The Gober Group Ranked on Prestigious Inc. 5000 List for Fastest-Growing Companies in America
Inc. magazine has ranked The Gober Group #2455 (#2 law firm in the country) on its 35th annual Inc. 5000 list, the prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States based on revenue growth.
Political & Election Law: New Executive Director Installed at Texas Ethics Commission: Wholesale Turnover at Agency is Halfway Through
With the Texas legislature in session, a new Executive Director (hired from outside the agency) on board, three relatively new commissioners, and five commissioners facing replacement this year, 2017 has to potential to be a transformative year for the Texas Ethics Commission.
Political & Election Law: Texas “Ethics Reform” Legislation Filed and Moving Quickly
Senate Bill 14, authored by Senator Van Taylor (R-Plano) and filed on January 25th, was considered at a public hearing a week later and unanimously voted out of the Senate State Affairs Committee on February 2nd.
Political & Election Law: Federal Election Commission Announces New Limits For 2017-18 Election Cycle
Federal Election Commission Announced New Limits for 2017-18 Election Cycle
Constitutional Law: Chris Gober discusses the 9th Circuit litigation over Trump’s travel ban
Earlier this week, I appeared on several Fox News programs to explain the current 9th Circuit litigation over President Trump’s controversial Executive Order entitled “PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORISTS ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES.” You can watch my Fox and Friends First segment on February 8.
Constitutional Law: The Gober Group Wins Dismissal and Fee Award in High-Profile Defamation Suit Brought by Father of Former Irving, TX Student Known as “Clock Boy”
Political & Election Law: Pre-Semi-Annual Report Reminders (and Rule Summaries) for State/Local Candidates and Committees in Texas
As we enter 2017—and in preparation for the Semi-Annual reports due on January 17—it is worth reminding Texas candidates and committees of a couple of rules recently adopted by the Texas Ethics Commission.
Political & Election Law: Texas Ethics Commission Tweaks “Cash on Hand” Rule for Online Fundraising
Candidates and political committees filing reports with the Texas Ethics Commission should be aware of a recent change for calculating “cash on hand” at the end of a reporting period.