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A federal judge on Tuesday barred the state of Texas from pulling Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood-affiliated clinics, saying the secretly recorded videos the Lone Star State held up as evidence that the clinics were profiting from selling aborted fetal tissue did not actually support the state's claims.
The Texas Department of Transportation on Monday told a Texas federal judge a highway expansion project outside of Austin, Texas, had gone through proper environmental screening, firing back against claims from project opponents that the project should be halted.
A Texas appellate court on Friday gave the Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine another shot at challenging the validity of two provisions in the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners administrative rules that it believes are invalid because they allow chiropractors to practice acupuncture.
King & Spalding LLP announced Monday it had pulled in six new partners from two firms, adding a breadth of experience and knowledge of domestic energy markets and transactional law to its Houston office, in a move aimed at broadening the firm’s local energy-sector expertise.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued memos Tuesday implementing two executive orders from President Donald Trump related to immigration, with the agency laying out the administration’s expanded enforcement targets, calling for more officers and suggesting new policy is coming on expedited removals.