Tag Archive: Greg Abbott

Apr 09

Things have changed in Texas

In recent months, there have been many news stories resulting from cases – both nationally and here in Texas – which focus on the failures within our justice system in the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases, particularly child sexual abuse, in the early 1980s and 90s. Like most Americans, I find myself heartbroken …

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Apr 06

Gregg County Sheriff, LPD arrest delinquent parents

Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano and Longview Police Chief Don Dingler have arrested 10 Gregg County parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support. Today’s sweep was conducted in conjunction with the Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division. The effort focused on parents who were the subjects of arrest warrants because of …

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Oct 17

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

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

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

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

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

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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