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Children’s Health Insurance Program

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Few Texans have found health coverage through Obamacare

Fewer than 3,000 Texans successfully found private health insurance during the first month of the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period to purchase a health plan through an online federal marketplace, according to figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Texas AG reacts to health care reform ruling

A federal court's ruling on Monday declaring parts of federal health care reform unconstitutional elicited plenty of reaction in Texas, which is part of a separate attempt to repeal the new law.

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Rose campaigns against primary challenge

When Patrick Rose first ran for the state legislature in 2002, he was 23, not long out of Princeton and unsure if he would win the office, let alone how long he would keep it. Today, Rose...

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

County offers free immunizations

The Hays County Personal Health Department (PHD) will offer free immunizations at both of its clinics the week of Aug. 10-14. The PHD is sponsoring special back-to-school immunization clinics to help students get ready for school.