TCJLPAC endorses Judge Jaime Tijerina for election to the 92nd District Court

October 1, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Carol Sims  (512) 320-0474 October 1, 2014 (Austin)--The Texas Civil Justice League Political Action Committee (TCJL PAC) today endorsed Judge Jaime Tijerina for election to the 92nd District Court of Hidalgo County. “We are proud to … [Read more...]

Video: Lt. Gov. Candidates Patrick, Van de Putte Debate

Full video of the 9/29 debate between the major party candidates for Texas lieutenant governor: state Sens. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, and Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio. … [Read more...]

Gov. Perry Sets November 4 Special Election for House District 16

September 22, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/proclamation/20147/) TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: WHEREAS, a special election held on August 5, 2014, electing The Honorable Brandon Creighton to serve as State Senator in District No. 4, resulted in a vacancy occurring on … [Read more...]

Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples Named New President of Texas Oil & Gas Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        CONTACT:    Gretchen Fox  512-694-4326 September 18, 2014 Austin – The Board of Directors of the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) has named Todd Staples as its new president.  Currently serving as Texas Commissioner of Agriculture, Staples will … [Read more...]

Perry ‘honored’ to fill Senate seat for West Texas

September 9, 2014 (http://lubbockonline.com/filed-online/2014-09-09/perry-honored-fill-senate-seat-west-texas#.VBBQfPm2iSo) By Stevie Poole and Josie Musico Charles Perry will be returning to Austin, but he’ll have a different seat. After gaining momentum during early voting, the state … [Read more...]

Delwin Jones upgraded to fair condition

September 8, 2014 (http://lubbockonline.com/filed-online/2014-09-08/delwin-jones-upgraded-fair-condition#.VA9TUfm2iSo) Jones upgraded to fair condition Former state Rep. Delwin Jones, who was admitted to Covenant Hospital in critical condition in late August, was upgraded to fair condition … [Read more...]

State Senate District 28 special election day today

September 9, 2014 (http://www.myfoxlubbock.com/news/local/story/State-Senate-District-28-special-election-day/9KURWclhakuBdOyoLbV6cg.cspx) Six candidates sit on the State Senate special election ballot for today. The candidates are Republicans Jodey Arrington, Charles Perry, Delwin Jones and … [Read more...]

Delwin Jones remains in critical condition at Covenant

September 2, 2014 (http://www.kcbd.com/story/26416907/delwin-jones-hospitalized-in-critical-condition) LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Former Representative Delwin Jones remains hospitalized in critical condition Monday morning. Jones, who is 90, was admitted to Covenant Medical Center on Saturday. The … [Read more...]

Gov. Perry Appoints Ermatinger as Judge of 443rd Judicial District Court

August 29, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20074/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Cindy Ermatinger of Midlothian as judge of the 443rd Judicial District Court in Ellis County effective Sept. 2, 2014, for a term to expire at the next general election. Ermatinger is an attorney, … [Read more...]

Gov. Perry Appoints Stoddart as Justice of 5th Court of Appeals

August 25, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20067/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Craig Stoddart of Rockwall as justice of the 5th Court of Appeals for a term to expire at the next general election. Stoddart is first assistant criminal district attorney and chief of the … [Read more...]