Posted on · We break down the week’s biggest political stories with a focus on how they might impact Houston and Texas.
Posted on · Today, the National Rifle Association has around 5 million members; It lobbies, it raises money and it spends money on campaigns; And they have report cards on legislators and their positions on guns issues.
Posted on · In the wake of the Great Recession, legislators and employee unions accept bonuses as a cheaper alternative to pay raises, which lock in larger bases for salaries and benefits, including pensions
Posted on · Texas lawmakers have promised to come up with better protection for women who are sexually harassed by legislators and others in the Texas Capitol. But lawmakers aren't like the rest of us: They're difficult to regulate, even by other lawmakers
Posted on · With the new legislative session well underway, we take a closer look at one group’s allegations that the finances of some Texas lawmakers’s political campaigns should face more scrutiny.
Posted on · A little under a year ago we spoke with Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland and Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia about crime in Houston. We looked at how it's investigated, how it's monitored and some of the trends in crime locally. On Thursday (2/5/15), we revisited that conversation with Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, and […]
Posted on · Today lawmakers from across the state are gathering in Austin for the kick-off of the new legislative session. Together, their main job is to pass a budget for the next two years. But local lawmakers also have their own priorities. News 88.7’s Laura Isensee has been talking to members of the Houston delegation about those […]