Donna Howard's file:

Democrat from Texas

Donna Howard is a state representative from Austin.

Recent statements involving Donna Howard

Says abortions are decreasing.

"We’re talking right now about a $12 billion hole in our current, so-called balanced" state "budget."

Says legislative cuts mean Texas is "spending on average $500 less per student."

"Fifty percent of our students who enter higher education need to take remedial courses because they are not prepared for college-level work."

Recent stories featuring Donna Howard

What do Wendy Davis, Rick Perry, Donna Howard and Jodie Laubenberg have in common?:

Last summer about this time, Perry, Davis and several other Texas leaders touched off fact checks connected to the abortion debate.

Texas abortions down, no longer 80,000 a year:

In 2011, we agreed 80,000 abortions annually occur in Texas. Now that figure is too high.

Planned Parenthood versus the State of Texas:

As the dispute over whether the state can exclude Planned Parenthood health centers from the Women’s Health Program plays out in court, we look back at two fact-checks of statements about Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the program.

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