Posted on · Broze was barred from the mayoral ballot because of an 18-year-old felony conviction for drug possession. He said the current interpretation of the Texas Election Code, effectively banning all convicted felons from running for office, violates the U.S. and Texas Constitutions.
Posted on · The action by the Texas Attorney General’s Office means cities and counties are immediately open to a myriad of legal challenges by trade groups seeking to overturn existing local ordinances.
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.
Posted on · Scott will step down this Friday just six weeks after temporarily taking over for the impeached Ken Paxton as Texas’s top law enforcement officer.
Posted on · The county is asking a court to stay Senate Bill 1750 before it can go into effect September 1. If the law is allowed to stand, Harris County will be forced to hand over control of elections to the county clerk with less than two months to go before early voting begins in the fall elections.
Posted on · Seven senior officials said in a letter obtained by the Austin American-Statesman and KVUE that they have reason to believe Paxton is violating the law.
Posted on · Federal Judge Lee H. Rosenthal held a final hearing on the settlement Monday. She will make a final ruling at a later date.
Posted on · District Attorney Kim Ogg says investigators discovered a potential conflict of interest involving a former contract employee and a political fundraiser, but doesn't elaborate.
Posted on · Carlos Ayestas’ appeal hinges on whether Texas denied his legal team the resources needed to argue mitigating factors during his sentencing hearing
Posted on · A classroom used as a prayer room at Liberty High School in Frisco got the attention of the Texas attorney general’s office.