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Texas Legislature 2019

Medicaid, opioids and abortion: Health care issues to expect this Texas legislative session

Amid uncertainty about the federal health law, state legislators will tackle a variety of issues during the session, from abortion to mental health to opioids to funding for Medicaid.

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Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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1. A new leader

2. Medicaid

3. Opioids and substance abuse

4. Adult Protective Services

5. Maternal care

6. Mental health

7. Abortion

8. Vaccines

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