An $8.4 million project to expand a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve building in Galveston could be canceled to free up money to build a proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to military officials.
New state Rep. Mayes Middleton wasted little time introducing himself to his colleagues in the Texas House of Representatives.
State Sen. Brandon Creighton has proposed two bills that would would increase the number of armed employees in Texas school districts, and make clear that they're allowed to use the weapons they are armed with.
Amid complaints from Galveston County homeowners about the Army Corps proposal to build a storm surge barrier along the Texas coast, some state and federal officials are calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extend the period when people are allowed to comment on the plan.
More than two dozen public officials attended a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers briefing about a proposal to build a coastal barrier on Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island.
Notably absent from the corps briefing? Anyone from the city of Galveston.
Through three days of early voting in the 2018 mid-term election, more than 27,900 people have voted early in Galveston County, local officials said Wednesday.