Senate Hearing Will Assess Progress on Women's Health

The state Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a hearing Thursday to assess Texas’ efforts to expand access to women’s health services across the state. But abortion rights advocates say an essential issue has been left off the agenda — the impact of strict abortion regulations that the Legislature passed last year.

“It’s hard to imagine how committee members can really discuss something as important as women’s health care when the hearing agenda makes no mention of important components of that care, like women’s access to abortion care services and responsible sex education for teens ...

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