These reports summarize the impacts of federal, state and/or local legislative and policy changes on the Travis County community and are designed for use in community planning efforts.

Budget Analysis

Author: Brittain Ayres
Release Date: September 2017

Author: Elizabeth Vela
Release date: May 14, 2015


Bill Tracking Reports

85th Legislative Session

This report contains bills passed in the 85th Legislative Session regarding health and human services that affect the Travis County community.

Author: Brittain Ayres
Release Date: September 2017

84th Legislative Session

These documents contains bill analysis performed by R&P staff on HHS-related proposed legislation and will be continually updated. 

Authors: Elizabeth Vela, Jenny Horton and Margo Johnson
Release Date: June 1, 2015

Healthcare in Travis County

This brief examines the healthcare coverage status of Travis County residents and how the landscape of healthcare coverage has changed as a result of the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA).

Authors: Brittain Ayres and Lucero Huayhau
Release Date: September 2017


Local Implications of Changes in Healthcare Coverage and Finance

This brief summarizes some of the local implications of current and impending changes in healthcare finance and coverage that will likely be considered in the 2015 legislative session and poses some questions about local financing of healthcare.

Author: Elizabeth Vela
Release Date: August 2014

Healthcare Coverage Status in Travis County

This report details the coverage status of Travis County residents, provides a closer look at the demographics of the uninsured, and considers some of the implications the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) may have on healthcare coverage in our county.

Author: Elizabeth Vela
Release Date: August 2014

83rd Legislature: Interim Charges

Author: Elizabeth Vela
Release Date: May 13, 2014

83rd Legislature: Budget Analysis

SB 1 – Conference Committee Report

Authors: Elizabeth Vela, Miranda Dupont, and Lori Miranda
Release Date: June 4, 2013

83rd Regular Legislative Session Bill Tracking Reports

Authors: Elizabeth Vela, Miranda Dupont and Lori Miranda.
Release date: July 8, 2013

Authors: Elizabeth Vela, Miranda Dupont and Lori Miranda.
Release date: July 8, 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): Impact in Travis County

Lead Author: Elizabeth Vela
Release Date: September 2012