It’s Easter, as everyone knows, but it’s also San Jacinto Day, so don’t forget to fly your Texas flags.
Port of Galveston leaders should make it abundantly clear to Carnival Cruise Line they expect a corporate partner, with which it does substantial business, to be a responsible environmental steward. Port leaders should insist on action by the cruise line, not more empty public relations babble.
Vision is nice, but Hitchcock’s efforts to create a pretty city center is a giant leap from recently teetering on the brink of bankruptcy and laying off almost 20 percent of its police force. And it’s a bigger leap when key city leaders have eroded public trust.
Beginning with early voting on Monday, League City residents will begin casting ballots on the city's first bond proposition in almost 30 years. Election Day is May 4.
A lawmaker once observed that putting together a budget — local, state or federal — that deals mainly with public funds is akin to putting together a jigsaw puzzle.
It has been feeling a lot like 2011 on the island since the announcement last month that federal officials had empowered and, it seems, are encouraging Galveston Housing Authority to pursue mixed-income developments to replace subsidized housing demolished after Hurricane Ike.
On Thursday, President Donald Trump warned he’d slap tariffs on cars coming to the U.S. from Mexico unless the Mexicans do more to stop the flow of migrants and drugs to the U.S.
Almost $3 million is no small sum, but the bridge amounts to more than 400 feet of unused pedestrian walkway — it's a symbol of civic paralysis.
If anyone wants to see the disaster dockless scooter and bike programs might look like on the streets of Galveston need only to walk the streets Austin.
Not every issue in Galveston has to be a knife fight. It’s time for top management and boards of the city, Park Board of Trustees and the Port of Galveston to have collegial discussions about policies and plans that affect pretty much everyone living and doing business on the island, particu…
The two or three commissioners pushing to replace the county legal department with eight private law firms owe taxpayers a much more detailed explanation of their rationale, among a couple of other things, than has been offered so far.
It’s a sad reality that most residents and stakeholders find issues of neighborhood or community planning urgent when they’re responding to a problem.