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Judge: Texas School Finance Is Unconstitutional

A district court judge has ruled that the tax system Texas uses to finance public schools is unconstitutional.

02/04/2013

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Texas AG Reaches Settlement On Alleged Fraud

Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office announced the deal on Friday with Pfizer Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals. Each company will pay $18.1 million and attorney’s fees.

01/04/2013

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Thousands Of Texas Women Have To Find New Doctors

The state launched a new health program for thousands of Texas women today. It’s called Texas Women’s Health, and it’s been making headlines for months.

01/01/2013

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Texas AG: Nearly 80 School Districts Without Complete Safety Plan

The Texas School Safety Center is reporting 78 Texas school districts either have failed to submit safety audits as required by law or don’t meet full compliance.

12/17/2012

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51 North Texas Parents Arrested In Joint Law Enforcement Initiative

Not paying child support is unacceptable –- just ask some North Texas parents and the Texas Attorney General’s Office, Dallas County Sheriff’s Department or four separate Constable Offices in Dallas County.

CBSDFW.COM–12/12/2012

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State Closes Deadly Drug Shipment Misbranding Case

The Texas attorney general’s office has resolved its case against a Dallas-based mail-order compounding pharmacy over a shipment of a misbranded drug ingredient blamed for three Pacific Northwest deaths.

11/28/2012

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Judge Approves Auction For Lon Morris College

The financially strapped oldest junior college in Texas – Lon Morris College – has received permission to hire an auctioneer and sell some buildings.

11/01/2012

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Texas AG To Poll Watchers Group: “BRING IT.”

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is delivering a strong message to poll watchers affiliated with United Nations who want to come and observe voting on Election Day

10/25/2012

Last Minute Appeal Denied For Texas Death Row Inmate

A Texas man whose lawyers said was mentally ill and incompetent for execution headed to the death chamber Wednesday for killing a 12-year-old girl more than a decade ago.

10/10/2012

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Texas AG Will Stop Purging Voter Names

The Texas attorney general agreed Wednesday to stop purging from the voter rolls the names of 81,000 people who are listed as possibly deceased, said attorneys for four living voters who made the list.

10/03/2012

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Report: Unpaid Child Support In Texas Nearly $11B

Unpaid child support in Texas stands at nearly $11 billion and state officials say more parents are applying to have their obligations reduced. About 46 percent of parents in Dallas County obligated to pay child support are past due.

10/01/2012

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Attorney General Backs Bible Verse Banners

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has offered to help a Southeast Texas school district and its cheerleaders fight a challenge to putting Bible verses on high school football game banners.

09/27/2012

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