Politics

Mayor Turner pulls support from controversial $15 million Houston affordable housing project

Posted on · The move comes in direct response to allegations from the mayor's former housing director, who called the selection process for federal Harvey relief funds a "charade" to steer millions to a favored developer.

City Hall

Mayor Turner’s handling of a development deal went unaddressed at a special council meeting that focused on the housing department’s budget

Posted on · The hearing revealed that a city housing program was millions overbudget under former housing Director Tom McCasland, but did not touch on any allegations that the mayor influenced an affordable housing process to favor a preferred developer.

Astros In The Playoffs

When do the MLB playoffs start? Here’s the Houston Astros ALDS schedule

Posted on · The Astros clinched home-field advantage on Saturday and will play Games 1 and 2 at Minute Made Field on Thursday and Friday.

Politics

Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee seeks Texas secretary of state documents over proposed election audit

Posted on · The announcement of an audit came just hours after Donald Trump publicly called on Greg Abbott to add it to the latest special legislative session agenda, leading critics to accuse state leaders of playing politics.

Voting

Harris County Won’t Have To Throw Out Mail-In Ballots From Voters 65 And Older Who Received Unsolicited Applications

Posted on · Conservative activist Steve Hotze and Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller were among those who tried to block the mailings, which they said flouted state law.