Analysis: Texas’ new standard is abortions for those who can afford to leave Texas
The Texas ban on abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy effectively makes abortion illegal for most pregnant people — but not for those who can afford out-of-state travel.
By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune
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Analysis: Texas gets a respite on Medicaid, but not a cure for the uninsured
Texas got a temporary reprieve on Medicaid funding from the federal government. But that won’t solve underlying problems with high numbers of uninsured Texans.
Tags: Texas News, Texas, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act, uninsured, hospitals, sick, ill, rural hospitals, Chartis Center for Rural Health, 1115 Medicaid waiver, federal funding, CMS, Obamacare, healthcare, health insurance, medical care
Analysis: When 1 in 8 Texas mail ballots gets trashed, that’s vote suppression
Some 23,000 Texans who tried to vote in this month’s primaries had their mail ballots rejected, an apparent aftershock from new state laws.
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Analysis: Whatever the campaigns say, the Texas electric grid isn’t fixed yet
Tags: Texas News, Texas, Power grid, electrical grid, power outages, Winter Freeze, winter storm uri, Gov. Greg Abbott, Texas Legislature, Bill Magness, ERCOT, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, lawsuit, Energy Transfer, Kelcy Warren, Beto O’Rourke, 2022 election, governor's race, Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, political contributions, Texas Republicans, Texas grid, Texas freeze, ice storm, power problems, polar vortex, deaths, political campaigns, Texas politics
Analysis: The never-ending fight over voting in the U.S.
Tags: Texas News, Voting rights, voter suppression, Martin Luther King Jr., Martin Luther King Day, MLK Day, Texas Legislature, Gov. Greg Abbott, Voting Rights Act, voting restrictions, Texas Republicans, White House, U.S. Senate, Senate Republicans, Joe Biden, voting rights legislation, Washington, Texas, voter ID, vote-by-mail, mail-in-voting, voter harassment, dark money, poll watchers, civil rights, lawsuits, U.S. Department of Justice, redistricting, voting maps
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