Texas Health and Human Services Commission

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    Free Hotline for Houston Area If You're Feeling Sick and Don't Know What to Do

    We've only known of nurse help lines as part of a fancy insurance plan. But did you know that thanks to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, there's a free non-emergency you can call? It's basically an advice and evaluation hotline staffed 24 hours a day, all week. "The Nurse Health Line ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    Perry Hates Obamacare, But He Still Wants Obamacare Money

    Gov. Rick Perry has a hatred for the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) that comes as natural as breathing to him, but it seems hate only goes so far when there's $100 million in federal funding on the table. When U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius came to Texas a few weeks ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2011

    Down the Hatch

    The Texas Attorney General's Office says a drugmaker lied in order to push an antipsychotic on foster children. So why are kids as young as three still taking the drug?

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Cal-Maine Egg Farm: Don't Look At This Video While Eating Breakfast

    You don't wanna know‚ÄčIf it's been too long since your last undercover-video-of-ghastly-animal-abuse fix, then check out the footage cited in this lawsuit concerning the Cal-Maine egg farm in Travis County. The Animal Legal Defense Fund is suing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2009

    Not So Happily Ever After

    Shundrekia Edwards desperately wants a little help to get her out of where she is now.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    The State Of Texas Offers Marriage Advice

    Are you and your significant other planning on getting married? Do you want to save $60 on the marriage license and waive the 72-hour waiting period? Well, the Health and Human Services Commission of Texas has got your back, yo! Thanks to a law enacted Sept. 1, the state is offering free classes in ... More >>

  • News

    August 31, 2006
  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Parish Predators

    Despite the bishopís remarks to the contrary, the Galveston-Houston Roman Catholic Archdiocese had child molesters and let them go. But donít blame just the Church.

  • News

    April 28, 2005

    Million-Hour Madness

    Religious charities discover state welfare reform savings are based in part on their backs

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Beggars Can't Be Choosers

    Parents plead with the state not to shut down the state schools for the mentally retarded. But it looks like a done deal.

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Cozy Ties

    In the battle to privatize welfare services in Texas, corporate bidders have enlisted some inside help