Posted on · Design firm Rigsby Hull and Latino activist group Mi Familia Vota are partnering with taco truck owners for a two-week registration drive.
Posted on · The Democratic vice presidential nominee held out hope for Texas Democrats, comparing their situation to his home state of Virginia when he first ran for statewide office.
Posted on · Forty-two percent of registered voters say they support Clinton, compared to 32 percent for Trump, in a four-way contest. But there’s little suggestion of a wave lifting Democratic challengers in down-ballot races.
Posted on · Texas will become the third state to pull out of the federal Refugee Resettlement Program over security concerns. The move won’t prevent refugees from coming to Texas, but it will force non-governmental organization to bear the cost of providing them with critical services.
Posted on · The former Houston city councilman and retired police officer said overcrowding at the jail threatens public safety, by draining resources that could otherwise pay for patrol officers and investigators.
Posted on · US District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos today also ordered Texas to begin letting federal officials review drafts of voter outreach and education documents before being published.
Posted on · U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos found Texas’ voter education campaign is using misleading language that could discourage eligible voters from going to the polls.
Posted on · Opposition to Donald Trump could tip the balance in close races, such as the rematch between Rep. Will Hurd and former Rep. Pete Gallego in Southwest Texas. But Hillary Clinton’s unpopularity is just as likely to drive Republicans to the polls as Trump’s is to galvanize Democrats.
Posted on · Discounts, factory incentives, and cheap gas all helped Houston-area dealers clear their showrooms. But year-over-year sales took a tumble.
Posted on · Greater Houston’s entire congressional delegation voted in favor of the bill, which could help address the region’s shortage of skilled workers.
Posted on · Hackers targeted voter registration databases in Illinois and Arizona this summer. Cybersecurity experts warned the House Science Committee such attacks, concentrated in a few battleground states, could tip the outcome of the presidential election.
Posted on · The Democratic presidential candidate’s regional office opened September 10. Two days later, it remains short of equipment. It's unclear if the GOP's nominee has an office in Houston.
Posted on · Secretary of State Carlos Cascos is trying to get the word out about Texas’ expanded ID options. The deadline to register to vote in time for Election Day is October 11.
Posted on · This week, NPR and member stations are looking at how the presidential candidates define America’s role in the world. It’s a project called “A Nation Engaged.” This morning, we’re looking at Houston’s role in U.S. trade with Mexico and Canada.
Posted on · Catholics make up a quarter of the U.S. electorate. Their support was critical in the last two successful Republican presidential campaigns.