Posted on · In a letter to the state’s Republican leaders, a coalition of voting rights and criminal justice organizations found 29 election bills that would add 87 new criminal penalties, 77% of them felonies.
Posted on · On Monday's show: We get the latest on House and Senate election bills in the Texas Legislature, and Houstonians vent about their pet peeves about life here.
Posted on · The measures, authored by State Senator Paul Bettencourt and five others, would complicate early voting and make it easier for the Secretary of State to purge voter rolls
Posted on · Stockman was convicted of masterminding a scheme to divert more than $1 million in charitable contributions to pay for campaign and personal expenses.
Posted on · In its closing arguments, the government cast Stockman’s charitable fundraising efforts a series of lies aimed at enriching himself and paying for his political campaigns. Defense attorneys argued the conservative donors who gave to Stockman knew full well how he planned to use the money.
Posted on · State election law is unclear on what’s allowed. But it’s happened before in Houston
Posted on · The legislation would raise several forms of mail-in ballot fraud from misdemeanors to felonies, in order to encourage prosecution. The Senate passed its own bill earlier this week.
Posted on · Early voting began on Monday in Harris CountyÂ with the stateâs voter ID lawÂ recently reinstatedÂ by a federal appeals court. The ruling handed down by the 5thÂ Circuit Court of Appeals allows the law to be used in the Nov. 4 election, despite a lower judgeâs ruling that the law is unconstitutional. The Texas […]