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No Room at the Health Care Inn
State policies endangering women's lives in the Valley
"...to the state's family planning budget, nine of 32 health clinics providing services to low-income, uninsured women in the..."

Nov. 12, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Crisis Pregnancy Center Pushed Out Abortion Provider Whole Woman’s Health
Anti-abortion CPC to replace reproductive health clinic
"...The site of longtime local abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health will now be the new home to Austin LifeCare,..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

The War on Women's Health
To attack Planned Parenthood, lawmakers undermine health care ... and promote more abortions
"...amendments seeking to reallocate funds designated to provide basic women's health care services, the dust was settling. Conservative Republicans..."

April 22, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

State Holding Public Hearing on Texas Women's Health Program
Will the new program work without Planned Parenthood?
"...The Texas Department of Health Services on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 1:30pm will host..."

Aug. 28, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Trump Administration Validates Texas' Anti-Choice Policies
State rewarded for booting Planned Parenthood from Medicaid program
"...decided they’d rather see 50,000 low-income women scramble for health care than keep Planned Parenthood in a Medicaid program..."

Jan. 22, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Honoring Dr. George Tiller
Women's health providers and advocates plan a vigil for Tiller
"...Local women's health care advocates are planning a candlelight vigil Thursday..."

June 2, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Perry Backs 'Fetal Pain' Bill
Wants to outlaw abortion after week 20
"...As expected, Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday announced his..."

Dec. 12, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Medicaid Exclusion
The provider claims the state is breaking federal law
"...of Texas over its decision to exclude the reproductive health provider from the Medicaid program...."

Nov. 23, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Is Planned Parenthood Threatening State's Right of Free Speech?
Group says PP dilutes Texas' pro-life message for women
"...has to allow Planned Parenthood to provide women with health services under the Women's Health Program, how can it..."

May 22, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Thousands Rally at the Capitol
Supporters of women's rights energized to continue fighting bad bills
"...divisive fight over abortion rights is expected to take center stage...."

July 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Planned Parenthood's Standoff to Save Medicaid Continues
Hearing concludes Thursday, with a ruling expected before the weekend
"...If there’s one common theme state attorneys share in..."

Jan. 19, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Report: WHP Planned Parenthood Ban Puts Patients in Jeopardy
GWU report questions HHSC analysis of ban
"...Community health centers will have to expand significantly in order to..."

May 3, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Coalition to Advocate for Increased Family Planning Funding
Full funding will increase state savings
"...under way, serious questions persist about the future of women's health care funding – and there's a new player..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Budget Busters or Busted Budget
Conference committee to close $11 billion gap
"...list could be bad news for schools, good for health...."

May 9, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Abbott Launches Investigation Into Planned Parenthood
Texas GOP jump to attack PP after sting videos surface
"...to launch a full-scale investigation into the nationally affiliated health care network’s business practices based on heavily edited and..."

July 24, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Details on Would-Be Bombing of Women's Clinic
APD delivers details of bomb-squad's call to Austin Women’s Health Center.
"...to a suspicious package call at the Austin Women’s Health Center parking lot located at 1902 South I-35. The..."

April 26, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

What Is Terrorism? (UPDATED)
Why does a media that spends every waking minute hyping the threat of terrorism think the explosives in Austin aren't a big deal?
"...On the repugnant discovery at the Austin Women’s Health Center: Had that bomb been found outside a post..."

April 27, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Article Wrong About FQHCs
"...Smith [News], in the Jan. 27 Austin Chronicle. Community health centers, also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs),..."

Feb. 1, 2006 Postmarks

Crisis Pregnancy Centers: Money for Nothing
Despite unprecedented taxpayer investment, state-funded CPCs deliver few services
"...to Laura Gor­sky and Breanne Wenke by crisis pregnancy center counselors during a March visit to the TruCare pregnancy..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Is Women's Media Too Girly?
Nail art and the "woman-child": Postfeminism in action at SXSW 2013
"...mean when we say “girly”? The panelists seemed to center on a conception of “girlish” behaviors – an obsession..."

March 10, 2013 SXSW Post by Melanie Haupt

Planned Parenthood Announces Imminent Closure of East Texas Abortion Clinic
Cites onerous restrictions of HB 2
"...the difficult and practical decision to close Planned Parenthood Center for Choice in Bryan at this time rather than..."

July 18, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Early Warning: The Lege is Coming!
Tribune Fest offers a taste of things to come
"...and transportation, public and higher education, race and immigration, health and human services, etc. NewsDesk sat in on a..."

Sept. 26, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Consider 'The Source'
Houston crisis pregnancy center, with Perry's help, hopes to become new provider in Texas Women's Health Program
"...As the state rolls out its revised Texas Women's Health Program, a central question remains: how to find..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

State: Give Us That Medicaid Money We Said We Didn’t Want
Texas lost out on a boatload of money when it declined to expand Medicaid. Now it wants that cash.
"...Texas health officials are asking the Trump administration to condone Texas'..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Reproductive Rights Advocates Prepare for the Fight
Groups, lawmakers relaunch "Trust. Respect. Access." campaign
"...Reproductive health advocates, progressive groups, and state legislators are gearing up..."

Feb. 9, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Backs Trump Agency in Holding Undocumented Abortion-Seeking Minor "Hostage"
Federal agency sent minor to crisis pregnancy center instead
"...accessing abortion care while at a federally funded migrant center in Brownsville. Instead, Doe was sent to a religious,..."

Oct. 12, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

State Cuts Medicaid for Planned Parenthood
State claims "misconduct" in undercover, dubious sting videos
"...violations” the Office of Inspector General at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission issued a letter today halting..."

Oct. 19, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Activist Posts Up At Gov Mansion to Protest Cancer Screening Cuts
Minority, low-income women will be hit hardest by cuts
"...Hernandez vows to show up just about every day..."

June 5, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Roe Turns 40
And fight over legal abortion rages on
"...but do have legitimate interest in protecting a woman's health and the potential life of the fetus. Thus, ongoing..."

Jan. 22, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Texas' Draconian Abortion Restrictions Likely to Face Court Challenge
Amid clouds and darkness, Texans get ready to fight for choice
"..."Let's be clear about this – abortion is still..."

June 4, 2021 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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