The Texas House passed HB 10 Thursday, which injects $4.5 billion into the budget for Texas’ Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs
Daily Archives: February 21, 2013
We’re in the midst of a funding crisis for legal aid, according to the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. Last session the Legislature gave $17.5 million to civil legal aid, less than it spent in 2009. This session’s House and Senate budget proposals would each shrink that even further, to $13 million.
Edy Chamness and the Facebook group she started last year, occupy the radical fringe in a broad revolt against Texas’ testing regimen.
The Lead: The supplemental Medicaid appropriations bill—to pay for six months of Medicaid costs lawmakers left out of the budget in 2011—is up for debate on the House floor today. HB 10 would send just over $5 billion to the …