Nelson Pushes to Further Expand Women's Health Services

As Texas continues to rebuild its network of family planning providers, state Sen. Jane Nelson says there’s now even greater capacity for the state to expand women’s health services.

“We can all agree there is more to be done,” Nelson, R-Flower Mound, wrote in a Dec. 5 letter to state Health Commissioner David Lakey. “By maximizing capacity, we can further ensure that Texas women can access these essential services.”

As chairwoman of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, Nelson helped pass the largest financial package for women's health services in state history to restore access to ...

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