The Texas Legislature approved a 12 percent raise for district judges, which trickles down to DAs because state law ties their salaries to district judges? pay. Their state salary increased from $125,000 to $140,000. But Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney Joe Shannon Jr. saw his pay cut by 19.17 percent.
Tarrant County Increases Judges' Pay, Cuts Criminal DA's Pay
September 30, 2013