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New Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect In California

California Parents saw the institution of a new vaccine mandate on Friday barring new students from entering or seventh graders from advancing in school unless they have a list of shots required by the state pushing some parents to move out of state.

Texas Ethics Commission Case Against Michael Quinn Sullivan is Dismissed, Again

A Denton County, Texas judge has once again tossed out a ruling by the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC) against Empower Texans President Michael Quinn Sullivan that claimed that he had improperly failed to register as a lobbyist. The court’s ruling, affirmed the previous dismissal of the case by another Denton County judge, 158th District Court Judge Steve Burgess, finding that the TEC’s actions against Sullivan violated the Citizen’s Participation Act.

UT Law School Ranked 15th Best in US, #1 in Texas

The University of Texas at Austin School of Law ranked 15th among law schools rated by U.S. News and World Report in their 2016 Best Law Schools. The UT School of Law was also the top ranked law school in Texas. A number of other Texas law schools were also included in the top tier. Yale University ranked highest, and Harvard University and Stanford University tied for second.

Lawsuit Claims Hospital Used Texas Ebola Nurse as ‘PR Pawn’

Nina Pham, the first of two nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas who contracted the Ebola virus from Thomas Eric Duncan, has filed a lawsuit against the hospital’s parent company, Texas Health Resources (THR). Her lawsuit reveals for the first time troubling allegations about a long list of safety failures and undue risks committed by a hospital desperate to protect its image. “When Nina needed THR the most, THR failed her, despite the fact that THR wanted to sell her to the public as the face of the company,” says the complaint.

Texas Leaders ‘Confident’ Executive Amnesty Ruling Will Survive Appeal

In a joint press conference at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, Senator Ted Cruz, Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and Attorney General Ken Paxton addressed the recent temporary injunction imposed by a federal judge in Texas on President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty order. All four praised the decision by Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and said that they were “confident” the ruling would survive any appeals.

Attorney in Texas Border School District Scandal is a Convicted Felon

DONNA, Texas — In a city that has become a model of border-area corruption, Breitbart Texas has discovered that the legal counsel for the school board in Donna, Texas is apparently a convicted felon who spent time in federal prison on money laundering charges tied to drug trafficking and lost his license to practice law for several years.

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Rick Perry’s Legal Fees: $1 Million and Counting

AUSTIN, Texas — The legal fees to defend Texas Governor Rick Perry since he was indicted by a grand jury last August for two felony charges have passed the one million dollar mark, according to the latest campaign finance report filed by his PAC, Texans for Rick Perry.