Houston

Below are the questions we asked City of Houston candidates and give a letter grade based on their responses. In some instances there was no response, like Sylvester Turner, who doesn't want your vote.
There are only two days left to vote - today, the last day of early voting and of course Tuesday, Election Day, November 5th - which means conservatives have only two days to change the direction of the city of Houston.
The Astros are proving why they may be one of the most complete teams in the history of the sport, shutting down the Nationals’ bats, sweeping all three games at Nationals Park and now standing at the brink of their second...
Finding out who represents you can be more complicated than expected. Spanning 665 square miles with more than 2 million people, the city is split into 11 districts. The bounds of each district twist and wrap around area...
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 —...
The former Sears building will be the heart of Houston’s innovation district, which is meant to connect entrepreneurs with venture capital in an effort to place Houston on the map for tech innovation.
I issued the following statement after the Senate passed a disaster relief package that included a provision he authored to require the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to release $4 billion in Hurricane Harvey funds...
Sylvester Turner
Sylvester Turner, when elected Mayor of Houston narrowly in 2015, ran as a smart policy candidate whose long record of elected office enabled him to see through all the BS.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday told a group of business leaders and others gathered at Rice University that he’s proud to lead a city that’s fighting the Texas Legislature’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants...
The City of Houston has many challenges, deteriorating infrastructure, public safety is not treated as number one, crime is on the rise, and equipment for the fire and police are not adequate. We had a major flood event over...
The FBI on Wednesday arrested former HPD officers Gerald Goines and Steven Bryant, along with Patricia Garcia, a neighbor on Harding Street who called 9-1-1. 
Why? First, does it trouble you, the voter, that METRO (train and bus system) is spending over $8.5 million of your tax dollars to sell this plan to you? This is something that should be illegal.
In the "You Can't Make This Up" department, the Houston Chronicle announces support for Sylvester Turner for Mayor while on its front page tells us "Rocky Roads Ahead - Years of Underfunded Maintenance Leave Houston Task of...
While the Mayoral candidates debate, our crime situation analytics are a useful tool in evaluating where we stand. Location Inc. is a SAAS company that uses analytics and mapping tools to power risk assessment. Think of it...
A government plan to guard the Houston-Galveston region from deadly storm surges isn't expected to become reality for at least 15 years. Rice University says it has a plan that could be completed faster for a fraction of the...
Houston we have a problem. Let's take a quick glance of the areas for concern! 
Business leaders attended a program to learn about and discuss the future of workforce and immigration in greater Houston and Montgomery County in The Woodlands last week.
Business leaders and professionals met at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy to hear from experts who shared current data and research on immigration in Houston at an event co-sponsored by the Baker...
Four police officers were shot and another officer sustained a knee injury while serving a warrant late Monday afternoon in southeast Houston.
What began as a New Years Day teenagers’ joyride in an SUV led to a crash that left a Texas woman dead and a 14-year-old boy charged with murder. The county sheriff says the boy crashed into the woman’s pickup truck after...

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