Posts Tagged ‘Rick Perry’

Perry shirks his duty on Texans’ health care

Austin American-Statesman, July 12, 2012

Gov. Rick Perry threw Texans under the bus Monday when he announced our state would not expand Medicaid, leaving $76 billion from the federal government […]


Regulatory boards need to keep their independence

Austin American-Statesman, March 2, 2011

Facing a $27 billion budget shortfall, Gov. Rick Perry has revived a failed and tired idea from past legislative sessions. To save a paltry $7 […]


The ‘system’ isn’t failing to rescue Texas’ mentally ill. We are.

Austin American-Statesman, June 4, 2004

An administrator of a Central Texas nonprofit rural hospital asked me last week, “What is going on out there? Our ER, and even our general […]