Abdallah case highlights battle for tougher DWI laws

by JIM DOUGLAS | WFAA-TV | April 23, 2010

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Under fire, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas offers to cover medical expenses for Crowley baby

BY JAN JARVIS | Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Mar. 30, 2010 Houston has health insurance. The news, announced on a Web site set up for the Crowley baby, ended his family's weeklong fight after the newborn was denied health insurance because he needed surgery to repair a heart defect -- what the insurance company called a pre-existing condition. Doug and Kim Tracy's battle with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas garnered national attention, coming on the heels of historic healthcare

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North Texas Legislators Call for Insurance Reform

State Reps. Kent, Miklos and Turner respond to recent rate hikes by Texas' largest insurance provider AUSTIN - Today State Representatives Carol Kent, Robert Miklos and Chris Turner renewed their call for comprehensive

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Vet lottery ticket sales top $5M in 1st month

Special to the Burleson - Crowley Connection | Dec 14, 2009 Sales of Veterans Cash, a scratch-off lottery ticket created to fund veterans’ programs, totaled more than $5.3 million during their first month of sales, said state Rep. Chris Turner, D-Arlington. The game launched on Nov. 9. The Fund for Veterans Assistance will receive more than $1 million based on sales to date. “I am thrilled to see that the initial veterans lottery game is off to such a great start,” Turner said. “With so many men and wom

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State Senators Chris Harris and Wendy Davis and State Representative Chris Turner Purchase First Veterans Cash Lottery Scratch-Off Tickets

New $2 Ticket Will Provide Much Needed Funding for Veterans' Programs ARLINGTON - Today State Senators Chris Harris and Wendy Davis and State Representative Chris Turner were joined by fellow legislators and veterans' leaders at a press conference as they purchased some of the first Veterans Cash Texas Lottery scratch-off tickets to go on sale. Stores across the state began selling the ticket Monday, November 9, and the game will be in full circulation by Wednesday, November 11, Veterans' Day. The proceeds fro

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