Mayor Annise Parker joined costumed children and representatives of the Houston Police and Fire Departments at a home in Woodland Heights this morning to offer tips for a safe Halloween. Continue Reading »
I wanted to share some exciting news about what we’re seeing at the Early Voting locations: we’re experiencing nearly double the turnout that we’ve seen in years past. I encourage you to join your neighbors who are already voting. This weekend is a terrific opportunity. Continue Reading »
Experience is valuable on Houston City Council. Council members often spend their first two-year term learning the basics of job: Figuring out who the players are, learning how various departments and budgets work and getting a handle on knotty problems such as the pension mess. By the time that council members really understand how things work, they’ve served six years and are term-limited out of office. Continue Reading »
10 days. That’s all the time that remains before Houston voters will begin to cast ballots in the race for City Council, At-Large Position 3.
While turnout is expected to be low, that doesn’t mean that this election isn’t important. It’s important that Houstonians who believe in building for a strong future for our city have a voice on City Council. Continue Reading »
Rogene Gee Calvert Campaign welcomes Hon. Senfronia Thompson to its growing list of supporters. Having been elected to 20 terms in office, Senfronia Thompson is a member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing the 141st District. She is also the former Dean of Women Legislators in Texas and a civil rights activist. Continue Reading »
The Gulf Coast Health Insurance Marketplace Collaborative will help residents in Harris and 12 surrounding counties explore affordable health insurance options through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Continue Reading »
A dozen continuous thundering bangs brought the downtown Macy’s to a pile of debris early Sunday, shaky waves trembling the ground and dust soaring to the sky. Continue Reading »
Mayor Annise Parker announced her role in two social service campaigns Wednesday.
More than a dozen law enforcement officials and social service workers lined the wall behind Parker’s lectern as she announced the “Shine a Light on Human Trafficking” campaign. A year earlier she had established a 22-member task force to study the subject. Continue Reading »