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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.

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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  • 29 December

    Study: Emissions From Fracked Wells Linked to Low Birthweight Babies

    ODESSA, Texas – Pregnant women living next to fracked gas wells in Texas and elsewhere are more likely to have a low birth-weight baby – that’s the finding in a new study from Princeton University. The …

  • 27 December

    Groups Sue EPA to Enforce Texas Regional Haze Plan

    A coalition of conservation groups is taking the Environmental Protection Agency to court over changes to the Texas Regional Haze Plan. The suit maintains that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated the agency’s own regulations by replacing the …

  • 26 December

    Texas’ ACA Signups Almost Match Last Year’s Enrollment

    AUSTIN – With the help of a coalition of consumer and faith-based groups, 1.1 million Texans have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act for 2018. The Cover Texas Now coalition stepped in after the Trump …

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