Mike Collier Assembling Campaign Team To Run Against Lt. Governor Dan Patrick

What's next for me I love Texas and I’m proud to be a Texan. We're no nonsense, we love our families, and we have a generous spirit. We expect our leaders to reflect these values, and when they don't, it's time to make a change. Our Lt. Governor simply isn’t living up to our … [Read more...]

The Fall 2016 TCJL Journal is Out!

The 30th Anniversary Fall 2016 Texas Civil Justice League Journal is out today and available just in time for the 2016 General Election. The TCJL Journal contains important information about many civil justice issues Texas faces as we head into the November General Election and the 85th Texas … [Read more...]

Getting Mostyn Out of State Politics

This article was first published by The SE Texas Record October 3, 2016 Source Link Attorney Amber Mostyn thinks there's too much money in politics, and she should know. Steve Mostyn's partner in life and law practice sat on a panel of big-money donors bemoaning Citizens United and promoting … [Read more...]

Representative Dawnna Dukes to Retire

Source: Harvey Kronberg's Quorum Report September 26, 2016 Link   “…in light of my ongoing health issues and concerns, I find that I can no longer provide the active, effective leadership that is needed to continue my sworn duties." Eleven-term State Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, … [Read more...]

Perkes Deserves Re-election to 13th Court of Appeals

Source: Corpus Christi Caller Times September 22, 2016 Link   In 2010, when lawyer Greg Perkes ran for 13th Court of Appeals against a longtime incumbent whose performance wasn't an issue, we noted that he was a strong candidate but could find no basis for replacing the incumbent. The … [Read more...]

Coppedge: Questions about Hillary Clinton

Source: Longview News Journal By John R. Coppedge Sept. 12, 2016 at 10 a.m. I write today about Hillary Clinton's health problems. Her supporters and most of the mainstream media have lumped those who raise questions about her health into a basket of right wing conspirators. The events of … [Read more...]

State Rep. Borris Miles gets Democratic nod for District 13 Senate seat

By Joy Sewing | July 16, 2016 http://m.chron.com/houston/article/Borris-Miles-wins-senate-district-13-nomination-8382167.php … [Read more...]

Ellis Wins Democratic Nomination for Harris County Commissioner

By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune - June 25, 2016 State Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, has won the Democratic nomination for a vacant seat on the Harris County commissioner's court, putting the 26-year Texas Senate veteran on a path to leave the Legislature by next year. Ellis garnered … [Read more...]

Governor Abbott Appoints Grant To 9th Judicial District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Phil Grant of Montgomery as judge of the 9th Judicial District Court in Montgomery County for a term set to expire at the next general election in November 2016. Phil Grant is first assistant district attorney for the Montgomery County District Attorney’s … [Read more...]

(Proclamation) Governor Abbott Sets August 2 For Special Runoff Election For House District 120

WHEREAS, a vacancy now exists in the membership of the Texas House of Representatives in District No. 120 which consists of a part of Bexar County; and WHEREAS, the results of a special election held on Saturday, May 7, 2016, have been officially declared; and WHEREAS, no candidate in the … [Read more...]