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...]

Tarbox announced as Democratic candidate for Texas House District 83

August 25, 2014 (http://www.kcbd.com/story/26363914/tarbox-announced-as-democratic-candidate-for-texas-house-district-83) Provided by the Lubbock County Democratic Party The Democratic chairmen for Texas House District 83 met late Friday afternoon and selected Lubbock attorney Max R. Tarbox as … [Read more...]

Republicans name Dustin Burrows as House District 83 candidate

August 21, 2014 (http://www.kcbd.com/story/26341025/republicans-name-dustin-burrows-as-house-district-83-candidate) by L. Scott Mann LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Representatives of the Republican Party from the seven counties in House District 83 have voted to nominate Lubbock attorney Dustin Burrows … [Read more...]

Court tosses waiting period for Texas PACs

August 13, 2014 (http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/court-tosses-waiting-period-for-texas-pacs/ng2kg/) By Chuck Lindell A federal appeals court has tossed out Texas’ waiting period for new political action committees. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the … [Read more...]

Rick Perry forms federal PAC, another sign of a presidential run

August 4, 2014 (http://www.statesman.com/news/news/rick-perry-forms-federal-pac-another-sign-of-a-pre/ngtsH/) By Jonathan Tilove Gov. Rick Perry, frequent guest on the Sunday television talk shows and frequent flier to Iowa, has not been coy about his interest in running for president again. … [Read more...]