Tag Archive: Greg Abbott

Nov 11 2014

AWARDED

Deputy Charles Smith Accepts Outstanding Program Award from Child Support Association     Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Child Support Division has received the Outstanding Program Award from the Western Interstate Child Support Enforcement Council (WICSEC). Charles Smith, Deputy for the Child Support Division, accepted the Outstanding Program Award at WICSEC’s 2014 Annual Training Conference …

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Oct 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Sep 20 2013

Give airlines some legroom

Fasten your seat belts. The federal Department of Justice and officials in Texas have just made the nation’s skies a bit more turbulent. Along with attorneys general in five other states, they’re suing to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. They should drop their case. By opposing the merger, these legal eagles …

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Apr 23 2013

Lone Star State: Awarded

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, former first lady Laura Bush and Dallas Police Chief David Brown were recognized Friday by New Friends New Life for their efforts to combat human trafficking. During its 10th annual Wings luncheon in Dallas, New Friends New Life presented its statewide Protect-Her Award to Attorney General Abbott for his efforts …

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Mar 18 2013

Working together to fight Medicaid fraud

Shortly after my election as Texas’s 50th Attorney General, we launched a transition team and began carefully studying which issues had to be prioritized by my new administration. Almost immediately, we determined that cracking down on waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicaid program would be a top priority. At the time, just the sheer …

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Jan 22 2013

Tax Trickery

January-17-24-2013

Hucksters target local churches, seniors with promises of stimulus money. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott recently issued a warning to avoid using Syam Tax Services pending his department’s investigation of this business for a tax fraud scheme. Court documents now reveal how Syam used recruiters to canvass churches and senior centers throughout East Texas in …

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Jun 11 2012

Happy Father’s Day

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Being a father isn’t always easy, but the rewards of the job make the sacrifices well worth it. There is no greater gift to children than the security that comes from knowing their dad loves them and can be relied on to put their needs first. Fathers who practice …

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Apr 03 2012

Thank you, volunteers!

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott In recognition of National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 15-21), the employees of the Attorney General’s Child Support Division would like to thank its volunteers for their service and dedication to the children of Texas. Each year, volunteers across the state help the Office of the Attorney General serve Texas …

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