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Resource ID: #26616
Subject: Insurance
Source: Texas Tribune
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Date: July 22, 2014

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As Texas was nearing the end of a decade-long legal fight over homeowners' insurance rates with the Famers Insurance Group, the company's employees PAC gave $50,000 to the gubernatorial campaign of Attorney General Greg Abbott — the top lawyer in the state's case against the company. That raised questions about the settlement reached in the case, which seemed, according to one judge involved, as though the state was being "deferential to Famers."

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