Defying the Senate, House members voted to preserve a state-run supported living center that had been slated for closure, reflecting a larger rift over care for intellectually disabled Texans.
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“I’ve done audio description in a theater where people would come up to me and say, ‘What does it matter? They’re blind!’”
The Houston Police Department announced the results of its yearlong investigation into the shooting death of Brian Claunch, a mentally ill double amputee killed by an officer last September after refusing to drop a pen. HPD cleared the officer, Matthew Marin, of any wrongdoing, as have the FBI and a grand jury.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst told reporters at a Wednesday morning press conference that he has no plans to put Medicaid expansion on the legislative table. […]