Jerry Davis

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    February 26, 2014

    Slim Thug Brings That #BossLife to City Hall

    The chambers of City Hall were fuller and triller than normal Tuesday as rapper Slim Thug was on hand to receive a proclamation celebrating his outstanding involvement in the community, officially making Februrary 25, 2014 Slim Thug Day in the City of Houston. Slim arrived with his family, friends ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Happy #THUGGADAY: City Hall Salutes Northside Boss

    Today at City Hall, a prominent resident of Houston will receive his very own proclamation from the mayor, much like the thousands of citizens who have also received such certificates in the past. This particular citizen is named Stayve Jerome Thomas, a gentleman who has been a successful representa ... More >>

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    February 18, 2014

    HISD Superintendent Terry Grier in Paris, Superintendent Who Knows When to Travel

    At last week's school board meeting as parents, children, teachers and politicians lined up to protest the Houston ISD administration's plan to shutter five schools, Superintendent Terry Grier was not at his usual place at the podium -- instead he was at the annual conference of the American Associa ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    United vs. Southwest Deathcage Match: Your Campaign Donations Scorecard

    Houston City Council is currently in an uproar over Mayor Annise Parker's tentative proposal to allow Southwest to have international flights out of Hobby Airport. Councilmembers have said the proposal is rushed and would harm United Airlines, which, of course, merged with Continental and flies int ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012

    Councilman Jerry Davis Wears "Trayvon Martin" Hoodie To Meeting

    Houston city councilman Jerry Davis donned a hoodie at yesterday's meeting in support of protests over the Trayvon Martin shooting. Davis, whose represented District B since January, said minorities still face unequal treatment by law enforcement.

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    August 4, 2011

    Houston GLBT Caucus: The Council Candidates Who Got Their Thumbs Up

    Winners and losers​The influential GLBT Political Caucus has issued their list of endorsements for the city council races, including the new so-hip-it-hurts Montrose/Heights district. There, the caucus endorsed Ellen Cohen over Montrose Realtor Karen Derr and others. For the At-Large 2 seat, ... More >>