Houston Matters

Retiring Rep. Gene Green Sees Dwindling Opportunities For Compromise In Congress

Posted on · Green spent much of his congressional career in the minority, and he often sought to work with Republicans for the good of his constituents. But he found GOP efforts to block, then repeal, the Affordable Care Act frustrating, describing it as "legislative malpractice"

Politics

End-Of-Year Budget Fight Looms Over Abbott’s $61 Billion Harvey Aid Request

Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott said he expects the White House will send a supplemental budget request – including funding for flood infrastructure – to Congress by mid-November, just weeks before lawmakers have to pass an omnibus spending bill to avoid a government shutdown