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Medicaid

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    Millionaires Clash Over Shadyside Mansion

    Despite all the Tenth Commandment strictures to the contrary, coveting the mansion next door has led millionaire executive Tony Petrello to years of depositions and lawsuits.

  • News

    August 23, 2012

    Your Gonzo Guide to the Republican National Convention

    From cash-hungry strippers to protesters dressed as vaginas.

  • News

    August 16, 2012

    $8 Million Jury Award Overturned by Courts

    19-year-old's accident left her with permanent brain damage.

  • News

    November 3, 2011

    Bottom Lines

    It took years for Veronica Bass to figure out she was overpaying her union dues. Getting her money back looks like it may take just as long.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Lynde Chunn: Hard Luck East Texas Woman Dies On Cusp Of Personal Rebirth

    Lynde Chunn: Sing a sad song​(Be warned. In ten years here at the Houston Press, we've seldom come across a story sadder than this one.) Lynde Chunn had a tough row to hoe for many of her 28 years. The Houston-born Caney Creek High School graduate was mentally challenged but had long lived al ... More >>

  • News

    December 16, 2010

    American Grocers

    Samir Itani got rich sending expired food overseas to U.S. troops in the Middle East.

  • News

    April 16, 2009

    Cyberchondriacs

    Generation DIY turns to self-diagnosing to save money.

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    Language Barrier at Child Protective Services

    For the first year, Baby Raymond lived happily with his family. Then the agency took him away and even though his Chinese-American family fought to get him back, they couldn't find the right words

  • Dining

    April 5, 2007

    Swift Meatpacking Plant and Illegal Immigrants

    Swift & Company pitted employee against employee when it replaced injured workers with illegal immigrants

  • News

    January 25, 2007

    Whose Best Interests?

    Margie Hill got sick, became a ward of the county and was moved to a nursing home. Son Marvin wants her back home. But she can't get out.

  • News

    January 26, 2006

    Eaten Alive

    Rent-to-own stores, pawnshops, payday lenders -- it's hope for sale, with interest

  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Exposed Nerve

    Cyberonics has implanted its pacemaker in thousands of epileptics. It wants to expand to the depression market. Still needed: an accounting of those who died or were injured after receiving its implant.

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    Getting Out

    Too scared to leave her house, Sandy has one last chance: a county crisis team that will come to her

  • News

    April 24, 2003

    A Hanging Offense

    Did the Devereux Treatment Center provide the care Cecilia Garrett needed or did it drive the young teenager to her death?

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Deal of a Lifetime

    Drug addicts can get hard cash to be sterilized or go on birth control. Is it ridding the world of unwanted babies -- or just ducking the underlying problems of abusers?

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    A Figure to Die For

    Community Health Systems cashed in big on the stomach stapling rage. It almost cost Kaye Parsley her life.

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Child Support

    The same extreme measures that saved Sidney Miller at birth also severely disabled her 11 years ago. Texas courts are still trying to determine who should pay for it -- and could set a legal precedent in the process.

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Learning How to Survive (at) CEP

    HISD and a paid trustee get entangled in the spreading empire of a private firm touting safe alternative schools for troubled kids. So why are some students and parents so scared?

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Letters

    Mono-Poly Wars, Donald's Demise, Holy Hypocrisy

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Job Insecurity

    For 13 hours, guard Jeanette Bledsoe wondered if she would see one more murder inside prison walls -- her own. Now she wants to make sure TDCJ protects those who protect us from society's rejects.

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Nowhere to Land

    Crisis care for the mentally ill crumbles under the weight of not enough money, too much beauracracy

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Deliverance from China

    Unmarried and pregnant, she knew her options in a land obsessed with population control: Abort or become an outcast. Lijun looked for another way out.

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Saving Baby Angela

    An infant with two fractured ribs and bleeding on the brain. A teenage single mom with no high school diploma. Grandparents with a business to keep afloat. Can CPS find a stable home for Angela Delacourt?

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    No Secrets

    Health providers, insurance companies, researchers and government agencies all want your medical records. And it doesn't matter whether you want them released or not.

  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Reefer Madness?

    Angela took a hit. And CPS took her babies away.

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    In the Child's Best Interest

    A legal technicality sent Donnie and DeAnne Fitts to a Houston court seeking to adopt Justin and Jacob Baker - again. Twelve jurors agreed that outcome would be the best for the children. Judge Bill Henderson didn't quite see it that way.

  • News

    June 16, 1994

    Passing the Budget Buck

    The hospital district gives the county $30 million, it gets a budget back. Good deal.

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