In another fight over local control this session, state Rep. Charlie Geren (R-Fort Worth), one of the more powerful lawmakers in the House, is pushing a bill that would erode the ability of cities and counties to collect civil penalties from polluters.
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“Rematch,” Mel Chin’s overtly political career-retrospective exhibition, will dominate the Houston museum world for two months.
A Harris County attorney is waging a one-woman war against the way Texas uses hundreds of court fees it collects from people in the criminal justice system.
The literary charmers of Texas have always outnumbered sincere truth-seekers, making “Ghost Horse” a standout with raw verisimilitude.
Rarely is I-45 a stage for moral quandaries—at least until you exit, stop at the first intersection, and confront an ethical impasse at the underpass. There, at the red light, you face a panhandler.
Author and chef Jesse Griffiths is taking locally sourced eating to the next level by making hunting accessible to a younger generation.
Bill King’s new book, Unapologetically Moderate: My Search for a Rational Center in American Politics, hammers home a few central themes: Our nation is fundamentally centrist; our politics don’t reflect that truth; and, as a result, policy suffers and voters become annoyed.
HPD has plenty of problems–sexual harassment, forged tickets, neglected homicides–but the overarching one is denial.
In a city littered with Superfund sites, the San Jacinto River Waste Pits have become a signature environmental justice issue in Houston.
Houston police kill an average of one person every three weeks. According to all evaluating groups, they also never make mistakes.