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Texas Republicans in Congress took on Texas House Democrats on Thursday in a tense, four-hour congressional subcommittee meeting that drilled into the technicalities of voter restriction bills … more
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee was arrested at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday for engaging in civil disobedience in support of a federal voting rights bill. “Yes I engaged in … more
A Democratic candidate campaigning on his military experience for a Houston-area congressional seat was kicked out of the Air Force over a drunken fight with a fellow service member. The … more
Claudia Torres-Yañez walked into the Texas Capitol at 7:30 a.m. Saturday to testify against Republican efforts to enact new voting restrictions in the state. Fifteen hours later, she was … more
Outnumbered and virtually powerless to block conservative priorities they oppose, Democrats in the Texas Legislature say they are keeping their options open as they prepare for a special session that … more
Texas GOP Chair Allen West announced his resignation Friday morning and said he is considering running for another office, potentially one that is statewide. During a news conference here, West … more
The Texas Legislature closed out its regular 140-day session Monday with sniping among the state’s top political leaders and lawmakers already well aware they will be back this calendar year … more
The sweeping overhaul of Texas elections and voter access was poised from the beginning of the session to pass into law. It had the backing of Republican leaders in both chambers of the Legislature. … more
Katy City Council voted to approve the results of the May 1 election and swore in its newest members, Dan Smith of Ward A and Gina Hicks of Ward B in a brief meeting last week. During this … more
In a brief Monday afternoon meeting, Brookshire’s newest alderperson, Monique Taylor, was sworn in for the Position 1 seat alongside re-elected Mayor Darrell Branch and Alderperson for Position … more
Throughout the Katy area there are more than 80 special purpose districts that provide services to the community such as flood mitigation, water, sewer, emergency medical services and fire … more
State shows largest numerical population gain Texas stands to gain two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives after results of the 2020 census released last week show the state had the largest … more
Katy ISD voters approved all four of the district’s bond propositions which the KISD Board of Trustees approved for placement on the May 1 ballot during a special meeting held Feb. 8. Trustees … more
Incumbent trustee for Position 7, Dawn Champagne, will retain her seat after defeating challenger Walter Butler. Meanwhile, former Katy ISD Trustee Rebecca Fox will pick the mantle back up after … more
Katy ISD residents heavily voted in favor of a natatorium for the district’s 10th high school and district athletic facility renovations and repairs as part of the 2021 bond package. more
Gina Hicks has won the race for the Katy City Council Ward B seat against incumbent Jenifer Stockdick with just more than 62% of the votes in the race. In the Ward A race, Dan Smith has defeated … more
Mayor Darrell Branch and Alderperson for Position 2 Lyndon stamps have retained their seats and will be joined by newly elected Alderperson for Position 1, Monique Taylor according to unofficial … more
Today is Election Day and the cities of Katy and Brookshire, as well as Katy ISD, have items on the ballot for residents to choose from. KISD KISD voters are choosing who will sit in trustee … more
Katy ISD has four bonds totaling about $676.2 million on the May 1 ballot intended to address growth in the district and aging infrastructure. Among those is Proposition A, a roughly $591.4 million … more
Early voting underway across stateEarly voting began Monday for May 1 elections in county, city and school district elections.Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs encourages all eligible voters to take … more
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