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State of Texas sets new record in child support numbers

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Amarillo, TX - More than $3.6 billion has been collected in child support throughout the state of Texas, making this a new record.

The Texas Attorney General's child support division is using that money to help more than 252,000 parents who receive benefits from the "temporary assistance for needy families.

To date, more than 27-billion dollars in child support has been collected since December of 2002.

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