10 hours ago | Political Animals
Police officials haven’t yet said what motivated Robert Dear, a doomsday prepper-type loner with a history of domestic violence who handed out anti-Obama pamphlets to neighbors, to stand in the parking lot of a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood ...
5 days ago | Health
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday again granted St. Joseph Medical Center a reprieve, giving parties until January 15 to work out a plan to avoid catastrophic funding cuts that threaten to shutter the downtown hospi...
6 days ago | Immigration
Last week a Travis County judge ruled that Texas cannot fast-track the process of licensing for-profit immigration lockups for women and children as childcare facilities, opening a window for public comment and scrutiny over a proposal that has ma...
7 days ago | Crime
We've already heard how difficult it is to run for elected office with criminal charges hanging over your head (just ask Rick Perry). But Rep. Ron Reynolds may soon know what it's like to run a re-election campaign from a jail cell. After b...
7 days ago | Breaking News
Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas a filed lawsuit in federal court Monday in hopes of saving Medicaid funding to the organization's family planning clinics across the state. The lawsuit follows the decision by state health officials last mont...
10 days ago | Political Animals
Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has worked hard at becoming the hard-right caricature of Texas state government. It was Miller who, as a state House member, authored the law forcing abortion providers to conduct a sonogram 24 hours before the ...