Buckingham: Bill required transparency of medication ads

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Via the Killeen Daily Herald, March 19, 2020 By DAWN BUCKINGHAM | STATE SENATOR, DISTRICT 24 Hello friends, as your state senator for District 24 I’d like to share a few thoughts about the importance of Sunshine Week, and government transparency. Perhaps at no time in history, in my opinion, has the need for openness […]

Texas sets record for physician-to-patient ratio

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By Jon Opelt Texas’ physician workforce is growing at a record pace, far greater than the state’s impressive population growth. The Texas Alliance for Patient Access cites the state’s 2003 landmark medical liability reforms as a primary catalyst. The ratio of Texas patient-care physicians for every 100,000 people has grown uninterrupted for 10 straight years, according to […]

Do You Know Where Your Candidates Stand on Lawsuit Abuse?

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By Karen Easterling Texas is a beacon for attracting business expansions, relocations, investment and jobs. That’s reflective of the state’s commitment to a business-friendly climate through policies and practices like lower taxes and a predictable regulatory framework. Smart, common-sense legal reforms are another cornerstone of our success. By targeting abusive lawsuits and questionable legal tactics […]