Texas Utility Again Defeats City Immunity In Contract Suit

Law360, Dallas (January 15, 2014, 7:11 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Wednesday again sided with the Lower Colorado River Authority in the utility’s dispute with a group of cities over wholesale power agreements, finding the city of Seguin isn’t immune from breach of contract claims.

The Austin Court of Appeals issued a brief ruling allowing the LCRA to continue to pursue claims Seguin improperly ended its electricity purchase agreement early, following the court’s previous opinion from August that gave the LCRA the green light to pursue claims against the city of Georgetown....
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