Federal officials have released Affordable Care Act enrollment figures, and they fall far below the Obama administration’s projections. The Department of Health and Human Services announced just over 106,000 have signed up nationwide. Of those, fewer than 3,000 came from Texas.
In Wednesday’s Capital Tonight, we looked at how local organizations are coping with the process, glitches and all. Plus, we spoke to Chuck DeVore of the right-leaning Texas Public Policy Foundation about whether the website is indicative of bigger problems to come.

JUDICIAL DO-OVER

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas case yet again, following a U.S, Supreme Court decision to remand the case. Fisher, a white Texan, sued the University of Texas at Austin when she was denied admission back in 2008. But even after the lengthy legal process, UT Austin President Bill Powers says he’s cautiously optimistic.

IMMIGRATION UPDATE

And in Washington, House Speaker John Boehner is putting the final nail in the coffin of immigration reform — at least until the new year. The Senate already passed a comprehensive bill that includes tighter border security and a pathway to citizenship for undocumented residents, but Boehner is making it clear that any hope that the Republican-led House might do the same is dead.