Meagan Flynn is a staff writer at the Houston Press who, despite covering criminal justice and other political squabbles in Harris County, drinks only one small cup of coffee per day.
23 hours ago | Breaking News
After a panel of federal judges ruled on Tuesday that two of Texas's congressional voting districts violate the Voting Rights Act based on illegal racial gerrymandering, the judges gave Texas three days to decide how it wanted to redraw the maps. ...
1 day ago | Houston 101
Apparently no statues are safe. Not even one of original slaver Christopher Columbus. Concerned citizens called the Houston Police Department around 10:30 Thursday night to report that Christopher Columbus, in Bell Park on Montrose Boulevard, had ...
1 day ago | Spaced City
The Houston-to-Dallas bullet train just got one more step closer to becoming a reality. Mayor Sylvester Turner and Texas Central President Tim Keith signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), signaling Houston's commitment to the bullet train wit...
1 day ago | Education
Houston Community College Trustee Dave Wilson is personally footing the bill for an investigation into his own board, Wilson and his attorney announced yesterday. Amid a bribery scandal involving Trustee Chis Oliver that HCC's board of trustees sa...
2 days ago | Texas
Even though the 2017 special session adjourned in a stalemate one day early on Tuesday, it might be a little premature to think it's all over just yet. Because Governor Greg Abbott has plenty of reasons he may decide to call a second special sessi...
3 days ago | Bayou City
Coming to an abrupt finish late Tuesday night, the Texas Legislature's 2017 special session has adjourned, passing a total of 12 bills that addressed just ten of Governor Greg Abbott's 20 priorities on the agenda. The curtain came down after the H...