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Texas AG Greg Abbott Pays Women Less Than Men For Same Job

Laura Bassett | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and his Republican allies have struggled lately to articulate their views on equal pay for women, and the situation...

It's Time to Investigate Pearson in Texas, Too

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.18.2014 | Education
Jason Stanford

There's ample evidence that state officials have put the lazy in laissez faire when it comes to providing effective oversight of Pearson's massive contract.

Court Still Sorting Out Complex Texas Voting Case

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- A federal court said Friday it will not delay Texas' primary elections and ordered the state to use political maps drawn by the Legis...

Is Google Hiding Pivotal Documents in Key Antitrust Investigation? That's Right, You're Not From Texas

Chris Castle | Posted 08.07.2012 | Media
Chris Castle

Since General Abbott's prescient antitrust investigation of Google appears to have preceded them, both European and U.S. antitrust investigators will probably be very interested in the success of Google's privilege argument in Texas for a simple reason.

Questioning Google's Deal With ITA -- as a Former Regulator

Pamela Jones Harbour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pamela Jones Harbour

Google's proposed acquisition of ITA and potential dominance in the online travel market raises substantial questions I would ask as a former antitrust regulator.

The Critics Aren't Wrong About Health Care Lawsuit

Barbara Ann Radnofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ann Radnofsky

Last week, the Texas attorney general lambasted his critics for saying he shouldn't have sued the federal government over health care reform. In his o...

AG's Big Legal Error in Gay Divorce

Barbara Ann Radnofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ann Radnofsky

In his rush to intervene in the now nationally famous gay divorce case, the Texas Attorney General has made a big legal mistake. He wrongly challenged...

New Evidence Strengthens Wall Street Suit

Barbara Ann Radnofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ann Radnofsky

The Goldman announcement of mistake and corrective measures are excellent new evidence of negligence, apart from the fraud we allege in my proposed St...

Gay Divorce in Texas

Barbara Ann Radnofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ann Radnofsky

Texas AG Abbott, running for re-election, has chosen his battleground issue. He has intervened in an Austin divorce case involving two women, married in Massachusetts, with an adopted son.

Texas Attorney General Seeks Activist Judges

Barbara Ann Radnofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ann Radnofsky

The Texas attorney general has challenged the Senate version of health care reform, joining a letter from 13 state attorneys general. There is no law to challenge.

Authors Of Texas Marriage Amendment: Who Barks The Loudest?

Barbara Ann Radnofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ann Radnofsky

The Constitution provides, in very clear language, that Texas "may not create or recognize any legal status identical or similar to marriage."

Rozita Swinton, of Colorado Springs, Won't Face Charges In Texas Polygamy Case

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Texas authorities say they're still investigating a Colorado woman in connection with bogus phone calls that may have ...

Digging Further Into the Texas Rape Kit Scandal

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

It's a sad day when state lawmakers, the attorney general, city leaders or the police act as if a forensic exam even vaguely resembles a victim service or compensation to a woman who has been raped.