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Gallery: Stop TxDOT I-45 Protest

Kennedy is a recent graduate of the University of St.Thomas in Houston where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Celt Independent. Kennedy brings her experience of writing about social justice issues to the Texas Signal where she serves as our Politic...

Stop TxDOT I-45 Community Organizers Successfully Pause TxDOT Demolition Permit

Stop TxDOT I-45 organizers and protestors successfully paused a demolition permit from the Texas Department of Transportation’s I-45 expansion plan, which would have demolished more than 375 housing units in East Downtown Houston.  The state ag...

HHS, Houston Officials and Community Hosts Black Maternal Health Forum

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held the Faith + Works Black Maternal Health Forum on Saturday, May 21, at Texas Southern University with Houston elected officials, faith leaders, providers, doulas, midwives, community members, and mor...

Houston LGBTQ+ Political Caucus Condemns Anti-Asian ad in Commissioner’s Race

On Sunday, the Houston LGBTQ+ Political Caucus issued stern words against an attack ad released by Lesley Briones against Ben Chou, two candidates competing in a Democratic primary to get the chance to kick out one of the last two Republicans in Harris...

Hidalgo vs. Ogg Reaches Fever Pitch

The well-documented clash between progressive Harris County County Judge Lina Hidalgo and moderate District Attorney Kim Ogg, which had already heated up in recent months due to the indictment of three Hidalgo staffers, has now boiled over into an unpr...

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...
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President Biden will receive a physical examination on Feb. 16 after weeks of delays that a spokesperson attributed to a "busy and evolving travel schedule in recent weeks."Biden, the oldest president in history, is expected to announce his bid for re-...

Manchin, Cruz introduce bipartisan bill barring Biden admin from selling US oil reserves to China

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DOJ searching Biden Delaware beach home amid classified document investigation

FBI agents were sent to President Biden's vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Wednesday to conduct a search for additional classified documents, the president's attorney Bob Bauer said."Today, with the President’s full support and cooperation...

Private payroll growth slowed to 106,000 in January as weather hit hiring, ADP says

Job creation in the private sector plunged in January as weather-related issues sent workers to the sidelines, payroll processing firm ADP reported Wednesday.Companies added just 106,000 new workers for the month, down from an upwardly revised 253,000 ...