Politics

Bryan Michalsky at a late 2017 board meeting - Katy ISD photo

Michalsky will not seek Reelection to Katy ISD School Board

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy Independent School District Trustee Brian Michalsky will not be running for reelection.  Michalsky made the announcement from the board table on Monday night after his fellow trustees took the unusual step of addressing his frequent absences in open session from the board table. Board members Charles […]

Democratic Sheriff Ed Gonzalez - Covering Katy Metro

Sheriff’s Big Push to Register Harris County Jail Inmates to Vote

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – The Harris County Sheriff is making sure his qualifying inmates, those who are not felons, are signed up to vote. The so-called Project Orange initiative is believed to be the most ambitious effort ever undertaken to register inmates of the Harris County Jail where the population is nearly 8,000 […]

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Congressman McCaul Speaks In Oval Office as President Trump Signs Anti Drug Bill – VIDEO

WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) – Congressman Michael McCaul, a Republican who represents Katy, stood along side President Donald Trump as he signed a bill into law that is designed to stop the illegal flow of drugs into the United States.  Trump and McCaul were flanked by Democrats and Republican who support the new law. Click […]

Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls -Covering Katy file photo

Sheriff Nehls Answers Question Whether He Will Run For Congress

  FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Republican Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls will not be running for Congress against incumbent Rep. Pete Olson. “Sheriff Nehls said he has decided not to run in 2018, but he is seriously considering running in 2020,” said Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Haenel. Nehls’ […]

Rep. Joe Barton - Official House portrait

Texas Congressman Joe Barton Retiring after Graphic Photo Posted Online

WASHINGTON (The Texas Tribune) – Embattled U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, announced his retirement from Congress on Thursday. “I am very proud of my public record and the many accomplishments of my office. It has been a tremendous honor to represent the 6th District of Texas for over three decades, but now it is time […]

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UPDATE: UH Makes No Attempt to Balance NFL Kneeling Panel Discussion before the Media and Public

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – The University of Houston is planning a discussion about the NFL kneeling controversy that it claims will “foster a conversation where we can hear both sides,” but under questioning from Covering Katy News the school admits that both sides will not be represented. The panel will be made up […]

Election Returns

Katy ISD Bond will pass easily Fort Bend County – 100% of precincts reporting Yes 4,924 70% No 2,130 30% Harris County  100% of precincts reporting Yes 3,795 61% No 2,422 – 39% Waller County 100% of Precincts reporting Yes 275 – 64% No 158 – 36% Total Yes 8,994 – 66% No 4,710 – […]