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Despite 64 inches of Record Rainfall, Decimating Affordable Housing, Port Arthur & Jefferson County Left Out of Texas’ Plan for the Allocation of Harvey Relief Funds

Port Arthur, TX–The State of Texas Plan for Disaster Recovery: Hurricane Harvey, published on January 18, 2018 by the Community Development & Revitalization Program of the Texas General Land Office, fails to allocate any funds to Jefferson County despite relying on the storm’s impacts in this area to tell the Tale of Harvey. Lone Star … Continue reading Despite 64 inches of Record Rainfall, Decimating Affordable Housing, Port Arthur & Jefferson County Left Out of Texas’ Plan for the Allocation of Harvey Relief Funds

Trouble with the IRS? An Offer In Compromise May Be Right For You

Taxpayers who have received an audit notice from the Internal Revenue Service might be in luck if there are doubts about their liability or collectability.  There are even other exceptional circumstances for the IRS to accept what is called an Offer in Compromise.  Lone Star Legal Aid’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic can help with this! … Continue reading Trouble with the IRS? An Offer In Compromise May Be Right For You

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month was created to engage, educate, and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships.  Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. You can help make that happen by raising awareness about the issue, saying something about abuse when you see it and organizing your friends to make a difference. … Continue reading February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month