Daily Archives: December 18, 2021

Filing update: How many contested judicial primaries are there? (Part one)

Pretty much all of the updates I’ve given about who has filed for what have been for legislative or executive offices. These are the highest-profile races, and they’re also easier to keep track of. But as we know, there are … Continue reading

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Indictments and guilty pleas in FBI investigation of former HISD officials

Woof. A former top Houston ISD official and vendor were indicted Thursday in connection with an alleged bribery scheme over the last decade that federal prosecutors estimate cost the district millions of dollars and resulted in plea agreements with at … Continue reading

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The Lege will get worse before it gets better

I have three things to say about this. More than two dozen members of the Texas Legislature are retiring or running for a different seat next year, creating a slew of vacancies that could push both chambers to become redder … Continue reading

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District G special election lineup set

Hey, did you know there was another filing deadline this week? It’s true! Five candidates are running to represent west Houston as the next City Council member for District G. Councilmember¬†Greg Travis resigned the post¬†in October to run for a … Continue reading

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