By Mike Snyder
Recent history suggests that appealing to anti-Muslim sentiment is not an effective strategy for getting elected in Pearland.
By Josh Boak
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans pulled back their pace of home-buying in April, as the shrinking number of houses for sale and rising prices are putting them in a bind as their options dwindle.
By Catherine Dominguez
Two county elected officials – previously indicted on a charge of conspiring to circumvent the Texas Open Meetings Act – potentially violated the Texas Election Code or the county’s newly adopted ethics policy by using county property and a county email in political advertising.
Just weeks after voters approved a $77.5 million payment to the state in so-called “recapture” fees, the Houston school district could be stuck with another $60 million in fees after a judge’s ruling that the state improperly slashed wealthy districts’ bills.
The House is expected to take up bills on maternal mortality and the state’s voter ID law as the Senate deliberates passage of bathroom restrictions for transgender students and property tax reform.
By Jay R. Jordan
The Montgomery County justice of the peace under fire for hosting chaplain-led prayer before each of his dockets asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the religious tradition, all while being backed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.