Acquiring wealth can be so highly praised that we forget the poor, who are our neighbors and fellow Texans.
Texans have inherited remarkable economic opportunity, and employment arising from such opportunity has a special dignity. We are grateful for these gifts. However, shrewdness in acquiring wealth can be so highly praised that we forget the poor and vulnerable, who are our neighbors, and cannot be neglected in the work for the common good. Therefore, the TCCB seeks to assist those who are in the greatest need.
We publish brief summaries of the specific reforms in state law that we seek. Learn more below.
Our work to improve state law is guided by Catholic teaching and statewide ministry.
There are eight topics on our legislative agenda: