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Texas AG Issues Notifications Following Price Gouging During Harvey

Texas AG Issues Formal Demands Following Price Gouging During Harvey The Texas Attorney General has notified 127 gas stations of price gouging during Hurricane Harvey. During Hurricane Harvey, there was a lot of alleged price gouging of necessities. This not only impacted the costal area, but also more interior areas that never saw a direct…

Disaster Declaration Renewed for Portions of Texas

Disaster Declaration Renewed for Portions of Texas Friday, Governor Abbott extended the state disaster declaration for 60 Texas Counties. On Friday, the Governor Greg Abbott renewed the state level Disaster Declaration for 60-counties in the Gulf Coast region. Generally, disaster declarations have a 30-day shelf life–or earlier if the state legislature decides the state of…

Forthcoming Publication: The Preparedness Piñata

Forthcoming Publication: The Preparedness Piñata The South Texas Law Review has selected The Preparedness Piñata for inclusion in its Spring 2018 publication cycle. The South Texas College of Law’s South Texas Law Review has selected our Editor-in-Cheif’s work “The Preparedness Piñata: Knocking the Problems out of Texas’ Emergency Management Legal Framework to Enhance Performance at…

Texas AG Establishes Price Gouging Hotline

Texas AG Establishes Price Gouging Hotline Price gouging is illegal in Texas. Texas are encouraged to report suspected price gouging to the Texas AG’s Office. After a disaster, price gouging can occur by unscrupulous people attempting to take advantage of others in the midst of crisis. Texas has codified that price gouging during a disaster…

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