If you haven’t voted yet today, don’t worry, you’re not alone! These constitutional amendment elections don’t garner much attention or excitement, but t...Read More
Thirty-eight years ago, a young woman in McAllen died of an illegal abortion. Today her story is more relevant than ever.
On a June afternoon in McAllen in 1978, Diana Rivera, posing as a young pregnant woman, walked into the home of a local midwife. At Rivera’s side was a female...Read More
Honestly, is there anyone less qualified to manage Medicaid than the Texas Legislature?
Few programs are as critical as Medicaid. Texas’ stewardship has been consistently ham-fisted, and yet lawmakers want more control. Maybe the feds should clic...Read More
Early voting numbers could spell trouble for Houston’s embattled Equal Rights Ordinance, according to three local political scientists who’ve been closely m...Read More
The state excels at creating solutions in search of problems, making life more difficult for the most marginalized Texans.
To me, it looks as though the problem the state has is with some Texans. Texans who aren’t wealthy white folks, or who aren’t likely to be turning up to vot...Read More
As Texas consolidates its multi-pronged family planning programs, doctors air their concerns about meeting patients' needs with limited resources.
At Wednesday’s Women’s Health Advisory Committee meeting — the second convening of the nine-member committee assembled to help bureaucrats navigate the c...Read More
Religion, and specifically whether God should have more of a place in public schools, has been a signature issue in Natalie Blasingame’s campaign. She says sh...Read More
Reagan is the ur-Republican, and when Cruz aspires to re-run the ‘80 election, he’s promising nothing less than the spiritual cleansing and rebirth of both ...Read More