Christian Menefee

Harris County

Menefee charts defense of Harris County’s guaranteed income pilot program to AG

Posted on · County Attorney Christian Menefee filed a brief with Attorney General Ken Paxton to counter a request by State Senator Paul Bettencourt to declare Uplift Harris unconstitutional.

LBJ hospital building

Energy & Environment

Harris County Attorney threatens lawsuit to block construction of concrete crushing plant near LBJ Hospital

Posted on · County Attorney Christian Menefee said he would first seek to have the TCEQ revoke its permit to Texas Coastal Materials, but he said that move would most likely not succeed.

Texas is among a small number of states that pick judges, including those on the state Supreme Court, through partisan elections.

Elections

Texas Supreme Court says Harris County must abolish its elections administrator’s office by September 1

Posted on · The state’s top civil court will still hear a challenge to Senate Bill 1750 on November 28. But Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee said that, once dismantled, the elections administrator’s office isn’t likely to be restored.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says the economic impact from Harvey is minimal for the state in relative terms.

Harris County

Judge temporarily blocks Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s ruling that Harris County ‘defunded’ law enforcement

Posted on · Hegar ruled in February that the county had violated a 2021 law by reducing Constable Ted Heap’s budget without voter approval. County Attorney Christian Menefee said Hegar’s math was wrong.

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