The Lead: Gov. Rick Perry gave his State of the State address on Tuesday, which followed the usual trend: Perry claimed credit for the […]
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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. […]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is among several governors, mostly southern and Republican, who are resisting Medicaid expansion. If Texas doesn’t expand Medicaid, it will reject more than $100 billion in federal money the first decade, according to the state’s own figures.
In the two previous sessions, abortion rights and family planning advocates resisted to no avail as pro-life lawmakers restricted access to abortions and siphoned […]