Politics

Longtime Houston Democrat Garnet Coleman will retire from the Texas Legislature

The lawmaker has represented parts of central and southeast Houston in state House District 147 since 1991.

State Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, on the House floor on Aug. 23, 2021.

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