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Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Judge Appoints Special Prosecutor In Perry Ethics Complaint

A state judge appointed a San Antonio attorney on Monday to act as a special prosecutor to investigate an ethics complaint against Gov. Rick Perry.

08/19/2013

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Perry Under Investigation For Possible Abuse Of Office

A Texas judge says he plans to have a special prosecutor review allegations that Governor Rick Perry abused the powers of his office and broke the law over a veto that cut funding for state public corruption investigators.

08/15/2013

Dallas Co DA Craig Watkins (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Special Prosecutor Named In Watkins Contempt Case

A special prosecutor from North Texas will investigate whether the Dallas County district attorney committed contempt of court when he wouldn’t testify to allegations that his office improperly prosecuted an oil fortune heir.

CBS 11–03/21/2013

Special Prosecutor Requested to Investigate DA

Collin County’s district attorney says he doesn’t know what it’s about, but a special prosecutor has been named to look into charges of wrong-doing in John Roach’s office. 

09/17/2010