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Texas News Service

Texas News Service is an arm of the Public News Service that provides stories that examine the effects of policy on areas that receive too little coverage, lifting up often marginalized voices and making greater journalistic breadth on any platform.

July, 2019

June, 2019

May, 2019

  • 30 May

    Report: Many Texas teachers moonlight to make ends meet

    AUSTIN – A new report puts a spotlight on the economic stress facing people who choose a career in teaching. According to the Economic Policy Institute, nearly six out of ten teachers nationwide turn to “moonlighting” …

  • 15 May

    Texas Moves to Bring Clarity to Drug Pricing

    AUSTIN – Texas lawmakers are showing overwhelming support so far for legislation that AARP says would be one of the strongest dr ug-price transparency measures in the country. House Bill 2536 is in the hands …

April, 2019

  • 25 April

    Texas Teacher Shortage Linked to Low Wages, Oversized Classes

    AUSTIN – Texas teachers earned more than 22 percent less in weekly wages than similar college graduates in 2018, after accounting for education, experience and other factors, according to a new Economic Policy Institute report. Report …

January, 2019

  • 2 January

    AARP Warns of ‘Sticker Shock’ at Freestanding ERs

    Confusion by Texas consumers over freestanding emergency rooms has left many families with unexpected and unnecessary high medical bills. A new AARP survey of Texas freestanding ERs finds that, unlike urgent care clinics, many of freestanding ER …

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January, 2018

  • 21 January

    Texas Supreme Court to Settle Dispute Over Plastic Bag Ban

    AUSTIN – A decades-old dispute between Texas cities and state officials over plastic grocery bags has finally made its way to the state Supreme Court. At least 10 Texas cities, including Austin, Brownsville and Lardeo, …

EP ELEC 2019 728×729
STEP 728
Amy’s Astronomy
Lucha 728
Utep Football Generic 728
Mountains 728
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
Soccer/Volleyball 728
Khalid 728