June 10th, 2020
The centerpiece was Commissioner Rodney Ellis’s proposal for a civilian oversight board to investigate allegations of use of force by police
May 22nd, 2020
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Thursday announced the extension of the county’s stay-at-home order, even as Gov. Greg Abbott lifted such restrictions in the state and superseded most local directives.
March 25th, 2020
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo (D) issued a “Stay Home, Work Safe” order for the nation’s third-most populous county in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The order impacts the nation’s 3rd most populated city, Houston,...
March 9th, 2020
Another interesting election. The Democrats are down to Sanders and Biden. The rapid decline in the Democratic field looks to be an attempt by the establishment to save the House of Representatives at the price of party...
November 1st, 2019
The Safe Surrender Program requires people under protective orders in domestic violence cases to temporarily surrender their firearms.
October 11th, 2019
Elections have consequences. So in the last election, Harris County voters voted straight Democrat in historic numbers, because they thought "Beto" O'Rourke (and his $100 million) was the second coming and they were not big...
September 30th, 2019
While Imelda’s deluge may be fresh in everyone’s minds, there are many residents of east Harris County who are still working to get back on their feet after Hurricane Harvey two years ago.
August 14th, 2019
The first death since the Rodney Ellis led Harris County Commissioner's Court (without Commissioners Radack or Cagle) passed a radical PR bond program, which among other things, releases dangerous people into our community...
December 10th, 2018
The widely heralded blue wave did not show up nationally in the U.S. in 2018, but it did show up to a small extent in Texas and was overwhelming in Harris and Fort Bend Counties!
September 13th, 2018
If you remember the 2016 election, Democrats with massive funds from uber-leftists like George Soros and his allies swept the countywide races and seized critical positions.
June 9th, 2020
Harris County leaders will debate ways to rein in the use of force by law enforcement in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The proposals are expected to divide Commissioners Court along partisan lines.
April 22nd, 2020
Under the new order, scheduled to be announced Wednesday afternoon, people ages 10 and older must cover noses and mouths with a mask, bandanna, scarf or other face covering if leaving the house.
March 17th, 2020
City and county officials on Monday ordered all bars and clubs to close for 15 days, and for restaurants to eliminate sit-down service, in response to new federal government coronavirus guidelines.
December 17th, 2019
Harris County, long a national leader in the use of the death penalty, has handed down just two death sentences in the past five years.
October 29th, 2019
Federal Judge Lee H. Rosenthal held a final hearing on the settlement Monday. She will make a final ruling at a later date.
October 2nd, 2019
The new countywide polling system and campus polling locations will make it easier to vote this year, but many of the area’s youngest voters are still being left behind.
September 3rd, 2019
Ogg campaigned for election in 2016 on the need for comprehensive bail reform, but she argues the proposed settlement of Harris County’s bail reform lawsuit goes too far to accommodate defendants without providing adequate...
July 31st, 2019
County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the agreement Friday, signaling that people arrested on misdemeanor charges would no longer automatically be held in jail if they can’t pay bail. Most people with misdemeanor charges —...
November 8th, 2018
A Texas juvenile court judge defeated in the wave that swept all Republicans from Harris County local and state courts reportedly released nearly all of the defendants who appeared before him on the day after the election....
August 23rd, 2018
Up to 57,000 children whose parents opted out of school vaccinations could fuel an outbreak of measles in Texas, according to a Baylor College of Medicine dean. The numbers of non-vaccinated children is 20 percent higher...