Ted Cruz Criticizes Houston Over Sermon SubpoenasThe Republican senator accused city officials of abusing power by subpoenaing sermons and other documents from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents.
US Mayors To Vote On Climate Change ResolutionU.S. mayors gathered in Texas will decide whether to endorse a call for cities to use nature to fight the effects of climate change.
City Council Approves Gay Rights OrdinanceCity officials have approved a measure that expands anti-discrimination protections for Houston's gay and transgender residents.
Mayor Annise Parker Wins Third TermHouston Mayor Annise Parker was elected on Tuesday to a third and final term as the leader of the nation's fourth largest city.
Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID LawTexans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters' photo IDs.
Mayor Announces Citywide Observance Of Anniversary Of MLK Milestones On Wednesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker called on places in Houston to join her later in the month for a bell-ringing ceremony commemorating MLK milestones.
Bellaire High School Wins Anti-Texting Video Contest Bellaire High School students have reason to celebrate but will certainly not text and drive to convey the excitement.
Mayor Parker Releases Statement On Voting Rights Act Ruling On Tuesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker released a statement regarding the Supreme Court's ruling about the Voting Rights Act.
Thousands Pack Reliant Stadium To Honor Fallen HFD Firefighters As many as 40,000 individuals including law and emergency personnel from around the state of Texas as well as the general public, packed Reliant Stadium on Wednesday to honor four courageous and heroic fallen HFD firefighters.
Mayor Parker, Housing Authority Demolish Vacant Lot For New Park Residents living at Houston Housing Authority’s Kelly Village Apartments will soon see a well manicured, open area that will be available for them as well as the rest of the Houston community.
Mayor Parker Ready For Super Bowl LI: 'Bring It On'Mayer Annise Parker, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, Houston Super Bowl Committee Chairman Ric Campo, and Texans team president Jamey Rootes toasted to their successful Super Bowl campaign on Wednesday.
Mayor Parker Releases New Data On Houston’s Homeless Population On Wednesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker unveiled data from Houston Registry Week, which is a week-long initiative, outlining Houston's plan to get more than 2,000 homeless individuals off of Houston's streets.