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Posts on ‘December 4th, 2017’

Filing news: The “not much to add but I’ll add it anyway” edition

One more week to go till the filing deadline. There’s already been a lot of activity, but there should be plenty more to come. A few highlights as we head into the last week for filing: – An old familiar face wants back in. Former state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer announced Saturday that he is […]

Hey, remember that harassment lawsuit against Rep. Blake Farenthold?

I’m just gonna leave this right here. Rep. Blake Farenthold used taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment claim brought by his former spokesman — the only known sitting member of Congress to have used a little-known congressional account to pay an accuser, people familiar with the matter told POLITICO. Lauren Greene, the Texas Republican’s […]

Cleaning up Buffalo Bayou

This is a big job, and it’s going to take a long time. Three months after flood torrents from Hurricane Harvey submerged Buffalo Bayou Park under almost 39 feet of water, scars left by the storm are still evident. Mounds of sand still sit waist-high in some parts of the 160-acre park, branches and stripped […]

Rally against the GOP tax scam

Are you upset about the terrible tax giveaway passed by the Senate last week? (If you aren’t, you should be.) Here’s one action you can take to channel those feelings. Rally Against Robbery! The People Fight the Tax Scam. Hosted by Indivisible Houston and Tax March – Houston. Wednesday at 6 PM – 8 PM […]