Wade Goodwyn Wade Goodwyn is a NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.

While governor of Texas, Rick Perry refused to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid. Rick Wilking/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Texas Politicians And Businesses Feud Over Medicaid Expansion

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Texas Loses Billions To Treat The Poor By Not Expanding Medicaid, Advocates Say

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New Texas Law Makes Local Fracking Bans Illegal

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Texas Republican state Sen. Craig Estes' bill reinforces that clergy would not have to perform same-sex marriages. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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Texas Sen. Doesn't Want Clergy 'Coerced' Into Officiating Same-Sex Marriages

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Texas Governor Backtracks After Pentagon Denies Takeover Plot

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Texas Shooting Sheds Light On Murkiness Between Free, Hate Speech

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FBI Searches Phoenix Home Connected To Garland, Texas, Gunman

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Police Near Dallas Kill 2 Armed Men At Muhammad Cartoon Contest

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Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor a joint U.S. Special Forces training taking place in Texas, prompting outrage from some in his own party. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Jean Nidetch, Founder Of Weight Watchers, Dies At 91

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CDC: Blue Bell Listeria Outbreak Started In 2010

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Fort Hood Casualties To Receive Purple Heart In Friday's Ceremony

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Students in recovery from substance abuse are finding support on a growing number of college and university campuses, including the University of Texas at Austin. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Rising Concern About Addiction, Universities Focus On Recovery

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Ex-Marine Found Guilty In 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

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