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With a midnight deadline approaching, the author of a bill in the Texas House designed to make homeowners associations more accountable to their communities said he would rather let the measure die than accept a weakened version promoted by Houston homebuilder and mega-political...
For some Republicans in the Texas House, it's becoming all about abortion, all the time. Conservative representatives tried to tack obscure anti-abortion measures onto important but otherwise unrelated legislation throughout the day Monday. Liberals countered with long-winded...
Texas would need parental permission to store the parents' newborn's blood sample for possible research use under legislation approved by the Texas Senate. Senators voted Monday to let parents opt-in, rather than opt-out, of letting the Department of State Health Services use a...
A Westlake doctor has been temporarily stripped of his medical license after a state agency ruled he supplied prescription pills to his son who recently died of a pill overdose. The Texas Medical Board reported that doctor David Jacoby is a "continual threat to the public". The...
Texas medical schools feel like the scorned children of the state’s education budget. Lost amid the pleas of parents to restore funding for public education, and the demands of college students to preserve financial aid, the state’s health care institutions say few seem to...