Amid A Pandemic With Unequal Impact, A Proposal For A New Office Of Health Equity Died In The Texas Senate

Amid A Pandemic With Unequal Impact, A Proposal For A New Office Of Health Equity Died In The Texas Senate

“If anything showed us the level of disparity, it was COVID. I don’t know what else needs to happen to show that this was such a need.”

— Felicia Latson, Legacy Community Health

 

This article was written by MARISSA MARTINEZ of The Texas Tribune.  The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them – about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.  This article originally appeared at: https://www.texastribune.org/2021/05/28/texas-legislature-office-health-equity/