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Governor Greg Abbott listed reforming Child Protective Services (CPS) as one of his emergency items in his State of the State address on Jan. 31. CPS advocates were quick to offer praise for the Governor’s call to action:

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On Jan. 31, at 11:45 p.m., a Beaumont Police officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle in the 4600 block of Harding Drive. The driver of the vehicle fled from police and drove into an apartment complex in the 5000 block of Helbig Road, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported.

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School art students recently participated in the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Art Contest and received several ribbons and a medal for their efforts, LCM CISD Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs said in a release on Jan. 27.

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Governor Greg Abbott listed banning sanctuary cities and strengthening border security in the State of Texas as top legislative priorities in his State of the State address on Jan. 31. Border security advocates were quick to offer praise for the Governor’s call to action:

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Chad Hogan

According to information from the office of Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas Brit Featherston, a former Groves apartment manager was sentenced to 22 months in prison on Jan. 31 for her role in a scheme to defraud HUD of roughly $400,000. The same day, former Orange County Sheriff’s Office detective and spokesperson Chad Hogan was also sentenced to serve one year and one day for his role in the same plot to defraud the federal housing agency.

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