Houston Mayor

Whitmire stresses experience, rivals focus on crime and budget solutions in last Houston mayoral debate before early voting starts

Posted on · State Senator John Whitmire continues to lead the field of Houston mayoral candidates, according to the most recent UH Hobby School survey of likely voters. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee missed the debate, tied up in Washington, D.C. with the fight to elect a new Speaker of the House.

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METRO advances route for University Corridor bus rapid transit while pledging to improve community engagement

Posted on · Opposition from East End residents led to a divided vote among the METRO board, even after the regional transit provider appeased some community members by abandoning a plan for an overpass on Lockwood Drive.

Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Houston Matters: City Council Member Robert Gallegos, And Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens (Aug. 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: City Councilman Robert Gallegos, the job of contact tracers, and a mansion containing some of Houston's finest treasures.