Houston Matters

Report: Heavily Minority Schools Offer Fewer Opportunities for Girls in Sports

Posted on · A new report from the National Women's Law Center and the Poverty and Race Research Action Council indicates heavily minority schools in Texas tend to offer less options for girls of color to play sports than heavily white schools. Why? We ask one of the report’s lead authors, Neena Chaudhry, director of Equal Opportunities in […]

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Online Voter Registration: Thursday’s Show (May 7, 2015)

Posted on · The Texas House Elections Committee recently considered bills to make Texas the 21st state to allow citizens to register to vote online. The committee left both bills pending after hearing criticism primarily from Harris County, including Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan, Ed Johnson from the County Clerk's office, and Alan Vera, who chairs the Ballot Security […]