States of denialism
The Texas government’s fight against Planned Parenthood has undermined a variety of health services to poor women. For being an author of that study, Rick Allgeyer, director of research at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is having to leave his post.
FEMA has announced that to qualify for preparedness funds, states must plan for climate change. That may be a bitter pill for Florida, which has come down on scientists in its Department of Environment Protection for daring even to mention global warming.