Elliott Naishtat's file:

Democrat from Texas

Elliott Naishtat, dean of the Travis County legislative delegation, won his first Texas House term in 1990.

Recent statements involving Elliott Naishtat

Says Austin is the "largest city in America without a congressional district anchored in it."

"Nearly 45 percent of the women who receive health screenings through (the Women’s Health Program) do so at a Planned Parenthood health center."

"More than half of the births in Texas are paid for by Medicaid."

Recent stories featuring Elliott Naishtat

Austin biggest U.S. city with no ‘anchor’ in Congress:

Six congressional districts reach into Austin under the interim plan imposed by federal judges. But Austin voters don't make up the majority in any of them.

We determined that State Rep. Elliott Naishtat was correct when he recently said that Austin's the largest U.S. city with no "anchor" district.

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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