Federal health officials announced Thursday what state leaders have predicted for weeks: that they are halting funding for Texas' Women's Health Program.
Cindy Mann, director of the federal Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, said Texas left her agency no other choice by forging ahead with a rule designed to force Planned Parenthood clinics out of the program
"We have no choice but to not renew their program," Mann said. "... We very much regret that the state of Texas has taken this course."
The Obama administration believes Texas' plan to exclude Planned Parenthood from the program violates a federal ...