Sure, you know the names of the longstanding incumbents, but here are all the folks new to public office.
Votes Are In
Here’s what you need to know about those results.
Houston's mayoral elections are heading for a runoff.
Hitting the Books
A roundup of the more unorthodox laws governing our lives as of this month.
The Missouri City resident testified in Austin this week in favor of a bill prohibiting ownership of wild animals.
The Houston Academy of Cannabis Science is ready to educate those interested in the marijuana business—just in case they do.
All the new faces in our government are invited to our party this month.
Lawmakers most likely will be diving into everything from problems with school financing, to concerns raised by Hurricane Harvey, to questions on gun violence raised after the shootings at Santa Fe High School and Sutherland Springs.
16 LGBTQ Houstonians will be on the ballot on March 6.
Josh Watkins and Dianna Wray
Both sides of the fight are claiming the non-decision as a victory of sorts.
"I’m a mom of a little girl that I would like to see live. Please understand, I’m not fighting about bathrooms. I’m fighting about her life."
Houston native Lisa L. Pittman is the state's first attorney specializing in medical marijuana law.
Sarah Rufca Nielsen
The state representative and Houston attorney is known for voting against the grain.
We rarely invite the same guest twice, but we occasionally make exceptions.
Four issues to watch for when the legislature reconvenes in January
In Texas, a full 67 percent of incumbents didn't face a major-party challenger in the 2014 elections—and 2016 isn't much different.
Restaurants and other area businesses prepare for the fight to bear arms.
Small breweries could suffer greatly if a piece of legislation proposed by a state representative from Houston passes into law.
Alternately energized and exasperated by the latest abortion legislation, each side gears up for the battle ahead.