Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‘s victory in New York’s Democratic primary last week sent shockwaves through the political establishment.
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.
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.
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.
In the small city of Jamaica Beach, a group of people that want to record the city council meetings say city hall is coming down too hard on their right to film proceedings.
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.
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.
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.
National Guard troops will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border to, according to federal officials, deter the number of people crossing the border illegally.
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.
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.
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.
With only a few days of campaigning remaining in this year’s party primary elections, state Rep. Wayne Faircloth continues to hold a fundraising lead over his challenger for Texas House District 23, Mayes Middleton.
Galveston State Rep. Wayne Faircloth blasted a candidates forum being planned in Galveston on Thursday night as a “ruse” and an attempt to discredit him
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.