Texas Health and Human Services Commission and legislators don’t stick up for disabled Texans and those who care for them.
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A Texas Anti-Abortion Group Dramatically Missed its Family Planning Targets. Now its Founder is Suing the Federal Government for More Money.
Vita Nuova doesn’t appear to exist beyond its paper filing, but it is suing to get Title X funding in a hypothetical future in which it is ineligible for said funding.
Suicide is quiet crisis in Texas, especially in rural communities. As the dust settles on the 86th Legislature, advocates say most initiatives to curb suicide deaths failed.
The Heidi Group’s quick rise and fall is a cautionary tale of prioritizing politics over proven health providers.
Jane Nelson, the Senate’s chief budget writer, praised the Legislature’s funding of women’s health programs despite state data and other research that shows they are not meeting the needs of poor women.
The announcement comes two weeks after the Observer reported that the Heidi Group served just 3,300 of the 70,000 patients it promised.
To accommodate Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, Texas officials have allowed at least 15 shelters to hold more than 700 additional kids, records show.
Lawmakers have given providers an impossible task: deliver the same level of services to more kids, with far less money.
After disability advocates surrounded HHSC officials Monday, they were told the contract would be renewed, but few details have been provided.