Gathered outside the governor’s mansion, activists are calling on the governor to line-item veto a budget measure that would exclude Planned Parenthood from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Services Program.
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In addition to an overall lack of productivity, the 84th Legislature’s tax cuts and budget ploys make future sessions look grim for Texas lawmakers.
Dina Nuñez, a 51-year-old mother of three and human rights organizer, used to go to the Planned Parenthood clinic in her hometown of […]
Texas still has a long way to go before we relinquish our status as No. 1 in the ranks of the nation’s uninsured.
An idea can change society, and being the people, we have lots of ideas. Let’s look, too, for more good, young new leaders and also some not so young.
About a million Texans have been left without health insurance because state leaders refused to expand Medicaid under Obamacare. Now organizers of a new campaign, “Texas Left Me Out,” want to make sure the stories of those one million uninsured Texans get heard.
Want treatment for mental illness in Houston? Go to jail.
What do you call a group of ideologues that collects millions from corporations and billionaires and then churns out studies and policy papers used by politicians to justify miserly policies? Certainly not a “think tank.”
A Galveston medical student comes to grips with a healthcare system in which her patients die from treatable conditions.
Today in your dog-bites-man news: Texas Attorney General and governor hair apparent Greg Abbott appeared at an Austin business today to complain about Obamacare. The company has earned more than half a million sending out Republican mailings.