Latest 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 July 18, 2018 in a tweet: Says Texas charter schools "get 100% state $/pupil funding while district schools (95% students) get about 1/3 funding from state w/ rest coming from local prop taxes (which is why those taxes are so high). Districts getting less b/c scarce $ going to charters." 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 September 19, 2016 in a commentary in the Austin American-Statesman: "Thirty-one percent of school districts are still receiving less funding per pupil than they did prior to the dramatic budget cuts of 2011." 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 June 25, 2015 in a press release: Texas has "the nation's highest rate and highest number of uninsured." Donna Howard stated on January 22, 2013 in a Texas Tribune interview.: Says abortions are decreasing. Donna Howard stated on August 30, 2012 in East Austin meetup of Texans for Obama.: "We’re talking right now about a $12 billion hole in our current, so-called balanced" state "budget." 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." Donna Howard stated on April 3, 2011 in remarks on the House floor: "Fifty percent of our students who enter higher education need to take remedial courses because they are not prepared for college-level work."