With weeks left in Houston’s mayor race, state Sen. John Whitmire has gone on a spending spree to maintain his lead over Sheila Jackson Lee.
Just four weeks from election day, the Houston mayor’s race remains a two-person contest, the Hobby School of Public Affairs poll shows.
It is unclear what the governor wants lawmakers to do, but he said he was concerned the development is flouting Texas’ ban on “sanctuary cities.”
Miles discussed his “New Education System” at HISD, the roadmap for broader district reform and what his efforts mean for education throughout Texas.
About three-quarters of Houston residents say affordable housing needs to be a priority for the next mayor, according to a Kinder Institute survey.
Hidalgo said she will be discharged Saturday from the out-of-state facility she has been at since late July and transition to outpatient care.
Voters will be asked to approve a measure that would allow three council members to sign a letter to add an item to the council’s upcoming agenda.
The Kinder survey found financial anxiety across Houston, particularly in the city’s lower-income neighborhoods and among minority communities.
Frontrunners for Houston mayor rack up endorsements that experts say can make a big difference for candidates seeking votes.
The rules come three decades after the city launched a TIRZ-creating blitz that locked nearly a quarter of Houston’s property tax base in 28 zones.