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Texas Says Planned Parenthood Will No Longer Receive State Medicaid Funds

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission notified Planned Parenthood on Monday that it will terminate the reproductive health provider's Medicai...

Obamacare Expansion In Texas Might Not Be A Pipe Dream

My San Antonio | Posted 12.25.2014 | Politics

In a private meeting with Houston-area state lawmakers last week, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott brought up a topic so radioactive in Texas politics that even...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

GOP Lawmakers Fought To Keep These People Uninsured. Now They Have To Rely On Hope. | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight million Americans are insured through the Affordable Care Act's exchanges, President Barack Obama announced Thursday. Wendy TwarDo...

The Numbers Are in: Democrats Are on the Right Side of Voters

Michael Sargeant | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Michael Sargeant

Americans have had enough of the GOP's ideological agenda. Republicans are simply out of sync with where America is today, and the polling proves it.

The Real Math on Medicaid

Emily Spitzer | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

Why has Governor Brewer parted ways with her fellow Republican governors on this hot-button question? I suspect it's because she has looked behind the political rhetoric and understands a few key facts.

Texas Takes Step To Deny Obamacare Measure

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, May 26 (Reuters) - The Republican-majority Texas House and Senate on Sunday sent Governor Rick Perr...

Protesters To March On Texas State Capitol To Demand Medicaid Expansion

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

More than 1,000 Texans plan to march on the Texas state capitol Tuesday hoping to change Rick Perry's mind about Medicaid. The protesters want the ...

Perry's Battle Against Planned Parenthood Comes At Huge Cost To Texas

The New Republic | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

Since 2010, nine states have tried to strip funding from their local Planned Parenthood chapters. Not three years later, almost all of their schemes h...

Alice Hines

Not Poor Enough For Medicaid: Walmart Workers | Alice Hines | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

If state governors follow through on plans to oppose the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, one substantial group of low-wage workers appears vuln...

Texas Republican Lawmaker Asks: "What's Medicaid?"

Austin-American Statesman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Give state Rep. Gary Elkins some credit for being honest. At a hearing Thursday of the House Committee on Human Services, Elkins and other members of...