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Employers are Required to Start Using the New I-9 Form Today

 Use the new I-9 Form for new hires and employees for whom an I-9 has not been completed The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, and beginning today, employers must use… Read More

Electric and Gas Utility Legislative Wrap-Up: Cities Win Some, Lose Some

by Thomas Brocato and Hannah Wilchar On May 29, 2017, the Texas Legislature adjourned sine die ending the 85th Legislative Session. More than 100 bills relating to gas and electric utility consumers were filed, with many affecting municipalities. Although… Read More

State and federal courthouses affected by Hurricane Harvey are officially closed

Clients and colleagues, if you do not have access to your email we want to inform you that state and federal courthouses affected by Hurricane Harvey are officially closed. The Texas Supreme Court and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals have… Read More

“Legislation from the 85th Legislative Session Affecting Water Districts and Open Government Statutes”

by Stefanie Albright Legislation Affecting Water Districts Districts governed by the Texas Water Code (“TWC”), including, but not limited to, municipal utility districts and water control and improvement districts, may be affected by legislation passed during the 85th Legislative… Read More

In the Courts – Air and Waste

by Jeff Reed Waterkeeper All. v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, No. 09-1017 (D.C. Cir. 2017). The Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that concentrated animal feeding operations (“CAFOs”) cannot be exempted from requirements in the Comprehensive Environmental Response,… Read More

7 Lloyd Gosselink attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. is pleased to announce that seven of its lawyers have been named to the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers… Read More

Time to Get Ready for September 1 and S.B. 1004

by Georgia N. Crump Senate Bill (“SB”) 1004, enacting a new Chapter 284 in the Texas Local Government Code, was signed by the Governor on June 9, 2017. With an effective date of September 1, 2017, this new law imposes… Read More

“Recap of Regular Session of 85th Texas Legislature”

by Ty Embrey and Troupe Brewer The Texas Legislature wrapped up its Regular Session when it adjourned sine die on May 29th after many long days of legislative debate and action. For many observers of the Texas Legislature, the… Read More

Employment Law Update: Sex and Tweets Galore

by Sheila Gladstone, Lauren Munselle, & Ashley Thomas Employment Law Update: Sex and Tweets Galore State Bar of Texas 29th Annual Advanced Government LawJuly 28, 2017 – Chapter 12… Read More

The Lone Star Current

Read The Lone Star Current July 2017 Edition… Read More

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