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Legislature at risk of letting down Texas kids

May 18, 2017
The current Texas legislative session started with high hopes for what our state lawmakers could achieve for kids. The Houston

The Drakes: Texas Senate is not keeping its promise

May 17, 2017
From the very start of her life, our daughter Sully faced obstacles that not every child has to endure. Sully

Texas officials seek deeper cuts to therapy for disabled children, despite House plan

April 6, 2017
Texas health officials want yet deeper pay cuts for therapists who care for poor and disabled children, a plan that

Unlike the Senate budget, House aims to partly restore Medicaid therapy funding for children

April 5, 2017
Noah Zavala was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, has battled through two open heart surgeries and will need a

Rubin, Bresette: Health care bill in Congress is a threat to Texas kids

March 22, 2017
March 21, 2017 A few weeks ago, a burly police detective in a coat and tie sat at a wooden

Texas braces For Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Health Plan

March 17, 2017
Many in Texas are keeping a close eye on the Republican bid to replace the Affordable Care Act. One of

Medicaid in Texas Could Be Facing Cuts from Both Federal and State Lawmakers

March 7, 2017
Medicaid in Texas is facing possible cuts from both the state and federal governments. According to health care advocates, the

Texas house proposes using $1.4B from Rainy Day Fund

March 3, 2017
The chief budget writer in the Texas House on Friday proposed using $1.4 billion from the state’s savings account to

IT’S TIME TO STAND UP FOR TEXAS SPECIAL KIDS

March 1, 2017
On March 1, children with disabilities and special needs and their families, advocates, and concerned Texans will converge on the

KIDS’ ADVOCATES PUSH TO RESTORE TEXAS MEDICAID FUNDS

February 28, 2017
AUSTIN – Budget cuts to the Texas Medicaid program have left many of the state’s poorest children with little or
 
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