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Senate Panel Recommends Moving Texas Public Integrity Unit

A Texas Senate committee has recommended moving state public corruption prosecutors out of the office of an Austin-based district attorney.

03/16/2015

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Taxpayers To Pay For Some Of Commissioner John Wiley Price’s Defense Bill

Taxpayers will pick up the tab for some of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s defense in his public corruption trial. But he will still have to pay as well.

CBS 11–03/06/2015

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Price Asking Taxpayers To Pick Up Legal Tab

Dallas County commissioner John Wiley Price is asking taxpayers to foot the bill for his legal defense. But he was a no-show at a hearing in federal court on Tuesday morning.

01/27/2015

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Cantrell: “Ashamed” Of Commissioner’s For Not Voting Price Out

An effort to temporarily suspend embattled Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, with pay, failed on Tuesday. Price sat expressionless as Mike Cantrell’s motion failed.

CBS 11–08/26/2014

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Dallas County Adopts Tighter Purchasing Rules

Dallas County will have tighter purchasing rules based on a 2009 consultant’s report and nearly a month after John Wiley Price was indicted on public corruption charges.

08/20/2014

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Governor Perry Indicted For Coercion For Veto Threat

Governor Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.

08/15/2014

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Dallas County Commissioner Price Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges

CBS 11 confirms that Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price has been arrested and is in federal custody.

07/25/2014

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Price’s Meeting With Prosecutors Canceled

Federal prosecutors asked Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price to meet with them on Wednesday to discuss allegations of corruption, but that meeting was then canceled.

07/02/2014

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Prosecutor: ‘No Plans’ To Have Perry Testify

A special prosecutor said Friday that he does not plan to call Texas Gov. Rick Perry to testify before a grand jury investigating whether he abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.

06/06/2014

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Senator Seeks Records From Fort Hood On Military Sex Crimes

The Pentagon is coming under pressure to give Congress detailed information on the handling of sex crime cases in the armed forces.

02/10/2014

Two doctors review images of a prostate with cancer before performing a bracytherapy operation. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Moratorium Lifted On Revamped Texas Cancer Agency

State leaders are finally lifting a nearly yearlong moratorium on a $3 billion cancer agency in Texas that came unraveled by a criminal investigation and questionable spending.

10/30/2013

A 2008 photo of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sitting in Wayne County, Michigan Circuit Court for sentencing. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

North Texan & Ex-Detroit Mayor Sentenced To 28 Years In Prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption.

10/10/2013

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