- Amarillo Globe-NewsSep 03 07:52 PM
AUSTIN — Texas House Speaker Joe Straus has appointed state Rep. Four Price to co-chair a joint legislative committee that will oversee the consolidation of the three largest health agencies in the state. The panel, which consists of four state representatives, four senators and three public members, will work with Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner Chris Traylor in the reorganization...
- Baltimore SunSep 01 05:33 PM
With dozens of beds open at Baltimore's juvenile detention center, a key lawmaker said Tuesday that the state should re-examine whether it needs to build a new $30 million jail for young offenders charged as adults.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsAug 18 03:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, in his first court appearance on federal racketeering charges, proclaimed his innocence Tuesday and accused the Department of Justice of making his family and friends collateral damage.
- Michelle Malkin via Yahoo! NewsAug 12 12:00 AM
The Obama administration is plotting to break a major promise made under oath — and jeopardize our nation in the name of social justice. This week, top White House officials floated renewed plans to close down Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Pentagon and Justice Department bureaucrats have been powwowing over how to shutter the facility and import up to hundreds of detained jihad suspects into the U.S ...
- Amarillo Globe-NewsAug 26 07:07 PM
AUSTIN — What a day. What looked like good news for opponents of a state plan to cut $350 million for a therapy program for tens of thousands of severely disabled children on Medicaid ended as a huge letdown. First, a state attorney representing Texas Health and Human Services Commission told a judge Wednesday morning the agency planned to start over and consider new rates. But several hours ...
- Amarillo Globe-NewsAug 20 08:14 PM
AUSTIN — No one is calling it a crisis, but state Rep. Four Price and other influential state legislators are expressing concern about a plan to cut funding for a therapy program for thousands of severely disabled children on Medicaid. Medicaid is the joint federal and state program that helps qualifying low-income people pay for long-term medical and custodial care. Since the cuts are set to ...
- NBC NEWSAug 18 01:28 PM
Pennsylvania Congressman Chaka Fattah has pleaded not guilty in a federal racketeering case.
- Norwalk ReflectorAug 25 02:30 PM
African-American boys make up 18% of preschool enrollment but 48% of preschoolers who are suspended more than once.
Rep. Fattah Announces Federal Education Grant Awards to Penn, Community College of Philadelphia for College Retention ...PR NewswireAug 10 02:03 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that the University of Pennsylvania and Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) have both received grant awards from the U.S. Department of Education. The awards are part of the Student...
- The HillAug 11 11:45 AM
Jo Ann Emerson served in the House from 1996 to 2013.