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Monthly Newsletter February

I’ve said many times that we will do things differently in the post-Harvey world, so here are some important details on my proposal to...

Black History Month

By now, all of us in Houston, the home of NASA, are more than familiar with the inspiring true story, Hidden Figures, of three...

STATE OF THE DISTRICT BREAKFAST WAS AN OVERWHELMING SUCCESS!!!

January 23, 2018…...Houston, Texas On Saturday January 20, 2018, State Representative Jarvis Johnson held his annual State of the District Breakfast at Luby’s, where...

Harris County Precinct One Distributes Over 100 Generators to Seniors Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Precinct 1 employees load a free generator for a senior citizen at the Julia C. Hester House. Precinct One has distributed 119 surplus electric generators...

Commissioner Ellis’ Internship Program Places 10 Students in Jobs This Semester

Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, standing on the left, addresses Texas Legislative Internship Program students and other guests at a recent reception. : Harris County Commissioner...

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. at the Rothko Chapel 

 Chapel hosts “Monumental Decisions: Art, Politics and Social Responsibility”  Monday, Jan. 15   HOUSTON – Dec. 18, 2017 – In honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and...

Trump dissolves voter fraud commission; adviser says it went ‘off the rails’

One White House adviser said the commission had gone "off the rails" It had been beset with controversy since its inception Trump has claimed without evidence...

Mayor Turner’s January Newsletter

As you know, 2017 was a special year for Houston. Hurricane Harvey and the Astros made the biggest news, but historic pension reform, which...

One Step at a Time with the Honorable Marian “Elaine” Jones-Jackson

First African-American female to serve as Justice of the Peace in Waller County By: Rebecca S. Jones PRAIRIE VIEW - Thurgood Marshall once said, “None of...

Reverend Michael Waters and Family at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after Reverend Michael Waters, founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.)...