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New law in Texas sends dad to jail despite up-to-date child support payments

Shocking headlines sent Clifford Hall’s story viral: a father sentenced to six months in jail even after catching up on child support payments. But Raw Story has learned that a new law may be to blame, and it was the Texas legislature that wanted a case like this to end…

Iowa Republican proposes drug testing for child support recipients

Republicans have made headlines this year by demanding that people collecting unemployment benefits and public assistance be subject to drug testing. Now Iowa Republican state senator Mark Chelgren (Ottumwa) proposed Thursday that people who receive child support payments should also be drug tested if the person paying the support requests…

Rep. Joe Walsh gets pro-family award despite owing $117k in child support

The Family Research Council Action Committee has lauded freshman Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) for his “unwavering support of the family,” despite the fact that Walsh’s ex-wife claims he owes her more than $100,000 in child support payments. The FRCA named Walsh a “True Blue” member of Congress, saying that his…

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