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As the 84th session of the Texas Legislature gets underway, the head of the Texas Medical Association says his organization will be looking to state lawmakers to address some critical issues affecting health care. Regarding the doctor shortage, Dr. King says the state is adding...
If you live in Texas and don't have health insurance, you may have to pay a penalty when you file your tax return. KLBJ's Perry Watson explains.
A new study reveals some surprising results about rest and recovery from a concussion and a local pediatrician is among those who say what it revealed...is not what you would expect.
The state's chief accountant issues his biennial revenue estimate and tells Texas lawmakers what's available for them to spend as they begin another legislative session. Comptroller Glenn Hager says it's estimated that general revenue-related collections will be $...
Officials with the Texas Association of Business say they support proposed legislation that would send a clear message to Texans collecting unemployment insurance benefits. The bill filed by Republican State Representative Cindy Burkett from Sunnyvale says anyone who fails or...
Senator Donna Campbell is proposing legislation that would reinforce 2nd Amendment rights and strengthen a law that says where concealed handgun license holders can carry their weapons. She says the bill would stop government entities from illegally posting signs that prohibit...
Flu season has returned with a vengeance, prompting the CDC to declare an epidemic.
Cases of the flu are on the rise across the state and a local E-R doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson the same trend is occurring here in Central Texas, but common sense can help you prevent it. Dr. Tobleman notes that washing your hands is a simple, but successful way to avoid...
Another Central Texas law enforcement agency is making plans for an equipment upgrade that would potentially protect officers and those they confront. The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office, like the Austin Police Department, is looking into equipping its officers with body cameras...