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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas is trying to limit public money from going to abortion providers. Some fear other health services could get cut.

Starting in September, government agencies will no longer be able to provide anything of value to abortion providers or their affiliates. Opponents of the law fear it could mean the end of some public health and education programs across the state.

Planned Parenthood advocates rally outside of the Capitol on April 11, 2019.

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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The latest in years of cuts

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Navigating a path forward

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