#Texas Supreme Court

What happened to the church buildings these North Texas Episcopalians lost in April?

The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth split in 2008 over disagreements about how women and LGBTQ+ people should be allowed to participate in religious life. The more conservative side left the national church, kicking off a 12-year-long legal battle that posed a fundamental question: Which faction is the true Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth?
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Who is Greg Abbott’s daughter Audrey Abbott?

Greg Abbott is an American politician, attorney and former jurist who is serving as the 48th governor of Texas. Greg Abbott is a member of the Republican Party and is a former Chairman of the Republican Governors Association of the United States of America. Greg Abbott holds degrees in Business...
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How long can Texas governor serve?

Texas is one of the states in the South Central part of the United States of America with its capital as Austin. Texas has about 30 million residents and it is the second-largest state in the United States of America. Gregg Abbott is the current governor of Texas and their...

Former Chief Justice Ann Crawford McClure honored with 2021 Pope Award

The Texas Center for Legal Ethics announced that former Chief Justice Ann Crawford McClure of the Eighth Court of Appeals in El Paso will receive the Chief Justice Jack Pope Professionalism Award. The TCLE presents the Pope Award to a judge or attorney who personifies the highest standards of professionalism...
Washington Times

Harris-Buttigieg 2024 ticket seen as a possibility

Prognosticators are already pairing off potential Republican running mates for the 2024 presidential election, and the combinations of names are many. Now comes a noteworthy prediction for the Democratic side. “Harris/Buttigieg 2024” has surfaced. “The next presidential election is three years away. Recent reports about early concern over whether President...

Know Your History: Texas Supreme Court Justice Wallace B. Jefferson

Wallace Bernard Jefferson (born July 22, 1963) is a former — and the first Black — chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, who served from 2004 until 2013. In October 2013, he joined the law firm Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP as a name partner and now practices appellate law.

'Save Chick-fil-A'? Texas Supreme Court is weighing 2019 state law

When the Texas Legislature met in 2019, Republicans and their conservative Christian allies worked hard to make an example of San Antonio after city leaders cracked down on a beloved institution — Chick-fil-A, a fast-growing sandwich chain that says its corporate purpose is "to glorify God." The controversy began when the San Antonio City Council, responding to complaints that Chick-fil-A's charitable donations went to Christian organizations that opposed same-sex marriage and other LGBTQ-friendly policies, voted in March 2019 to...

Krause Drops Out Of Race Against Paxton For Texas AG

The race for Texas attorney general now has one fewer Republican in it. State Representative Matt Krause of Fort Worth says he’s dropping out of the race and running instead for Tarrant County district attorney. Incumbent Ken Paxton is seeking reelection to a third term next year. His remaining GOP...

3 Production Lessons for Your Next Shoot

Thirteen years in the commercial business at Cartoon Network normalized things that might seem odd to my political colleagues: a ninja that roundhouse kicks tomatoes to craft a Subway sandwich, a talking sloth that only reviews fast-paced movies like Sonic the Hedgehog, and a group of animated Bears that obsess over the Nintendo Switch, despite not having opposable thumbs.
Sweetwater Reporter

Governor Abbott Announces Re-Election Bid

Governor Greg Abbott has announced his re-election bid for Governor. Abbott posted a video of his signing the official paperwork to run for Governor. “Today I filed for re-election! We must continue to secure our border, support our police, & keep Texas a job creation machine. With your help, Texas...

Voters Say, ‘Yes’ to Approved Constitutional Amendments Across the Board

All eight of the special Amendments passed following the November 2, 2021 Texas Constitutional Amendment Election. Several with overwhelming support from voters. Those passing with more than 80% approval include allowing charitable raffles at rodeo events, property tax exemptions, and designation of an essential caregiver (who cannot be denied in-person visitation) for nursing home residents.
Houston Chronicle

Gohmert's entry scrambles crowded race for Texas attorney general

It was already shaping up as one of the most intriguing political races of 2022: Attorney General Ken Paxton, an ally of Donald Trump’s who faces an array of legal difficulties, was seeking to stave off GOP primary challenges from the heir to the Bush political legacy, a former Texas Supreme Court justice and a conservative state lawmaker.