The judge presiding over a contract dispute between the city and its former health care provider has issued a gag order Thursday.
State District Judge Ruben Reyes said he based his decision on reports in the media. He said the City's decision to go public is bad for both parties, and the city as a whole.
Mayor David Miller, City Manager Lee Ann Dumbauld, and council members Floyd Price, Phyllis Jones, and Linda DeLeon were subpoenaed for Thursday's proceedings. City Secretary Becky Garza, Council Member John Leonard, and an attorney for former City Council member, Tom Martin, also attended.
The City of Lubbock and American Administrative Group now have until December 7, 2007, to submit evidence and paperwork to the court. A hearing is scheduled for February 21, 2008.
Both the City and AAG are now contacting the Texas Attorney General for clarification about the gag order, and its effect on future open records requests.
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GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's wife is standing by her embattled man, and she has gathered other Alabama women to his cause _ but not everyone is sticking with him.
The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command says an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal.
Our strong cold front tracked across the area before daybreak Saturday morning as expected, and we're expecting a hard freeze overnight into Sunday.
The Keystone pipeline has leaked 210,000 gallons in rural South Dakota, but officials don't believe it has polluted water.
Customers of City of Lubbock water, wastewater, stormwater and solid waste services and Lubbock Power & Light electric service can now look to City of Lubbock Utilities for all of their account management needs.