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- Attorney General Abbott Takes Legal Action Against Drug Manufacturer for Substandard Practices. // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);2/13/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p14
The article reports that Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott joined an enforcement action against Dallas-based Apothecure Inc. for formulating a highly potent injectable painkiller mixture that is associated with three deaths in Oregon and Washington.
- OUR OCTOBER ISSUE. // Texas Monthly;Nov2013, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p18
Several letters to the editor in response to articles published in the October 2013 issue are presented including a cover story on Attorney general and candidate for the post of Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, "Money Makes the World Go Round" and a look at education system in Texas.
- Safety plans fall short in 78 Texas districts. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;12/18/2012, p3
The article reports on the statement issued by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott about the failure of 38 Texas school districts to submit the required safety audits that could help prevent gun massacres like the one in Connecticut, and the failure of 40 school districts to fully comply with...
- Running Poker out of Texas? // Dealernews;Feb2006, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p18
The article reports on Texas attorney general Greg Abbott's decision regarding poker runs held for charities by motorcycle clubs and riding groups. He claims that a nonprofit organization would become a custodian of a bet in violation of the penal code. It also presents the response of charities...
- Texas schools fall short on safety, locals beefing up. // Ellis County Press;12/27/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p1
The article reports on the call of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott for school districts to review their safety plans and for those that fail to meet full compliance to submit their safety audits following the Connecticut school shootings.
- Texas Attorney General Rejects Laptop-Spending Idea. McNeil, Michele // Education Week;7/26/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p23
This article reports on a ruling by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who decided that state money set aside to pay for school textbooks cannot be used to buy laptop computers instead. In a July 18, 2006 opinion, Abbott said the state law establishing Texas' textbook fund clearly requires that...
- $2 Billion in Child Support Collections. // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);10/4/2006, Vol. 22 Issue 40, p18
An announcement by Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General (www.oag.state.tx.us), that child support collections for the year ending Aug. 31 totalled to US Dollars two billion, is presented. According to the article, the collections grew by 18 per cent in 2004-05, the highest in the US. Assistant...
- AG Reaches Agreement To Protect Small Businesses. // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);12/20/2006, Vol. 22 Issue 51, p23
The article reports that Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott signed an agreement with YP Corp. to stop it from doing misleading business practices. The company had tricked several small businesses and began collecting monthly fees for advertising on its online directory. The Texas office of the...
- The Ultimate Losers. MOSER, BOB // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;8/20/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 15, p28
The article features U.S. Democractic candidate for attorney general Barbara Ann Radnofksy in 2010. It discusses her proposed lawsuit against Wall Street, for its negligence that caused the Great Depression and damages to Texas citizens. According to the author, Radnofsky may find it hard to...