Overbilling from the city of Houston’s water department has frustrated residents. Proposed changes could fix some of these issues. But not all.
Changing the year in which Houston holds mayoral elections could increase voter turnout. The passage of Prop B serves as a beacon of inspiration.
38 people died from 2018 to 2022 along the 4-mile stretch of Houston’s Westheimer between Fondren and 610. We walked the span to identify its issues.
New practices implemented under HISD Superintendent Mike Miles have put teachers in fear of losing their jobs if they’ve recorded more than four absences.
Houston is working hard to eliminate cyclist deaths. Adding ‘no parking’ signs along bike lanes could push the initiative toward the finish line.
Transportation is a barrier to accessing polling places for many Houstonians. So this band of volunteers provides free rides to the polls.
Katy ISD alerted parents of 19 students of name or pronoun changes at school. The move is not just morally reprehensible, it violates Texas code.
In 2019, 63 Texas women died from causes related to pregnancy. One in four of those deaths was related to a mental health condition — making maternal mental health the leading cause of death for those women, according to new data released last week by the Texas Department of State Health Statistics. So what are […]
Disputing your city of Houston water bill can take months. Even if the city’s numbers look wrong, good luck getting anyone to listen.
No one is expecting Houston’s voters to turn out en masse in the coming weeks, as the city elects its first new mayor in nearly a decade. Houston, everyone says, is a city where people don’t vote. These experts point to demographics: Voters are largely older, whiter and more educated than the average American; in […]