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Best North Texas Counties For Poor Kids To Break Poverty CycleA new study shows that Johnson and Wise Counties are great places for kids to grow up… especially low-income kids who are hoping to break out of the poverty cycle.
HUD Hurls Housing Discrimination Claims At DallasThe City of Dallas could lose some federal funding, after allegations its affordable housing practices have broken civil rights laws.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
GOP Has Tough Choices On Voting Rights Act When the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights act last week, it handed Republicans tough questions with no easy answers over how, and where, to attract voters even GOP leaders say the party needs to stay nationally competitive.
State Agriculture Program Has Texans Feeding Texans One focus of the Texas Department of Agriculture is feeding the hungry. The department’s Texans Feeding Texans program awards grants to organizations to help offset the cost of getting surplus food products to Texas food banks.
North Texas Congressman Takes Challenge Of Eating On $4.50 A DayA North Texas Congressman has been going hungry in Washington, D.C. Marc Veasey, who represents parts of Dallas and Tarrant Counties, has only been eating on the amount of money allowed through the SNAP food assistance program.
Texas Providers Urge More Women's Health FundingA new coalition of Texas health providers want more funding for women's health programs after the state cut off money to Planned Parenthood and other clinics.
Judge Rules Against Texas In Women's Care Dispute Texas' request to force the U.S. Health and Human Services to continue funding its Women's Health Program was denied Friday, as a judge sided with federal authorities who say the state's exclusion of Planned Parenthood violates HHS guidelines.
Walgreens Offers Free Flu VaccinesFree flu shots will be available for uninsured and underinsured Dallas area residents at local Walgreens pharmacies, starting September 19.
Dallas County To Hand Out Free Insect Repellent To NeedyDallas County Health and Human Services is teaming up with a mosquito protection company to provide needy residents with insect repellent. DCHHS and Cutter® Insect Repellent will hand out free insect repellent to low-income residents and senior citizens.
Hunger In Texas The Topic For State LawmakersResearchers and lawmakers refer to it as Food Insecurity or availability of food in areas and one's access to it. In Austin today lawmakers are trying to break down why there are food shortages across the state and find ways to solve the problem.
Census Shows 1 In 2 People Are Poor Or Low-IncomeSqueezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans -- nearly 1 in 2 -- have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income.