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Texas Supreme Court Passes the Buck on ERCOT

In a 5-4 decision the Texas Supreme Court said they do not have jurisdiction to decide if ERCOT is able to be sued. With...
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Texas Supreme Court Accused of Being Beholden to Those Who Give Money

Are the opinions issued by the Texas Supreme Court for sale? Texas Democrats say yes as they take direct aim at the four Republican...

Abbott Handpicks New Texas Supreme Court Justice

Much like what is happening in Washington this week, voters won’t have a say in who fills a vacancy on the Texas Supreme Court.  Gov....

Two Appointed Texas Supreme Court Judges Face Voters for First Time

Two of the Republican incumbents running to keep their seats on the Texas Supreme Court this November have never actually been elected to those...

Texas Supreme Court Says No to Erasing 127,000 Votes; Federal Case Pending

The Texas Supreme Court has denied Republicans’ last-ditch challenge to Harris County’s drive-thru voting program. A separate but nearly identical federal lawsuit is still...

Texas Supreme Court Decides One Vote-by-Mail Lawsuit; Another is Pending

The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that lack of immunity to coronavirus does not qualify as a reason for all eligible Texas voters to...

What Texas Supreme Court’s Ruling Really Means for Voting by Mail

While the Texas Democratic Party awaits relief from the U.S. Supreme Court, an earlier ruling from the Texas Supreme Court halting the possibility of...
Texas Supreme Court on Jan. 15, 2020. Photo credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune

Rejecting appeal, Texas Supreme Court blocks Austin’s paid sick leave ordinance

The high court let stand a lower court's ruling that Austin's paid sick leave ordinance is unconstitutional because it conflicts with the Texas Minimum Wage Act.
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Texas Supreme Court Order Clarifies Confusion About CDC Eviction Order

The Texas Supreme Court has issued an emergency order clarifying how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction declaration will be interpreted in...

4 Times Abbott Denied Voters Right to Pick Texas Supreme Court Justice

Gov. Greg Abbott has just named Rebeca Huddle to fill a vacant seat left open on the Supreme Court of Texas. It’s the fourth...
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