Leaders in Houston’s large Jewish, Arab and Muslim populations said they care about the positions the candidates take on the deadly conflict.
The statement Thursday was the first indication law enforcement may be examining – or soon may examine – Edwards’ role in the use of public funds.
City officials said the book’s cost was supposed to be covered by private donations collected for the annual state of the city luncheon in September.
More than two months after a law designed to curb the power of Texas cities and counties went into effect, litigation has yet to follow.
To win the runoff, Jackson Lee will have to energize her base and win over the quarter of voters who backed candidates other than the frontrunners.
John Whitmire and Sheila Jackson Lee clinched spots in a runoff in the Houston mayor’s race Tuesday, guaranteeing that a veteran legislator will serve as the powerful mayor of the biggest city in Texas at a moment of voter anxiety and a looming budget deficit. Whitmire, a state senator, and Jackson Lee, a U.S. representative, […]
In addition to the mayor and council races, Houston voters will decide a pair of charter amendments and a $2.5 billion bond request by Harris Health.
An investigation by Houston’s Office of Inspector General found Todd Edwards used his position to benefit himself and a landscaping contractor.
The debate offered a preview of what is expected to be a bruising runoff between Whitmire and Jackson Lee, who have represented the city for decades.
We spoke with more than 100 voters at 14 polling places across the city. The vast majority said they backed Jackson Lee or Whitmire.