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Thursday, December 10, 2015 – Austin, Texas
What Employers Should Know About Child Support
More than 1.6 million Texas children are being raised by a single mom or dad. In most instances, one parent is obligated by court order to provide financial and medical support to the parent with primary custody. By deducting child support from employee paychecks, Texas employers play a key role in improving the economic security of children who rely on child support to cover their basic needs.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Religious Freedom Must Continue To Be Protected in Texas
Our country was founded on the very concept of religious freedom, and our Founding Fathers understood that creating and maintaining a free society requires protecting religious expression and the rights of individuals to exercise their personally-held religious beliefs. While the federal and state constitutions, as well as federal and state statutes, contain numerous provisions that protect our religious liberties, religious freedom is still being threatened in Texas and across our great nation.

Monday, October 19, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Child Support Evader: Rene Barron
Attorney General Ken Paxton needs your help to find Child Support Evader Rene Barron, one of the Most Wanted Child Support Evaders in Texas. Barron, who was named a Child Support Evader last month, owes more than $34,000 for the care of his three children. Barron has gone underground to elude officials and willfully avoid arrest.

Monday, October 12, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Exercising Caution When Investing in Precious Metals
Uncertain economic times often lead to interest in investing in precious metals and rare coins, based on the representation that they are a time-tested investment that will only increase in value. Unfortunately, following the recent volatility in the market, some unscrupulous dealers, often employing high-pressure sales tactics, are leading investors into making undesirable purchases of gold, silver and collectible coins. That’s adding up to the loss of considerable amounts of money.

Monday, October 5, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Storefront Locations Make It Easier for Parents to Manage Child Support
Because so many single parents rely on child support to meet their children’s basic needs, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is working to make it as convenient as possible for parents to access our services. Some recent innovations are making it much easier for families to apply for child support services and get updates on their cases.

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