The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for July 24, 2013

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•    AG, Planned Parenthood Affiliate Reach $1.4M Settlement: "The Texas attorney general’s office announced Wednesday that it has obtained a $1.4 million settlement with Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast for overbilling the state’s Medicaid program."

•    El Paso Lawmaker Can't Join Hispanic Caucus; Some Seek Rule Change: "Despite representing a district whose constituents are overwhelmingly Hispanic, U.S. Rep. Robert 'Beto' O’Rourke, D-El Paso, is ineligible for membership in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Some say that should change."

•    TJJD Weighs Closing Mental Health Unit, Halfway Houses: "City leaders in Corsicana are worried ...

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