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Laura Bassett

Texas Senate Touts Its Women's Health 'Achievements'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

As the Texas state Senate held a hearing Thursday to tout its "legislative achievements" in women's health care, women's health advocates sought to re...

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...

Laura Bassett

Judge Rules Texas Can Defund Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

A district judge ruled on Monday that Texas can legally cut Planned Parenthood out of its new state-funded health program for women, which launches on...

Judge Rules Against Texas In Dispute Over Planned Parenthood

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas -- Texas' request to force the U.S. Health and Human Services to continue funding its Women's Health Program was denied Friday, as a judge...

Planned Parenthood Stays In Texas Program

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

GEORGETOWN, Texas — Planned Parenthood will continue to receive funds from a joint Texas and federal program providing health care to low-income...

Laura Bassett

The Fallout From Texas' Brilliant Plan To Slash Family Planning Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Long waiting lists for intrauterine devices, higher fees for STD screenings and reduced hours of operation at women's health clinics are just a few of...

Laura Bassett

Appeals Court Restores Texas Planned Parenthood Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

It's been a bumpy week for Planned Parenthood clinics in Texas. First a U.S. district judge temporarily stopped a new law that would have cut Planned ...

Laura Bassett

Texas Attorney General Compares Planned Parenthood To Terrorist Organization

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

Just two hours after a U.S. district judge stopped a Texas law that would have eliminated Planned Parenthood's participation in the state's Women's He...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood Wins Battle In Texas

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

A federal court in Texas ruled to stop a new law on Monday that excluded Planned Parenthood from the Texas Women's Health Program, which serves about ...

Texas Ready To Sever Federal Funding For Women's Health Program

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas officials have asked for more time to phase out federal funding for a women's health program after federal officials said ...

Laura Bassett

Texas Loses Entire Women's Health Program Over Planned Parenthood Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Thursday that it will cut off all Medicaid funding for family planning to the state of Texas,...