It's a late morning in August as Verenice Lopez leans against the passenger seat window of her boyfriend's pickup truck, watching the leafy residential streets of Houston's Fifth Ward speed by. They're on their way to Riverside General Hospital's drug treatment center on Lyons Avenue, which had been ... More >>
Kyle Janek's resignation from the State Senate earlier this year has caused a big scramble for his seat. Everyone's gunning for his job. Janek, though, has found a job of his own -- he'll be schmoozing for a health-care company that runs the "blood test of the future." Biophysical, based in Austin ... More >>
It just wouldn't be an election cycle without former U.S. Rep and city councilman Chris Bell running for (and probably losing) a race. Bell fans (and there are a few) faced the awful prospect of not seeing him run in 2008. They despaired of not being able to hear once again how this time, he would ... More >>
Yep, you counted that right. One hundred and twenty-nine votes is quite a skunk. Yesterday we talked about the Virtual Voucher bill before the Senate sponsored by Houston Sen. Kyle Janek that would allow low-income students in urban areas to leave the public school system for the private, and pay ... More >>
The Texas Senate Committee on Education has been busy today meeting on Sen. Kyle Janek's (R- Houston) bill which would allow school vouchers for low-income students in some of the more urban areas of the state including Houston, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth and San Antonio. Oh and the much-troubled No ... More >>
Steven Hotze uses a warm, easygoing manner to peddle natural hormones to women, at thousands of dollars a pop. So who cares about credentials or documented results?
The wild fight between an entrepreneur and the Galveston port for loot from cruise-ship lots
Michael and Nandy Berry are world-class charmers. But what's really behind those two smiles?
Jurist Rory Olsen can put you in a mental institution and cost you hefty court fees. Critics wonder whether he can handle the job. Big deal -- he's a bottom-of-the-ballot Republican.
Just who is a victim? After flexing its muscles to reform the justice system, the victims rights movement suffers growing pains over divisive issues.
State Representative Kyle Janek
West U rejected them, so how will they ever win Houston's City Hall?
Or is the county judge just crazylike a fox?
Dan Morales' showboating witch-hunt against "bogus" doctors is indeed an "incredible story." Incredibly lame.