Health and Wellness

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Access to quality, affordable health care for all is at the core of our mission. We work to protect and improve access to quality public and private insurance, mental health care, and basic health needs for all Texans.

Texas is one of the hungriest states in the nation, and one of the heaviest. These problems are related as poor Texans struggle to provide a healthy diet for their families. We are dedicated to achieving food security and reducing obesity for all Texans.

Maternal Mortality is Back on the Legislative Agenda

By Kamia Rathore, Health and Wellness Policy Intern This blog was updated on August 3rd, 2017. Last summer, Texas’ Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force issued a stark assessment of maternal health in Texas that pointed to a high rate of