October 2018

Bonnen Commits to GOP Speaker Selection Process

Bonnen Commits to GOP Speaker Selection Process

After announcing his campaign for speaker of the Texas House on Tuesday, State Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R–Angleton) has formally committed to voting for the eventual Republican speaker nominated by the House Republican caucus. When Bonnen made his original announcement,...
Tony Buzbee Announces Run for Houston Mayor

Tony Buzbee Announces Run for Houston Mayor

Houston’s 2019 municipal election cycle won’t kick off until after the dust of next week’s midterm election settles, but potential contenders are already throwing their names in the ring to take on incumbent Mayor Sylvester Turner. Last night, Houston trial attorney...
Crosby ISD’s Road to Recovery

Crosby ISD’s Road to Recovery

Crosby Independent School District, a small district in unincorporated Harris County, is still struggling after the recent revelation of severe financial problems. But district officials have a path for moving forward and are getting help from a number of sources,...
Bettencourt Blasts Harris County Voter Registrar

Bettencourt Blasts Harris County Voter Registrar

Voter roll integrity is at risk in Harris County because the county’s elected voter registration official isn’t doing her job, state and local officials said today in a press conference. State Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R–Houston) made the announcement in front of a UPS...
Dennis Bonnen Files for Speaker

Dennis Bonnen Files for Speaker

In a widely expected move, State Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R–Angleton) filed paperwork with the Texas Ethics Commission launching his campaign for Speaker of the Texas House. Bonnen has for years been considered a possible successor to Speaker Joe Straus, who announced his...