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Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
Under the Affordable Care Act, states can choose whether or not to expand Medicaid to cover more of its citizens. If Texas chose to expand, it would cover more than one million of citizens, and save the state's taxpayers $1.7 billion over the next decade in unpaid hospital bills.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 9:29 AM EST
Joseph Kopser is the co-Founder and CEO of RideScout, a mobile app that shows all transportation options in one view. He’s a West Point and Harvard Kennedy School graduate, a champion of defense energy to benefit our national security, and a father to three daughters.
Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 12:23 PM EST
We all have a stake in helping as many people as possible get quality, affordable health insurance. Share your own experiences getting covered.
Posted byon November 1, 2013 at 4:30 PM EST
Weekly Wrap Up: Talking Health Care at Boston’s Faneuil Hall, SelectUSA Investment Summit, Swearing-In New FBI Director, Honoring former House Speaker Tom Foley, Visit to National Domestic Violence Hotline, Celebrating Halloween, White House Fall Garden Viewing and Sesame Street Encourages Fresh Food.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 4:12 PM EST
Vice President Biden created the National Domestic Violence Hotline in the Violence Against Women Act in 1994 (VAWA) and has long championed the cause of ending domestic violence.
Posted byon October 29, 2013 at 9:37 AM EST
Edna Christine Baillif, a student at Texas State University, discusses how the Affordable Care Act ensures that Latina women like herself will have access to the quality health care they deserve at a price they can afford.
Posted byon October 28, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
Four years after the passage of the Shepard-Byrd Act, and more than a decade after the brutal murders of the men for whom it was named, prosecuting hate crimes remains a top priority for the President, the Attorney General and the Civil Rights Division.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 1:33 PM EST
Ginny Lewis is the Associate Director and General Counsel for the Texas Association of Regional Councils in Austin, Texas (TARC).
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 12:43 PM EST
Boyce Wilson is an emergency preparedness planner at the Heart of Texas Council of Governments.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 12:36 PM EST
Joe McKenna is a Research Specialist and the Youth Preparedness Camp Coordinator for the Texas School Safety Center, which is part of Texas State University.