Because of a new law passed in the last legislative session, Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmates are now faced with a choice when they need to see a doctor: pay a yearly $100 fee, or don't go in for treatment at all. As the Texas Tribune reports today, many of them are choosing the latter. ... More >>
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