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Following the resignation of its chairman last week, the Galveston County Republican Party Executive Committee voted to change its internal rules in ways that just months ago started a lengthy power struggle inside the party.

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The announcement of a pro-gun rally in Santa Fe on June 23, the first real political event of any kind in the city since the May 18 shooting, hasn't drawn much concern or worry from local officials in the city.

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Following Friday's fatal shooting at Santa Fe High School, several local experts were invited to speak at Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's roundtable discussion on gun violence and possible legislative solutions.

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There is only one day left for Galveston County voters to cast ballots in the May municipal elections — on Saturday at local polling places. Voters across the county will be voting on bonds, council members, school board trustees and other issues.

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While some in U.S. House Freedom Caucus say they expect concessions from U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy if he seeks to replace Paul Ryan as the next Speaker of the House, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber might be more inclined to support him.

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It's been more than three months since a Friendswood lawyer filed an criminal complaint against 56th District Court Judge Lonnie Cox, suggesting that the Cox had violated Texas law by hearing cases involving a local attorney, while that attorney was also representing Cox in other matters.

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In the wake of Mayes Middleton's victory in the Republican primary two weeks ago, local leaders have started to open lines of communication and schedule meetings with next potential state representative.

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James Dickey, the chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, has told Galveston County GOP officials to get their house in order — or risk losing delegates at the state's Republican Party Convention in June.

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Kimberley Yancy, a schoolteacher and the president of the Dickinson-Bay Area Unit of the NAACP, will attempt to oust Bobby Hocking from the La Marque mayor’s office during May’s local elections.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.