Posted on · State Representative Jolanda Jones appeared on the verge of winning a full term after defeating Realtor Danielle Keys Bess for the second time in less than a month.
Posted on · Coleman previously declined to endorse any candidate in the first round of the Democratic primary. He’s now asking supporters to back Jones over Danielle Keys Bess in both the May 7 special election and the May 24 primary runoff.
Posted on · Former Houston City Councilmember Jolanda Jones and Realtor Danielle Keys Bess will face each other in a late-May runoff, but that’s only after voters choose who’ll fill out the remainder of Coleman’s current term in an early-May special election.
Posted on · Coleman, who has represented Houston’s House District 147 since 1991, previously announced his intention not to run for reelection in November.
Posted on · In addition to the controversial voting bill, the agenda includes bail reform, restrictions on transgender youth sports participation, and funding for the Legislature itself.
Posted on · State Representative Garnet Coleman (D-Houston) says he’ll kill his own bill before allowing it to pass with the Senate measures as amendments.
Posted on · The mother of a black woman who died in a jail near Houston following a confrontational traffic stop in 2015 returned to Texas on Tuesday to back a sweeping police reform bill named after her daughter that influential law enforcement groups are fighting.
Posted on · The criminal justice reform bill would outlaw certain law enforcement practices linked to racial profiling. The state’s largest police association has already come out against it.
Posted on · The fatal shooting of a Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy has shifted the conversation, with some law enforcement officials suggesting the Black Lives Matter movement may have contributed to his death.