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Port Isabel Press, April 10, 2007

A rash of lawsuits filed in South Texas has port officials in Brownsville, Port Isabel and other ports of call concerned that legal battles between trail lawyers and dredging companies could spell disaster for the Texas shipping industry, a measure that would cost the local ports and the state-at-large thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in port revenues.

McAllen Monitor, March 28, 2007

PORT MANSFIELD — When federal officials divvy up funds to maintain Texas’ shipping channels and its intracoastal waterway, the small fishing village of Port Mansfield is inevitably last in line.

Houston Chronicle, March 25, 2007

Make justice consistent across all parts of the state

San Antonio Express-News, March 23, 2007

The Texas Medical Board, which licenses and regulates the practice of medicine in the state, has a problem. And as problems go, it's a relatively good one for Texas to have.

TLR Press Release, March 22, 2007

Texans for Lawsuit Reform joined with every dredging company doing business in Texas and almost every Texas port in supporting HB 1602, introduced by Rep. Corbin Van Arsdale, R-Houston, which will close a loophole in Texas venue law that has resulted in an explosion of lawsuits against the dredging industry in South Texas.

Corpus Christi Caller Times, March 18, 2007

Imagine a personal injury lawyer bragging about how he can manipulate judges and juries in certain Texas counties for his own financial gain.

Austin Business Journal - March 9, 2007

Sign seen hanging in a vacant medical office in New York: "GTT" Just three years after state lawmakers cured a so-called medical crisis that was supposedly driving hordes of doctors out of the state, the state's medical board is facing another one -- too many doctors driving in.

Waco Tribune, February 26, 2007

In a joint session of the Legislature last week, Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson told lawmakers they should overhaul the state’s courts.

Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2007

When Texas plaintiffs' lawyer Anthony Buzbee gave a provocative address last year to maritime defense attorneys in Lake Las Vegas, Nev., he says he had no idea that an audience member about 20 feet away from him was taping the speech.

Austin American-Statesman, Feb. 21, 2007

Texas' top judge called Tuesday for a sweeping top-to-bottom review of the state courts system, suggesting that changes need to be made in the complex patchwork of justice.

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