IN TIMES LIKE THIS,
CREDIBLE INFORMATION IS ESSENTIAL.

Support the Defender as we uphold quality journalism done by the community, about the community, for 90 years. Note: Contributions are not tax deductible.

Posted inLEAD STORY

Texas to receive $135M to keep Children’s Health Insurance Program alive

The Trump administration is guaranteeing Texas $135 million to continue helping more than 450,000 uninsured children and pregnant women if Congress doesn’t renew authorization for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Charles Smith, executive commissioner for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, sent a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday saying the federal Centers for Medicare […]