Galveston's city council races starting to shape up; Cox on how controversy will help his campaign
A rule change by the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week means that churches that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey last year can request federal grants that they had previously been barred from receiving.
A Galveston County investigation into the behavior of congressional candidate Bill Sargent concluded that he did not sexually harass his co-workers at the Galveston County District Clerk’s office.
A plan to change the way the internet is regulated could be enacted within the next month. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission revealed a plan that would repeal net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration in 2015.
Galveston County lawyers have added their opinion to a case involving Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and special prosecutors — and are citing their own recent Supreme Court victory in doing so.
This November’s Election Day will presumably be much more sedate than 2016’s was. With no national elections on the ballot, far fewer people are expected to show up to cast votes than did the day Donald Trump was elected president.
Four days after a gunman opened fire on a crowd of Las Vegas concertgoers, the congressional delegation representing Galveston County was advocating waiting before any discussion about tightening gun-control laws.
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.