Tag Archive: Texas Attorney General 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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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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Aug 20 2013

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 2013

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 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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