HHSC Is the Most Underfunded Health Care Agency in SB1

Today, Senate Finance began hearing testimony from Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies, which administer most of the state’s social services programs, such as health care for low-income Texans (4.3 million in 2013) enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP; child and

OPED–What can the Lege do to help TX families achieve the American Dream?

As the Texas Legislature starts drafting a budget and writing laws that reflect the state’s values and respond to the state’s needs, it should ask: What does it really take for Texas families to make ends meet and have the

EITC Boosts Economy and Working Families

Today is EITC Awareness Day.   The economic impact on the Texas economy and working families is huge. Coinciding with the onset of tax season, EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) Day is meant to raise awareness about the financial significance of this refundable

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