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OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR: Governor Abbott Announces “Damon Allen Act”

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott unveiled the “Damon Allen Act,” a set of proposals to reform the bail system in Texas to protect law enforcement and enhance public safety.

OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR: Governor Abbott Names Jeffrey Oldham General Counsel

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott named Jeff Oldham as General Counsel to the Governor following the confirmation by the U.S. Senate of Andrew Oldham to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Jeff Oldham (no relation) previously worked as a private practice attorney at Bracewell LLP in Houston, TX.

OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR: Governor Abbott, Department of Justice Announce $1 Million Grant For Law Enforcement Overtime Expenses Following Santa Fe Shooting

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott and the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) announced a $1 million grant for overtime expenses of law enforcement officers involved in the response efforts after the shooting at Santa Fe High School.

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