Watch the League City 1/4-cent sales tax forum live. The forum is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.
LEAGUE CITY — On October 8, The Daily News and the League City Chamber of Commerce presented a forum featuring the nine candidates running in four the contested city council races.
The Daily News invited candidates from contested races in the upcoming elections to participate in questionnaires, which were compiled largely from points that readers requested us to ask on their behalf.
The Daily News was having its final candidate forum, beginning at 5:30 p.m. today at the jury assembly room of the Galveston County Justice Center, 600 59th St., in Galveston. Watch the live stream here.
On Feb. 6, the Galveston County Daily News hosted a forum featuring the candidates running for Galveston County Judge and County Court No. 2 and County Court No. 3.
Following the dismissal of misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges against League City Councilmen Dennis OKeeffe and Dan Becker in a fistfight the two got into in City Hall, League City police on Friday released an audio recording of the incident.
State Rep. Craig Eiland was among the dozen or so state representatives that saw their amendments tabled during Tuesday’s House of Representatives Hearing on House Bill 2, an omnibus bill that would greatly effect Texas’s abortion laws.
One local lawmaker played a key role in Tuesday’s dramatics the Texas Senate. State Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, was among the most visible Republicans who trying to derail Sen. Wendy Davis 13-hour filibuster of Senate Bill 5, which would have dramatically affected the laws governing abortion clinics in Texas.
Usually in a contested election about taxes, you would expect to have vocal opposition and proponents on the issue. And, for the most part, there’s a lot of chatter for and against when it comes to the La Marque school district’s tax ratification election.