Flooding

Greens Bayou watershed continues to suffer from frequent flooding five years after Hurricane Harvey

Posted on · Harris County is attempting to improve flood control infrastructure in the high-poverty, densely populated region, but long-time residents are skeptical things will change anytime soon.

Kim Ogg

Elections

Harris County DA Kim Ogg had no choice but to investigate election allegations, deputy says

Posted on · Nathan Beedle, misdemeanor trial bureau chief for Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, said state law explicitly mandated the steps she had to take once she received a request to investigate from the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.

Elections

Republicans Wesley Hunt, Morgan Luttrell elected as Houston’s newest members of Congress

Posted on · Hunt won Texas’ newly designed 38th Congressional district, drawn largely with him in mind, while Luttrell will succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady in Texas’ 8th Congressional District.

Elections

Most Texas likely voters don’t believe either voter fraud or voter suppression are problems close to home, poll finds

Posted on · The survey by the University of Houston’s Hobby School of Public Affairs found sharp divisions along partisan and racial lines over which constituted the larger threat to fair elections in the United States.