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...]

Texas Civil Justice League PAC Endorses Glenn Hegar for Comptroller

For Immediate Distribution: News Release October 3, 2014 Contact: David White, 936-332-1380 Texas Civil Justice League PAC Endorses Glenn Hegar for Comptroller Austin – The Glenn Hegar Campaign announced today that the Texas Civil Justice League PAC (TCJL PAC) has endorsed Glenn Hegar in the … [Read more...]

TCJL PAC 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...]