The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has submitted a proposed rule that would create a new child care licensing category for detention centers to the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for consideration. Read More
A new study released Wednesday reports that after anti-abortion Texas lawmakers blocked Planned Parenthood from participating in the Texas Women’s Health Program (TWHP) in 2013, fewer low-income women received the most effective kinds of contraception. The study, published in the New … Read More
Campus officials say they don't have room for child care facilities at UT-San Antonio's downtown campus, but grad students aren't taking no for an answer. Read More
Susana Arevalo Hernandez and her kids were picked up by immigration officials during ramped-up raids in early January.
Immigration rights advocates say a Salvadoran woman detained after recently ramped-up ICE raids isn't getting the medical care she needs. Read More
Texans are better informed than ever when it comes to Obamacare, but many are still unable to afford coverage.
A new survey found that Texans are better informed than ever when it comes to Obamacare, but that high costs are still keeping many uninsured. Read More
How a Texas law could undo 43 years of access to legal abortion in the United States.
While not explicitly challenging the constitutional right to an abortion, as Roe did, the HB 2 case has the potential to eliminate access to the right guaranteed 43 years ago today. Read More
The number of uninsured Hispanic children in Texas is dropping after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but the state is still tied with Georgia for the highest rate of uninsured Hispanic kids in the nation. Read More
Have you ever attempted suicide? Are you thinking of killing or injuring yourself today? Are you feeling hopeless or have nothing to look forward to? If you are being booked into a Texas county jail and answer yes to any of these questions, you must be put on suicide watch, according to new guidelines crafted by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. Read More