U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is expected to stop in Friendswood today as part of his two-day visit to Texas to survey Hurricane Harvey damage.
Members of Texas' delegation has expressed confidence that relief money for Harvey will make it through Congress and to President Donald Trump with little trouble.
Galveston County Judge Mark Henry says he's not feeling the pressure other places in the country are to remove monuments to the Confederacy.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A congressional committee is calling for a federal investigation into Russian meddling. Only this time, the calls are for the Treasury Department to look into how Russia might have influenced protests against the fracking industry.
Bills meant to increase penalties against illegal immigrants and cities that try to harbor them have the support of Galveston County’s local representative.
The Texas Legislature was less productive when it comes to passing bills this session.
The legislature passed 824 pieces of legislation during the session. That's down from 1,323 in 2015 and 1,437 in 2013.
After Tuesday’s New York Times report that former FBI Director James Comey created a paper trail of his private conversations with President Donald Trump, members of Congress were increasingly calling for an independent investigation and hearings.
Two longtime Texas City commissioners wrapped up more than a decade of service Wednesday night and will be honored with named benches in the city.
Voters sent two incumbent Galveston County state district court judges back to their benches for another four years in Tuesday night’s Republican Party primary elections.
Republican presidential candidates took the stage in Houston on Thursday night for a final debate before voters in 11 states, including Texas, take to the polls for next week's "Super Tuesday" primaries.
Friday marked the filing deadline for candidates vying for spots on various city councils, commissions and school boards in the May 7 election.
Republican presidential hopefuls called for a more compassionate discussion around drug addiction Tuesday, with emphasis on substance abuse as a curable disease, not a moral failing.
Early voting starts Monday for the off-year November elections. There are seven constitutional amendments, plus local propositions in League City, Texas City, Kemah and Clear Lake Shores and a school board election in Galveston.
The Daily News asked the candidates to answer questions submitted by readers and our staff related to the upcoming election. Below are excerpts from the candidates’ questionnaires for the city of La Marque election for mayor and District C Coucil Position. District C candidates Deanna ‘Sissy…
Individuals and organizations are encouraged to attend a public outreach meeting to share information and visual items related to the Meridian Highway for use in a public project.
After years of close calls, the Texas House of Representatives district that represents Galveston has gone to a Republican candidate.
One of League City’s four council races will go to a runoff. Two other races were decided by landslides and a third will see a former councilman’s return.
Voting can be a confusing thing for voters and poll workers alike. Each election The Daily News receives calls from voters with questions about the process, technical questions and even who is on the ballot.
Galveston County polls open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday with contested races for state representative, county judge, a county commissioner seat, a justice of the peace place on the bench and a big city council election in League City.
Because of more than 500 incorrectly printed mail-in ballots, Galveston County election officials expect delays in the final vote count Tuesday.
The county’s top election official said candidates and voters shouldn’t be concerned that the daughter of a county commissioner seeking re-election has access to mail-in ballots during the election.
The social media invite from Galveston County Republican Party Chairwoman Barbara Meeks for voters to come to a polling location for hot dogs, chips, sodas and brownies on Sunday wasn’t out of the norm.
A new mobile smartphone application for election information is now available to county voters in both the iTunes and Google Play stores, County Clerk Dwight Sullivan said.