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Texas Legislature 2021

Maternal health care advocates applaud new state law to extend Medicaid coverage, but say it doesn’t go far enough

The law, which takes effect Sept. 1, gives new mothers six months of postpartum Medicaid coverage instead of two. That’s less than many advocates and some lawmakers wanted.

Tambra Morrison holds her 7-month-old daughter Kalani as they watch her other two children, Kayden and Kynnedi, climb the ju…
Tambra Morrison is the mother of three children and a proponent for expanding postpartum care in Texas. Along with parenting…

Filling in the gaps

Tambra Morrison, center, is the mother to her three children Kalani, seven months, Kayden, seven, and Kynnedi, 12. After a l…

Changes in the Senate

“Mixed emotions”

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