Politics

Gov. Rick Perry - Texas Tribune photo by Marjorie Kamys Cotera

New York Times Caught Reporting Fake News On Rick Perry

  NEW YORK (Daily Caller) – The New York Times interpreted a quote from a former Trump transition official to mean that Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of energy, didn’t fully grasp the role of the Department of Energy. That former transition official, Michael McKenna, told The Daily Caller Wednesday that the Times […]

Gov. Rick Perry - Texas Tribune photo by Marjorie Kamys Cotera

At confirmation hearing, Rick Perry vows to pursue “sound science” on climate change

  By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON (The Texas Tribune) –  Testifying before the committee overseeing his confirmation as U.S. energy secretary, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday that he believes humans cause climate change and that he no longer supports eliminating the department he’s been appointed to lead. “My past statements made over […]

An attendee sports a pair of "Make America Great Again" boots at the 2017 Black Tie and Boots Ball. Courtesy: Allison Shelley/The Texas Tribune

Texans celebrate Trump at Black Tie and Boots Ball

  By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune OXON HILL, Md. (Texas Tribune) — An estimated 12,000 people adorned in cowboy hats, boots, furs, formal wear and an occasional “Make America Great Again” ballcap contributed to a jovial scene at the Texas State Society’s Black Tie and Boots Ball, just outside of the city limits of Washington, D.C., on […]

Courtney Doyle

Katy School Board Member Courtney Doyle to Run for Re-Election

KATY  (Covering Katy) – Courtney Doyle has announced her campaign for re-election to the Katy Independent School District’s Board of Trustees, Position 4. Mrs. Doyle has served on the Katy ISD Board of Trustees since May 2014. Below is the unedited statement from her campaign. Dedication, Vision, Determination Courtney and her family moved to Katy 8 1/2 […]

Rep. Mike Schofield

Katy Rep. Schofield Files Bill to Cap Growth of State Spending

  AUSTIN (Covering Katy) – Texas State Representative Mike Schofield, (R-Katy), filed House Bill 936 this week to prevent state government spending from growing more than the growth in the state’s population, allowing for inflation. The bill would change the spending cap currently in the Texas Constitution to prevent the state budget from growing above the […]

Jeb and George P. Bush to Speak at Bush Presidential Library Foundation

Gov. Jeb Bush Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush to speak on Public Service   COLLEGE STATION (Covering Katy) –  The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation at Texas A&M University will host the 43rd Governor of Florida, Jeb Bush, for an evening lecture on Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. Bush, 63, will be in the midst of teaching a […]