Elections

New Day, New Commissioner

Posted on · He wants to make things better. Two months after political novice Jack Morman unseated powerful incumbent Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia, he says he is ready to begin a new era for precinct two. Pat Hernandez talks to Morman before his first Commissioner's Court.

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It’s Up To The Judge

Posted on · A federal judge will now decide whether to nullify a referendum vote against red light cameras. This comes after the judge ruled that sponsors of the measure cannot intervene in an ongoing lawsuit on the future of the controversial cameras. More from Pat Hernandez.

Elections

The full plate of Galveston Co. Judge-Elect Mark Henry

Posted on · Local politicians who won their first elected offices earlier this month are busy getting ready for their new jobs. One of them is Galveston County Judge-elect Mark Henry. The small businessman defeated 16-year incumbent Jim Yarbrough in the biggest Republican sweep of the county since reconstruction. As David Pitman reports, Henry is preparing for his new responsibilities "without" the typical entourage.

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Cameras Turned Off

Posted on · Houston's red light cameras posted at 70-intersections are now off, but the controversy surrounding the traffic enforcement measure is far from over. The city has filed a federal lawsuit asking a judge to determine liability with the contractor that operates the cameras. Pat Hernandez has more.