On the Records

On the Records: $61 Million Awarded for Health Centers

Texas resident Shantell Keller cannot afford insurance and does not qualify for Medicaid. For years, she has avoided seeking treatment for a variety of mounting health problems. Thanks to reduced rates at the federally qualified health service provider Lone Star Circle of Health in Georgetown, she is now able to afford co-payments for occasional visits to a family practice clinic.
Texas resident Shantell Keller cannot afford insurance and does not qualify for Medicaid. For years, she has avoided seeking treatment for a variety of mounting health problems. Thanks to reduced rates at the federally qualified health service provider Lone Star Circle of Health in Georgetown, she is now able to afford co-payments for occasional visits to a family practice clinic.

The federal government awarded Texas $61 million today for new and improved community health centers across the state.

On the Records: Leppert Releases Tax Returns

Republican Tom Leppert makes a point during the TPPF's U.S. Senate candidate debate in Austin on January 12, 2012.
Republican Tom Leppert makes a point during the TPPF's U.S. Senate candidate debate in Austin on January 12, 2012.

Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert has released his tax returns for 2008 through 2010, following the lead of his fellow Republican U.S. Senate candidates. Leppert reported an adjusted gross income of $443,000 in 2010, along with $95,856 in total taxes.