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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

SCOTUS won’t intervene in Texas abortion case

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday rejected a request by abortion providers to intervene in their lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of new abortion regulations in Texas that took effect in November.

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Advocates threaten legal action over Matagorda Bay’s future

More than 100 environmental advocates and fishermen along the Gulf Coast met Wednesday to discuss the uncertain future of Matagorda Bay, a major destination for tourism, recreation and commercial fishing that has suffered greatly in recent years...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Federal court denies greenhouse gas stay for Texas

Texas' bid to stop the federal government's efforts to regulate greenhouse gases hit another roadblock today, when the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals turned down the state's request for a stay of a move to force states...

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