Energy & Environment

Electricity Repricing Bill Hits Wall In Texas House, Marking First Major Schism With Senate This Session

Posted on · Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said the House "stood for big business" after Speaker Dade Phelan signaled skepticism about reversing billions of dollars in charges for wholesale electricity during last month’s winter storm.

National

Texas Judge Rules Federal Eviction Moratorium Unconstitutional. Lawyers And Advocates Disagree On What That Means For Tenants

Posted on · The judge opted against issuing an injunction that would block the federal ban on evictions, instead signaling that he expected the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to withdraw its moratorium.

Election 2020

Texas Counties Temporarily Blocked From Offering Multiple Mail-In Ballot Drop-Off Locations

Posted on · An order from a federal appeals court Saturday set up another potential legal showdown over voting in Texas as mail-in ballots are already being collected and just days before early voting begins.