Posted on · The Harris County Commissioners Court certified the final results of the 2022 midterms on Tuesday afternoon and included a report identifying the contested ballots.
Posted on · The organizers say the library card would help those who are experiencing homelessness, the formerly incarcerated, and undocumented individuals who are unable to obtain a traditional ID.
Posted on · Initially, Commissioners Court was scheduled to hold a public hearing and vote over proposed precinct maps next week, but the meeting has been pushed back.
Posted on · "More prosecutors means more prosecutions," critics say. But Kim Ogg's office says the protesters are spreading misinformation.
Posted on · This week, we discuss what happens when a convicted felon is on the ballot, we learn what it is like to interview yourself, Jay Leno talks of his passions, and we look at the films - The Aeronauts & The Two Popes… Plus a fresh take on The Beatles classic "Dear Prudence."
Posted on · Criminal Justice reform groups have criticized Kim Ogg’s request to hire 102 new lawyers. They argue more people will be jailed, but the DA says her office needs more staff to handle a backlog of cases.
Posted on · Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg is seeking an extra $20 million to hire 102 prosecutors, in order to relieve a backlog that has built up since Harvey.
Posted on · County officials say they have presented a settlement proposal based on the opinion from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Posted on · Activists say the contract will get people out of moldy homes and into clean and affordable housing
Posted on · Crofton Place residents and activists disagree over mold concerns at the property. Texas Organizing Project says they have proof
Posted on · A coalition of groups wants the City of Houston to require more jobs when it awards tax abatements. A new study from the Texas Organizing Project says Houston is missing an opportunity by not requiring more from companies getting tax breaks.
Posted on · Last night (Oct. 24, 2016), Houston City Council Member Dwight Boykins of District D held a community town hall to address the priorities of addressing Houston's Sunnyside neighborhood. The meeting comes just a few weeks after a joint report by the Texas Organizing Project and Texas Low Income Housing Information Service. We discuss what issues […]
Posted on · All this week, NPR and public radio stations nationwide are taking part in this week's A Nation Engaged project which asks, "What can we do to create economic opportunity for more Americans?" On this edition of Houston Matters, we turn the question towards economic opportunity here in Greater Houston. First, Michael Hagerty talks with Bill […]
Posted on · The Texas Organizing Project is partnering with Neighborhood Centers and an immigration law firm for the event.
Posted on · They want a reform of the bail system and more oversight of cases of police misconduct.