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.
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Beginning in September, at least 69 family-planning clinics in Texas will lose federal Title X funding, which means that they will have to comply with state law and start getting parental-consent signatures on file to continue dispensing birth control to minors.
This morning Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced that Planned Parenthood of the Gulf Coast (the affiliate in charge of those three shuttered clinics) will pay $1.4 million in a settlement for Medicaid fraud.
In Texas, abortion is increasingly an option only for the rich.
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.
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.