Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility Opposes Nomination of Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator

Austin, Texas. — In response to the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization that mobilizes medical and health professionals and advocates on issues concerning environmental threats to public health, joins National Physicians for Social Responsibility in opposing the nomination of Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator and endorses the following statement: “American families deserve an Environmental Protection Agency Administrator who actually ...

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Climate Change Will Take a Bite From U.S. Economy, Report Finds Without major action to rein in global warming, the American economy could lose 10 percent of G.D.P. by 2100, according to a report from 13 federal agencies.

Standing up for Human Rights

Children's rights are human rights and human rights are children's rights. We have an innate understanding of what is right and what is wrong. Regardless of politics or immigration policy,  there is something fundamentally wrong with tearing young children away from their mothers and their families. No end should justify this particular means. The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study) is a research study conducted by the American health maintenance organization Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study has demonstrated an ...

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Steve McKee, MSSW hired as TX PSR Executive Director

The Texas PSR Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Steve McKee, MSSW, an established leader in the Texas social services sector, has joined the organization as Executive Director. Steve has more than thirty years experience in executive leadership and consulting roles and was founder of Pathways Community Counseling, a nationally recognized children’s mental health center, and  a co-founder of LifeWorks, the largest youth and family services provider in Austin, Texas. Steve holds a graduate degree in social work from the University of Texas at Austin and ...

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