Marissa Evans

Marissa Evans reports on health and human service policy issues for the Tribune and has been in Austin since October 2016. Before the Tribune she reported for CQ Roll Call in D.C. where she covered state legislatures and health care issues. Her reporting has appeared in Civil Eats, NBC BLK, Cosmo for Latinas, Kaiser Health News, The Seattle Times, The Washington Post, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Star Tribune and Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.

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Texas' Next Religious Liberty Fight Could Be Over Foster Care

Texas legislators are considering sharpening religious protections critics say could give religious groups license to discriminate.


Texas House, Senate Unanimously Pass Measures Overhauling Child Welfare System

New measures would change how the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services cares for vulnerable children.