Tag Archives: disability
After disability advocates surrounded HHSC officials Monday, they were told the contract would be renewed, but few details have been provided.
On Monday afternoon, Emily Wolinsky and about 15 other disability-rights advocates, most in wheelchairs, sat around a long table at an Italian restaurant across...Read More
Texas counties have stripped thousands of elderly and disabled citizens of their rights — and then forgotten about them.
The 10 Best Observer Stories of 2016: ‘Who Guards the Guardians?’ Texas counties have stripped thousands of elderly and disabled citizens of their right...Read More
According to Michael O’Keefe Cowles, an attorney with the nonprofit Equal Justice Center who represented LPM workers in the lawsuit, employees were expected t...Read More
Defying the Senate, House members voted to preserve a state-run supported living center that had been slated for closure, reflecting a larger rift over care for...Read More
“I’ve done audio description in a theater where people would come up to me and say, ‘What does it matter? They’re blind!’"...Read More
Police misconduct in shootings is "very very difficult" to prove, FBI agent says.
The Houston Police Department announced the results of its yearlong investigation into the shooting death of Brian Claunch, a mentally ill double amputee killed...Read More
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. “We c...Read More