Articles tagged: garnet coleman
Health care advocates were optimistic that the Legislature would do something this year to address high, and rising, uninsured rates; high rates of maternal mortality; and the rural hospital closure crisis.
Texas has the highest overall uninsured rate in the country, the highest rate of uninsured kids and the highest rate of uninsured women of childbearing age. Yet...Read More
State troopers and local police surrounded the 'White Lives Matter Too' demonstrators, who were outnumbered by hundreds of counter-protestors.
State troopers and local police surrounded the "White Lives Matter Too" demonstrators, who were armed but outnumbered by hundreds of counter-protestors....Read More
Dan Patrick likes to blame others for the Senate's failure to address social issues, but he doesn’t have a lot of success to show in this department either. ...Read More
Texas’ "homosexual conduct" law was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, yet the Legislature has yet to remove the sodomy ban from the books and state budge...Read More
The bottom line, say the representatives who participated in the group, is that Texas has some major work to do. Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-Houston), who led the 20...Read More