Senator Rodney Ellis 9-18-16Dr. Laura Murillo (President and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) talks with Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis. They discuss the collaboration needed at all levels of government, and get into his being the lone Democrat on the County Commissioner Court.
Sarah Frazier with Mayor Sylvester Turner 7-24-16Sarah Frazier (Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS Radio Houston) sits down with Houston’s new Mayor, Sylvester Turner, to talk about balancing the city budget and other various issues facing our community.
Rules Changed To Make It Easier For State Lawmakers To Get 'Panic Buttons'One day after a heated confrontation involving gun rights activists and a Democratic lawmaker, the House changed the rules to allow members to install 'panic buttons' to contact emergency services.
US Government Patrolling Nearly Half Of Mexican Border By Drones AloneThe U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control desolate stretches where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences, and it plans to expand the strategy to the Canadian border.
[VIDEO]: Miss Louisiana's Political ResponseMiss Louisiana, Brittany Guidry, arises a huge applause with her response to a question regarding the Bergdahl-Taliban swap
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; 'Major Announcement' From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Cruz Back In Texas, Fresh Off Gov't Shutdown Fight U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is back in Texas where his political star is still rising — even if his helping lead the government shutdown fight may have hurt him nationally.
Even Amid Furloughs, Some Texans Cheer Cruz Thanks to Texas' new senator, Dale Huls is out of a job — at least for now. Yet Huls has never been prouder that he voted for him.
Government Shutdown Affects Thousands In Texas Thousands of federal workers in Texas are set to begin furloughs after Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown.
Guns On Campus Bill Scheduled For Texas House Vote Monday for a House floor vote this weekend, and a top backer predicted approval there for the plan to allow concealed weapons permit holders to carry their handguns into college classrooms.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and GovernmentVestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.