A west-side neighborhood has a solution to a problem that’s fairly common across the city. FOX 26's Tom Zizka has more.
State Sen. John Whitmire, the longest-serving member of the Texas Senate, announced Wednesday night he will run for Houston mayor in 2023. FOX 26's Greg Groogan explains more.
The lawmaker has represented parts of central and southeast Houston in state House District 147 since 1991. FOX 26's Greg Groogan has more.
Whitmire, the longest-serving member of the Texas Senate, will first run for reelection to the chamber in 2022 before his mayoral run the following year.
The lawmaker has represented parts of central and southeast Houston in state House District 147 since 1991.
Hispanic community leaders encourage voters to participate in Tuesday's election while addressing diluted voting power in new redistricting maps.
FOX 26 Political Reporter Greg Groogan explains the debate going on in Austin.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Greater Houston may soon find they have a different member of Congress representing them in Washington depending on where your home sits within new political boundaries being drawn up in Austin.
Our panel discusses proposed legislation from Rep. Ayanna Pressley that would categorize wigs as “durable medical equipment,” which could help men and women across the country suffering from conditions that lead to hair loss.
Texas officially appealed two days after a federal judge temporarily blocked the new law.
"There’s no guarantee that he won’t do the same thing to another family." Paul Castro says he is furious after finding out his son's accused killer was released on bond and wants fundamental changes to the bail system.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has added two new agenda items related to property-tax relief and a constitutional amendment addressing bail changes.
Senate Bill 1 tightens voting-by-mail rules, prevents local efforts to expand voting options, increases access for partisan poll watchers, and sets new rules — and possible criminal penalties — for those who assist voters in casting their ballots in Texas.
Reproductive Freedom Congregations is a group of churches uniting against Texas's new abortion law in support of women's right to choose. Texas Right to Life, the organization which helped draft the law is defending it as helping to prevent women from making a devastating decision.
The Texas Medical Association called two anti-abortion bills unconstitutional and criticized the U.S. Supreme Court for not blocking the broader law from going into effect.
Nearly 700 laws are now in effect across the Lonestar state and several of them have sparked big reactions from both lawmakers and residents. Fox 26 spoke to our legal analyst Charlas "Big Angry" Adams about three of the laws that have gained the most attention, including the fetal heartbeat bill, permitless carry and new voting protocols. Adams is making the case that many of the changes are not as simple as they seem.
The new laws will affect abortion access, social studies curriculum and cities that trim the budgets of law enforcement.
When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, four years ago It left $125 billion in damage With that, and more disasters likely to follow, struggling small businesses to survive.
The controversial voting rights bill passed the Texas House on a 79-37 mostly party-line vote, moving fast a week after Democrats ended their holdout
The fall of Afghanistan has triggered powerful emotions among the many Americans who fought there in the battle against global terrorism.