Posted on · Landscape Consultants of Texas and Metropolitan Landscape Services, which are owned by a white couple in Houston, allege that local government contracting programs aimed at promoting the growth of minority-owned businesses amount to racial discrimination and violate the U.S. Constitution.
Posted on · A trio of lawsuits, consolidated as Petteway versus Galveston County, will be the first significant voting rights trial since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a ban on racial discrimination in redistricting in June.
Posted on · US Foods alleges in a federal lawsuit that Turkey Leg Hut, a popular restaurant in Houston's Third Ward, has a hefty unpaid balance on produce and other food it was provided last year.
Posted on · The lawsuit, which a judge has combined with a similar suit by Latino and Black voters, will go to trial at the end of September, too late to affect this year’s midterm elections.
Posted on · Net Choice and the Computer and Communications Industry Association say the law violates the constitutional rights of social media platforms themselves.
Posted on · Texas is one of just a handful of states that doesn't offer online voter registration. Advocates are hoping a recent ruling from a federal judge could change that.
Posted on · The Houston Matters political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.
Posted on · Three cities filed a federal lawsuit against the Defense Department, saying many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system
Posted on · The South Texas College of Law changed its name to Houston College of Law. The name change brought a lawsuit from the University of Houston Law Center. Now Houston College of Law has filed a counterclaim.