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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

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Perry’s Re-Election Decision Months Away

Texas Governor Rick Perry says he will announce whether he’s running for re-election next June

CBS 11–09/21/2012

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Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

An appeals court has stayed an injunction that had blocked enforcement of parts of Texas’ new voter registration laws.

09/06/2012

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AG Holder: Texas Voter ID Law ‘Harmful To Minority Voters’

Speaking to the NAACP in Houston, Attorney General Eric Holder decried the state’s controversial voter ID law as a modern equivalent to Jim Crow-era poll taxes.

07/10/2012

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Texas AG Accuses Google Of Withholding Evidence

The Texas attorney general is accusing Google of improperly withholding evidence sought in an investigation into whether the company has been abusing its dominance of Internet search.

06/21/2012

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Texas AG Accuses Google Of Withholding Evidence

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is accusing Google of improperly withholding evidence sought in an investigation into whether the company has been abusing its dominance of Internet search.

06/21/2012

Hank Skinner, an ex-con sent to Texas' death row for three murders and spared from execution earlier this year by the U.S. Supreme Court. (credit: AP Photo)

State Backs DNA Testing For Hank Skinner

Reversing its decade-long objection to testing that death row inmate Hank Skinner says could prove his innocence, the Texas Attorney General’s office today filed an advisory with the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals seeking to test DNA in the case.

06/04/2012

Richard Kaiser is charged with solicitation of a minor.  (Photo courtesy Texas Attorney General's Office)

Sachse Man Accused Of Seeking Underage Sex On Craigslist

Investigators say the man thought he was communicating with a 13-year-old boy. But the “boy” was really an undercover officer.

05/25/2012

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Complaints Against Addison-Based Daily Deal Site Skyrocketing

Stacy Gordon thought she found a good deal on a birthday gift for her daughter. Last January, she ordered an iPod docking station from the website savemore.com. She bought a voucher for $31 — for what the website called a $61 value. But she never received it.

05/15/2012

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Court Chastens Texas AG’s Office In Voter ID Case

A federal court has warned Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to turn over evidence in the voter ID case because further delay will make it impossible for the law to take effect in time for the November general election.

05/08/2012

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AG: 40 Parents Arrested For Skipping Child Support Payments

The Texas Attorney General’s office arrested 40 area parents in a weeklong stint targeted at those who failed to pay child support.

05/07/2012

A woman receives a mammogram screening. (credit: Getty Images/D. Clarke Evans/NBAE)

Healthcare Fight Affects Low-Income Women

The healthcare future for thousands of low-income women in Texas is uncertain as the federal government phases out its Medicaid funding for the Texas Women’s Health Program over the next three to six months.

03/16/2012

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