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Will Senate Restore Women's Health Care Funding?
State senator proposes biennial bump in funding
"...Last week, in a move that has encouraged women’s health advocates, Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, expressed “strong support”..."

Feb. 25, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

No Room at the Health Care Inn
State policies endangering women's lives in the Valley
" 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

Anti-Choice Group to Receive $1.6 Million Health Grant
More taxpayer dollars for Carol Everett's the Heidi Group
"...a hearing earlier this month that weighed the state health department’s proposed rule to bury or cremate fetal tissue..."

Aug. 15, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Report: Thousands Fewer Women Served by Texas Women's Health Program
After excluding Planned Parenthood, fewer women in health program
"...A new report confirms what reproductive health advocates predicted when Texas officials decided to kick Planned..."

March 25, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Planned Parenthood Still in the Women's Health Program...For Now
Travis County judge issues temporary injunction
"...that would keep Planned Parenthood from participating in the Women's Health Program until a trial on the merits of..."

Nov. 8, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

State Cannot Ban Planned Parenthood and Keep Federal Funds for Women's Health Program
State-funded WHP set to begin Jan. 1
"...allow it to receive Medicaid dollars to fund the healthcare providers it believes should be a part of the..."

Dec. 22, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Planned Parenthood Out, But Docs Can Still Discuss Abortion in New Texas Women's Health Program
HHSC relaxes abortion gag rule
"...Final rules for the Texas Women's Health Program exclude Planned Parenthood, relax rules covering provider..."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

GOP Aide Jumps Ship Over Women's Health Policy
Aide says boss' actions 'shameful'
" this week, citing Crownover's support for cuts to women's health funding...."

March 7, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Is the Women's Health Program Dead?
Feds won't agree to exclude PP
"...In a letter dated Dec. 12, the Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services..."

Dec. 13, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Women's Health Program Saves Money
But the war on women's health continues
"...A report by the Health and Human Services Commission released this week reveals that..."

Aug. 23, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

HHSC Says Texas Women's Health Program Just Fine Without Planned Parenthood
Report shows increase capacity after PP ban
"...a week after the new state-run and financed Texas Women's Health Program began operation, the Health and Human Services..."

Jan. 8, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

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

Fewer Women Served Under Texas Women's Health Program
Program designed to exclude PP, helps far fewer women
"...the number of women served by the state-funded Texas Women's Health Program – designed to preclude women from obtaining..."

July 31, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Texas Women's Health Care: Costs More, Does Less
With Planned Parenthood out, state serves fewer for more
"...those patients actually increased, according to Department of State Health Services records...."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Without Planned Parenthood, Texas Women's Health in Jeopardy
GWU considers impact of ban on PP from Women's Health Program
"...its plan to cut Planned Parenthood out of the Women's Health Program when the new state-run version of the..."

Oct. 17, 2012 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

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

Worried About Impact Of Health Cuts On Women
"...impacted by them: women enrolled in the Medicaid Women’s Health Program. The amendment to HB 1, if carried over..."

April 18, 2011 Postmarks

Women's Health Advocates Brace for "Perfect Storm" at Texas Legislature
Republican lawmakers racing to further restrict abortion access
"...which somehow tops the agenda during an unprecedented public health crisis. "We hope to pass a whole lot of..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Women's Health Care in Political Jeopardy ... Again
Senator wants to reinvent the wheel on women's health care
"...with the state to provide family planning and preventative health services to thousands of low-income and uninsured women through..."

Aug. 13, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Will Senate Restore Women's Health Care Funds?
Ranking Senate Republican favors more funding for women's health
"...Last week, in a move that has encouraged women's health advocates, Sen. Jane Nel­son, R-Flower Mound, ranking Senate..."

March 1, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Women's Health: 'Everybody Loses'
Lege anti-abortion crusade will devastate basic health care
"...– and leave 200,000 women without access to basic health services. And although lawmakers have reauthorized the successful Medicaid-waiver..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Lawmakers, Citizens Speak Against Proposed Women's Health Care Rules
HHSC intends to have rules in place by Nov. 1
"...At a public hearing Tuesday, supporters of the current Women's Health Program expressed concern that new rules for a..."

Sept. 7, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Worst Fears Confirmed for Women's Health
Family planning providers formally told they've lost funding
"...low-income and uninsured women with access to basic reproductive health care. In Austin alone, funding has been cut for..."

Sept. 2, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Health Department Adds More Faulty Science to Pre-Abortion Booklet
Public comment period on revisions ends July 29
"...The Department of State Health Services has updated an error-ridden booklet, required by law..."

July 19, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Health and Human Services: Screw Medicaid – We Need Drug Testing!
"...the state's Medicaid expenditures by 2-4%. Indeed, under national health care expansion, for the first three years, the feds..."

Dec. 14, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Lege Could Cut More Health Care
"...Editor, I enjoyed Jordan Smith's article "The War on Women's Health" [News, April 22]. However, I do not think..."

May 3, 2011 Postmarks

Twitter Abuzz Over Women's Health in Texas
Leticia Van de Putte, Donna Howard, and Planned Parenthood led a chat
"...they planned a Twitter chat on the state of women's health in Texas for this afternoon. Here's what happened...."

Feb. 5, 2013 News Post by Monica Riese

With Mental Health Diversion Center Forthcoming, Sheriff Still Wants More Humane Jail Facilities
Can healing happen in jail?
"...If you ask why, she will point to the women's psych unit...."

Dec. 29, 2023 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

Every Woman Deserves Access to Affordable Reproductive Health Care
"...of women would lose their access to affordable reproductive health care and that states should keep funding them [“A..."

Oct. 31, 2012 Postmarks

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