Articles tagged: Sylvester Turner
The incumbent mayor largely avoided a battle royale with bombastic trial lawyer Tony Buzbee for control of the Bayou City.
Just over a month ago, Houston’s mayoral runoff looked like it was shaping up to be a political battle royale. It features two big political personalities—i...Read More
Trump Megadonor and Houston Mayoral Candidate Is a Top Sponsor for Democratic Fundraiser with Hillary Clinton
How Tony Buzbee, a wealthy insurgent trying to oust Sylvester Turner, went from bankrolling Trump to being a “White Pantsuit Sponsor” for Hillary Clinton-headlined event.
There’s a long list of sponsors for the Harris County Democratic Party’s annual Johnson Rayburn Richards Luncheon, a marquee fundraiser that this year boast...Read More
Governor Greg Abbott scoffed at Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s request for emergency funds, saying he "has all the money that he needs."
On August 4, less than a month before Hurricane Harvey made landfall, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick appeared on the Fox Business Network with a diagnosis for ...Read More
“There’s no reason that Houston, the fourth largest city in the country, a city with a black mayor, should have Confederate statues on display in 2017.”
Several hundred protesters (and a couple dozen counter-protesters) are attending the "Destroy the Confederacy!" protest in Sam Houston Park in Houston...Read More
Corruption and clownish behavior on the right could open doors for left-leaning leaders, but Texas Dems will have to work hard to get their act together....Read More
Here are five resolutions to help the LGBT community stave off victory blindness from the summer's marriage equality victory in 2016. ...Read More
If you haven’t voted yet today, don’t worry, you’re not alone! These constitutional amendment elections don’t garner much attention or excitement, but t...Read More
In response to questions about anti-gay votes a decade ago, Rep. Sylvester Turner (D-Houston) said he’s evolved on LGBT issues and now supports full equality....Read More