Chief Art Acevedo

Art Acevedo was sworn-in as Chief of the Houston Police Department (HPD) on November 30, 2016. Chief Acevedo leads a department of 5,200 sworn law...

GOV. ABBOTT SIGNS BILL TO ENFORCE REPORTING OF OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTINGS

Austin, TX – House Bill 245, authored by Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas), was signed into law today by Governor Greg Abbott.  The new law...

Trump Wants to Testify: The Place is the House Judiciary Committee Now

Jackson Lee: “The House Judiciary Committee is the only entity that has the power to address the inappropriate behavior of the President of the...

Testimony of Former FBI Director James Comey Raises More Questions That Need to be...

Jackson Lee: “Given the gravity of today’s testimony, it is critical there be a bipartisan Congressional investigation and a commitment to follow the evidence...

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Releases Statement following Former FBI Director Comey’s Senate Testimony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson, releases statement following former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee public hearing: “Hearing the live...

Unbalanced Power

HOUSTON-Americans are waiting with baited breath for the next episode of “As the White House Turns”. Like “Scandal”, it is sure to leave faithful watchers...

Make a Splash nationwide tour stops in Precinct One

Olympic gold medalists Simone Manuel and Cullen Jones give swimming instructions to students who participate in the Harris County Aquatics Program’s learn-to-swim classes. Harris County...

Congressman Al Green Calls for the Impeachment of President Trump

(Houston, TX)—On Monday, May 15, 2017 Congressman Al Green (TX-9), released the following statement: A bedrock premise upon which respect for, and obedience to, our...

Sharp Lines Drawn in Sand As Immigration Legal

FaceOffs Brew Opponents Say Gov. Abbott’s SB4 Signing Builds Walls, Borders on Profiling and Crosses the Line AUSTIN - With Governor Greg Abbott signature of legislation...

Sandra Bland Act Passes the Texas

AUSTIN - Recently, the Texas Senate passed the first significant reform legislation aimed at addressing issues raised by the tragic death of Sandra Bland....