Karen Brooks Harper, Texas Tribune

Karen Brooks Harper, Texas Tribune

Karen Brooks Harper reports on health and human services. An alumna of the University of Missouri-Columbia Journalism School, Karen arrived in Texas in 1995 to join the Corpus Christi Caller-Times, spent several years in Laredo and Mexico covering immigration and the drug war for Knight-Ridder newspapers, and has covered Texas politics for more than two decades for news organizations including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Dallas Morning News and Reuters.

Major Texas abortion providers wary about next move

By: - October 7, 2021

Hours after a federal judge temporarily halted Texas’ new near-total abortion ban, the most restrictive in the nation, some clinics were making plans Thursday to resume providing abortions “as soon as possible” to people whose access was severely limited by the law. But, wary that the ruling does not offer them legal protection against lawsuits […]