Gov. Perry Sets December 6 Special Election for Senate District 18

November 14, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/proclamation/20325/) TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: WHEREAS, the resignation of The Honorable Glenn Hegar, and its acceptance, has caused a vacancy to exist in Texas Senate District No. 18, which consists of Aransas, Austin, … [Read more...]

Wayne Faircloth (R-Galveston) for HD 23

TCJL PAC views House District 23 as the most important House race in the state.  Voters have a clear choice between Wayne Faircloth, a pro-jobs, pro-growth candidate, and a candidate with close ties to the lawsuit industry.  We are proud to be on Wayne's team.  HD 23 Endorsement … [Read more...]

Majority Of Millennials Turn On Obama, Favor a GOP-Led Congress

October 29, 2014 http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/majority-millennials-turn-obama-favor-gop-led-congress/story?id=26553815 Many Democrats who are fighting to win re-election next week were swept into office with President Obama in 2008, with the help of millennial voters. Now, more than half … [Read more...]

Survey of Young Americans’ Attitudes toward Politics and Public Service

Survey: Harvard Fall Poll 2014 Survey of Young Americans’ Attitudes toward Politics and Public Service 26th Edition: September 26 – October 9, 2014 N=2,029 18-29 Year Olds in English and Spanish (with GfK KnowledgePaneli) Margin of Error for entire sample: +/- 2.6% at the 95% level 1. … [Read more...]

Harvard poll: Millennial voters get their swing back

October 29, 2014 http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/10/29/harvard-millennial-survey/18111725/ WASHINGTON — Young voters were once one of the pillars of President Obama's coalition, but the latest national survey of Millennials shows that young voters have soured on the president, … [Read more...]

Gov. Perry Appoints King as Judge of 26th Judicial District Court

October 27, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20278/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Donna King of Leander as judge of the 26th Judicial District Court in Williamson County for a term to expire at the 2016 general election. King is an attorney in private practice, associate … [Read more...]

Gov. Perry Appoints Jaramillo as Judge of 400th Judicial District Court

October 22, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20268/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Maggie Jaramillo of Richmond as judge of the 400th Judicial District Court in Fort Bend County for a term to expire at the 2016 general election. Jaramillo is an attorney in private practice … [Read more...]

TCJL PAC Endorses Judge Wesley Ward for 234th District Court in Harris County

October 14, 2014 (Austin)--The Texas Civil Justice League Political Action Committee (TCJL PAC) today endorsed Judge Wesley Ward for election to the 234th District Court of Harris County. “We are proud to endorse Judge Ward for election to the 234th District Court,” said John Fainter, … [Read more...]

Gov. Perry Appoints Hughes as Justice of the 8th Court of Appeals

October 10, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20214/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Steve Hughes of El Paso as justice of the 8th Court of Appeals for a term to expire at the 2016 general election. Hughes is an attorney and shareholder for Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi, Paxson … [Read more...]

Statesman Endorses Jeff Rose for 3rd Court Chief Justice

October 7, 2014 (http://www.statesman.com/news/news/opinion/richardson-for-court-of-criminal-appeals-rose-for-/nhdPs/) Texas has two supreme courts. There’s the one we know as the Texas Supreme Court, the final arbiter of state civil cases. Then there is the lesser-known, given the absence of … [Read more...]