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By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune A federal appeals court has lifted a lower court order that blocked Texas from booting Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid, potentially imperiling the health care provider’s participation in the federal-state health insurance program.
By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune El PASO –The immigration detention center for undocumented migrant youth at Tornillo, Texas will remain open into next year, the federal Health and Human Services agency confirmed Thursday. The facility, which critics have called a … Continue reading
By Ashley Lopez, KUT Soon after a federal judge ruled Friday that the Affordable Care Act was invalid, Gov. Greg Abbott told The Dallas Morning News that Texas would create its own health care system if the decision is upheld. It won’t be … Continue reading
By Andrew Weber, KUT News A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit is suing the Texas Department of Public Safety over its automatic driver license-suspension program. The suit alleges the state’s Driver Responsibility Program has unconstitutionally suspended 1.4 million Texans’ licenses for failure to pay … Continue reading
Texas and turkeys have a strong connection.
The Texas Senate race was very, very close – closer than any statewide election in recent history – and Latinos could be part of the reason why. “Latinos are becoming a political force to be reckoned with in the state,” … Continue reading
This year, there’s no penalty for people who don’t sign up for insurance, and the federal government isn’t spending as much to promote enrollment.
Officials say the deployment will include three helicopter units, mobile command and medical units, military police and more.
Were it not for the Kavanaugh confirmation spectacle, there may have been a very different fight on Capitol Hill over the last few weeks – and Texas would have been at the center of it. We’re talking about President Donald … Continue reading
Legendary West Texas artist Boyd Elder has died. His daughter, Shaula Elder, confirmed the 74-year-old’s death on Facebook Saturday night. “The rumors are swirling about our father passing into the cosmos,” the post reads. “It breaks my heart to say it … Continue reading