The Texas Attorney General’s Office is setting its sights on a giant Texas law firm in a voter fraud investigation that centers in Tarrant County.
At issue: tens of thousands of mail-in ballots in elections are purported to have been signed by the same person in violation of state law.
And that’s not the only voter fraud development this week.
The Texas Secretary of State’s Elections Office wants the Attorney General to open a criminal investigation into voting in three municipal utility districts in Montgomery County connected to their use of temporary voters.
The Special Legislative Session is coming to an end, but a possible challenge to House Speaker Joe Straus might be just getting started.
The House Republican Caucus will meet this coming Thursday to discuss — and possibly adopt — a plan to pick the next Speaker.
With an Oct. 23 court date looming, a criminal defense attorney is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that disqualified him from representing State Sen. Carlos Uresti in a fraud case that some have likened to a Ponzi scheme.
Attorney Mikal Watts was disqualified by a judge last month, saying Watts had a conflict of interest because he previously represented a woman identified as a victim in the case against Uresti.
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