Jessica Brand

Legal director, Fair Punishment Project, Harvard Law School

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

Women's health policy consultant

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

William S. Bush

Associate professor, Texas A&M University-San Antonio

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

Kevin Capitani

President, Pearson North America


Dr. Carlos J. Cardenas

President, Texas Medical Association

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

Carlos M. Carvalho

Executive director, CEPA, University of Texas at Austin


Greg Casar

Member, Austin City Council

Captain J.R. “Rick” Casas, President

Texas State Pilots Association

Chris Casey

Veteran, student

Michelle Castillo

Youth civic education and engagement coordinator, Children’s Defense Fund


Danette Castle

CEO, Texas Council of Community Centers

Joaquin Castro

U.S. Representative, D-San Antonio

Julián Castro

Mayor of San Antonio


Lily Casura

Journalist; founder of Healing Combat Trauma

Lauren Caton

Student, researcher, University of California-Berkeley

Joanna Cattanach

Candidate, Texas House District 108

Bob Cavnar

Energy entrepreneur


Stephanie Cawthon

Associate professor, UT-Austin

Brett Cease

Regional coordinator, Citizens' Climate Lobby

Robert M. Ceresa

Assistant professor, Huston-Tillotson University

Maurice Chammah

Staff writer, The Marshall Project


Jim Chapman

Environmental activist

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

Texas Railroad Commissioner

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


Jesus Cisneros

Assistant professor, University of Texas at El Paso

Jennifer L. Clark

Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice

Kristen Clarke

President and executive director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

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

Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor


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