Tag Archive: Texas Attorney General 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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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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Aug 20

Lone Star State: Merger challenged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced today that the State of Texas, along with Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Department of Justice, has filed a complaint in federal court challenging the proposed merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Today’s legal action was prompted by the State’s concerns …

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May 20

Establish paternity at birth

The birth of a baby brings joy, hope, love and happiness. And, for unmarried couples, the life-changing experience also brings an added responsibility- establishing paternity for their child. Establishing paternity is one of the most important jobs the Attorney General’s Child Support Division performs, because it guarantees a legal relationship between a father and his …

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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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