Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today filed a lawsuit to sue the federal government to regain funding for the state's Women's Health Program. Federal funds had previously funded 90 percent of the Women's Health Program
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Abbott says the maps should allow the court enough time to finalize the interim redistricting maps in time to have elections in April.
The Texas Attorney General is asking a federal court to approve the Texas voter identification law.
After the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling earlier today which threw out redistricting maps created by a federal judicial panel in San Antonio, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has filed a motion to speed up the scheduling of further court proceedings.
In their decision, the court found it unclear if the district court followed proper procedure, and states that the panel did not follow the basic guidelines set forth by the Legislature-drawn maps.
“He tried to deal with the health care situation at the state level where it’s supposed to be," Abbott said.
On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott spoke with Chad and Rex about various issues around Texas and the Supreme Court.
There is uncertainty about whether or not primary elections can take place in early April as originally scheduled.
The State of Texas is currently battling a federal court concerning the 2012 Reapportionment for Texas Senate and House districts and U.S. Representative districts