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Mayor Johnson’s Priorities for Federal Infrastructure Dollars: I-30, Harold Simmons Park, Vision Zero

The mayor wrote a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg earlier this week, advocating for federal money for upcoming projects.
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Brands’ Advocacy Dilemma: When to Weigh in on Tough Conversations

Texas' laws often force companies to balance public opinion, social pressure, employee voice, and the bottom line when taking a stance.
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TMA Pushing for Affordable Access to Healthcare for All Texans, ‘Lifting Everybody’

TMA Legislative Council Chair Dr. John Carlo on how the pandemic has exposed inequities and “standing together."
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How Will Texas’ Weatherization Laws Impact the Energy Industry?

The director of TCU's energy institute weighs in on the costs and benefits of the new law.
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What Could Texas’ Optometry Legislation Mean for Patients?

We sat down with a Fort-Worth based past president of the Texas Optometry Association to find out.

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Conversation With: State Senator Kelly Hancock

Coming off successes last session, he talks about expanding Medicaid (don't), growing surprise billing protections (do), and improving healthcare access.
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Midlothian Physician Suspended for Online Solicitation of a Minor

The Texas Medical Board determined that his practice poses a continuing threat to public welfare.
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Health Insurance Group Urges Denial of Freestanding ER Waiver

The waiver is "an obvious attempt to leverage a crisis in order to make a profit," a letter to Governor Abbott reads.
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Plaintiffs Seek Class Action Status Against Baylor Scott & White Health for Overtime Pay

Employees are alleging that the health system violated the Fair Labor and Standards Act with advanced practice provider pay.
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Call to Action: ‘This Is a Good Time to Redesign Our Healthcare System’

Tens of thousands unite under the Texas Primary Care Consortium to address access, payment, and the uninsured.