Top Stories: Abortion Bills Get Committee Hearing; How The Travel Ban Affects Doctors
The top local stories this morning from KERA News:
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee will take up three abortion-related bills this morning in Austin.
The bills include creating penalties for physicians who perform late-term abortions and requiring the burial of fetal remains. Last month, a federal court blocked a state rule on fetal remain burials.
Other stories this morning:
- Dallas city and county leaders yesterday announced a partnership of organizations focused on tackling homelessness.
- President Trump’s travel ban is on hold for the moment, but it’s put a spotlight on doctors in the U.S. who hold foreign passports.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.