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Legislature fails to address pregnancy deaths

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Meredithc Hoffman

AUSTIN -- Lawmakers in Texas largely failed to take any significant action to address the state's skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths just months after researchers found it to be the highest in not only the U.S., but the developed world.

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Texas pushes ‘bathroom bill’ as others shy away

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Paul J. Weber

AUSTIN -- As "bathroom bills" targeting transgender individuals falter across the U.S., fizzling even in conservative bastions like Kansas and Arkansas following the upheaval over a North Carolina law last year, Texas Republicans are doubling down in their determination.