Straight-party voting bill debated before Texas House committee

March 16, 2015 (http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/state-politics/20150316-straight-party-voting-bill-debated-before-texas-house-committee.ece) By Eva-Marie Ayala, eayala@dallasnews.com, Staff Writer AUSTIN — Officials from state’s Republican and Democratic parties spoke out in a … [Read more...]

Investiture Ceremony for the Honorable Cindy Bourland and Honorable Jeff Rose – Austin

You are cordially invited to an Investiture Ceremony for the Honorable Cindy Bourland and Honorable Jeff Rose. Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015 Time: 4:00pm Place: Third Court of Appeals Courtroom, 209 W. 14th Street, Austin, TX 78701 A reception will follow at the Texas Law Center, 1414 Colorado … [Read more...]

Four File For José Menéndez’s Texas House Seat

March 10, 2015 (http://www.texastribune.org/2015/03/10/four-file-jose-menendezs-texas-house-seat/) By Patrick Svitek Four Democrats officially are in the running for Texas House District 124, the Bexar County seat that opened up with José Menéndez's promotion last month to the upper … [Read more...]

Candidates line up to succeed Menéndez

March 5, 2015 (http://www.expressnews.com/news/news_columnists/gilbert_garcia/article/Candidates-line-up-to-succeed-Menendez-6117772.php ) By Gilbert Garcia Delicia Herrera won’t have to crash at a friend’s pad during this election cycle. Herrera, a former two-term councilwoman, is one … [Read more...]

Governor Abbott Sets Emergency Special Election For HD-124

(http://gov.texas.gov/news/press-release/20618) From the Office of the Governor Greg Abbott Governor Greg Abbott today set an emergency special election for Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to fill the House District 124 seat recently vacated by Senator José Menéndez. The early voting period for … [Read more...]

The STATE OF THE JUDICIARY in Texas – Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht

http://www.txcourts.gov/media/857636/state-of-the-judiciary-2015.pdf … [Read more...]

Governor Abbott Issues Official Proclamations Declaring Emergency Items

Friday, February 20, 2015 (http://gov.texas.gov/news/press-release/20556) Office of the Governor Greg Abbott Governor Greg Abbott today issued five proclamations declaring emergency items to be immediately considered by the 84th Legislature of the state of Texas. Governor Abbott announced early … [Read more...]

Reports Due Before the February 17, 2015

Reports Due Before the February 17, 2015, Special Runoff Election for the following districts: Senate District 26 House District 13 House District 17 House District 123 This notice only applies to candidates and committees that are involved in a special runoff election February 9, 2015: … [Read more...]

House District 13 runoff election: Bilski, Schubert square off in Sealy forum

February 12, 2015 (http://www.sealynews.com/news/article_ed9f974c-b20a-11e4-910c-e38f07f6e3cb.html) By Joe Southern The two contenders in the runoff election for Texas House District 13 squared off in a candidates forum Feb. 5 at a meeting of the Austin County Republican Party at Tony’s … [Read more...]

Voters will choose State Rep. in runoff election Feb. 17

February 10, 2015 (http://mysoutex.com/bookmark/26463671-Voters-will-choose-State-Rep-in-runoff-election-Feb-17) By Joe Baker Tuesday, Feb. 17, to vote in an election to fill the vacancy created in the position of State Representative for District 17 which includes Karnes, Bastrop, Caldwell, … [Read more...]