Tag Archives: Jane Nelson
Texas’ child welfare system is caught in a cycle of crisis. Will lawmakers learn from their past mistakes?
Texas’ child welfare system is caught in a cycle of crisis. Will lawmakers learn from their past mistakes?...Read More
It’s as if state lawmakers owned an amusement park with a roller coaster that chucks a few riders to their deaths every month: We should fix that, they say periodically.
Texas state officials and legislators refuse to fund the state's child welfare system, then try to shift the blame when it fails....Read More
Texas lawmakers' crusade against evidence-based research has made this anti-abortion pseudoscience too hot to touch.
The latest anti-abortion jibber-jabber is pure pseudoscience. But Texas lawmakers' crusade against evidence-based research makes it too hot to touch....Read More
Texas House and Senate budget writers have approved a provision excluding Planned Parenthood from the state Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program, which t...Read More
The House & Senate have very different plans for tax cuts — and both sides are getting ready for significant policy fight in the closing weeks of the lege...Read More
Freshman hazing is a tradition in the Legislature, but Troy Fraser took it a little further on Wednesday.
Today, Dan Patrick's passed his beloved tax cuts through the Senate. But an unusual rift between tea partiers and their colleagues threatens disunity....Read More
Dan Patrick and the Senate Committee on Finance don't just want to cut taxes—they want to do away with them. But slowly, budget realities are setting in....Read More
A budget proposal jeopardizes a cancer screening program that serves Texas women who are at greatest risk for developing breast and cervical cancer....Read More