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The two biggest cities in Texas, Dallas and Houston, actually referred fewer cases to the attorney general in 2016 than they did in 2005. But some smaller cities and big suburbs, especially in North Texas, submitted far more, The News found.
But the project soon needed money. In June, Moayedi's 1914 Commerce GM Inc. sought at least $18 million from shareholders and began discussing other ways to raise additional cash, according to documents obtained by The News. In August, the Wisconsin Public Financing Authority agreed to issue municipal bonds backed by the future payout from the Dallas tax grant.