Latest True Fact-checks on Donna Howard Donna Howard stated on April 16, 2019 in the Texas House: "There have been zero reported instances of any child born alive after an abortion in Texas." Donna Howard stated on February 27, 2017 in a Facebook Live interview with Austin bureau reporters for the Dallas Morning News: Says condoms "used to be tax-exempt here in Texas." Donna Howard stated on August 23, 2016 in a press conference by Austin Democrats: Child care costs "in some states now exceed the average price tag for college tuition." Donna Howard stated on January 22, 2013 in a Texas Tribune interview.: Says abortions are decreasing. Donna Howard stated on March 24, 2012 in remarks at a Texas Capitol rally: Says legislative cuts mean Texas is "spending on average $500 less per student."