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El Paso County Sues Banks Associated With National Real Estate Registry Known As “MERS”
Suit alleges defendants unlawfully avoided payment of millions of dollars in recording fees El Paso County, along with nine other Texas counties, has filed a lawsuit against national financial institutions associated with Mortgage Electronic Registration...
El Paso County Receives 2.7 Million Reimbursement From The Department Of Justice
Funds will help lessen impact of state budget cuts El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar today announced that the Department of Justice has reimbursed $2.7 million in expenditures the County of El Paso incurred while prosecuting and incarcerating federally...
Texas Attorney General Declines To Issue Opinion To Clarify Same-Sex Marriage Controversy In El Paso
El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal today announced that the Office of the Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has formally declined to issue a legal opinion regarding the granting of marriage licenses to individuals who have undergone sex change operations...
Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit That Challenged Constitutionality Of The County’s Ethics Legislation
El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal today announced that a Federal District Judge has dismissed a legal challenge filed by a local civil rights activist against the El Paso County's Ethics Legislation approved by the Texas Legislature last year...
El Paso County Attorney and Texas Attorney General take Action to Halt El Paso County Colonia Development
Developers illegally subdivided residential lots lacking water, sewage facilities AUSTIN - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott charged the developers of the Galindo Subdivision in western El Paso County with violating state colonia-prevention laws. According...
US Supreme Court Denies Appeal of the Border Fence Lawsuit Filed By El Paso County
County Attorney José R. Rodríguez announced today that he was notified this morning that El Paso County's appeal to the United States Supreme Court in its border fence case against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was denied. El Paso County...
County Judge Withdraws Lawsuit Against El Paso County
El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez announced today that County Judge Anthony Cobos has dropped the lawsuit he filed against the County of El Paso seeking to stop the El Paso County Board of Ethics from investigating an ethics complaint filed against...
Procurador del Condado y Departamento de Policía se Unen para Combatir la Criminalidad en el Noreste de El Paso con una Nueva Orden de Restricción Contra Pandillas
La solicitud incluye 2 ‘zonas protegidas' y a 27 miembros de la pandilla Bloods El Procurador del Condado de El Paso José R. Rodríguez y el Jefe de la Policía de El Paso Gregory Allen anunciaron hoy que ha sido archivada en corte una solicitud para...
County Attorney and Police Department Unite To Fight Crime in Northeast El Paso with a New Gang Injunction
Petition includes 2 "safety zones" and 27 members of the Bloods El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez and El Paso Police Chief Gregory Allen today announced the filing of a new gang injunction to combat gang activities in the streets of...
EL PASO COUNTY ATTORNEY TO TESTIFY BEFORE THE STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AGAINST THE BORDER WALL
On Thursday November 13, 2008, El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez will testify in Austin, Texas, before the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus (MALC) of the Texas House of Representatives on the negative consequences of building a border wall...
FEDERAL DISTRICT JUDGE DISMISSES BORDER FENCE LAWSUIT FILED BY EL PASO COUNTY
Plaintiffs prepare to appeal the case before the U.S. Supreme Court El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez announced today that U.S. District Judge Frank Montalvo has dismissed a lawsuit filed by El Paso County, the City of El Paso, the El Paso County...