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 Workers Want Unions

Texas Workers Want Unions Unionized Workers Build Shared Prosperity for All of Us May 1, celebrated as May Day or International Workers’ Day, is a tribute to the relentless efforts and sacrifices of workers throughout history. Working families’ courage and commitment have secured fundamental rights that we all benefit from


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


A Look at the 2024-2025 Texas Budget

The budget is the only bill the Legislature must pass each session. Every two years, the Legislature is tasked with making important decisions on allocating our tax dollars to the

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Policy Areas
  • State Budget
  • Workforce Development
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