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.

Eddie Gaspar / The Texas Tribune
State Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, on the House floor on Aug. 23, 2021.

The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.

Subscribe to Today in Houston

Fill out the form below to subscribe our new daily editorial newsletter from the HPM Newsroom.

* required