Texas Health and Human Services Commission officials said in an email that “it has become clear that the Heidi Group is unable to come into compliance” and that the organization would no longer be part of the state’s Family Planning Program or the Healthy Texas Women program as of Dec. 11.
The Quinnipiac University poll also took a snapshot of Texas' gubernatorial race, showing Republican Gov. Greg Abbott with a prohibitive lead over his Democratic rival, former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, 58 percent to 38 percent.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Alex about Beto O'Rourke's disinterest in an Obama endorsement, whether the Kavanaugh confirmation process has energized GOP voters in Texas and what the Trib's new affordable housing investigation shows.
Staffers are leaving Adult Protective Services because of increased workloads, lack of attention from the Legislature and a significant pay gap between them and their Child Protective Services counterparts.