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Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ban Of Common Abortion Procedure

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method, the latest in a string of court defeats to the mostly-conservative Texas Legislature. 493 more words

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Federal judge strikes down Texas' new abortion law

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A federal judge has struck down a new Texas law that would have limited a woman’s access to a second-trimester abortion procedure. 431 more words

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Texas can, should do better for state living center residents

A glint of hope. That’s how Austin American-Statesman reporter Andrea Ball described the slow, gradual progress Texas has achieved in eight years to improve the state’s 13 supported living centers for people with developmental disabilities. 497 more words

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Texas can, should do better for state living center residents

A glint of hope. That’s how Austin American-Statesman reporter Andrea Ball described the slow, gradual progress Texas has achieved in eight years to improve the state’s 13 supported living centers for people with developmental disabilities. 500 more words

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State of Texas: Sexual harassment stories bring calls to change the culture at the Capitol

AUSTIN (KXAN) — More women are telling stories about being harassed and even assaulted while working at the Texas State Capitol. Now, their stories are leading to new calls to improve policies to report – and prevent – sexual harassment. 918 more words

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Report: State should form task force to tackle youth homelessness

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A new report about youth homelessness in Texas highlights a need for comprehensive policies and a funding stream to address the ongoing issue. 488 more words

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Texas House Speaker Warns Business Community Bathroom Bills Likely To Return In 2019

DALLAS (CBS11) – At the Visit Dallas annual meeting Thursday, Republican Texas House Speaker Joe Straus credited tourism leaders for helping kill bathroom privacy legislation. “You spoke out against an idea that wasn’t just bad for tourism, wasn’t just bad for the state economy, but it was bad for Texas.” 452 more words

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