Only a few local municipal races are on May 1 ballots this year. And in one local contest, a candidate is outspending his two opponents by a wide margin in attempt to return to office.
It's no secret that people use medical passes to skip long waits, but claims of abuse have led to a proposal to make obtaining a fraudulant pass a crime.
While more people voted, the balance of power in the county remained about the same as it has been in recent elections: with Republicans in a strong position to stay in power.
Galveston and other Texas cities were allowed to close their beaches on Independence Day. The Texas Freedom Caucus questions the legality.
Local law enforcement officials and political leaders called Floyd's death evil and disturbing. But will there recriminations lead to any changes?
And top Texas elected officials order agencies to start making budget cuts in response to the economic wreckage of the COVID-19 pandemic.