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The U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade will not fall equally. Texans most likely to seek out abortion care in the past are now the least likely to be able to afford it. People of color will be most disproportionately affected.

Texas is one of just 12 states that has not expanded Medicaid and has one of the lowest eligibility standards in the country: A single parent with three children would have to earn less than $400 a month to qualify for Medicaid.

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Abusive partners often tightly control a victim’s reproductive choices by restricting the use of contraception or even engaging in sexual assault. Once they’re pregnant, a victim is at much higher risk of violence.

“Do you know how it feels to have the president of the United States target you?” Weeks after Donald Trump made Georgia the focus of his “Big Lie” election conspiracy, election workers experienced threats and attempted citizen’s arrests. via @19thnews 

Nine Democratic members of the U.S. House from Texas on Tuesday called on Attorney General Ken Paxton to order the release of government records related to the May 24 school shooting in Uvalde that local officials are attempting to withhold.

Congress is now investigating whether portable generator manufacturers have done enough to protect the public from deadly levels of carbon monoxide emitted by their products. With @propublica  and @NBCNews 


1/ You might be seeing headlines or tweets tonight that claim Texas says 58,000 non-citizens have voted in Texas. That is not true. That is not what the state has said. Here is what we know. #txlege 

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller called on Gov. Greg Abbott to stop additional vehicle inspections at the border Tuesday. Miller criticized the measure as "economy killing" and said it could leave grocery shelves empty within weeks.

Texas Republican leaders promised action on gun safety after the El Paso shooting. Instead, they passed permitless carry. Our story from June 2021: #TXlege 

No, frozen wind turbines are not the main culprit for Texas' power outages.

Breaking: Video and transcripts reviewed by The @TexasTribune  of the law enforcement response to the Uvalde school shooting show police officers were equipped to confront the shooter with guns, shields and tools. Then they didn’t — for more than an hour.

Texas’ power grid was “seconds and minutes” away from a catastrophic failure that could have left Texans in the dark for months, officials with the entity that operates the grid said Thursday.