For a brief few hours on Thursday, members of the Texas House endorsed a version of Medicaid expansion—or at least some parameters for it—but then changed their minds.
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Under the Senate budget, each student would get $86.50 less in 2014-15 than they did from 2012-13, as the Observer reports.
It’s a big day at the Capitol.
Legislators and their staffers scrambled to file bills on Friday, some of which are shells that can be filled in later.
The Lead: Medicaid has been perhaps the most-discussed issue of the 83rd session so far—with the possible exception of education. And today will be […]
Senate Finance committee chair Senator Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands) said they’re shooting to get the bill out of committee by next Wednesday.
Now the pressure’s on Perry who continues to withhold support for the federally-backed expansion.
Legislators in support of an expansion joined faith leaders on the Capitol steps to call for support of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Despite calls for bipartisanship, the rally was largely a Democratic affair.
The Lead: After a three-day weekend the Senate will reconvene at 2 p.m., and the House, which had to stick around longer last week, […]
The Lead: Gov. Rick Perry gave his State of the State address on Tuesday, which followed the usual trend: Perry claimed credit for the […]