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As Republicans fight a push to expand voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic, one GOP congressional candidate in Texas has already told voters the option has been expanded for them and mailed them ballot applications to take advantage of it.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Afro-American Sheriff’s Deputy League joined the Houston Police Officer’s Union, the Afro-American Police Officer’s League, and the Organization of Spanish Speaking Officer’s in endorsing Democrat Eric Fagan for Fort Bend County Sheriff.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Republican primary consisted of numerous hotly contested races. The District 22 Congressional race will require a run-off election between Sheriff Troy Nehls and Kathleen Wall. The run-off will be held May 26.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Sri Preston Kulkarni won the Democratic Party nomination for Congressional District 22. Sam Hayes won his Pct. 1 Constable's race. Patrick Quincy won the Pct. 3 Constable's race, and there will be a run-off election May 26 to determine the winner of th…
KATY (Covering Katy News) — Past and current school board members of three school districts are backing Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers in the March 3 Republican primary against Wendy Duncan. Meyers is running for re-election.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy mayor Bill Hastings is endorsing Chad Norvell's run for Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable. Hastings was Katy's Chief of Police prior to being elected mayor in 2019.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - One day after the winner of a special election for Texas House District 28 is sworn into office, there will be an event for candidates who will run for that seat when it reopens in Jan. 2021.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - In the shadow of impeachment, Democratic Party Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher who voted to impeach President Trump, may be seeing her race for re-election tighten.
PEARLAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Texas Alliance for Life endorsed Greg Hill for Congress in Texas’ 22nd Congressional District. Texas Alliance for Life is a nonprofit organization of people committed to protecting the fundamental right to life of all innocent human beings and to prom…
WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) - Victims’ Rights Caucus Republican Co-Chairs Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX) and Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) praised President Donald Trump’s new executive order to combat human trafficking and the exploitation of children on the Internet.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) - The congressional campaign of Pierce Bush raised more than $660,000 in a three week period in December to close the 4th quarter of 2019.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Wesley Hunt, combat veteran and Republican for Congress in the 7th District, released his second television advertisement titled “Cartels”, highlighting his support for securing America’s border and destroying the cartels responsible for trafficking drugs into …
RICHMOND — Republican Gary Gates has decisively beaten Democrat Eliz Markowitz in the nationally targeted special election runoff for Texas House District 28, a disappointing loss for Democrats who had hoped to use the race to build momentum toward capturing control of the lower chamber in N…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Republican former state representative Dr. John Zerwas is endorsing Robert Becker for Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable.
KATY (Texas Tribune) - It is hard not to argue Democrats have gone all in on the special election runoff for House District 28.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Thomas Homan, former Trump Administration Interim Director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, will headline a fundraising event on Thursday, January 30th at the Omni Westside Hotel in Houston for Maria Espinoza, candidate for US Congress - House…
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - The Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO announced its second round of endorsements this week in congressional, state legislature, and local, regional and state-wide judicial primary elections.
Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz launched a podcast this week, saying he'll use it to air his daily musings about the historic Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Cruz is a juror along with the other members of the U.S. Senate.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Early voting in the runoff election for the Texas House District 28 ends Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Election Day is Jan. 28.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) - Congressional Candidate Pierce Bush is out with his first television commercial and it takes aim at the Democratic Party, not the long list of Republican opponents he'll need to beat in order to face a member of the opposing party in the general election.
PEARLAND (Covering Katy News) – The Texas Municipal Police Association endorsed Republican Greg Hill for U.S. Congress on Monday. TMPA represents over 29,000 Texas law enforcement officers and focuses on improving legislation that protects and affects local law enforcement.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Former Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert is endorsing Chad Norvell in the Precinct 3 Constable's race in the Republican primary. Norvell is a Major with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - All three incumbents on the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees whose terms are expiring are running for re-election, and one of them has drawn an opponent on the first day of the filing period.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend Precinct 3 County Commissioner Andy Meyers announced Tuesday that he's been endorsed for re-election by former Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert and his wife, longtime Fort Bend Republican precinct chair Pat Hebert.
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy City Council Member-at-Large Chris Harris, Ward A Council Member Janet Corte, and Ward B Council Member Durran Dowdle are all up for re-election this spring. Harris and Corte were both elected to their first terms in office in 2018. Both said Monday t…
SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) - Republican Pierce Bush is running for Texas Congressional District 22. It’s a seat that is being vacated by Republican Pete Olson and a seat that the Democratic Party believes it can capture due to the changing demographics in Fort Bend County.
PEARLAND (Covering Katy News) – Republican Congressional Candidate Greg Hill is announcing a lengthy endorsement list from nearly 50 local elected officials and community leaders in Brazoria County.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Wesley Hunt, combat veteran and Republican candidate for Congress in the 7th District, released his first television advertisement Tuesday. It is titled Duty and highlights his service record and commitment to conservative values. Hunt is running against Democr…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Texas Tribune) - The battleground race for a Texas House seat in the Houston suburbs is heating up as a national Democratic group launches TV ads highlighting past allegations that the Republican candidate mistreated his children.
DALLAS (Covering Katy News) - Royce West, the Democratic Party candidate who hopes to replace longtime Republican Senator John Cornyn issued a statement Friday that is critical of President Trump's drone strike that killed an Iranian military leader who is linked to the murder of hundreds of…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Early voting in the House District 28 special election will be held Jan. 21 - 24. Voters will pick the successor to Republican John Zerwas who represented the northwest Fort Bend County district until last fall when he resigned to take a position with …
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) - Republican Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush failed to disclose his ties to at least 11 companies, including a Cayman Islands-based oil and gas firm that did business with a state fund he helps oversee, records obtained by The Texas Tribune show.
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) - For years, state Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) has raked in millions in legal fees representing governmental entities such as the Dallas and Houston independent school districts, metropolitan transportation agencies and major Texas cities, sparking criticism that he is …
Weeks after dropping out of the presidential race, Beto O'Rourke has launched a new political group to boost Texas Democrats in the 2020 election.
WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) - Rep. Pete Olson of the 22nd Congressional District of Texas issued the following statement after voting against the House Democrats’ Articles of Impeachment against President Trump.
WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) – In a party line vote the United States House of Representatives voted to Impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
This story was updated at 1:45 p.m. Friday Dec. 20. Representative Fletcher's office provided a longer statement to Covering Katy News than was originally posted on Thursday. The longer version is below in italics.
WASHINGTON — Texans serving in the U.S. House moved in a party-line vote to impeach President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, the third time in the nation's history the chamber took such action.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Democrat controlled United States House of Representatives is expected to vote to impeach President Trump later this week, and Republican Texas Senator John Cornyn believes there will be a much different trial and outcome in the Senate.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Texas Tribune) - As far as falls from grace in Texas politics go, state Rep. Rick Miller’s was about as fast as they come.
WASHINGTON (Texas Tribune) - U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, was in Congress for over a decade before she narrowly won a bid to become the top Republican on the powerful House Appropriations Committee last year.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Republican Wendy Duncan has officially filed to challenge incumbent Andy Meyers in the GOP primary for Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend County businesswoman Kathaleen Wall has filed her paperwork with the Republican Party of Texas to have her name placed on the March 3, 2020 primary ballot to replace retiring Congressman Peter Olson (R-TX) in Congressional District 22.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Republican Katy businesswoman Angelica Garcia may be new to politics but she's already received the endorsement of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in her primary race for Texas House District 132, which represents portions of the Katy and Cypress areas.
After U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed political backer Michael Bleyzer as an adviser to Ukraine’s president, the Houston man and a former University of Texas System regent “secured a potentially lucrative” energy deal from the Ukrainian government, the Associated Press reported Monday.