Texas Department of Human Services

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    Common Cents

    Area housing for the mentally ill remains deplorable, but a state subsidy might improve conditions

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    April 27, 2000

    School Scam?

    Did a teacher fabricate a student assault to collect disability?

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    December 23, 1999

    Food Stamp Fracas

    A lawsuit questions whether welfare fraud is committed - by the state

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    July 8, 1999

    Trouble in Mind

    Texas's mentally impaired used to go to treatment centers. Now they go to prison.

  • News

    May 20, 1999

    School Outings

    Forcing all the retarded from institutions may not be in anyone's best interests

  • News

    July 31, 1997

    Helter Shelter

    At the Women Helping Women shelter, battered women got the runaround. They got treated like second-class citizens. They got evicted. What they didn't get was help.

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    July 3, 1997
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    June 9, 1994

    Open Mouths, Closed Hearts

    The Feds created a program to feed the hungry. In Harris County, it became a program to feed the greedy.

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    May 5, 1994

    A Fine Mess

    Texas nursing homes do an end-run around the state's penalty system -- again y D.J. Wilson

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    December 16, 1993

    Old and In The Way

    How slow turnings of tiny bureaucratic gears grind up real Texans