Education

Anti-CRT, Pro-charter PAC money floods school board and State Board of Education campaigns across Texas

Posted on · From local school boards to the State Board of Education, wealthy donors are spending big money in the campaigns that will decide the role of charter schools in Texas public education, what books students can read and how teachers discuss race and gender.

Politics

An election mailer trying to sway Democratic Harris County voters may not be from who you think

Posted on · The group, Fort Bend United, is sending out an official looking Democratic voters’ guide that endorses Erica Davis for county judge and George Risner for Precinct 2 county commissioner.

Houston Matters

New PAC Hopes to Raise Up More Latino Candidates in Houston and Across Texas

Posted on · Hispanic residents account for roughly 40 percent of the Texas population. Yet politically, Latinos as a group tend to punch well below their weight. Luis Elizondo-Thomson is trying to change that. Last August, he formed the Latino Texas Political Action Committee — or Latino Texas PAC. News 88.7 politics and government reporter Andrew Schneider asked […]