Gov. Rick Perry showed up last night for a photo op in a poor part of Houston expensively made up to conceal its poverty. The Source for Women was opening a new...Read More
Coalition gathers at the Capitol to rebut comptroller’s suggestion that Texas can either pay for school growth or Medicaid, but not both.
All summer, state comptroller Susan Combs has been on a barnstorming tour around Texas—from Allen to Waxahachie, Cypress Creek to San Angelo—armed with pie-...Read More
Planned Parenthood’s critics argue—against all available facts—that tax dollars are used to promote abortion in the Women’s Health Program.
“Planned Parenthood advocates abortion as a method of birth control,” Abby Johnson told a health department committee yesterday, with not inconsiderable pas...Read More
By excluding Planned Parenthood from the Women’s Health Program, Rick Perry has intensified Texas’ family planning crisis
This is the second story in our Collateral Damage series examining the impact of family planning cuts in Texas. You can read the first story in the series here....Read More
More than 60 family planning clinics forced to close—only 12 belonged to Planned Parenthood. Critics say conservative lawmakers are ‘throwing the baby out with the bath water.’
The first in an occasional series of stories examining the impact of deep cuts to family planning services in Texas. Diaphragms. Depo-Provera injections. Oral c...Read More
Eastman Chemical goes after Austin researcher who found that BPA-free plastics contain other hormone-altering chemicals.
In a small, nondescript office park in North Austin, scientist George Bittner bombards baby bottles with UV rays, blasts sippy cups with steam and microwaves de...Read More