Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · The first day of early voting for the March 6 Texas primary begins tomorrow. Houston Matters previews the races and recaps how the primary works.
Posted on · The races are for the Houston Community College Trustee District IX position and the HISD Trustee District I and District III positions
Posted on · Proposition A would allow the City to issue $1 billion in pension obligation bonds and it is essential for the mayor's pension reform plan to succeed
Posted on · In Harris County, one of the biggest items on the ballot is about the recapture for HISD.
Posted on · The County Clerk’s office calculated that about 6,000 people were voting per hour during the morning.
Posted on · Harris County's chief election official says layers of checks and balances help ensure the integrity of the voting process.
Posted on · It seems as if the twists and turns in the saga over the state's voter ID law will never end. In the latest development, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos Monday (Sept. 19, 2016) determined the state's voter education campaign is using misleading language to discourage eligible voters from going to the polls. When the […]
Posted on · County Clerk Stan Stanart says his office will update election workers on the interim plan reached after the ruling from the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Posted on · Earlier this month, the U.S. Justice Department sued Harris County, alleging the county hasn't taken enough steps to make polling places more accessible to voters with disabilities, citing — among other things — architectural barriers at some locations. The suit seeks a court order to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act by the […]
Posted on · Last week (August 9, 2016), Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research released a report highlighting the current financial state of Houston's pensions. The report lays out why the city's unfunded liabilities are growing, and offers options for reform (though it does not make any recommendations about those options). On this edition of Houston Matters, […]
Posted on · Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart says some people took 30 minutes to vote.
Posted on · Voters were casting ballots late into the night at one community center in Harris County.