Shannon Halbrook, Director of Invest in Texas

Shannon Halbrook is the director of our Invest in Texas team, overseeing our fiscal policy research and advocacy. He joined Every Texan in March 2023. Previously, he worked for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and the Department of Information Resources as a policy researcher and data analyst, where he gained unique insight into how we can more effectively advocate for state budget and tax policy that invests in the future of every Texan. A Texas native, Shannon lived in Boston for a number of years, where he worked for the National Consumer Law Center. He holds a master’s degree from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin.

Shannon's Recent Work

Texas Is the Tale of Two Economies

Texas Is the Tale of Two Economies Working Texas Families Are Worth Our Fair Share of Economic Abundance While our state’s economy thrives across various production metrics, the benefits are not equitably distributed among us. Texans of all backgrounds, regardless of race, income, and gender, are worth a fair shot


State of Working Texans 2024

State of Working Texans 2024 Texas Is Powered by Working Families In Texas, there is more that unites us than divides us. Every Texan, regardless of background, appearance, or location, deserves to prosper in the fruits created by our labor. The more working Texas families that achieve middle-class prosperity, the

Policy Areas
  • State Budget
  • Workforce Development
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