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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.
KATY (Covering Katy New) - State Representative Gina Calanni (D-Katy) filed for re-election to Texas House Distrct 132 on Sunday. The filing took place at the Harris County Democratic Party office with her three sons and her re-election team by her side.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap formally filed for a second term Saturday. Heap's office protects neighborhoods in west, northwest and southwest Harris County.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – Former State Representative Mike Schofield has officially filed to run for Texas House District 132, the district he represented from 2015 to 2019.
HARRIS COUNTY (Texas Tribune) - A last-minute change in how votes were counted threw Harris County into an electoral muddle Tuesday, causing nearly 12-hour delays in results for the closely watched mayor's race and a raft of state constitutional amendments.
DES MOINES (Texas Tribune) — Hours before Beto O'Rourke quit the presidential race Friday evening, his supporters were taking part in the boisterous "sign wars" here outside the Wells Fargo Arena ahead of the season's biggest Democratic gathering.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - On the same night that the Astros played in game one of the World Series a room full of local residents felt selecting our next state representative was more important than seeing the first pitch against the Washington Nationals. The 5 - 7 p.m. Monday night candid…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend County Precinct 4 Constable Trever Nehls will not seek a third term and appears to be setting the stage for a run for sheriff of Fort Bend County Sheriff.
Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) submitted the following letter to the editor exclusively to Covering Katy News and Covering Fort Bend News. Olson is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee which has been working to address the high prices of prescription drugs.
SAN ANTONIO (Texas Tribune) - Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro from San Antonio is threatening to end his campaign if he does not raise $800,000 by the end of the month, saying he is in "dire need of financial resources to keep going."
KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - If you have business with Congressman Michael McCaul, R-TX, you'll find his office in a new location. He recently relocated to an office condominium at 1526 Katy Gap Road, Suite 803, Katy, TX 77494.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said religious institutions should be stripped of their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex marriage, a position that sparked swift and fierce criticism from social conservatives.
RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) - Sheriff Troy Nehls has not officially announced that he's running for Congress but he has a campaign treasurer, an exploratory committee and has announced that he's raised more than $100 thousand dollars for a congressional bid.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Mike Schofield, R-Katy, officially announced on Tuesday night that he is running for State Representative in Texas House District 132 representing a portion of the Katy and Cypress areas of Harris County. It's a seat that he held for two terms until he was defeate…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - Carl Douglas Haggard, a former assistant district attorney and former chief prosecutor for Harris County and the founder of the Haggard Law Firm, has announced his candidacy for the Republican Primary for Texas Congressional District 22. Current R…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - State Representative Gina Calanni (D-Katy) is inviting the public to her Back-to-School Education Town Hall, which will be held on the campus of Houston Community College, Thursday, September 26th, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at 1550 Foxlake Dr, Houston. The meeting will be…
HOUSTON – President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed off their growing friendship Sunday, just miles away from one of the largest Indian American communities in the state.
HOUSTON (Texas Tribune) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro aggressively challenged Joe Biden — a fellow former Obama administration official — on the debate stage here Thursday, seeming to question the former vice president’s memory and saying he was not fulfilling former Pres…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - State Representative John Zerwas will be the featured speaker at the next Barker Flood Prevention community engagement meeting. The flood prevention group is headed by Republican Wendy Duncan who is running against incumbent Republican Andy Meyers in the GOP Prima…
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News/Covering Katy News) - Dr. Eliz Markowitz, candidate for Texas House District 28, is heading into the special election having earned the support of city, county, and regional organizations. The Fort Bend County Young Democrats, the Katy Area Democrats…
Allen West, a former congressman from Florida, announced Thursday he is running for Texas GOP chair, challenging current party leader James Dickey for the position.
Beginning in June, thousands of voters across the country saw a fundraising plea in the form of a Facebook ad from the president’s official social media page. It described how the “fake news media” would bolster Donald Trump’s reelection bid.
DETROIT (Texas Tribune) — Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke registered a subdued performance in his second debate outing as a presidential candidate — a stabilization from his stumbles during last month's debate in Miami.
WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) - Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) will not be seeking re-election to his 22nd District of Texas seat in the United States Congress in 2020.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable Wayne Thompson is not ruling out a run for Sheriff now that Troy Nehls says he’s not going to seek re-election. In a social media post Thompson say people want him to run.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick will report raising over $3 million on his July 15, 2019 Texas Ethics Commission report, bringing his campaign war chest total to over $11 million.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls has announced he will not be seeking re-election for a third term. Nehls has been sheriff since 2012.Prior to his election as sheriff he served two terms as the elected Constable of Fort Bend County Precinct 4. He ha…
DALLAS (Covering Katy News) — Robert Gates served as secretary of defense for President George W. Bush and then made history when he was asked to stay on as Secretary of Defense when President Barack Obama was elected.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Neeta Sane, a Houston Community College Trustee since 2007, has announced her 2020 candidacy for Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector. Sane will be completing her two six-year terms as HCC Trustee this year.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – The school board election results have been certified by the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees in a process called canvassing the vote. The certification took place in a noontime meeting on Monday, May 13, 2019. Donald “Duke” Keller will be replac…
KEY LARGO, Florida (Covering Katy News) – HempStaff, a leader in recruiting for employees in the cannabis and hemp industries announced the first series of live medical dispensary training webinars for the states of Texas and several other states. Graduates of the program would become what s…
HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday that two former political candidates are charged with crimes for refusing to file personal financial statements with the Texas Ethics Commission.
KATY/HOUSTON – Congressman Michael T. McCaul (R-TX) is continuing his push to end human trafficking. On Monday he met with local, state, and federal partners of the Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – Congressman Michael McCaul, R-TX, visited the Katy Independent School District’s Agricultural Sciences Center with Katy FFA students and Katy ISD staff on Monday. The pavilion opened earlier this year, just in time for the Katy ISD Livestock Show and Rodeo. It’s l…
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – People who live in Katy proper will be electing a Mayor and two council members on Saturday, May 4. Below are the candidates and polling locations and times.