Governor Abbott Appoints Toth to Third Court Of Appeals

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Michael “Mike” Toth to the Third Court of Appeals for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Michael “Mike” Toth of Austin is senior counsel at Dykema Cox Smith, LLC. Previously, he served as special counsel and senior counsel in the Texas Attorney General’s Office. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, New York State Bar, Federalist Society, and the Navy Marine Corps Business Network…

Governor Abbott: SD19 Special Election Runoff Scheduled for Sep. 18th

WHEREAS, the resignation of Senator Carlos Uresti, and its acceptance, has caused a vacancy to exist in Texas State Senate District No. 19, which consists of Brewster, Crockett, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Kinney, Maverick, Medina, Pecos, Real, Reeves, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, and Zavala counties and parts of Atascosa and Bexar counties; and…

U.S. Supreme Court Throws Out Texas Redistricting Case

U.S. Supreme Court Throws Out Texas Redistricting Case The Supreme Court also ruled that all but one of the 11 districts that had been flagged as problematic could remain intact. The one exception was Fort Worth-based House District 90, which is occupied by Democratic...

Gov. Abbott Orders SD 19 Emergency Special Election

Gov. Abbott Orders SD 19 Emergency Special Election TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: WHEREAS, the resignation of Senator Carlos Uresti, and its acceptance, has caused a vacancy to exist in Texas State Senate District No. 19, which consists of Brewster,...

Criminal Charges Dropped Against Judge Rudy Delgado

Criminal charges dropped against Judge Rudy Delgado EDINBURG — Criminal charges against Judge Rudy Delgado were dismissed this afternoon, five years after his initial arrest. A Nueces County judge made the decision after hearing pretrial motions alleging the...