Posted on · Mealer dropped the lawsuit challenging election results just days after County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced she will return to office after a temporary leave to receive treatment for depression.
Posted on · The Houston mayoral and city council elections will be the first major test of how Harris County conducts elections since a state law abolished the county’s elections administrator’s office and returned its powers to the county clerk and county tax assessor-collector.
Posted on · State Senator John Whitmire wants to bring 200 DPS troopers to Houston to aid local police if he’s elected mayor. Local officials in Austin and Dallas say DPS deployments in those cities led to racially targeted traffic stops and arrests.
Posted on · Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.
Posted on · While the Paxton trial continues in the Texas Senate, the U.S. House begins an impeachment inquiry into President Biden.
Posted on · Under Senate Bill 1750, the county clerk will take over management of elections, while the county tax assessor-collector will take charge of maintaining the county’s voter rolls.
Posted on · Following the passage of Senate Bill 1070, the Texas Secretary of State’s Office announced it would withdraw from the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), effective October 19.
Posted on · A total of 78 candidates, including 17 people running for Houston mayor, will be on the ballot for the Nov. 7 municipal election.
Posted on · The state’s top civil court will still hear a challenge to Senate Bill 1750 on November 28. But Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee said that, once dismantled, the elections administrator’s office isn’t likely to be restored.
Posted on · Buzbee is currently defending Texas’ impeached attorney general. He ran for mayor in 2019, challenging incumbent Sylvester Turner while self-funding his campaign with over $10 million.
Posted on · LBJ and Ben Taub hospitals are operating at or above capacity and have not had significant upgrades in about 30 years, according to county officials, while Harris County’s population has nearly doubled during that span.
Posted on · We do another mid-year check-in, this time with the reporter covering politics and government for News 88.7.
Posted on · From how Harris County will run future elections, to the latest indictment against former Pres. Trump, there's a lot happening in politics, as we discuss in our weekly roundup.
Posted on · Senate Bill 1750 was set to take effect September 1. It would require the county to get rid of its appointed elections administrator and shift the office’s functions back to the elected county clerk and county tax assessor-collector.
Posted on · Former Republican Judge Erin Lunceford is seeking a new election for Harris County's 189th Judicial District against Democratic Judge Tamika Craft.