TEXAS CIVIL JUSTICE LEAGUE

TEXAS CIVIL JUSTICE LEAGUE

TEXAS CIVIL JUSTICE LEAGUE

Zachry Construction prevails in decade-long legal battle with Port of Houston

Zachry Construction prevails in decade-long legal battle with Port of Houston Earlier this month the Texas Supreme Court denied review of a 14th District Court of Appeals [Houston] decision awarding Zachry Construction Company $23 million against the Port of Houston authority for breach of contract. See Port of Houston Auth. of Harris Cty. v. Zachry Constr. Corp., 377 S.W.3d...

Zachry Construction Prevails in Decade-Long Legal Battle with Port of Houston

Earlier this month the Texas Supreme Court denied review of a 14th District Court of Appeals [Houston] decision awarding Zachry Construction Company $23 million against the Port of Houston authority for breach of contract. See Port of Houston Auth. of Harris Cty. v. Zachry Constr. Corp., 377 S.W.3d 841, 844 (Tex.App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 2012), rev'd, Zachry Constr. Corp. v....
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Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff

Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff Governor Greg Abbott today announced changes to his senior staff as the transition to the interim and preparations for the 2019 legislative session begin to take place. The Governor’s long-time Chief of Staff, Daniel Hodge, will be transitioning to the private sector and will be replaced by Luis Saenz, who prior to his most...
Speaker Straus issues Hurricane Harvey interim charges

House Speaker Joe Straus issues five Hurricane Harvey-related interim charges

House Speaker Joe Straus issues five Hurricane Harvey-related interim charges AUSTIN – Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Thursday asked three House committees to begin studying issues related to Hurricane Harvey and state preparations for future natural disasters. In total, Speaker Straus issued five interim charges, which are instructions the Speaker gives House committees...
Governor Abbott appoints John Sharp to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery effort

John Sharp appointed to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery

John Sharp appointed to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery Faced with what is probably the biggest natural disaster in the state’s history, Gov. Greg Abbott turned Thursday to Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp, a savvy, no-nonsense politician with a track record of getting things done, to coordinate the rebuilding of communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey. “I have a...


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