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Monday, October 21st, 2013

Majority of Texas fast food workers on public assistance

Fifty-nine percent of front-line fast-food workers in Texas rely on public assistance programs such as food stamps and Medicaid to support their families, according to a report released last week.

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Updated: Texas won’t implement key elements of health reforms

Texas will not expand Medicaid or establish a health insurance exchange, two major tenets of the federal health reform that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld last month, Gov. Rick Perry said in an early morning announcement.

Friday, September 18th, 2009

County schedules flu vaccine clinics

Flu virus vaccinations are now being scheduled by the Hays County Personal Health Department. The inoculations that offered for the Hays County Personal Health Clinics (PHCs) are not for the H1N1 virus. They are the vaccinations for...