John Whitmire

Houston Mayor

State Sen. John Whitmire displays bipartisan support while launching bid for Houston mayor

Posted on · Whitmire, the longest-tenured member of the Texas Senate, has joined a Houston mayoral race that includes Amanda K. Edwards, Chris Hollins and Lee Kaplan.

Criminal Justice

Harris County district clerk talked about ‘justice’ for victims in video that led to murder mistrial

Posted on · The words of one speaker at "Jury Appreciation Week" led to a murder mistrial. In video obtained by Houston Public Media through a public records request, Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess made similar comments.

Houston Matters

Friday’s Show: Guidelines For Reopening Businesses, And Finding A Job In The Pandemic (May 15, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Guidelines for reopening businesses, job opportunities amid the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and Mattress Mack discusses his COVID-19 relief efforts.