Schaefer Edwards is a staff writer at the Houston Press who covers local and regional news. A lifelong Texan and adopted Houstonian, he loves NBA basketball and devouring Tex-Mex while his cat watches in envy.
21 hours ago | Coronavirus
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner generated a predictable amount of uproar when he opted to cancel the Republican Party of Texas State Convention on Wednesday afternoon, dashing the plans of more than 6,000 would-be attendees poised to descend o...
1 day ago | Coronavirus
The Republican Party of Texas told Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner that they’ll see him in court after he cancelled their massive in-person convention scheduled for next week due to COVID-19. On Thursday afternoon, the state GOP filed a lawsuit aga...
1 day ago | Courts
Houston’s municipal courts won’t be holding jury trials any time soon thanks to the risks posed by the ongoing and worsening coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday morning, the City of Houston announced that the Municipal Courts Department has decided ...
2 days ago | Breaking News
On Wednesday afternoon, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner followed through with his statement earlier in the day that he would move to cancel the state GOP’s convention that was set to be held next week in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Ce...
3 days ago | Breaking News
In remarks during Wednesday morning’s City Council meeting, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that he hopes to cancel the state GOP convention scheduled for next Friday at George R. Brown Convention Center, if the City of Houston’s legal team fi...
3 days ago | Immigration
In the newest effort by Donald Trump’s federal government to reduce the international presence on American soil, international college students now face deportation if their schools move to digital classes only for the fall. The U.S. Immigration a...