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Thousands Join Beto O’Rourke, Houston Lawmakers in Abortion Rights Rally

Thousands of Houstonians visited Discovery Green on Saturday to rally for abortion rights with Democratic gubernatrial candidate Beto O’Rourke, Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee, and Sylvia Garcia, and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.“My entire life, Roe v...

The Ongoing Opposition to I-45 Expansion

The Houston-based expansion of the Interstate-45 Highway has been in the works for decades, but the controversial project continues its lengthy delay as local activists remain steadfast in their opposition.The operation has suffered numerous delays...

Kim Ogg and the Conservative Pushback Against Lina Hidalgo

As her 2022 re-election campaign gets into full swing, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo is also currently in the midst of the most high-profile PR struggle of her career, with three current and former staffers being indicted for allegedly conspiring wi...

Internal poll shows tied race for Harris County Commissioner primary runoff

A recent survey of 300 Democratic primary voters in Harris County Precinct 4 show a close race between commissioner candidates Lesley Briones and Ben Chou. That’s according to an internal poll shared with the Signal showing Briones with 34 per...

Amanda Edwards on her run for Mayor of Houston

Attorney Amanda Edwards has worn many hats in the political and public service space, where her passion in law, civic leadership, and community building have bloomed into action. After serving for four years as an At-Large Position 4 member on...

Texas General Land Office racially discriminated with $4 billion of Harvey relief, says HUD

The Department of Housing and Urban Development said the Texas General Land Office discriminated against minority residents with $4 billion of federal Hurricane Harvey relief money, disproportionately offering less money to communities on the basis of ...

Harris County Election Officials say all primary votes will be counted before deadline

Harris County election officials are still counting ballots Wednesday morning for the Tuesday Primary Election. Despite the Texas Secretary of State John B. Scott saying officials will not finish counting ballots by the deadline, Harris County Election...

“He was one of kind” family and friends say of Charion Lockett who was shot and killed by HPD

Late Thursday evening, the Houston Police Department released bodycam footage of their violent gunfire, which left 27-year-old Charion Lockett dead in the hallway of his home on Feb. 7. But his family and attorneys are saying his death was preventable,...

Texas, Harris County Democrats call for resignation of controversial GOP Chair

The Texas Democrat Party and Harris County Democrats are calling for the resignation of Harris County Precinct Chair Carla Richburg after her racist and controversial proposed resolutions for 2022. “We call on the Harris County GOP to immediat...

Op-Ed: How Justice of the Peace Courts Can Rectify the Harris County Eviction Crisis

Harris County has a slow-burning eviction crisis created by a lack of affordable housing, stagnant wages, and scant protection for the most vulnerable tenants. Even before the pandemic, eviction was the leading cause of housing loss in Harris County, w...
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Bribes for visas case: Know the charges filed against Karti Chidambaram after CBI raids

Congress MP Karti Chidambaram remains in deep trouble after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) files a list of charges against him, soon after conducting continuous raids in the political leader’s home and office locations across Delhi, Chennai,...
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China’s new home prices fall for the first time since December

Average new home prices in 70 major cities fall 0.2 percent on a month-on-month basis after flatlining in March.China’s new home prices in April fell for the first time month-on-month since December, official data showed on Wednesday, depressed by stri...

Chethana Raj death: Case registered against hospital for medical negligence

Chethana Raj, a 21-year-old Kannada actress breathed her last while undergoing fat removal surgery in Bengaluru on Monday, March 16. In a further development, a medical negligence case has been registered against Dr. Shetty's Cosmetic Clinic in Rajajin...

Trump-backed Rep. Madison Cawthorn concedes North Carolina Republican primary race

Rep. Madison Cawthorn speaks before a rally for former U.S. President Donald Trump at The Farm at 95 on April 9, 2022 in Selma, North Carolina.Allison Joyce | Getty ImagesRep. Madison Cawthorn, the scandal-prone freshman lawmaker backed by former Presi...

‘Someone in cockpit’ behind China Eastern plane crash: Report

Boeing 737-800 plunged inexplicably from its cruising altitude into the ground in March, killing all 132 people on board.US investigators believe someone in the cockpit deliberately crashed a China Eastern flight that suddenly plunged to the ground in ...