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John Whitmire

Houston Mayor

State Sen. John Whitmire displays bipartisan support while launching bid for Houston mayor

Posted on · Whitmire, the longest-tenured member of the Texas Senate, has joined a Houston mayoral race that includes Amanda K. Edwards, Chris Hollins and Lee Kaplan.

Flooding

Greens Bayou watershed continues to suffer from frequent flooding five years after Hurricane Harvey

Posted on · Harris County is attempting to improve flood control infrastructure in the high-poverty, densely populated region, but long-time residents are skeptical things will change anytime soon.

Kim Ogg

Elections

Harris County DA Kim Ogg had no choice but to investigate election allegations, deputy says

Posted on · Nathan Beedle, misdemeanor trial bureau chief for Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, said state law explicitly mandated the steps she had to take once she received a request to investigate from the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.