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.
Three county officials who would be the target of a committee review proposed by Galveston County Judge Mark Henry, said they had no knowledge of the plan before it was reported in The Daily News last week.
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.
U.S. Rep. Randy Weber doesn't seem think his stances against stricter gun control laws will affect his chances in the coming mid-term elections.
The federal government's response to Hurricane Harvey and other major disasters the fall of 2017 were hampered by staff shortages and a lack of employees trained for disaster response, a new report says.
The Republican candidate for Galveston's seat in the Texas House of Representatives is calling for the Texas Department of Insurance to reject a 10 percent proposed increase in insurance rates through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Agency.
The Galveston Independent School District will have at least two new members come November, as two incumbents chose not to run for re-election in the upcoming local school board election.
A trio of Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees could face down challengers this fall, as people angered and concerned about the district's actions since the May 18 shooting seek to replace part of the board.
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.
Despite a taxing year that saw the city heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey and a major heath crisis, League City Mayor Pat Hallisey has announced he will seek a second consecutive term this November.
An item on the Galveston City Council's agenda about the eligibility of one of its newest members wasn't exactly about what it seemed.