Posted on · President Biden signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act into law, the culmination of more than a century of efforts to designate lynching as a federal hate crime.
Posted on · We break down the week’s biggest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.
Posted on · The Category 4 storm is expected to hit the Carolinas and Virginia Thursday or Friday
Posted on · In western North Carolina, emergency officials have rescinded an evacuation order that was triggered by fears about the dam at Lake Tahoma. But high water levels continue to pose perilous risks.
Posted on · The new lawsuit comes more than a week after California filed a similar lawsuit in San Francisco federal court against Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Census Bureau officials
Posted on · After the events in Charlottesville protesters in North Carolina tore down a confederate statue.
Posted on · North Carolina lost hundreds of millions of dollars because of HB 2, according to estimates. Could the same happen to Texas?
Posted on · "A State may not use race as the predominant factor in drawing district lines unless it has a compelling reason," Justice Elena Kagan said in the court's opinion upholding a lower court ruling.
Posted on · Speaker Joe Straus was already reluctant to bring the bill forward in the Texas House, due to the potential economic consequences.
Posted on · While participating in a Q & A event at the University of Texas, he said he hasn’t heard demands for that kind of legislation in his district.
Posted on · He says the cost factor is important and will consider alternatives like partnering with non-profit groups.
Posted on · Watching North Carolina fight the federal government on its bathroom law, former Houston Mayor Annise Parker reflects on Houston's own battle over an equal-rights ordinance.
Posted on · The NCAA men’s basketball championship game in Houston will go down in history as one of the more exciting ones.
Posted on · 700 students of each of the two finalist schools traveled to Houston to cheer on their teams.
Posted on · In the wake of a recent bankruptcy filing from a private company that operates a Texas toll road, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has dispatched his top transportation official to Texas as his state begins work on a similar project.