Posted on · Major issues on Greater Houston Ballots include a rerun of last year’s school finance referendum and mayoral and city council contests in Pasadena.
Posted on · Robert Lighthizer, President Trump’s choice for U.S. trade representative, is still awaiting Senate confirmation. The sticking point: Lighthizer’s past work for Brazil in trade negotiations with the U.S.
Posted on · The latest hearing on voter discrimination includes Harris County
Posted on · In their respective budget bills, the House and Senate both eliminated funding for Governor Greg Abbott’s high-quality pre-kindergarten grant program.
Posted on · Between them, Houston State Reps. Harold Dutton and Jessica Farrar have sponsored more than a dozen measures to end capital punishment since 2003.
Posted on · Senator Ted Cruz has raised more than $5 million for his reelection campaign. Congressman Beto O’Rourke of El Paso opened his bid for the Democratic nomination to challenge Cruz in March.
Posted on · The former congressman’s trial has been scheduled for June 5.
Posted on · The novelist talks about the latest entry in his Bernie Gunther series of mysteries.
Posted on · The House is considering more than 400 amendments to general appropriations bill.
Posted on · "I'll see you on Friday," Stockman told reporters as he left the courthouse in downtown Houston.
Posted on · The riders include measures that have already passed the Senate, such as the “bathroom bill,” which Speaker Joe Straus is not inclined to bring up for votes.
Posted on · The former Houston-area Republican congressman faces two dozen criminal counts, stemming from the alleged misuse of charitable contributions for campaign and personal expenses.
Posted on · The three-term congressman made his run official at a rooftop convention space in his hometown of El Paso.
Posted on · Speaker Joe Straus was already reluctant to bring the bill forward in the Texas House, due to the potential economic consequences.
Posted on · The host of travel shows on NPR and PBS will be speaking at the University of Houston on Thursday evening.