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Jim Guidry Commentaries Bay Area Houston

 

December 19, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton, in their ninth article in a series on water resources in Texas, state that "conservation must become second nature". More
December 18, 2014 -- José Boix has published a response to President Barack Obama's approach to relations with Cuba. More
December 17, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz applauded the release of Alan Gross by the Cuban government, but called President Barack Obama's announcement to change the United States embargo policy with Cuba "one more very bad deal". More
December 16, 2014 -- Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol Southeast Harris County Community Coalition Coordinator Amber Buras has submitted a guest column thanking the community for their support in preventing youth substance abuse. More
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December 15, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted a review of "A State of Treason" by David Thomas Roberts. More
December 15, 2014 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan today reminded residents that property taxes for 2014 are due January 31. More
December 13, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor was the featured speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Galveston Island Pachyderm Club. More
December 12, 2014 -- Danielle Meyer, Brazoria County Community Coordinator for the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol, has written a guest column on medicine safety tips for the holidays. More
December 07, 2014 -- Congressman-Elect Brian Babin has posted his reflections on the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. More
December 07, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott has congratulated Lois Kolkhorst for her victory in the Senate District 18 special election. More
December 07, 2014 -- Galveston County Precinct 4 Constable Jimmy Fullen, Precinct 2 Commissioner-Elect Joe Giusti and Sheriff Henry Trochesset hosted a Citizens Appreciation Dinner on Thursday. Photos
December 06, 2014 -- State Representative Lois W. Kolkhorst, a candidate in today's election for the Texas Senate, has posted a message to the GuidryNews.com Forum encouraging people to vote. More
December 05, 2014 -- Bill Adriance reports that both houses of Congress have passed the bill to make Bernardo de Gálvez an Honorary Citizen. More
December 04, 2014 -- Kaye T. Goolsby, chair of Texas Senate District 18 candidate Lois W. Kolkhorst's Grassroots Campaign, has issued a statement regarding claims made against Kolkhorst. More
December 03, 2014 -- Texas City – La Marque Community Advisory Council Coordinator José Boix has posted a message of gratitude to those in the community, "who in partnership with businesses, educators, and industry helped make 2014 another successful year". More
December 02, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott on Monday visited Sugar Land to campaign for Lois Kolkhorst, who is running for Texas Senate District 18. More
December 01, 2014 -- Bill Adriance has posted an editorial calling for the unanimous passage of S.J. Resolution 38, which deals with Honorary Citizenship for Spanish General Bernardo de Galvez. More
November 25, 2014 -- Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol Southeast Harris County Community Coalition Coordinator Amber Buras has published a guest column on the rates of underage drinking on "Blackout Wednesday", the day before Thanksgiving. More
November 24, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott has endorsed Texas State Representative Lois Kolkhorst in the December 6 special election for Texas Senate District 18. More
November 24, 2014 -- John David Suayan has posted a commentary about the Houston Texans' uncertain future after quarterback Ryan Mallett suffered a pectoral injury. More
November 22, 2014 -- John David Suayan has posted a commentary paying tribute to the late Dr. Ashley Packard, Professor of Communication and Digital Media Studies at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
November 21, 2014 -- Planned Parenthood Texas Votes Executive Director Yvonne Gutierrez on Thursday issued a statement commending President Barack Obama on his executive action regarding the country's immigration system. More
November 21, 2014 -- Brenda M. Barber, the United States Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District Project Manager of the Environmental and Munitions Design Center, has posted an update regarding the pending movement of the STURGIS to Galveston for decommissioning. More
November 20, 2014 -- John David Suayan wrote a commentary about attending his first-ever Houston Rockets game. More
November 20, 2014 -- Donald Lee has posted a commentary in support of Cynthia Warrick as Interim President of Grambling State University. More
November 18, 2014 -- Texas Pastor Council Executive Director Dave Welch today commended the Houston-Galveston Area Council on delaying a decision regarding a proposed policy that would extend retirement benefits to same-sex couples. More
November 18, 2014 -- Environmental Defense Fund Texas Director Jim Marston on Monday issued a statement in response to a report released by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas on the impacts of proposed carbon pollution standards. More
November 16, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton continue their series on coastal issues with an update on funding water planning issues. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs & Alcohol will participate in the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. More
November 11, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott today hosted an economic development roundtable meeting in the Rio Grande Valley. More
November 10, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott today met with officials of the Texas Department of Transportation to discuss transportation-related priorities for the upcoming legislation session. More
November 10, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has written a guest column, the third in a series, regarding legislative efforts to improve the tax system. More
November 07, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Friday issued a statement after meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. More
November 07, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton, in their series on coastal issues, discuss plans for the state's $2 billion water implementation fund. More
November 06, 2014 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor-Elect Dan Patrick has begun assembling his transition team. More
November 06, 2014 -- Twila Lindblade, executive director of the Galveston County Food Bank, reports that Galveston County has major chronic hunger needs, and the need is growing. More
November 06, 2014 -- Janet Castillo, Client Choice Food Mart Manager for the Galveston County Food Bank, has posted an update on the program, stressing the need for community support. More
November 05, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Wednesday issued a statement on Tuesday's election results. More
November 05, 2014 -- National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Executive Director Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas today issued a statement regarding Tuesday's election results. More
November 05, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today issued a news release regarding the passage of Proposition 1, which authorizes a portion of oil and gas tax revenues to be utilized in the state's highway fund. More
November 05, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber issued a statement on Tuesday regarding his re-election to the 14th Congressional District of Texas. More
November 05, 2014 -- Lone Star College on Tuesday announced that voters approved the college's proposed $485 million bond referendum. More
November 05, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman on Tuesday congratulated Dr. Brian Babin on his election to the 36th Congressional District of Texas, the seat Stockman currently holds. More
November 05, 2014 -- Democratic nominee for Texas Attorney General Sam Houston has issued a statement on Tuesday's election. More
November 05, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued a statement on his election as governor in Tuesday's election. More
November 05, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick issued a statement on his victory in Tuesday's race for the state's lieutenant governor. More
November 04, 2014 -- Mi Familia Vota today announced that a poll of 5,000 Latino voters nationwide shows that immigration is a motivating issue in voting decisions. More
November 04, 2014 -- Common Cause President Miles Rapoport on Monday issued a statement regarding the United States Supreme Court's refusal to hear Common Cause's challenge to the constitutionality of the United States Senate's filibuster rule. More
November 03, 2014 -- John David Suayan has posted a commentary regarding the 2014 season for the Houston Texans. More
November 03, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott has issued a reminder to voters in Jefferson County to review their votes after reports of an issue with voting machines causing votes to switch from Republican to Democrat. More
November 03, 2014 -- Latino Decisions will announce the results of an election-eve poll of nearly 5,000 Latino voters nationwide on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. More
November 01, 2014 -- Members of Houston’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, along with supporters of LGBT equality, will spend Sunday afternoon "working to make a positive impact", the same day opponents of equality will be holding a rally in opposition to the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
October 31, 2014 -- Members of Houston's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community will hold a community service day on Sunday in response to a rally in opposition to the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
October 31, 2014 -- Will Hurd, candidate for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, today announced that former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has endorsed his campaign. More
October 30, 2014 -- Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General and Republican candidate for Texas governor, has received endorsements from local and county law enforcement associations across the state. More
October 29, 2014 -- Trey Apffel, founder and owner of Apffel Law Firm in League City and president of the State Bar of Texas, wrote a column discussing the State Bar's efforts to assist military veterans. More
October 29, 2014 -- An emergency delegation of pastors who visited Houston today commended Mayor Annise Parker's decision to withdraw subpoenas of communications by local pastors regarding the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
October 28, 2014 -- An emergency national delegation of clergy that is in Houston today announced that the delegation has been promised a meeting with Houston Mayor Annise Parker concerning the subpoena of pastoral communications regarding the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that executives from local health care organizations have signed a letter supporting the college's $485 million bond referendum on the November election ballots. More
October 28, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, today announced that his campaign has received more than $2 million in contributions since the end of September. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Texans for Greg Abbott campaign on Monday released fundraising totals for the reporting period ending October 25. More
October 28, 2014 -- Kim Ogg, candidate for Harris County District Attorney, today pledged that, if elected, she will lead reforms for the county's grand jury selection process. More
October 28, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has written a letter to United States Senator Tom Coburn asking him to add the Cedar Terrace public housing project to his next "Wastebook" listing of wastes of federal tax funds. More
October 27, 2014 -- Mitchell Rapp has questioned Guidry News Service coverage of storm surge issues. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Severe Storm Prediction, Education, and Evacuation from Disasters Center at Rice University has published a report that contends that the building of a Coastal Spine such as the proposed Ike Dike would not protect areas around Galveston Bay from storm surges. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Christian Defense Coalition, the National Clergy Council and the League for the Defense of Pastors will hold a news conference in Houston on Tuesday regarding the city's supoena of speeches, presentations and other materials by pastors related to the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
October 27, 2014 -- Bill Sargent, chief deputy clerk for elections, of the Galveston County County Clerk's Office, has responded to a complaint by Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss. More
October 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss has posted an open letter to County Clerk Dwight Sullivan, Deputy County Clerk Bill Sargent, County Judge Mark Henry, Commissioner Ken Clark and Republican Party Chair Barbara Meeks. More
October 24, 2014 -- Texas Senator Sylvia R. Garcia, who is running for re-election, and other elected officials and community leaders are hosting an event at Moody Park in Houston today. More
October 23, 2014 -- Green Party candidate for the United States Senate in Texas, Emily "Spicybrown" Sanchez, has filed an emergency complaint with the Federal Communication Commission's Media Bureau seeking inclusion in a debate schedule for Friday by Univision Dallas. More
October 23, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowksi has posted an essay on the impact of poverty on children. More
October 22, 2014 -- Sam Houston, candidate for Texas Attorney General, on Tuesday criticized opponent Ken Paxton's claims regarding his stance on border security. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System today announced that local community and business organizations have issued resolutions supporting the college's bond referendum on November's election ballot. More
October 20, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Larry Green has endorsed Steve Brown for Texas Railroad Commissioner. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition has posted a message in support of Proposition 1 on the November 4 ballot. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Houston Association of Realtors has announced its endorsements in the Woodlands Township Board of Directors election on November 4. More
October 20, 2014 -- District G Houston City Council Member Oliver Pennington on Friday called on Mayor Annise Parker and City Attorney David Feldman to withdraw the subpoenas issued to five Houston area pastors for communications with their congregants. More
October 19, 2014 -- The Honey Hope Brown Foundation hosted a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act Saturday night. More
October 19, 2014 -- Cecelia Abbott, wife of Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor, recently spoke to Galveston Republican Women. More
October 17, 2014 -- Trey Apffel, president of the State Bar of Texas, has posted a guest column in observance of the American Bar Association's National Pro Bono Celebration week. More
October 17, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today called for a Texas solution to fight the spread of Ebola. More
October 17, 2014 -- Congressman Al Green will host an early voting rally on October 25 in Houston. More
October 17, 2014 -- Texas States Senators Sylvia Garcia, Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte and other elected officials will host a "Loteria on the Lawn" rally during early voting on October 25 in Houston. More
October 17, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that city has revised subpoenas in the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance repeal petition case, narrowing the request to "focus solely on communications related to HERO and the petition gathering process". More
October 16, 2014 -- Michael Cole, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has issued a news release regarding his opponent, Brian Babin. More
October 15, 2014 -- Texas Senator and Republican nominee for Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick issued a statement on the recent Voter ID law and abortion court rulings. More
October 15, 2014 -- Texas Senator Sylvia Garcia is partnering with the band Pegstar for a benefit to help support the Jefferson Davis High School Music Program. More
October 15, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott received an endorsement from the National Federal of Independent Business/Texas. More
October 15, 2014 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle on Tuesday issued a statement in response to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision allowing enforcement of the Texas voter identification law for the 2014 elections. More
October 15, 2014 -- Clarification: Galveston City Council Member Ralph McMorris, who on Tuesday urged Interim City Manager Brian Maxwell to withdraw from contention for a full-time appointment to the position; told Guidry News Service that a document he left with Maxwell was intended to be private. More
October 14, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced that he has been endorsed by the Department of Public Safety Officers Association Political Action Committee. More
October 13, 2014 -- Jennifer Newton, Communications Coordinator for the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol, wrote an editorial to talk about the Drug Enforcement Administration's Prescription Drug Take Back Day on September 27. More
October 13, 2014 -- Houston Latino elected officials and community leaders today held a press conference to formally endorse Texas State Senators Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte in their campaigns for governor and lieutenant governor, respectively. More
October 12, 2014 -- The League of Women Voters of Texas 2014 General Election Voters Guide is now available. More
October 10, 2014 -- Democratic nominee for Texas Attorney General Sam Houston issued a statement regarding opponent Ken Paxton concerning money Paxton reportedly received while serving as an investment advisor. More
October 10, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Thursday announced that the Texas Association of Realtors Political Action Committee is endorsing his campaign. More
October 10, 2014 -- Democratic National Committee Chair Representative Debbie Wasserman Shultz today issued a statement in response to decisions by courts to strike down photo voter ID laws in Texas and Wisconsin. More
October 08, 2014 -- Texas Association of Business CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement regarding a report on SAT performance for Texas students. More
October 08, 2014 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued a statement regarding the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's endorsement of Sam Houston in the race for Texas Attorney General. More
October 08, 2014 -- Texas Southern University today announced that Edward Pollard, a graduate of the university's Thurgood Marshall Law School, has been elected president of the Houston Black American Democrats. More
October 08, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted an essay on poverty and crime levels in Galveston. More
October 07, 2014 -- Jeri Kinnear has posted a guest column critical of Texas leaders she says failed to advocate after Hurricane Ike. More
October 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Republican Women will host Cecelia Abbott, wife of Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott, on October 15 at the Hilton Hotel Seawall in Galveston. More
October 06, 2014 -- Sam Houston, Democratic nominee for Texas Attorney General, on Monday criticized his opponent's support from a political action committee that, according to press reports, violated federal tax reporting laws. More
October 06, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for lieutenant governor Dan Patrick today reported that his campaign has a total of $4.3 million cash on hand 30 days before the election. More
October 06, 2014 -- Pete Johansen has written a letter to the editor regarding the race for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Open Government Project just posted what it describes as the seventh and final letter to members of Galveston City Council, "in our series on how poverty dominates public policy in this city". More
October 03, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted an essay on solutions to poverty. More
October 03, 2014 -- Judges with Galveston County courts have written a letter to members of the Galveston County Commissioners Court requesting a meeting to discuss the county's justice administrator position. More
October 03, 2014 -- The Texas Alliance for Life has issued a statement regarding Thursday's decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to lift an injunction against legislation regulating abortions. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Varnett Public School has posted an essay on The EXPO Inspire! 2014 Public Symposium at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
October 01, 2014 -- Sam Houston, Democratic nominee for Texas Attorney General, has posted a promise that applications for the Texas Enterprise Fund will be available to the public and media when he takes office. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals today issued a ruling upholding uphold a lower court's decision clearing former Congressman Tom Delay's conviction for money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. More
October 01, 2014 -- Red State Women will kick off its "Female Fact[her]" tour, a series of panel discussions featuring female Republicans in leadership positions, on Thursday in Dallas. More
October 01, 2014 -- Kim Ogg, candidate for Harris County District Attorney in the November 4 election, today issued comments in response to Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson's "First Chance Intervention Program" for those arrested on misdemeanor marijuana possession charges. More
October 01, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted another in his series of essays on the impacts of poverty. More
September 30, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has issued a statement regarding a confirmed case of the Ebola virus in Dallas. More
September 30, 2014 -- Red State Women Executive Director Cari Christman on Monday issued a statement in response to the debate in the Texas Lieutenant Governor's race. More
September 30, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Monday issued a statement on his debate with his opponent, Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte. More
September 30, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted an essay regarding poverty and infrastructure. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Galveston County Tea Party will host Texas State Representative District 23 candidates Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth to speak on October 9. More
September 29, 2014 -- Former Galveston mayor Lewis Rosen has posted gratitude for Guidry News Service's coverage of the visit by a delegation of Texans to the Netherlands to tour the storm surge barrier system. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber today announced that it has approved resolutions in support of bond referendums for both Lamar Consolidated and Fort Bend school districts. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. today announced the fund's endorsement of Ken Paxton in the race for Texas Attorney General. More
September 28, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted an essay on poverty and schools. More
September 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has posted a guest column reminding residents that October 6 is the deadline to register for the November 4 election. More
September 25, 2014 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued a statement regarding a decision by the Travis County District Attorney that any investigation into a criminal felony complaint against Republican candidate for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton would take place after the November 4 election. More
September 25, 2014 -- Will Hurd, candidate for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, has announced that the Support and Defend Political Action Committee has endorsed his campaign. More
September 24, 2014 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry has issued a response to an order by District Court Judge Lonnie Cox that voided the county's termination of former Justice Administration Director Bonnie Quiroga. More
September 24, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted an essay on poverty and crime rates. More
September 24, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Tuesday announced that the Texas Oil and Gas Association's Political Action Committee has endorsed his campaign. More
September 23, 2014 -- Will Hurd has announced that the United States Chamber of Commerce has endorsed his campaign for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. More
September 23, 2014 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has posted a news release encouraging coastal interests to consider options other than retreat when faced with coastal erosion. More
September 22, 2014 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan will hold a kick-off event for National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday to encourage voters in Harris County to register for the November 4 election. More
September 22, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government President David Stanowski has posted an essay on the High Cost of Poverty. More
September 22, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has announced that city leaders in the Rio Grande Valley have endorsed his campaign. More
September 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County Tea Party will host the 2014 League City Council Candidate Forum on September 25 in League City Council Chambers. More
September 19, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett took issue with a Guidry News report on Thursday’s meeting of the Harris County Mayors’ & Councils’ Association that said he urged elected officials to not support the resolution in favor of a Coastal Barrier System. More
September 19, 2014 -- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund has endorsed Greg Abbott for governor and Dan Patrick for lieutenant governor of Texas. More
September 18, 2014 -- The National Rifle Association has endorsed Ken Paxton for Attorney General of Texas. More
September 18, 2014 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced that he is stepping down from his office. More
September 17, 2014 -- Will Hurd, candidate for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, today announced that the National Federation of Independent Business has endorsed his campaign. More
September 16, 2014 -- The League of Women Voters of Houston Education Fund will recognize its Rising Stars Class of 2014-2015, those who have made positive contributions to the Houston community, on October 2. More
September 16, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced that the Texas Medical Association Political Action Committee has endorsed his campaign. More
September 15, 2014 -- Trey Apffel, president of the State Bar of Texas and the founder and owner of Apffel Law Firm in Galveston, has posted a guest column about Celebrate Freedom Week and Constitution Day on September 17. More
September 12, 2014 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project has posted an essay on disasters that devastated Galveston during the month of September. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Galveston County Tea Party is hosting the 2014 League City Council Candidate Forum on September 25. More
September 12, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott today announced that election law experts have stated that the ethics complaint filed against gubernatorial candidate and Texas State Senator Wendy Davis concerning her book tour are "legitimate". More
September 11, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor, has released new data pertaining to border security. More
September 11, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced that the Texas Alliance for Life PAC has endorsed his campaign. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Lone Star Project today announced that the Austin American-Statesman has endorsed Sam Houston for Texas Attorney General. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Texans for Greg Abbott Campaign today filed a complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission claiming that Texas State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis violated Texas election law with her book promotion activities. More
September 08, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn received an endorsement for re-election from the National Rifle Association. More
September 08, 2014 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued a statement in response to a request by Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's campaign to the Texas Ethics Commission regarding opponent Wendy Davis' book promotions. More
September 08, 2014 -- The campaign for Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott today requested an opinion from the Texas Ethics Commission regarding the legality of opponent Wendy Davis' planned promotional activities surrounding the upcoming release of her book. More
September 06, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski announced on Friday that Tryshatel McCardell, the plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging the Galveston Housing Authority's plans to rebuild public housing, has appealed U.S. District Court Judge Gregg Costa's dismissal of the lawsuit. More
September 05, 2014 -- The League of Independent Voters of Texas has announced that several landowners in Central Texas are opposing development over the Edwards Aquifer watershed. More
September 05, 2014 -- Texas Association of Business CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement regarding a proposal by Texas State Senator gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis to increase the state's minimum wage. More
September 04, 2014 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party will hold a candidate forum tonight at the First United Methodist Church in Nederland, Texas. More
September 03, 2014 -- Imam Talib Shareef, leader of The Nation's Mosque, Masjid Muhammad, located in Washington, D.C. released a statement in response to the recent reports on the murder of American Journalist Steven Sotloff. More
September 03, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today launched a new campaign website in Chinese, the fourth most commonly spoken language in Texas. More
September 03, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott on Tuesday unveiled his higher education plan, the fourth and final phase of his "Education Texans" policy plan. More
September 02, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced that the Texas Farm Bureau's Friends of Agriculture Fund has endorsed his campaign. More
September 02, 2014 -- Sam Houston, Democratic Party nominee for Texas Attorney General, today announced that he is challenging his opponent, Ken Paxton, to a debate. More
September 01, 2014 -- Elaine Kosty has posted a message about use of the City of League City's logo on political advertising. More
September 01, 2014 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds has posted a Labor Day message. More
August 31, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Community Advisory Council will meet on September 18 in the Nessler Center's Captain's Room. More
August 30, 2014 -- The Galveston County Tea Party will hold a joint meeting with the Clear Lake Tea Party at the Webster Civic Center on September 2. More
August 29, 2014 -- The ASPCA today commended a ruling by a Texas Court of Appeals confirming the finality of adoptions and transfers of animals from municipal shelters to private residences. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today applauded the Austin City Council's adoption of an Affordable Energy Resolution, which calls for Austin Energy to generate more than 60 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2025 and eliminate carbon pollution from its generator fleet by 2030. More
August 28, 2014 -- Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz today issued a ruling declaring the Texas school finance system as unconstitutional. More
August 26, 2014 -- Wayne Faircloth, candidate for Texas State Representative for District 23, today announced that United States Senator Ted Cruz has endorsed his campaign. More
August 25, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor received the endorsement of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants CPA-PAC on Monday. More
August 25, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz wrote a commentary published in the GuidryNews.com Forum wishing students the best of luck in the new school year. More
August 25, 2014 -- Change in location: The Galveston County Tea Party, in a joint meeting with the Clear Lake Tea Party, will host a presentation by former United States Senate candidate Dwayne Stovall on September 2 at the Webster Civic Center. More
August 22, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor, today issued a statement in support of the University of Texas Board of Regents in naming William McRaven as chancellor. More
August 22, 2014 -- Lynda Guidry shares her thoughts on the passing of Victor Lang. More
August 22, 2014 -- Mark Plummer, owner and CEO of Chestnut Exploration, has called for improvements to the country's infrastructure in order to avoid slowing oil and gas production. More
August 20, 2014 -- Dannielle Meyer, coalition coordinator for the Brazoria County Community Coalition of the Bay Area Counci on Drugs and Alcohol, has submitted a guest column regarding the Parent Awareness Night event, which will be held September 3 at the Nolan Ryan Center in Alvin. More
August 17, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz has posted a message in support of Texas Governor Rick Perry. More
August 16, 2014 -- Democratic National Committee Communications Director Mo Elleithee posted a response to statements in Governor Rick Perry's news conference. More
August 13, 2014 -- Council Member Dwight Boykens created a memorial in the Houston City Council Chamber of photographer Tony Morris, who died recently. More
August 13, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor, has accepted an invitation to participate in a September 27 debate with opponent Leticia Van de Putte. More
August 13, 2014 -- Wayne Faircloth, candidate for Texas House of Representatives District 23, today announced that Republican nominee for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, Dr. Brian Babin, has endorsed his campaign. More
August 12, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick received an endorsement from HOMEPAC, the Texas Association of Builders political action committee. More
August 12, 2014 -- David Stanowski of the Galveston Open Government Project has reacted to reports that the Texas General Land Office will be building 385 public housing units on scattered sites throughout Galveston. More
August 12, 2014 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has posted a message urging local participation in a new federal study on issues related to coastal risk and relief. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Director of Compliance for the Office of Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan has taken issue with a criticism of the office that was published in the Guidry News report on the August 5 meeting of Webster City Council. More
August 10, 2014 -- Tommy Cones has announced his candidacy for League City City Council Position 2. More
August 08, 2014 -- Samuel L. Collins III has posted a guest column urging support of the community for the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth in 2015. More
August 08, 2014 -- Torin Collins has posted a guest column about the Hitchcock Good Ole Days, which begin tonight and the importance of community organization. More
August 07, 2014 -- Dallas Collins, a junior at the Collegiate High School at College of the Mainland, has posted a guest column on the importance of reading. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Equal Rights Houston Campaign has responded to the temporary restraining order preventing the City of Houston from Implementing the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
August 07, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Republican candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, recently received an endorsement from the Texas Association of Business political arm. More
August 07, 2014 -- Red State Women today praised the sales tax holiday for clothing and school supplies taking place during the weekend in Texas. More w/Video
August 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Open Government Project has posted a message regarding United States Circuit Judge Gregg Costa's dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to block mixed income housing developments. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, Republican nominee for governor, today unveiled a new set of policy proposals to combat human smuggling enterprises in Texas. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor, today announced that the Texas Apartment Association has endorsed his campaign. More
August 06, 2014 -- UltraViolet, a women's advocacy organization, today announced that it is launching a campaign targeting Houston and Dallas tourists with information regarding wage equality and other women's issues. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Equal Rights Houston campaign today issued a statement in response to a legal challenge filed by opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
August 05, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Republican candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, issued a statement expressing his condolences to the family of slain border patrol agent Javier Vega, Jr. More
August 05, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today issued a statement regarding the change in stance of his opponent, Leticia Van de Putte, concerning the deployment of National Guard troops to the Texas/Mexico border. More
August 04, 2014 -- Republican candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick praised Space Exploration Technologies Corporation for its plans to build a new launching pad in Cameron County in South Texas. More
August 04, 2014 -- Elaine Kosty has submitted a letter regarding Jay Ewend's filing as a candidate for League City City Council in the November 4 election. More
August 04, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has called on the government to act to resolve the crisis along the southern border. More
August 04, 2014 -- From the Archives: Jim Guidry shares recordings from the early 1970's in Houston, including the vote to locate the Summit sports arena, interviews with "beggers" on the streets, and a visit with Morris the Cat. More
August 01, 2014 -- Representatives from various environmental organizations will host a "Waste and Environmental Justice Summit" on Saturday at the McCoy Auditorium at Texas Southern University in Houston. More
July 31, 2014 -- Texans Together announced that it will host Love Canal environmental leader Lois Gibbs for a tour of a San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund site on August 1. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Every Child Matters Education Fund has called on constituents to contact their representatives in the United States Senate to urge them to pass an emergency budget to address the influx of unaccompanied minors who have crossed into the country at the southern border. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will host a fundraiser event on Saturday to celebrate the commencement of the new Bay Area Pachyderm Club. More
July 31, 2014 -- Alex Shaskevich has posted an open letter to Houston Mayor Annise Parker and members of Houston City Council urging consideration of permitting homeless people to live in small buildings such as storage sheds. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Independent Bankers Association of Texas Political Action Committee has endorsed Republican Wayne Faircloth in the race for State Representative District 23. More
July 30, 2014 -- Mitchell Rapp has issued a response to forum pieces submitted by Taylor Lake Village Mayor Jon Keeney and residents Jon Powell and Cindy Evans concerning a proposed coastal surge protection system along Galveston Bay. More
July 29, 2014 -- Jon Powell and Cindy Evans, residents of Taylor Lake Village, have voiced their support of the coastal surge protection system concept to protect the Houston bay area against storm surge. More
July 28, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced that he has named Alejandro Garcia as communications director for his campaign. More
July 28, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village Mayor Jon Keeney has posted a message on the need for storm surge protection for communities in the Galveston Bay area. More
July 27, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted a review of some choice options for Cajun food in Houston and Southeast Texas. More
July 25, 2014 -- Kim Ogg, a candidate for Harris County District Attorney, announced the creation of a new program for misdemeanor marijuana cases by which "there is no jail, no bail and no permanent record." More
July 24, 2014 -- The Conservative Republicans of Texas political action committee has endorsed Charles Perry in the emergency special election for Texas State Senator Robert Duncan's District 28 seat. More
July 24, 2014 -- Wayne Faircloth, candidate for Texas State Representative for House District 23, today announced that Texas State Senator Larry Taylor has endorsed his campaign. More
July 24, 2014 -- The National Rifle Association's Freedom Action Foundation announced the launch of its 2014 "Trigger the Vote" voter registration campaign. More
July 23, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, has received the endorsement of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. More
July 21, 2014 -- Bill Adriance, co-chair of the Statue Committee for the Sons of the American Revolution Bernardo de Galvez Chapter No. 1, called on residents to support naming Galvez as an honorary citizen of the United States. More
July 21, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today called for the National Guard to be mobilized at the state's border with Mexico to respond to the high number of children illegally crossing the border. More
July 21, 2014 -- La Porte Mayor Louis Rigby has posted a message in support of a coastal barrier system for storm surge protection. More
July 18, 2014 -- State conservation groups, including the Sierra Club, The Nature Conservancy and the National Wildlife Federation, today issued a joint statement regarding the Texas Water Development Board's proposed agency rules to govern the use of a new state water project fund approved by voters last year. More
July 18, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor, today issued a statement on the use of Common Core standards in AP United States History in Texas. More
July 18, 2014 -- Judge Susan Criss, candidate for Texas State Representative of District 23, today announced that she has a total of $155,000 cash on hand for her campaign. More
July 17, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced that the Texas Civil Justice League has endorsed his campaign. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Texas Nationalist Movement has called for a protest to beheld on July 19 to demand action regarding the humanitarian crisis along the state's border with Mexico. More
July 17, 2014 -- Nassau Bay Mayor Mark Denman submitted a guest column in support of a storm surge protection project to protect Galveston Bay. More
July 16, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Republican nominee for Texas Lieutenant Governor, spoke at the 86th Annual FFA Texas State Convention. More
July 15, 2014 -- Sam Houston, Democratic Party nominee in the election for Texas Attorney General, today issued a statement that he would reverse a decision regarding the release of the locations of dangerous chemicals if he is elected to the position. More
July 15, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott today released fundraising data for his campaign, announcing that he has $35.59 million cash on hand. More
July 14, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor, today released his fundraising totals for his campaign. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Texas Automobile Dealers Political Action Committee today announced their endorsement of Wayne Faircloth's campaign for election as Texas State Representative for District 23. More
July 14, 2014 -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials today issued a statement calling for action to address the influx of unaccompanied children from the border with Mexico. More
July 13, 2014 -- Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott on Saturday unveiled a new set of policy proposals that he said will expand job opportunities for Texas veterans. More
July 11, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas. More
July 11, 2014 -- Nick Long has announced his candidacy for League City City Council. More
July 10, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber today endorsed Wayne Faircloth in his bid for state representative. More
July 09, 2014 -- Morgan's Point Mayor Michel J. Bechtel has posted an appeal of support for the Texas A & M coastal spine project. More
July 09, 2014 -- League City Mayor Tim Paulissen has urged the public and other officials to support creation of a "coastal spine" with barriers and flood gates extending along Galveston Island the the Bolivar Peninsula. More
July 09, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor, called on President Obama to direct his attention to the public safety crisis on the Texas-Mexico border during his upcoming visit to Texas instead of focusing primarily on political fundraising. More
July 09, 2014 -- The Associated Builders & Contractors of Greater Houston PAC today endorsed conservative Wayne Faircloth in his bid for State House District 23. More
July 09, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott today applauded President Barack Obama's request for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the immigration crisis on the border, but complained that Texas has been asking for help on the border from the federal government for years. More
July 08, 2014 -- Today marks the 18th anniversary of the launch of Guidry News Service. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Galveston County Democrats Club and Democratic Women will host a potluck dinner and video chat with Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor on Tuesday, July 15. More
July 08, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman urged his colleagues today to defeat H.R. 3471, which he calls the “Abortion On Demand Act.” More
July 07, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted comments on dining opportunities available in Houston. More
July 04, 2014 -- The Big Thicket National Preserve has posted a news release about water safety in the preserve. More
July 04, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has posted a message to commemorate the Independence Day holiday. More
July 04, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, a candidate for the 36th Congressional District, has posted a message for the Fourth of July. More
July 02, 2014 -- Congressman Al Green posted a statement on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. More
July 02, 2014 -- Christie Ramirez has posted a complaint that the medical boarding passes being used by Bolivar residents to take the ferry to Galveston Island are not being checked by security officials. More
July 01, 2014 -- Carole H. Allen, Gulf Office Director of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project of Turtle Island Restoration Network and the 1982 Founder of HEART (Help Endangered Animals-Ridley Turtles) has posted a warning that the Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle face extinction without a change in federal policies. More
June 30, 2014 -- The United States Supreme Court today voted 5-4 regarding Texas’ elected officials have been posting comments on today's 5-4 decision by the United States Supreme Court regarding Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, ruling that employers with religious objections can opt out of providing contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act. More
June 28, 2014 -- Guidry News Service covered todays runoff election between Cal Jones and Tiffany L. Hamilton for Port Arthur City Council. More
June 26, 2014 -- Kathy Modzelewski, a member of the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee has posted a letter to Galveston City Council urging continuation of the committee. More
June 23, 2014 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued a statement regarding Greg Abbott's joint press conference with United States Senator Ted Cruz today at the border. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Environmental Defense Fund today issued a response regarding the ruling of the United State Supreme Court concerning the Environmental Protection Agency's regulations for greenhouse gases. More
June 22, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson has posted a guest column regarding Truth in Taxation laws. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation today issued a statement regarding the state's May job numbers. More
June 19, 2014 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party has announced the release of the 2014 Republican Party of Texas Platform. More
June 19, 2014 -- The League of Independent Voters of Texas today announced that Calvin Tillman, former mayor of DISH, Texas, has filed an open records request asking the Railroad Commission to provide all correspondence related to a decision by the commission to ban staff from doing media interviews. More
June 19, 2014 -- The Lone Star Project today issued a news release regarding a federal district court judge's ruling in a case regarding attorney fees connected to Texas redistricting litigation and involving Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott. More
June 19, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott today issued a statement regarding Abbot's opponent in the race for Texas Governor, State Senator Wendy Davis, and her position on taxes. More
June 19, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said he supports state funding for border operations approved by Governor Rick Perry, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus. More
June 19, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor, applauded emergency action by Governor Perry, Lieutenant Governor Dewhurst, and Speaker Straus More
June 18, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott today issued a statement regarding policy proposals of Abbott's opponent in the race for Texas Governor, Wendy Davis. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party has nominated Allison Nathan Getz for placement on the November 2014 General Election ballot to fill the unexpired term for Tax Assessor-Collector vacated by Shane Howard. More
June 17, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today issued a statement regarding emergency funding for border security due to the increased number of unaccompanied children crossing the border into Texas. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Republican Governors Association today hosted an energy press briefing featuring the governors of Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota and Wyoming at the Petroleum Club in Houston. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation today released "Extreme Weather and Climate Change: What the Science Really Says", a report on facts about climate change and its link to today's extreme weather events. More
June 15, 2014 -- The Clear Lake City Water Authority plans to move forward on the Exploration Green project to create 200 acre flood control, recreation and conservation public space in the heart of Clear Lake as soon as state and local governments complete and issue the final necessary permits. More
June 13, 2014 -- The presidents of the American Federation of Teachers and the Houston Federation of Teachers issued a statement on Thursday in response to the Houston Independent School District Board of Education hiring a law firm to represent the district in a lawsuit filed by the organizations challenging the use of "value-added" teacher evaluations. More
June 12, 2014 -- Dr. Paul Cunningham, who is retiring from the Galveston College Board of Regents after 36 years of service, has endorsed Mike Hughes in the election to replace him. More
June 12, 2014 -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials today released the findings of a new policy paper assessing voting rights violations nationwide. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Republican Liberty Caucus on Wednesday expressed concern regarding the platform of the Republican Party of Texas. More
June 11, 2014 -- The Lone Star Project today issued a news release regarding the Texas Republican Party Platform. More
June 11, 2014 -- Texas State Representatives Angie Chen Button, Jason Villalba, James White, and Larry Gonzales on Tuesday released statements regarding Senator Wendy Davis' recent comment on Republicans. More
June 10, 2014 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has posted an essay on the impact of the Water Resources Reform Development Act of 2014. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice will host a candlelight vigil tonight and attend Tuesday's Houston City Council meeting to ask Mayor Annise Parker to request the Department of Justice investigate the Houston Police Department. More
June 09, 2014 -- C. B. "Bix" Rathburn, III has posted an essay regarding "the greatest generation" that survived the Depression of the 20th Century and won World War II. More
June 08, 2014 -- Former NASA flight director Gene Kranz has endorsed Dr. Brian Babin for election to Texas' 36th Congressional District. More
June 06, 2014 -- The Lone Star Project today released a video regarding Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott. More w/Video
June 05, 2014 -- The Texas Federation of Republican Women and Red State Women on Thursday participated in the 2014 Republican Party of Texas Convention. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Democratic National Committee today announced the launch of the Arbor Project, a voter expansion project, and Project Ivy, its new data program. More
June 04, 2014 -- Ann Heidel has endorsed Sheryl Rozier in her campaign for the Galveston College Board of Regents. More
June 03, 2014 -- The Rand Political Action Committee has announced that United States Senator Rand Paul will deliver the keynote address on Friday at the Texas Republican State Convention in Fort Worth. More
June 03, 2014 -- The League of Independent Voters of Texas today announced it will host a "regional round-up" in Bastrop on Saturday in opposition of a "Come to Texas" San Marcos ad campaign and water issues in the area. More
June 03, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Health System physicians W. Clay Brown and Mike Leath warn of substance abuse or addiction relapse through prescription drug treatments, and offer alternatives and methods for treating addicted patients. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party will canvass the results of the May 27 Primary Election Runoff on Thursday. More
June 02, 2014 -- Mark Ciavaglia, chair of the Texas City Economic Development Corporation, has posted a message regarding the Second Annual Texas City Small Business Week event, which kicks off August 4. More
June 02, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott today issued a statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon emission regulations. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Sierra Club today applauded the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants. More
June 01, 2014 -- Patrick O’Connor has posted a message to the GuidryNews.com Forum that is critical of the values set by the Harris County Appraisal District. More
May 31, 2014 -- The Republican Liberty Caucus of Texas has objected to exclusion of the Log Cabin Republicans of Texas from next weeks Republican Party of Texas Convention. More
May 31, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted recollections about the end of one economic development corporation in 1997 and the launch of a new initiative in Galveston County that same year. More
May 30, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin has issued an announcement regarding his victory in receiving the Republican nomination in the election for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
May 29, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today congratulated Dr. Brian Babin on his winning the Republican nomination for the 36th Congressional District of Texas in the Primary Runoff Election. More
May 29, 2014 -- Conservative Republicans of Texas Political Action Committee founder Dr. Steve Hotze on Wednesday issued a statement regarding the results of Tuesday's Primary Runoff Election. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Human Rights Campaign has applauded the Houston City Council for its approval of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
May 28, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott on Tuesday issued a statement regarding the results of the Primary Runoff Election. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Texans for Lawsuit Reform Political Action Committee today issued a statement in response to media reports of attorney Tony Buzbee holding meetings near polling locations during early voting in the Primary Runoff Election. More
May 27, 2014 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle issued a statement today ahead of tonight's Texas Republican Party Runoff Election. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation today issued a statement regarding the University of Texas Board of Regents' decision to implement a freeze on undergraduate in-state tuition. More
May 26, 2014 -- Alex Shaskevich has posted another open email to members of Houston City Council regarding the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
May 26, 2014 -- Public officials and candidates for office have been posting comments on Memorial Day. More
May 26, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted an election eve commentary on the race for Galveston County 212th District Court. More
May 23, 2014 -- Ben Streusand, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has posted a Memorial Day Weekend message. More
May 23, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor has posted a guest column in support of Patricia Grady for the 212th District Court in Galveston County. More
May 23, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, on Thursday issued a statement regarding border security for the state. More
May 23, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, candidate for Governor of Texas, on Thursday issued a statement regarding the Republican National Committee's selection of Dallas as one of four possible sites to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. More
May 23, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, is offering a $1,000 reward for a recording of a push-poll being conducted by the campaign of his opponent, incumbent Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst. More
May 23, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted another comment on the race for Judge of the 212th District Court of Galveston County. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Dan Patrick for Texas Lieutenant Governor campaign reports that it has received an endorsement from State Representative Lois Kolkhorst. More
May 22, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller for Public Accounts Susan Combs has endorsed Ben Streusand in the race for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
May 22, 2014 -- Eliseo "Al" Cantu, Jr., chair of the Texas Veterans Commission, has written a letter to Texans in observance of Memorial Day. More
May 22, 2014 -- Samuel Collins III has announced that famed re-enactor Michael Crutcher will perform at his Juneteenth event at Stringfellow's Orchard in Hitchcock on June 14. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Houston Association of Realtors announced today that it is endorsing Dr. Brian Babin in the primary runoff election for Congressional District 36. More
May 21, 2014 -- Lesley Jackson has written an open letter to Galveston voters regarding political attacks in Galveston County elections. More
May 21, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a message regarding the election to Galveston County 212th District Court. More
May 20, 2014 -- The Dan Patrick campaign responded to what it called an "attack gone awry." More
May 20, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter on Monday issued a statement in response to a recommendation by Texas Water Development Board Executive Administrator Kevin Patteson to move forward with the proposed construction of the Marvin Nichols reservoir in East Texas. More
May 19, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, today cast his ballot in early voting for the May 27 Primary Runoff Election. More
May 19, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, today announced that he has raised more than $4 million for his campaign. More
May 19, 2014 -- Elaine Kosty has posted comments on the Republican Party Primary Runoff Election between Justice of the Peace Toni Randall and Alison Cox. More
May 18, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor has endorsed Patricia Grady for judge in Galveston County's 212th District Court. More
May 18, 2014 -- Galveston County Precinct 2 Commissioner Kevin O’Brien announced that he has been endorsed by former Congressman Ron Paul. More
May 17, 2014 -- Sid Miller, candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, on Friday announced that he has received the endorsement of Governor Rick Perry. More
May 17, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, a candidate for lieutenant governor, has published an news release critical of Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst's campaign. More
May 16, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, on Thursday announced the creation of a new Tax Reform Task Force to determine a process for returning tax revenue to taxpayers. More
May 16, 2014 -- Ben Streusand, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, today issued a statement regarding a report concerning opponent Brian Babin's record on tax increases. More
May 15, 2014 -- Kim Kitchen has published a letter in support of re-electing Kevin O'Brien as Galveston County Commissioner for Precinct Two. More
May 14, 2014 -- Annie's List held its annual Houston luncheon on Tuesday, which featured State Senators Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte, who are running for Texas Governor and Lieutenant Governor, respectively, as the keynote speakers. More
May 14, 2014 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst today issued a statement in opposition to the proposed Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
May 14, 2014 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen, who did not seek re-election has posted a message thanking the citizens of Galveston for the opportunity to serve as mayor. More
May 14, 2014 -- The chair of the Harris County Republican Party has posted a message claiming that Mayor Annise Parker's changes in the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance make it worse. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Bret Griffin for Judge Campaign in Galveston County has posted a message about sentencing a woman to walk in public with a sign that says "I am a Thief". More
May 13, 2014 -- The San Jacinto River Coalition today held a press conference to call on Waste Management, Inc. to fully clean the San Jacinto Waste Pits superfund site. More
May 13, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Texas, on Monday released new poll results regarding the runoff race between himself and incumbent Lt. Governor David Dewhurst. More
May 13, 2014 -- Alexander I. Shaskevich has posted an open email to members of Houston City Council in opposition to the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
May 12, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted thoughts on Saturday's election of Jim Yarbrough as Mayor of Galveston. More
May 12, 2014 -- Sid Miller, candidate in the run-off election for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, on Monday announced that he has been endorsed by the Texas Cattle Feeders Association's political action arm, BEEF PAC. More
May 12, 2014 -- John Manlove has posted congratulations to Galveston Mayor Elect Jim Yarbrough. More
May 12, 2014 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Conservation Director Cyrus Reed today spoke before the House Energy Resources Subcommittee on Seismic Activity regarding seismic activity resulting from oil and gas extraction. More
May 12, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, today announced that founder of Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council James Dobson has endorsed his campaign. More
May 12, 2014 -- Laura Ewing, a Raise Your Hand Ambassador, called on citizens to exercise their right to vote. More
May 11, 2014 -- Doug Peterson, vice chair of the Exploration Green Conservancy, reports that the two winning candidates in Saturday's Clear Lake Water Authority election were supporters of Exploration Green. More
May 09, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, on Thursday called for an apology for statements made by his opponents that he had dodged the draft during the Vietnam War. More
May 09, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, today spoke in support of the appointment of a committee to investigate the government's response to the attack on the United States Embassy in Benghazi, Libya. More
May 09, 2014 -- Representatives of several environmental organizations have signed a joint letter to Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier and the Board of Education regarding proposed budget cuts to programs at the Outdoor Education Center. More
May 08, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, candidate for Texas Governor, today unveiled the third phase of his "Educating Texans" policy plan. More
May 08, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has announced that former NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz has endorsed his campaign. More
May 08, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, on Wednesday claimed victory in a debate with his opponent, incumbent Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst. More
May 08, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has announced that the Texas Farm Bureau has endorsed his campaign. More
May 07, 2014 -- Ryan Sitton, candidate for Texas Railroad Commissioner, on Tuesday called on opponent Wayne Christian to answer whether he still supports endangered species habitat drilling restrictions. More
May 07, 2014 -- Dan Patrick on Tuesday announced that Peggy Venable has endorsed his campaign for Texas Lieutenant Governor. More
May 07, 2014 -- Galveston City Council candidate Kate Marx took issue with Guidry News Service for comments on Galveston City Council races by Bill Broussard that were published on the GuidryNews.com forum in April. More
May 05, 2014 -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund will host a media briefing on Tuesday regarding turnout projections for Latino voters in November. More
May 05, 2014 -- The Liberty Counsel today announced that the United States Supreme Court ruled that opening a town meeting in prayer does not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. More
May 05, 2014 -- Ryan Sitton today announced that Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has endorsed his campaign for Texas Railroad Commissioner. More
May 03, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioner Kevin O'Brien has posted a message critical of the conservative credentials of challenger Joe Giusti. More
May 03, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick claimed victory after a debate with Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst. More
May 02, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz has applauded Speaker of the House John Boehner’s decision to form a select committee to investigate the attacks in Benghazi. More
May 02, 2014 -- José Boix, a board member with the Texas City ISD Foundation for the Future, has expressed his thanks to former Texas City Mayor Chuck Doyle and his family and business for their support of the Charles T. Doyle Leadership Education and Development Series program. More
May 02, 2014 -- Ben Streusand today announced that Ted Poe has issued his support of Streusand's campaign for election to the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
May 02, 2014 -- Bret Griffin today announced that Tim Miller with Texas Equu Search has endorsed his campaign for judge of the 212th Judicial District Court of Galveston County. More
May 01, 2014 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst today announced that the Pearland Tea Party has endorsed his campaign for re-election. More
May 01, 2014 -- Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner on Wednesday issued a statement regarding the proposed Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
April 30, 2014 -- United States District Judge Gregg Costa on Wednesday ruled that three of the four plaintiffs, including the Galveston Open Government Project, lack standing in the lawsuit against the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to stop the reconstruction of public housing in Galveston. More
April 30, 2014 -- Sylvia Garcia, candidate for the Texas Senate, has released a statement regarding Greg Abbott's silence on Cliven Bundy's remarks. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Dan Patrick for Lieutenant Governor Campaign has released a statement regarding a television ad by incumbent Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Harris County Deputies' Organization has endorsed Ben Streusand in his campaign for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
April 30, 2014 -- Ben Streusand, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has received recommendations and endorsements in favor of his campaign from Republican Liberty Caucus groups. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Sierra Club on Tuesday issued a statement applauding the United States Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. More
April 30, 2014 -- Dallas-based energy company Luminant on Tuesday responded to a United States Supreme Court ruling upholding the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Galveston County Tea Party will host an event on May 6 to hear from candidates for the Senate District 11 position on the State Republican Executive Committee. More
April 30, 2014 -- The League of Independent Voters of Texas on Tuesday issued a news release opposing plans for the Marvin Nichols Reservoir by the Texas Water Development Board. More
April 29, 2014 -- Ryan Sitton, candidate for Texas Railroad Commissioner, today announced that the Tarrant County 912 Action PAC has endorsed his campaign. More
April 29, 2014 -- Ben Streusand, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, recently participated in a forum on Saturday with the Lone Star Republicans at Lee College in Baytown. More
April 29, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, will serve as guest speaker at the Galveston County Democratic Women's Trailblazer Brunch on Saturday. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Republican Women has published a picture of candidates for various elections, including Galveston mayoral candidates, who spoke at the April 16 luncheon. More
April 28, 2014 -- La Porte City Secretary Patrice Fogarty encouraged citizens to exercise their rights to vote in the May 10 General Election, with early voting starting today. More
April 28, 2014 -- Rusty Cluck has posted a message regarding "modern day carpetbaggers" who have descended on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
April 26, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor will be the guest speaker at the Galveston County Democratic Women’s Trailblazer Brunch on Saturday, May 3 at the Wayne Johnson Community Center in La Marque. More
April 25, 2014 -- Wayne Faircloth, candidate for Texas State Representative for District 23, today announced that former opponent Bob Senter has endorsed his campaign. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club hosted a candidates forum for the Galveston Mayor’s Race on Thursday. More
April 25, 2014 -- Patton Ritter has announced his candidacy for Position 4 on the Alvin Community College Board of Regents. More
April 24, 2014 -- Houston Tomorrow President David Crossley reports that the Houston City Council Quality of Life Committee held its first meeting to hear about and discuss the initiative to create a General Plan for Houston’s Future. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued a reminder that election identification certificates for the May 27 Primary Runoff Election will be available at select driver license offices offering Saturday hours. More
April 24, 2014 -- Bret Griffin today announced that the Texas Home School Coalition has endorsed his campaign for judge of the 212th Judicial District Court of Galveston County. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Gun Owners of America Political Victory Fund on Tuesday endorsed Ben Streusand's election campaign for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
April 23, 2014 -- Former Galveston County commissioner Eddie Janek has endorsed incumbent Kevin O'Brien for reelection. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute on Tuesday hosted a Health Care Summit at the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular Hospital in Webster. More
April 23, 2014 -- UTMB’s Center in Environmental Toxicology, the Institute for Translational Sciences and the Sealy Center for Environmental Health & Medicine will host a conversation about West Nile Virus at Mod Coffeehouse in downtown Galveston on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. More
April 22, 2014 -- George Scott has published a Tax Coverage Guide for Harris County residents. More
April 22, 2014 -- Ryan Sitton, candidate for Texas Railroad Commissoner, today issued a letter regarding opponent Wayne Christian's actions concerning a renewable energy mandate. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will host a forum with Galveston mayoral candidates on Thursday. More
April 21, 2014 -- Ben Streusand, candidate for Texas Congressional District 36 in the Republican Primary Runoff Election, today announced that the Houston Realty Business Coalition has endorsed his campaign. More
April 21, 2014 -- Houston Community College Trustee Carroll Robinson has issued comments in response to criticism of the board's management of the college's $425 million bond program. More
April 18, 2014 -- Texas Campaign for the Environment will hold a press conference opposing the City of Houston's "One Bin for All" waste proposal on April 21 at Houston City Hall. More
April 18, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott on Friday released a statement regarding Senator Wendy Davis' involvement in an ongoing FBI investigation. More
April 18, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott Communications Director Matt Hirsch today issued a statement calling on Senator Wendy Davis, Abbott's opponent in the race for Texas Governor, to fully disclose facts about her activities. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Tri-County Texas Tea Party has endorsed Ben Streusand in the runoff race for Congress in District 36. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a City of Richmond candidates forum on April 22 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
April 17, 2014 -- Ryan Sitton, candidate for Texas Railroad Comissioner, on Wednesday announced that the Texas Alliance for Life PAC has endorsed his campaign. More
April 16, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, on Wednesday responded to David Dewhurst's Runoff Election Campaign. More
April 16, 2014 -- BP Senior Vice President Georff Morrell has posted a message on the fourth year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
April 15, 2014 -- Ryan Sitton, candidate for Railroad Commissioner, on Tuesday announced the endorsement of Chairman Barry Smitherman. More
April 15, 2014 -- Mary Beth Trevino, coalition coordinator for the Galveston County Community Coalition of the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol, has posted a guest column on Alcohol Awareness Month. More
April 15, 2014 -- Jefferson County Republican Party Chair Billy Oliver on Monday issued a statement supporting Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams and the Texas Education Agency in the decision to appoint a board of managers and a new superintendent for the Beaumont Independent School District. More
April 15, 2014 -- Former challenger George Young has endorsed Judge Bret Griffin in the Republican Primary runoff for the 212th Judicial District Court of Galveston County. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has announced the Board of Directors' endorsements of candidates in the election for mayor and city council. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Short Term Rental Owner Association of Galveston today announced that a recent poll commissioned by the association showed "strong support" for short-term rentals as part of Galveston's tourism economy. More
April 14, 2014 -- Galveston College will host the Galveston College Faculty Senate Candidates' Forum on Wednesday, with Board of Regents Position 5 candidates Ann Heidel, Michael B. Hughes and Sheryl Rozier in attendance. More
April 14, 2014 -- Bill Broussard has posted his endorsements in Galveston City Council races. More
April 13, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III invites all to come out and meet the 16th president of the United States and share in the history and fun of the 9th annual Juneteenth Family Day at Stringfellow Orchards on June 14, 2014. More
April 12, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department is investigating a gas leak that required the evacuation of a motel and four nearby homes. More
April 12, 2014 -- Lesley Jackson took issue with a statement issued by Texans for Lawsuit Reform regarding Judge Bret Griffin. More
April 12, 2014 -- The public is invited to the annual Galveston County Democratic Women’s Trailblazer Brunch to begin on May 3 at the Wayne Johnson Community Center in Carbide Park. More
April 12, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III suggests that Galveston is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth and asks "How does it change the conversation about the potential of a national celebration if the conversation became less about us and them to more about we?" More
April 12, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott on Friday sent a Freedom of Information Act request to the White House requesting they release any photos of Senator Wendy Davis and President Obama taken by the White House during their meeting on Thursday. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Texans for Lawsuit Reform Political Action Committee on Thursday issued a news release claiming that two political groups supporting Bret Griffin in the 212th District Court of Galveston County election have violated Texas Ethics laws. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Sierra Club today issued a statement following an appeals court decision rejecting the club's challenge to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's issuance of a license for a radioactive by-product disposal facility. More
April 10, 2014 -- Bill Broussard has posted his endorsement of Elizabeth Beeton for Mayor of Galveston. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Green Party of Texas will hold its State Nominating Convention in Austin this weekend, April 11-13, at the Pearl Street Co-op. More
April 10, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick on Wednesday announced that the Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC has endorsed his campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Texas. More
April 10, 2014 -- Clear Lake Tea Party President Robert Gonzalez has written an open letter to the residents of Galveston County endorsing Bret Griffin in the May 27 Republic Primary Runoff Election for judge of the 212th District Court of Galveston County. More
April 10, 2014 -- Galvestonians and those with links to Galveston's past are urged to contribute stories and photos to "Save Our Stories Galveston", an effort to capture a wide range of the Island's history told through the lives of ordinary citizens. More
April 09, 2014 -- Ryan Sitton, candidate for Railroad Commissioner, on Wednesday announced the endorsement of eighteen members of the State Republican Executive Committee. More
April 09, 2014 -- Equality Texas on Wednesday sent a letter to Lumberton Independent School District calling for the reinstatement of a suspended transgender teacher. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott Communications Director Matt Hirsch today issued a statement regarding the response to Abbott's early education plan. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Democratic National Committee today announced that it has hired Sondra Haltom as Texas State Director under the committee's Voter Expansion Project. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Governmental Affairs Department will host a candidate forum on April 22 for candidates in the Richmond mayoral and city commission election. More
April 08, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott Communications Director Matt Hirsch on Monday issued a statement regarding a past vote by state senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis against legislation to "streamline the process" for removing felons from the classroom. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods will host a candidate forum for Galveston city council and mayoral candidates on April 10 at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
April 07, 2014 -- Ryan Sitton today announced that past chair of the Texas Railroad Commission and former state representative Elizabeth Ames Jones has endorsed his campaign for Texas Railroad Commissioner. More
April 07, 2014 -- Dan Patrick today announced that Barry Smitherman, chair of the Texas Railroad Commission, has endorsed his campaign for Texas Lieutenant Governor. More
April 03, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice will host a town hall meeting tonight at Texas Southern University. More
April 02, 2014 -- Colonel Jim Engstrand has endorsed Ben Streusand for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Tax Foundation today released its Annual State-Local Tax Burdens report, which found that Texas residents have the fourth lowest state-local tax burden in the country. More
April 02, 2014 -- Angela Alexander, a Houston-area cancer researcher and volunteer/advocate, applauded a recent posting by Terry Arnold. More
April 01, 2014 -- Maryanne Rogers, who had announced that she would run for Galveston County Judge as an Independent, reports that she has decided to withdraw from the campaign. More
March 31, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz posted a statement on the passing of Ray Hutchison. More
March 31, 2014 -- Henry Freudenburg has applauded the approval of Galveston's 15 percent Community Rating discount by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. More
March 30, 2014 -- Terry Lynn Arnold shares her thoughts about a Facebook breast cancer awareness "game". More
March 29, 2014 -- Luis Lopez will officially launch his campaign for State Representative on Saturday at El Rancho Mexican Restaurant on 17754 Katy Freeway. More
March 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star Project on Wednesday issued a news release regarding Texas Senate Democrats calling for an investigation into pay inequity within state agencies, including the office of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor. More
March 28, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott Communications Director Matt Hirsch on Thursday issued a statement about Wendy Davis, Abbott's opponent in the race for Texas Governor, and her work as bond counsel for public groups. More
March 28, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton call for a new paradigm for flood insurance in their last in a series of articles regarding the issue of flood insurance. More
March 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club weekly meeting on Thursday featured a Galveston City Council Candidate Forum for Districts 2 and 3. Video
March 27, 2014 -- Sheryl Rozier has announced her campaign for Position 5 on the Galveston College Board of Regents in the May 10 election. More
March 27, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, today "stepped forward to address recent distortions" of his legislative work to prevent the implementation of Common Core education standards in Texas. More
March 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will conduct a series of candidate forums for Galveston City Council positions throughout March and April at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant. More
March 26, 2014 -- Dan Patrick today announced that the Gun Owners of America-Political Victory Fund has endorsed his campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Texas. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a Fort Bend County Candidate Forum on April 3 for candidates in city and school board races in the May 10 General Election. More
March 25, 2014 -- Mack Machowicz has endorsed Ben Streusand for Congress in the runoff election for Congressional District 36. More
March 24, 2014 -- The Lone Star Project today issued a news release and video concerning Kesha Rogers, a candidate in the May 27 Democratic Primary Runoff Election for United States Senator. More w/Video
March 24, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott Communications Director Matt Hirsch today issued a statement regarding Texas Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' work as bond counsel for public clients. More
March 21, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party has unanimously voted to endorse Ben Streusand for Congress in the runoff election for Congressional District 36. More
March 21, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton discuss the need for community efforts to deal with the issue of flood insurance. More
March 20, 2014 -- Sugar Land Mayor James A. Thompson has posted a Guest Column commending the collaboration between the city and the University of Houston and the UH System. More
March 20, 2014 -- Community Activist Quanell X and the family of Johran McCormick, a 17-year-old fatally shot allegedly by his girlfriend's father, will hold a press conference today at the Bridgestone Lakes Subdivision to call for charges to be filed against the girlfriend. More
March 20, 2014 -- Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Wednesday issued a statement honoring the life of former DNC chair Robert S. Strauss, who died on Wednesday. More
March 19, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott Communications Director Matt Hirsch today issued a statement regarding Abbott's opponent in the race for Texas Governor, Wendy Davis, and equal pay legislation. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Board of Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture, Inc. on Tuesday voted to remain neutral in the runoff in the Republican Primary for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture. More
March 18, 2014 -- GetEqual Texas has will host vigils across the state on Wednesday for Crystal Jackson and Britney Cosby, a couple whose bodies were found near Galveston earlier this month. More
March 18, 2014 -- Lone Star Project Spokesperson Lisa Turner today issued a statement regarding Republican candidate for Texas Governor Greg Abbott's position on equal pay for equal work. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Texas Farm Bureau State Director Russell Boening has called on Congress to take action to "fix the nation's broken immigration system". More
March 18, 2014 -- Ben Streusand, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, on Monday announced that former fellow candidate Dave Norman has endorsed his campaign. More
March 18, 2014 -- Tammie Lang Campbell, founder and executive director of The Honey Brown Hope Foundation and civil-rights advocate, served as the keynote speaker at Jasper’s Sixth Annual Pillar of the Community Award ceremony that commemorated the 50th Anniversary of President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s War on Poverty initiative. More
March 17, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has offered a suggestion to election officials intended to improve their communication with the news media as well as voters and taxpayers. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host a forum on Tuesday for candidates in the Texas State Senate District 4 special election, which will be held on May 10. More
March 17, 2014 -- Texas Democratic Party Regional Press Secretary Lisa Paul today issued a statement regarding a comment by the executive director of the Red State Women PAC. More
March 17, 2014 -- City of Galveston Public Information Officer Liz Rogers has posted an answer to inquiries about the district lines along Pine Street. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party will hold a ballot drawing on Tuesday for the May 27 Primary Runoff Election. More
March 14, 2014 -- Greg Abbott, candidate for Texas Governor, on Thursday announced new ethics proposals he has made as part of his "We the People" policy plan. More
March 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce C-Crewe held a Mayoral Candidate Forum on Thursday, March 6. Video
March 14, 2014 -- Jack Cross has posted a letter to the editor regarding the challenge of Galveston mayoral candidate Jim Yarbrough's eligibility for office, filed by opponents Don Mafrige and Elizabeth Beeton. More
March 13, 2014 -- Ben Streusand, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, on Wednesday announced that former fellow candidate Chuck Meyer has endorsed his campaign in the Republican Primary Runoff Election. More
March 12, 2014 -- Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Will Hailer today issued a statement regarding Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick's announcement concerning Buc-ee's support of his campaign. More
March 12, 2014 -- Texans for Greg Abbott Communications Director Matt Hirsch on Tuesday issued a statement regarding Texas gubernatorial opponent Wendy Davis' ethics practices. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party will canvass the results of the Primary Election on March 13. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today issued a news release regarding a report by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas concerning power plant shutdowns that occurred during cold temperatures in January. More
March 11, 2014 -- Texas Democratic Party Regional Press Secretary Lisa Paul on Monday issued a statement regarding Attorney General Greg Abbott's position on equal pay legislation. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party has released a statement regarding Texas Governor Rick Perry's recent appointment of Jefferson County District Attorney Cory Crenshaw to a Joint Task Force. More
March 10, 2014 -- Kim Kitchen has responded to a posting by Shawn Phillips regarding the 212th District Court race. More
March 10, 2014 -- AARP Texas today named Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis of Houston the recipient of the AARP's 2013 Legislative Leadership Award, and recognized several other state legislators for their efforts on behalf of older Texans. More
March 10, 2014 -- Matt Hirsch, communications director for Greg Abbott's campaign for Texas Governor, today issued a statement and questions regarding opponent Wendy Davis' ethics practices. More
March 10, 2014 -- Jim Guidry reviews his experiences with election returns throughout the years and contemplates improvements for the future. More
March 07, 2014 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted an update on his lawsuit seeking to halt the Galveston Housing Authority's plan to rebuild public housing on Galveston Island and the challenge to GOGP's standing to file the suit. More
March 07, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton filed a report on the passage of legislation to reform the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act by the House of Representatives. More
March 07, 2014 -- Former Galveston mayor Henry Freudenburg has posted an open question to Congressman Randy Weber. More
March 05, 2014 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry, who won Tuesday's Republican Party Primary Election, and is unopposed for reelection in the November General Election, has posted a personal statement. More
March 04, 2014 -- Dr. William Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston has posted an essay detailing problems with the SSPEED Center approach to surge suppression barriers. More
March 03, 2014 -- Sandra Tetley has posted a letter to the editor in response to comments by Pat Davis. More
March 02, 2014 -- Pat Davis has posted several endorsements on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 02, 2014 -- Robb Rourke, a candidate for Congressional District 36, has posted a news release. More
March 02, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted comments on Tony Buzbee's position in the election for the 212th District Court. More
March 02, 2014 -- Larissa Thompson has posted an Open Letter to Senator Larry Taylor. More
February 28, 2014 -- Pat Davis has posted a comment previous postings on the GuidryNews.com Forum regarding the Galveston County Republican Party Primary. More
February 28, 2014 -- Diana Bertini today announced her candidacy for Galveston City Council District 5 in the May 10 election. More
February 28, 2014 -- AARP Texas President Ollie Besteiro has published a "primer" on voter identification requirements for voting in the state's primary elections. More
February 28, 2014 -- Robert Tarlton, candidate for Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, on Thursday announced that a poll shows him in the lead for the Republican nomination. More
February 28, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor today issued a call to support Patricia Grady in the race for 212th District Judge of Galveston County in the Republican Primary Election. More
February 28, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a message in support of Wayne Faircloth for Texas House District 23. More
February 28, 2014 -- Former Galveston County commissioner Eddie Janek has posted a letter to the editor in support of Bret Griffin for the 212th Judicial District Court. More
February 28, 2014 -- Carol K. Dean posted a question on the GuidryNews.com Forum regarding a county employee's time spent on the campaign for Galveston County Judge Mark Henry. More
February 27, 2014 -- Michael Fjetland, a candidate for United States Senator in the Democratic Primary, has issued a news release regarding his expertise, noting that he "predicted 9/11" as a terrorism analyst. More
February 27, 2014 -- D.J. Alvarez, a candidate for Galveston County Republican Party Chair, has submitted a letter to the GuidryNews.com Forum regarding the campaign of the incumbent chair, Barbara Meeks. More
February 26, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, today issued a statement regarding a federal judge's ruling concerning the state's constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. More
February 26, 2014 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst today issued a statement in response to a judge's decision concerning the state's constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. More
February 26, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement in response to a ruling by a federal judge concerning the state's constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. More
February 26, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a statement in response to a ruling on the state's constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. More
February 26, 2014 -- The Texas Democratic Party today issued a statement on a federal judge's injunction against the Texas constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. More
February 26, 2014 -- Todd Staples, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, today issued a statement in response to a federal judge's issuance of an injunction stopping the enforcement of the state's constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. More
February 25, 2014 -- Carol K. Dean has posted a response to comments published in the GuidryNews.com Forum by Shawn Christopher Phillips. More
February 25, 2014 -- Debra Medina on Monday announced that a new poll shows that she is leading in the race for Texas Comptroller. More
February 25, 2014 -- Michelle Hatmaker, candidate for Galveston County Judge, today issued a statement that a claim by her opponent, incumbent Mark Henry, that he has been endorsed by Congressman Ted Poe "is not true". More
February 24, 2014 -- Stephen Takach has announced his endorsement for Dr. Brian Babin, United States Congressional candidate for the 36th district of Texas. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter has endorsed State Representative Alma Allen in her bid for re-election. More
February 24, 2014 -- Michael Fjetland, candidate for the United States Senator in the Texas Democratic Primary Election, today issued a press release regarding his qualifications and those of his opponents. More
February 24, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a message to the GuidryNews.com Forum a submission by Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson. More
February 23, 2014 -- There will be a demonstration in front of the Harris County Jail this afternoon regarding the death of an inmate after an altercation with deputies. More
February 21, 2014 -- Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner and candidate for Lieutenant Governor, on Friday made a stop in Katy during his statewide Get Out The Vote Tour. More
February 21, 2014 -- Dave Norman on Friday received the endorsement of Gun Owners of America in his campaign for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
February 21, 2014 -- Greg Abbott, candidate for Texas Governor, will visit McKinney and Abilene on Monday as part of his "Get Out the Vote" tour. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter has endorsed Wendy Davis for Texas Governor. More
February 21, 2014 -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund has released its March 2014 Primary Election Texas profile of Latino electorate and candidates. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Republican Liberty Caucus has announced its final list of endorsements of candidates for the March Primary Election. More
February 21, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton discuss mitigating the impact of floods in order to reduce dependency on flood insurance in their latest in a series of articles regarding flood insurance. More
February 21, 2014 -- Cheryl Johnson has posted a guest column about the race between County Judge Mark Henry and challenger Michelle Hatmaker. More
February 20, 2014 -- Samuel Collins III has posted a Guest Column, inviting the public to a performance of a Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church production of a play about the kidnapping and killing of Emmett Till in 1955. More
February 20, 2014 -- Kathie Nenninger has posted a message in support of Galveston County Commissioner Kevin O'Brien's reelection campaign. More
February 20, 2014 -- John Bentley of the Conservative Action Team has posted a commentary on the Houston-Galveston Area Council's approval of "Our Great Region 2040". More
February 20, 2014 -- David Stanowski, with the Galveston Open Government Project, has announced that the organization has filed an application for a preliminary injunction against the Galveston Housing Authority to prevent the GHA from implementing its rebuilding plan. More
February 19, 2014 -- Gallery Furniture owner Jim McIngvale is hosting a fundraising reception tonight for Dr. Brian Babin's campaign for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
February 19, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter has endorsed Hugh Fitzsimmons' campaign for Texas Agriculture Commissioner. More
February 19, 2014 -- Robin Riley, candidate for Texas Congressional District 36, cast his ballot in early voting on Tuesday. More
February 19, 2014 -- Todd Staples, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, has issued a statement in response to news reports that opponent Dan Patrick employed illegal immigrants at his business. More
February 18, 2014 -- Ducks Unlimited has released a statement regarding the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's referral of the Lower Colorado River Authority's Emergency Order to the State Office of Administrative Hearings for deliberation. More
February 18, 2014 -- Republican incumbent District Attorney Jack Roady has announced that he has received the endorsement of former Galveston County District Attorney Mike Guarino and former Sheriff of Galveston County Freddie Poor. More
February 18, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has announced that he has been rated "strongly pro-gun" by the National Rifle Association. More
February 18, 2014 -- Todd Staples, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor in the March Republican Primary Election, today cast his ballot in early voting and announced his "Get Out the Vote" Tour. More
February 18, 2014 -- Kim Ogg, candidate for Harris County District Attorney, today released a list of endorsements of her campaign by Democratic leaders and groups. More
February 17, 2014 -- Gravis Marketing today announced that a telephone poll recently conducted by the firm shows Steve Stockman making gains against incumbent United States Senator John Cornyn in the Republican Primary Election for the senate seat. More
February 17, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has issued comments on the 212th District Judge's race in the Galveston County Republican Primary. More
February 17, 2014 -- Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa today issued a statement calling on Greg Abbott to cancel an appearance with Ted Nugent on Tuesday as part of Abbott's campaign for Texas Governor. More
February 17, 2014 -- Greg Abbott, candidate for Texas Governor, will make "Get Out The Vote" stops in Denton and Wichita Falls on Tuesday with guest Ted Nugent. More
February 14, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has announced that Texas State Senator Robert Nichols has endorsed his campaign. More
February 14, 2014 -- Phillip Morris, candidate for Galveston County District Attorney, has issued a news release regarding his view of the Public Integrity Unit. More
February 14, 2014 -- Quanell X and the New Black Panther Party will host a protest against Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier on Sunday in response to school closures proposed at the district. More
February 14, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton discuss "fixing flood insurance reform" in the latest in their series of articles regarding flood insurance. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club hosted a candidates forum for the 212th District Court on Thursday. Video
February 14, 2014 -- Cathie Adams has endorsed Wilfried Schmitz in his campaign for the Galveston County 306th Judicial District Court. More
February 13, 2014 -- Kim Kitchen has posted a message regarding what she describes as a growing phenomenon throughout Galveston County Politics. More
February 13, 2014 -- Leticia Van de Putte on Wednesday announced that Texas AFT has endorsed her campaign for Texas Lieutenant Governor. More
February 13, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has commented on the race for judge of the 212th District Court of Galveston County. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has announced its endorsements of candidates in contested state and county primary elections. More
February 12, 2014 -- Republican incumbent District Attorney Jack Roady announced that he has received the endorsement of Galveston County Republican Constable Jerry Fisher. More
February 12, 2014 -- Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Medical Association Political Action Committee has endorsed his campaign for Texas Governor. More
February 12, 2014 -- Todd Staples today announced that Dr. Jimmy Draper, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, has endorsed his campaign for Lieutenant Governor. More
February 11, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter discusses a proposed Lower Colorado River Authority emergency order that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will consider on Wednesday. More
February 11, 2014 -- Bob Senter today announced that Life PAC has endorsed his campaign for Texas State Representative of District 23. More
February 11, 2014 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that Constable Rick Sharp has endorsed his re-election campaign. More
February 11, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has submitted a response to statements made concerning candidates in the race for 212th District Court of Galveston County. More
February 11, 2014 -- J.T. Williams, a member of the Libertarian Party in the Dallas area, has endorsed Robb Rourke for the 36th Congressional District. More
February 10, 2014 -- Lone Star Project spokesman Hector Nieto has released a statement regarding Greg Abbott's recent remarks on South Texas. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Texas Association of Manufacturers political action committee on Monday announced its endorsement of incumbent State Representative Greg Bonnen for re-election. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club last week hosted a candidates forum for Republican candidates for Galveston County Courts 2 and 3. Video
February 10, 2014 -- Cathie Adams, president of the Texas Eagle Forum and former chair of the Republican Party of Texas, has endorsed Dr. Brian Babin's campaign for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party has issued a call for volunteers to help distribute its 2014 Primary Edition Voter Guide. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club, a chapter of the National Grand Order of Pachyderm Clubs affiliated with the Republican National Committee, is conducting a candidate forum for the 2014 Republican nomination to the 212th District Court of Texas. More
February 10, 2014 -- Michelle Hatmaker, a candidate for Galveston County Judge, has posted a message in opposition to the use of eminent domain to close Rollover Pass on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
February 10, 2014 -- J. R. Smith of Galveston has submitted a letter to the GuidryNews.com Forum regarding Texas State Senator Larry Taylor's opposition to the appointment of Bret Griffin as Judge of the 212th District Court. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Elect Bret Griffin Campaign has posted a response to comments by Shawn Christopher Phillips in support of Patricia Grady for the 212th District Court that have been published in the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
February 09, 2014 -- Jennifer Burnett, candidate for Galveston County Family Court, has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
February 09, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a message in opposition to Bret Griffin, who was appointed 212th District Court Judge by Governor Rick Perry, and in support of Patricia Grady for the bench. More
February 07, 2014 -- Robb Rourke, a candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas has posted a message of appreciation for a forum sponsored by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Texas Forestry Association announced its endorsement of Dr. Brian Babin for the 36th Congressional District. More
February 07, 2014 -- Eleven of the 12 candidates for the 36th Congressional District participated in a Meet the Candidates Forum sponsored by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Political Protocol Committee and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday. More
February 07, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has written a letter regarding statements about the murder rate in Galveston County by Bret Griffin, candidate for judge of the 212th District Court. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter has issued a news release regarding its lawsuit against ExxonMobil, charging the company with violations of the Clean Air Act at its Baytown manufacturing facility, which begins on Monday. More
February 07, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton discuss "living with the impact of flood insurance reform" in the latest of their series of articles regarding flood insurance. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Texas Alliance for Life has endorsed Ben Streusand for United States Representative in Texas' 36th District. More
February 06, 2014 -- Retired Galveston Police Captain Phillip Morris, who is seeking the Republican nomination for District Attorney in Galveston County, has announced that he has received an endorsement from the Galveston Municipal Police Officer’s Association. More
February 06, 2014 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that Galveston County Constable Jimmy Fullen has endorsed his re-election campaign. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Texas Nursery and Landscape Association has endorsed Todd Staples for Texas Lieutenant Governor. More
February 06, 2014 -- Amanda McLauchlin, coalition manager for the Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families, has submitted a commentary regarding the recent death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Republican Liberty Caucus has endorsed Robert Talton, Joe Pool and Sharon McCally in their campaigns for election to the Texas Supreme Court. More
February 05, 2014 -- Patricia Grady, candidate for the 212th Judicial District Court of Galveston County, today issued a letter to opponent Bret Griffin demanding a retraction of statements made regarding her campaign. More
February 05, 2014 -- Todd Staples, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, today announced that the Clear Lake Tea Party has endorsed his campaign. More
February 05, 2014 -- Judge Steven Kirkland, candidate for judge of the Harris County 113th Civil District Court, on Tuesday called for "clean campaigns" in the race. More
February 05, 2014 -- United States Senator Rand Paul will deliver the keynote address during the "Lincoln-Reagan" dinner hosted by the Harris County Republican Party on February 8 in Houston. More
February 05, 2014 -- The Congregation Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word recently thanked Galveston County Commissioner Kevin O'Brien for his efforts in having a new Texas historical marker placed at the site of the former St. Mary's Orphanage in Galveston. More
February 05, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Oliver Pennington has expressed concern about the city administration’s failure to follow strict budget procedures. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Republican Party of Texas has released a statement regarding Senator Wendy Davis' semiannual fundraising report. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today released results of a national poll regarding a variety of issues including public health, climate disruption and energy issues. More
February 04, 2014 -- Robin Riley, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, today announced that former Johnson Space Center Director Michael Coats has endorsed his campaign. More
February 04, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has issued his support of Barbara Meeks' re-election as chair of the Galveston County Republican Party. More
February 04, 2014 -- Craig Brown today announced his candidacy for Galveston City Council District 2 in the May 10 election. More
February 04, 2014 -- A local youth sports league, i9 Sports, has rallied against Friday Night Tykes, a controversial new reality show. More
February 04, 2014 -- Kim L. Kitchen has written an opinion leter in opposition to Galveston County Republican Party Chair Barbara Meeks' proposed Seal of Approval. More
February 03, 2014 -- Dave Norman, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, today issued a news release regarding the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. More
February 03, 2014 -- Todd Staples, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, today issued a statement regarding opponent and current Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst's security detail. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Gilchrist Community Association and the Gulf Coast Rod, Reel and Gun Club today released a study that refutes claims by the Texas General Land Office that Rollover Pass remaining open causes $1 million per year in additional dredging costs. More
February 02, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club last week hosted a Candidates Forum for Texas House District 23. Video
February 02, 2014 -- United States Congressional candidate Dr. Brian Babin is making campaign stops across the 36th district including Lumberton, Orange, West Chambers, Liberty, Winnie, Baytown and Woodville, Texas. More
February 02, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a message critical of Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Chery Johnson's news release on Friday advising of Monday's voter registration deadline. More
February 02, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson has posted a guest column regarding partisan the "war between many grassroots conservatives and some empowered 'Establishment Republicans' in the primary election campaign. More
January 31, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton discuss flooding as an issue in all parts of the country in their series of articles regarding flood insurance. More
January 31, 2014 -- Former Deer Park mayor and Port of Houston Authority commissioners Jimmy Burke has endorsed Robin Riley's campaign for the 36th Congressional District of Texas. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter has released a statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency/Texas Commission on Environmental Quality agreement on Texas' flexible permitting program. More
January 30, 2014 -- Annie's List, an organization dedicated to electing progressive Democratic women, has endorsed Susan Criss for Texas State Representative for District 23. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Galveston Republican Women will host a candidate debate on February 12 featuring candidates for the 306th Family Court and County Court at Law. More
January 30, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a criticism of Governor Rick Perry's appointment of Bret Griffin to the Galveston County 212th District Court. More
January 29, 2014 -- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund has endorsed Texas State Senator Glenn Hegar for Comptroller of Public Accounts in the Republican Primary Election. More
January 29, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, candidate for Lieutenant Governor in the March Democratic Primary, issued a statement congratulating Celia Israel on her election to State Representative for District 50. More
January 29, 2014 -- Buck Willis, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas in the March Democratic Primary, issued a statement regarding a message sent via Twitter by Congressman Randy Weber following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address. More
January 29, 2014 -- Texas elected officials and candidates for office have posted comments on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced its endorsement of State Senator Wendy Davis for Texas Governor. More
January 28, 2014 -- Galveston Republican Women is hosting a series of debates for candidates in the Republican Primary Elections. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will welcome special guest Mikaila Ulmer, a 9-year-old Lemonade Day entrepreneur, to Galveston on Wednesday. More
January 28, 2014 -- Luis López will host a campaign kick-off event to announce his candidacy for Texas State Representative for District 132 on February 5 in Beaumont. More
January 28, 2014 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has posted a message applauding federal funding for coastal programs. More
January 27, 2014 -- Robin Riley, Republican candidate for Texas Congressional District 36, has announced the endorsement of Baytown Mayor Stephen DonCarlos. More
January 27, 2014 -- Kim Morrell of Seabrook has announced his candidacy for United States Congress, District 36. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Michelle Hatmaker for Galveston County Judge Campaign has posted comments on recent candidates forums. More
January 27, 2014 -- J.T. Edwards, president of the Galveston Island Pachyderm Club, has posted an open letter regarding comments about last week's forum for candidates for Galveston County Judge. More
January 27, 2014 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a commentary on the recent forum for Galveston County Judge candidates by the Galveston Island Pachyderm Club. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will host a candidate forum on Thursday for the 2014 Republican nomination to Texas State House District 23. More
January 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club has posted its forum for GOP candidates for Galveston County Judge and Galveston County Criminal District Attorney on YouTube. Video
January 26, 2014 -- Jackie Young, the current Miss Houston Rodeo and environmental activist was in Highlands, Texas on Saturday along with the San Jacinto River Coalition and Texas Campaign for Environment talking to local residents about an EPA meeting on January 30 that will discuss the possible fate of the Agent Orange in their local waterway. More
January 24, 2014 -- Bob Senter on Friday announced several key endorsements in his bid for Texas House District 23. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Bastrop County Young Republicans on Friday announced its endorsement for Todd Staples for Lieutenant Governor. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Independent Bankers Association has endorsed Bob Senter's campaign for State Representative for District 23. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Texas Cattle Feeders Association BEEF-PAC on Thursday announced its support of Todd Staples for Lieutenant Governor. More
January 24, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton discuss the insurance aspect of the National Flood Insurance Program in their third article in a series regarding flood insurance. More
January 24, 2014 -- Former Congressman Ron Paul has endorsed Alison Cox in her campaign for election as Galveston County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 1. More
January 24, 2014 -- Galveston's University Area Association hosted an informal meeting featuring Galveston mayoral candidates Jim Yarbrough and Don Mafrige at the Porch Cafe in Beachtown Galveston Thursday evening. More
January 23, 2014 -- John Bentley of the Conservative Action Team has posted comments on the H-GAC meeting and provided a YouTube Video that had been presented by Commissioner Ken Clark but was not shown at the meeting. More
January 23, 2014 -- Twila Lindblade, executive director of the Galveston County Food Bank has posted a guest column in support of the Souper Bowl of Caring which is currently underway until February 2 and is also helping the Galveston County Food Bank raise food and funds. More
January 21, 2014 -- BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions will hold a stakeholders meeting regarding the Code of Ordinances concerning animal-related regulations in the City of Houston on Thursday at the Houston Permitting Center. More
January 21, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, today issued a statement regarding the start of trial hearings in a lawsuit concerning the state's school finance system. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will host a candidate forum on Thursday for Republican candidates for Galveston County Judge and District Attorney in the March Republican Primary Election. More
January 21, 2014 -- David Watts, candidate for Texas Land Commissioner, today announced his opposition to the closure of Rollover Pass on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
January 20, 2014 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued a statement regarding Texas Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott campaign's comments concerning opponent Wendy Davis. More
January 20, 2014 -- Quanell X and family members of Jordan Baker will host a prayer vigil and press conference today to call for a federal probe into Baker's fatal shooting by an off-duty Houston police officer. More
January 20, 2014 -- Texans for Todd Staples today announced that Clear Lake Tea Party President Robert Gonzalez today endorsed Staples for Lieutenant Governor. More
January 19, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III has posted a guest column regarding the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday titled, "A Day ON, not a day off". More
January 19, 2014 -- D.J. Alvarez, a candidate for Galveston County Republican Party Chair, has take issue with an invitation from current Chair Barbara Meeks to each Republican candidate on the ballot to place a paid ad in the 2014 Galveston County Republican Voter Guide. More
January 19, 2014 -- Megan Suchart has posted a message in support of the American Diabetes Association Sweetheart Program. More
January 19, 2014 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Candidate Sid Miller has charged that an Environmental Protection Agency security breech has put tens of thousands of farmers and ranchers and their families at risk. More
January 18, 2014 -- Dr. Brian Babin, a dentist from Woodville, and Congressional Candidate for Texas’ 36th U.S. Congressional district in East Texas appeared at a rally today in Beaumont to show his support for the Second Amendment Constitutional right to bear arms. More
January 18, 2014 -- Captain Dan Moran, a decorated combat veteran who served as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps has endorsed Bret Griffin for Judicial District Court 212th of Galveston County. More
January 18, 2014 -- Lifelong Galveston County resident and Chief Deputy Constable Joe Giusti has announced his candidacy for Galveston County Commissioner of Precinct 2. More
January 18, 2014 -- The 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference will be held from January 27-29 at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Alabama. Tom Linton will cover the meeting for Guidry News Service. More
January 17, 2014 -- Galveston County Judge candidate Michelle C. Hatmaker has posted an essay regarding last week's Galveston County TEA Party-sponsored debate in Texas City. More
January 17, 2014 -- Dave Norman, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, has issued a statement regarding the recent passage of a $1.1 trillion spending bill by Congress. More
January 17, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton discuss how flood insurance mapping works in their second article in a series regarding flood insurance. More
January 16, 2014 -- Texans for Todd Staples on Thursday announced the formation of the statewide "Real Estate Professionals for Staples" coalition. More
January 16, 2014 -- United States Congressman Gene Green will host two town hall meetings and an annual Senior Issues Forum on January 21 and 22 at various locations in Houston. More
January 16, 2014 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has provided a news release regarding the value of beaches. More
January 16, 2014 -- Wayne Stupka of the Gulf Coast Rod Reel & Gun Club and Ted Vega, president of the Gilchrist Community Association have posted comments and a video regarding the plan to close Rollover Pass on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
January 15, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Laster has been named Chair of the City's Housing and Community Affairs Committee. More
January 15, 2014 -- Texas State Representative Greg Bonnen today announced that the Texas Association of Business's Business and Commerce Political Action Committee has endorsed his campaign for re-election. More
January 15, 2014 -- Debra Medina, candidate for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, today announced the itinerary for her "Medina on the Move" tour for her campaign. More
January 15, 2014 -- Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa on Tuesday issued a statement regarding Texas Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' report that she raised $12.2 million between July and December. More
January 14, 2014 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen has posted an update on Seawall Parking. More
January 14, 2014 -- Dave Norman, candidate for the 36th Congressional District of Texas, today responded to a spending bill negotiated by Congress. More
January 13, 2014 -- Randall Kallinen will hold a press conference regarding the Houston Police Department's squad car cameras on Tuesday at 901 Bagby. More
January 13, 2014 -- Galveston City Council Member Terrilyn Tarlton has posted a report on the Biggert-Waters Act. More
January 13, 2014 -- Sharon Batiste Gillins has submitted a guest column encouraging contribution of photographs to help celebrate Galveston's 175th Birthday. More
January 13, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Leticia Van de Putte issued a response to Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst's interim legislative charges. More
January 12, 2014 -- Galveston City Council Member Norman Pappous has posted comments on Harris "Shrub" Kempner's speech to the Rotary Club of Galveston County last week. More
January 11, 2014 -- Dave Norman, a candidate for the 36th Congressional District, has protested the prohibition of all firearms at Beaumont's Parkdale Mall. More
January 10, 2014 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Todd Staples today issued a statement regarding incumbent Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst's attendance at debates. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Galveston County Tea Party hosted a Republican primary debate for House District 23 and Galveston County Judge candidates Thursday evening at the Texas City Nessler Center. More
January 09, 2014 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Todd Staples on Thursday released a statement after David Dewhurst released interim legislative charges on education. More
January 09, 2014 -- Don Huffines today announced that Texas Right to Life has endorsed his campaign for election to Texas Senate District 16. More
January 09, 2014 -- Harris “Shrub” Kempner, president of Kempner Capital Management, was the featured speaker at Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Galveston Island. He was introduced by Hal Rochkind. More
January 09, 2014 -- Former Seabrook mayor Robin Riley has officially announced his candidacy for Texas Congressional District 36. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Green Party of Texas has provided its list of candidates on the 2014 convention ballot. More
January 07, 2014 -- Lieutenant Governor of Texas candidate Todd Staples on Tuesday released a statement after the Travis County Commissioners Court did not renew a contract with Saxet Gun Show. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Gilchrist Community Association and the Gulf Coast Rod, Reel and Gun Club today released a study of the impacts of the closure of Rollover Pass upon East Bay. More
January 07, 2014 -- Debra Medina, candidate for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, has announced her "Medina on the Move" Texas tour to listen to the concerns of voters. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club today announced the club's new officers and directors. More
January 07, 2014 -- Joe Gaggamoltz has objected to Jim Guidry's commentary on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's call for a new regional meeting on storm surge protection. More
January 07, 2014 -- Judge Paul Pressler has endorsed Wilfried Schmitz in his campaign for election as judge of the Galveston County 306th Judicial District Court. More
January 06, 2014 -- Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector J. Shane Howard has announced that he is resigning from his position effective February 3. More
January 04, 2014 -- Jerry Mohn has applauded Jim Guidry's commentary on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's call for a new regional meeting on storm surge protection. More
January 03, 2014 -- Stephen Schulz has applauded Jim Guidry's commentary on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's call for a new regional meeting on storm surge protection. More
January 03, 2014 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosin has applauded Jim Guidry's commentary on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's call for a new regional meeting on storm surge protection. More
January 03, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has published his comments on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's call for a new regional meeting to move forward on storm surge protection on the Texas Gulf Coast. More
January 02, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District has provided its response to Monday's news conference by the Honey Brown Hope Foundation regarding the citations issued to bus drivers for violation of the district's radio policy. More
December 30, 2013 -- The Honey Brown Hope Foundation and the Houston Educational Support Personnel Union will host a prayer vigil on Tuesday in response to bus drivers who were recently punished by the district for "calling out to God" on their two-way radio to comfort a co-worker. More
December 30, 2013 -- Joe Pool, Republican candidate for the Texas Supreme Court, will host a news conference on Friday in Austin regarding a lawsuit concerning the Republican Party of Texas allowing Justice Jeff Brown, his opponent, to remain on the March Primary ballot. More
December 27, 2013 -- Galveston County Tea Party Patriots are sponsoring a Debate/Interview on January 9 featuring Republican candidates for Galveston County Judge and Texas House District 23. More
December 27, 2013 -- Galveston Republican Women installed newly elected officers on December 18. More
December 24, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has posted a Christmas message. More
December 23, 2013 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has posted a news release addressing "some of the myths that have been repeated during the recent ruckus" about the Biggert-Waters Act. More
December 23, 2013 -- Captain Shane Cantrell, owner of Galveston Sea Ventures has published a message about illegal fishing in U.S. Waters off the Texas Coast by foreign fishing boats. More
December 23, 2013 -- David Feldman of Long Island New York recently interviewed Jim Guidry via Skype. Feldman, who operates LongIslandNY.TV, a news website covering his area, is publishing a series of articles and interviews regarding the length of time it is taking for the recovery from Superstorm Sandy. More
December 21, 2013 -- Sid Miller, Republican candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, called on Houston Mayor Annise Parker to apologize for remarks she made on Friday regarding the Duck Dynasty controversy. More
December 19, 2013 -- Judge Steven Kirkland today announced that Houston Mayor Annise Parker has endorsed his campaign for 113th Civil District Court Judge in the Democratic Primary Election. More
December 18, 2013 -- AARP Texas State Director Bob Jackson today issued a statement following Houston City Council's passage of an ordinance regulating the practices of payday and auto title lenders within the city. More
December 18, 2013 -- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund today announced its endorsement of United States Senator John Cornyn's campaign in the 2014 Texas Republican Primary. More
December 17, 2013 -- Several candidates recently filed for election for United States Representative of District 36, after an extended filing period was open for the seat due to incumbent Steve Stockman pulling out of the race to run for U.S. Senator in the March Primary Election. More
December 16, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today announced that the Texas Alliance for Life has endorsed his campaign for re-election. More
December 14, 2013 -- United States Senator Senator John Cornyn issued a statement on the one-year anniversary of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. More
December 11, 2013 -- Joe Gutheinz today announced his candidacy for Brazoria County Republican Precinct 36 Chair in the March 4 Republican Primary. More
December 11, 2013 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party on Tuesday announced that more than 21 candidates have filed for county, precinct and district offices on the March 4, 2014 Republican Party Primary ballot. More
December 10, 2013 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that he has filed for re-election. More
December 10, 2013 -- Texas City - La Marque Community Advisory Council Coordinator José Boix has commented on the year for the council, thanking the community for a successful 2013. More
December 10, 2013 -- The Texas Green Party today announced that more than 50 candidates have filed with the party for state and local offices across Texas. More
December 10, 2013 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle on Monday issued a statement regarding Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's support for private school vouchers. More
December 10, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman on Monday announced that he is leaving his seat in the House of Representatives and has filed to run for United States Senator against incumbent Senator John Cornyn. More
December 10, 2013 -- Environmental attorney Jim Blackburn has posted his annual Holiday Coastal Update about several projects on the Texas Gulf Coast. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture, Inc. Board of Directors today endorsed DeWayne Burns' campaign for the Texas House of Representatives for District 58. More
December 09, 2013 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, who is a candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, today announced and signed his "Contract with Texans", a pledge outlining his agenda for the future of the state. More
December 09, 2013 -- Phillip Morris has filed his candidacy for District Attorney in Galveston County. More
December 08, 2013 -- League City attorney Wilfried Schmitz announced that he has filed to be placed on the ballot for Judge of the 306th Judicial District Court of Galveston County in the upcoming Republican primary on March 4. More
December 06, 2013 -- Judge Susan Criss, Judge of the 212th District Court, has announced her resignation to run for State Representative of District 23. More
December 06, 2013 -- Friendswood Attorney Bret Griffin today announced that he has filed for the 212th District Court of Galveston County in the March Republican Primary. More
December 06, 2013 -- Candidate filing ends on Monday for the March 4, 2014 Primary Election, with positions on the ballot including a U.S. Senate seat, Congressional offices, Governor, as well as local county judges, commissioners and justices of the peace. More
December 05, 2013 -- The City of Galveston has published a news release advising residents and candidates of political sign regulations. More
December 05, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott on Thursday released a statement regarding Tom Pauken's decision to withdraw from the state gubernatorial race. More
December 05, 2013 -- Former Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Tom Pauken on Thursday announced his withdrawal from the Texas gubernatorial race. More
December 05, 2013 -- The Texas Restaurant Association today announced that it is endorsing David Dewhurst's re-election as Lieutenant Governor. More
December 04, 2013 -- Former Galveston City Councilman Don Mafrige on Tuesday officially announced his candidacy for Mayor of Galveston. More
December 03, 2013 -- Shari Goldsberry, the attorney who filed a lawsuit in United States District Court on behalf of the Galveston Open Government Project challenging the City of Galveston public housing system, has posted a message to the Forum. More
December 03, 2013 -- The Galveston Open Government Project has filed a lawsuit in United States District Court challenging the City of Galveston's public housing system. More
December 03, 2013 -- The Houston Association of Realtors Board of Directors has announced the candidates it is supporting in the December 14 Houston City Council runoff elections. More
November 28, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has posted a message for Thanksgiving Day. More
November 24, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz has posted a statement regarding the interim agreement on Iran's nuclear program. More
November 23, 2013 -- State Senator Leticia Van de Putte has announced her candidacy for Lieutenant Governor in the Democratic Primary Election on March 4. More
November 22, 2013 -- AARP Texas Director Bob Jackson today issued a statement in support of the City of Houston's payday lending ordinance. More
November 22, 2013 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen has announced that he will not seek a second term More
November 19, 2013 -- Judge John Ellisor has filed for re-election in the 122nd Judicial District Court. More
November 19, 2013 -- The University Area Association in Galveston will host a "meet and greet" with District 3 City Council candidates on Thursday. More
November 18, 2013 -- Janet Hoffman has filed as a candidate for Galveston County Commissioner of Precinct 2 in the March Republican Primary election. More
November 17, 2013 -- League City Council Member Heidi Thiess has provided an audio recording of an altercation between council members Dennis OKeeffe and Dan Becker at League City City Hall on June 19. More
November 15, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today announced that Texas Governor Rick Perry has endorsed his campaign for re-election. More
November 15, 2013 -- Dannielle Meyer, Brazoria County Community Coalition Coordinator for the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol, has written a letter to the editor regarding the results of the October 26 Prescription Drug Take Back Day. More
November 14, 2013 -- Port Arthur native Clint M. Woods on Wednesday formally announced his candidacy for judge of the County Court at Law #3 of Jefferson County. More
November 14, 2013 -- Galveston County Food Bank Executive Director Twila Lindblade has written a guest column concerning recent reductions to the SNAP meal program. More
November 14, 2013 -- Dee Ann Haney has announced her intention to seek re-election to City Commissioner at Large in Texas City. More
November 13, 2013 -- Environment Texas on Tuesday released a report highlighting projects in the 2012 Texas State Water Plan that "put Texas rivers and bays at risk". More
November 13, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen on Tuesday launched his campaign for re-election. More
November 12, 2013 -- Texas Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued a statement regarding a settlement in the the American Airlines merger with US Airways. More
November 11, 2013 -- Clint M. Woods has announced his candidacy for judge of the County Court at Law #3 of Jefferson County. More
November 11, 2013 -- Sid Miller on Monday officially filed his candidacy for Texas Agriculture Commissioner. More
November 10, 2013 -- Galveston County Justice of the Peace Jim Schweitzer has filed for re-election in the upcoming March Republican Primary. More
November 09, 2013 -- Toni Randall, Precinct 7 Justice of the Peace, on Friday formally announced her bid for re-election. More
November 07, 2013 -- Texas Veterans Commission Chair Eliseo "Al" Cantu has written a letter to the editor concerning Veterans Day. More
November 07, 2013 -- Karen Stewart today announced her candidacy for Jefferson County District Clerk. More
November 07, 2013 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party will begin accepting candidate filings on Saturday for the March 4 Republican Primary Election. More
November 06, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia on Wednesday released a statement regarding the approval of County Proposition 1 in Tuesday's election. More
November 06, 2013 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Water Resources Chair Ken Kramer on Tuesday issued a statement regarding the passage of Proposition 6. More
November 06, 2013 -- Texas Farm Bureau President Kenneth Dierschke on Tuesday issued a statement on the passage of Proposition 6. More
November 06, 2013 -- Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Tuesday issued a statement on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's re-election. More
November 04, 2013 -- President Barack Obama has officially endorsed Annise Parker for a third term as Mayor of Houston. More
November 04, 2013 -- David Chayer, executive director of the ALS Association Texas Chapter, has written a letter to the editor regarding the impact of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, on veterans. More
November 02, 2013 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club has published a message regarding Proposition 6, the proposed state constitutional amendment to establish new state water funds. More
November 02, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office discusses Proposal 1, which would issue bonds to build an inmate joint processing center. More
November 01, 2013 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton discuss "creating a new paradigm in water management" in their final in a series of columns on water planning. Article 18
November 01, 2013 -- Texas Secretary of State John Steen has published a guest column about the November 5 election. More
October 31, 2013 -- Republican Jonathan C. Kieschnick announced his intentions today to challenge Barbara Roberts, the one-term Judge of Galveston County Court at Law #2, in the March 4 GOP Primary election. More
October 31, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro has endorsed her campaign for re-election. More
October 31, 2013 -- Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol Communications Coordinator Jennifer Newton has published a guest editorial regarding National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, which is observed in October. More
October 30, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host an event on Thursday at the Jefferson County Courthouse to show support for Proposition 6, a state constitutional amendment to fund the state's water plan, on the November 5 election ballot. More
October 29, 2013 -- No Kill Texas Advocates has endorsed Ben Hall for mayor of Houston in the November 5 election. More
October 29, 2013 -- Quanell X will host a town hall meeting tonight in Houston to discuss recent robberies that have taken place in the Southpark area. More
October 29, 2013 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has posted a message on the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. More
October 25, 2013 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton answer questions regarding the state's current water project funding and Proposition 6 on the November 5 election ballot in their latest article on water management issues, "State Water Plan Q&A". Article 17
October 24, 2013 -- The Dan Patrick for Lieutenant Governor Campaign today announced that Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has endorsed Patrick's campaign. More
October 24, 2013 -- Independent Texans today issued a news release regarding the "Nix Prop 6 Coalition" opposing Proposition 6, a constitutional amendment to fund the state's water plan, on the November 5 election ballot. More
October 23, 2013 -- Today the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recommended to Governor Perry that no regions in Texas be designated "nonattainment" under the new fine particulate matter (PM2.5) standard; but Air Alliance Houston remains concerned about the controversial Clinton Drive air monitor. More
October 23, 2013 -- Dr. Harvey Balthaser, South Texas Medical Director for UnitedHealthcare, has provided some facts to dispel myths regarding the flu vaccine. More
October 23, 2013 -- The Transportation Advocates of Texas has endorsed Proposition 6, a proposed amendment to the Texas Constitution to fund the state's water plan, on the November 5 election ballot. More
October 22, 2013 -- Commissioner Kristopher Benson has issued an open letter to the Galveston Planning Commission upon his resignation from the board, stating that he refuses to further subject himself to "completely unprofessional abuse, bullying, egotism and obstructionism" at the commission. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Fort Bend Central Chamber's Young Professionals Division recently hosted a meet and greet with George P. Bush, candidate for Texas Land Commissioner. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. will host a panel discussion on Thursday at the Texas Southern University campus to discuss the issue of police brutality in Houston. More
October 21, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's re-election campaign on Sunday issued a news release regarding opponent Ben Hall's plans for increasing property values in areas of the city. More
October 18, 2013 -- Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has endorsed Glenn Hegar's campaign for election as Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in the 2013 Republican Primary. More
October 18, 2013 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton's latest article on water management issues is, "Wastewater Treatment and Re-use in the Texas Water Plan". Article 16
October 17, 2013 -- Kenneth Dierschke, president of the Texas Farm Bureau, has published an op-ed piece regarding Proposition 6. More
October 17, 2013 -- Jami Clark has announced her candidacy for Texas City Commissioner District 4. More
October 16, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown, who cast the only vote against a motion to set the tax rate, has posted a news release explaining her position. More
October 16, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's election campaign and Houston Police Officers Union President Ray Hunt today issued a joint statement regarding mayoral election opponent Ben Hall. More
October 16, 2013 -- Dr. Colleen Silva of the University of Texas Medical Branch has posted a guest column regarding the evolution of breast cancer treatment during the past 25 years. More
October 14, 2013 -- Drs. Techksell McKnight Washington and Karen Powers have posted a Guest Column regarding Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More
October 12, 2013 -- Houston Community College Trustee Neeta Sane has posted an announcement in the GuidryNews.com Forum that the Houston Chronicle has endorsed her candidacy for reelection. More
October 11, 2013 -- Voting closes at 9 p.m. today for "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause", a charity gala celebrating its third year on Saturday, October 12 at the Bayou City Event Center. More
October 10, 2013 -- Bob Senter today announced his candidacy on the Republican ticket for State Representative of District 23. More
October 09, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn spoke on the Senate Floor about the ongoing refusal by President Obama and Senate Democrats to negotiate with Republicans. More w/Video
October 09, 2013 -- Carolyn L. Sunseri has announced her candidacy for Galveston City Council District 6. More
October 09, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today visited Lake Travis to encourage support for Proposition 6, an amendment to the Texas Constitution to fund the state water plan, on the November 5 election ballot. More
October 09, 2013 -- Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander William A. Thien today issued a statement regarding the government shutdown and news that the federal government will not make death assistance payments to military families. More
October 09, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's re-election campaign published a series of news releases on Tuesday following a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters, in which Parker claimed victory. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Texas Taxpayers and Research Association today released a study regarding the increase in oil and gas activity in Texas and growth in the state's treasury, particularly the "Rainy Day Fund". More
October 08, 2013 -- José Boix has posted an essay on proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. More
October 07, 2013 -- Victoria Lane, a candidate for Mayor of Houston, has posted a news release to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
October 07, 2013 -- Ducks Unlimited today urged all water users to share in conserving water during drought conditions that persist in Texas. More
October 06, 2013 -- United States Congressman Blake Farenthold on Saturday applauded new Department of Defense guidance issued by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel that directs civilian DoD employees furloughed due to the government shutdown to return to work beginning next week. More
October 05, 2013 -- Unites States Senator Ted Cruz posted a statement regarding Speaker of the House Harry Reid's expected support of the bill passed by the House of Representatives to pay federal works for their time off during the shutdown. More
October 05, 2013 -- United States Congressman Blake Farenthold spoke on the House floor today in support of the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act, which he said “guarantees our federal workers are paid.” More
October 05, 2013 -- United States Congressman Al Green has announced his support for a bill to retroactively pay federal workers on furlough when the shutdown is ended. More
October 04, 2013 -- The Houston Astros and the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution are partnering to present a free showing of the inspirational documentary "Honor Flight: The Last Mission" on Monday, November 11, 2013, Veterans Day, at Minute Maid Park. More
October 04, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia has posted an essay describing the benefits of a county/city inmate processing center which would be financed by a bond issue on the November 5 ballot. More
October 04, 2013 -- Service Employees International Union will hold a march in support of immigration reform in several cities, including in Houston, on Saturday. More
October 04, 2013 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has reminded residents that Monday is the final day to register to vote in the November 5 election. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Republican Party of Texas on Thursday launched a web video and website, TheRealWendy.com. More
October 03, 2013 -- Cathie Adams, the president of Texas Eagle Forum, has posted a statement regarding Wendy Davis' candidacy for Governor of Texas. More
October 03, 2013 -- Congressman Randy Weber issued a statement on the Capitol Hill Shooting. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Texas Democratic Party will host State Senator and candidate for Governor of Texas, Wendy Davis, as special guest speaker during the State Democratic Party Legends of Texas Banquet on October 11 at the Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center in Galveston. More
October 02, 2013 -- Former Galveston County Judge Jim Yarbrough has announced that he is a candidate for Mayor of Galveston. More
October 02, 2013 -- Jon Lindsay, who was Harris County Judge from 1975 to 1995 has posted a message in support of the bond referendum to save the Astrodome. More
October 02, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today visited the O.C. Fisher Reservoir in San Angelo, where he encouraged Texans to support Proposition 6, which would provide funding for the state water plan, on the November 5 election ballot. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Annise Parker Campaign and the Houston Police Officers Union on Tuesday released statements regarding mayoral candidate Ben Hall's appearances at crime scenes. More
October 01, 2013 -- Congressman Al Green has posted a news release on the Affordable Health Care plan. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has approved a resolution supporting Proposition 6, a state constitutional amendment on the November 5 election ballot to create a State Water Implementation Fund for Texas. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party will host a debate on Thursday between candidates for Texas Lieutenant Governor. More
September 30, 2013 -- "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause" charity gala will celebrate its third year on Saturday, October 12 at the Bayou City Event Center at 9401 Knight Road in Houston. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Texas Nationalist Movement has announced that it is seeking to have a measure placed in the March 2014 Republican Party Primary Election to favor re-establishment of Texas as an independent republic. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Houston 80-20 Asian American Political Action Committee has announced the organization's endorsements for positions in the November 5 Houston City Council and Houston Independent School District Board of Education elections. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Mayor Annise Parker for Reelection Campaign has called on challenger Ben Hall to make his tax returns public. More
September 28, 2013 -- Kim Ogg will announce her candidacy for Harris County District Attorney in the Democratic primary on Monday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. on the west steps of the Harris County 1910 Courthouse at 301 Fannin Street. More
September 24, 2013 -- Oil and gas engineer and small business owner Ryan Sitton has announced his candidacy for Texas Railroad Commissioner, More
September 24, 2013 -- Chris Bell has endorsed Jenifer Rene Pool for Houston City Council At Large 3. More
September 23, 2013 -- Dennis Paul, who is running for the State Representative District 129 seat which has become vacant following the retirement of State Representative John Davis, has posted an announcement on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Sierra Club's Beyond Coal organizer Nia Martin-Robinson on Friday issued a statement in response to proposed rules for carbon pollution protections for new power plants by the Environmental Protection Agency. More
September 22, 2013 -- George Gould, a pilot who uses Scholes International Airport at Galveston, has posted a message in opposition to use of the airport for automobile races. More
September 22, 2013 -- Phillip Morris, a retired police commander of the Galveston Police Department, has announced that he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for District Attorney of Galveston County. More
September 20, 2013 -- Independent Texans leader Linda Curtis has issued a news release stating that proponents of Proposition 6, an amendment to the state Constitution to move $2 billion from the state's Rainy Day Fund into a water fund, have not offered to participate in a debate on Saturday. More
September 19, 2013 -- Service Employees International Union Texas have endorsed City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker's campaign for re-election. More
September 19, 2013 -- Richmond City Commissioner Gary Gillen has announced that he is running for mayor. More
September 19, 2013 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter and the National Wildlife Federation on Wednesday issued statements in response to a decision by the Lower Colorado River Authority to seek emergency authorization from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to temporarily suspend freshwater inflows to Matagorda Bay. More
September 17, 2013 -- Texans for Senator John Cornyn in Austin on Tuesday announced five additions to the campaign field staff. More
September 17, 2013 -- A dialogue on subsidence and rising sea waters between Dr. Kelly Hejtmacik and Ron Neighbors is continuing on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
September 17, 2013 -- Harris Galveston Subsidence District Director Ron Neighbors has responded to Dr. Kelly Hejtmancik’s latest questions concerning subsidence. More
September 17, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz, in his weekly "Freedom Minute", observes Constitution Day. More
September 17, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that her re-election campaign has received support from the Houston Federation of Teachers. More
September 17, 2013 -- Independent Texans, a political action committee, today released a white paper in opposition of Texas Constitutional Amendment No. 6, which provides for funding of projects in the state water plan, on the November 5 election ballot. More
September 14, 2013 -- The Galveston Open Government Project has posted an essay on public housing issues title, "What is City Council Going to do?". More
September 13, 2013 -- Galveston photographer Robert Mihovil, who documented the damages caused by Hurricane Ike, reports that after five years Galveston Island is "looking pretty good". More
September 12, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's campaign today challenged opponent Ben Hall's claim that a tax lien filed against him was filed in error. More
September 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Tejano Democrats have endorsed Andrew C. Burks, Jr.'s campaign for re-election to Houston City Council At Large Position 2. More
September 12, 2013 -- Ray Keller, candidate for Texas Railroad Commissioner, today announced the launch of his campaign web site and campaign video. More
September 11, 2013 -- Galveston County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 1 Jim Schweitzer today announced that he will seek re-election for the newly re-districted Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, seat. More
September 10, 2013 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club on Tuesday released a statement regarding the Lower Colorado River Authority Board's vote to temporarily continue flows to Matagorda Bay. More
September 09, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's re-election campaign on Monday commented on opponent Ben Hall's crime plan. More
September 09, 2013 -- Houston City Attorney David Feldman today issued a statement in response to a jury's findings in a case filed by Houston Police Officer Christopher Zamora claiming retaliation by the city against him. More
September 09, 2013 -- Texas Campaign for the Environment Program Director Andrew Dobbs on Friday called on the City of Houston to release information regarding proposals by companies seeking to build a possible waste incineration facility under the city's "One Bin for All" program. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Spirit of Freedom Republican Women's Club will host author John Griffing at its luncheon on September 20 in Sugar Land. More
September 06, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Friday announced that the African Coalition Political Action Committee has endorsed her campaign for re-election. More
September 06, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the Houston Organization of Public Employees has endorsed her campaign for re-election. More
September 06, 2013 -- Eric Dick, candidate for Houston Mayor in the November 5 election, has issued a news release regarding Houston mayor and opponent Annise Parker's enforcement of political sign placement. More
September 06, 2013 -- Houston area groups are hosting a rally on Saturday near the Galleria to oppose military action with Syria. More
September 06, 2013 -- Americans United For Change on Thursday issued a news release regarding Congressmen Michael Burgess and Pete Olson and their actions concerning the Obama health care program. More
September 06, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has accepted an invitation from the League of Women Voters to participate in a televised debate on October 8 with candidates in the city's mayoral race. More
September 04, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds has announced his intention to seek another term in office representing District 27. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club today announced its support for Proposition 6, a state-wide measure on the November 5 election ballot to create new state water funds. More
September 03, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's re-election campaign today issued statements from area community leaders regarding opponent Ben Hall's qualifications for office. More
September 03, 2013 -- Ray Keller, candidate for Texas Railroad Commissioner, today announced that providing a plentiful workforce in the petroleum industry will be an issue for his campaign. More
September 03, 2013 -- Samuel Collins III has posted a guest column about Galveston's need for the "courage for change". More
September 02, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz has posted a Labor Day statement. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Jenifer Rene Pool Campaign for Houston City Council At Large 3 on Thursday held its first Meet and Greet at F Bar. More
August 29, 2013 -- James Boyd of Dickinson has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum urging civility in public discourse. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has joined forces with the Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance. More
August 28, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's re-election campaign today issued a response to comments by opponent Ben Hall regarding education. More
August 28, 2013 -- Jenifer Rene Pool, candidate for Houston City Council At-Large Position 3, has announced that Constable Alan Rosen has endorsed her campaign. More
August 27, 2013 -- Bill Worsham has posted a commentary in response to the GuidryNews.com Forum piece entitled "Reality coming soon to an unpaved road near you" by Representative Craig Eiland. More
August 27, 2013 -- The American Coalition for Justice is holding a town hall meeting on Thursday to discuss allegations against public officials in the Houston area. More
August 27, 2013 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry today issued a news release responding to a lawsuit filed by several Galveston County justices of the peace and constables to block a plan to reduce the county's number of justice of the peace precincts. More
August 26, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s campaign spokesperson Sue Davis has posted a news release questioning challenger Ben Hall’s record on paying taxes and voting. More
August 26, 2013 -- Jenifer Rene Pool on Monday officially filed her candidacy for Houston City Council At-Large Position 3. More
August 26, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Gene Wu today announced that he will seek re-election to House District 137 in 2014. More
August 26, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's re-election campaign today issued statements from local education leaders regarding opponent Ben Hall. More
August 23, 2013 -- Jim Guidry reports that two former associates, who helped launch Guidry News Service as a major source of news on the Gulf Coast, have rejoined the team. More
August 23, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Craig Eiland has posted a guest column regarding state funding for transportation projects. More
August 22, 2013 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued a statement regarding the Department of Justice's lawsuit against the Texas voter identification law. More
August 22, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today officially filed for a third term in office in the November 5 election. More
August 21, 2013 -- United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Commander Colonel Richard P. Pannell has published a column on the launch of the Corps of Engineers' STEM Inspiration Campaign. More
August 20, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker's campaign spokesperson Sue Davis has posted comments on Parker's 16 years of financial disclosures and seven years of income tax returns and has asked why challenger Ben Hall has not released his tax returns. More
August 20, 2013 -- Ben Mendez on Tuesday announced that he has received endorsements from Houston Black American Democrats and the Afro-American Sheriff's Deputy League for his campaign for the City of Houston District I position. More
August 20, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that she has publicly released her personal tax returns of the past seven years, and challenged opponents in the November mayor's race to release six years of their own returns. More
August 20, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Andrew Burks, Jr. today announced that he has received an endorsement from the Houston Black American Democrats in his campaign for re-election to At-Large Position 2. More
August 19, 2013 -- Veteran Galveston County Prosecutor Bret Griffin has announced that he is a candidate for Galveston County 212th Judicial District Court. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Sierra Club reports that a proposed coal export terminal at the Port of Corpus Christi has been canceled. More
August 19, 2013 -- Jenifer Rene Pool today announced that Democracy for Houston has endorsed her campaign for Houston City Council At-Large 3 in the November 5 election. More
August 18, 2013 -- The Eric Dick for Mayor Campaign has posted an open question to Houston Mayor Annise Parker about her use of a city vehicle while campaigning. More
August 18, 2013 -- Kai Yoshinaga, who describes himself as a poet that composes life to a word craft, has contributed a poem for publication on GuidryNews.com. More
August 18, 2013 -- LULAC Council #60 will host an event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy's visit to LULAC in Houston on Thursday November 21. More
August 17, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker's campaign has posted a news release on the Baptist Ministers of Houston and Vicinity's mayoral debate. More
August 16, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the Harris County Tejano Democrats have endorsed her campaign for re-election. More
August 14, 2013 -- Michelle Hatmaker has announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the office of Galveston County Judge in the November 2014 election. More
August 14, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the KEY PAC has endorsed her campaign for re-election in November. More
August 13, 2013 -- Kim Kitchen today announced her support of holding prayer before city council and other meetings. More
August 13, 2013 -- Ray Keller, candidate for the Texas Railroad Commission, today announced that he would fulfill his entire term if elected to the position. More
August 13, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker's re-election campaign today released a television advertisement regarding opponent Ben Hall. More
August 12, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz, in his weekly "Freedom Minute" segment, discusses the Obama health care program's cost and impact on jobs. More
August 12, 2013 -- The Jenifer Rene Pool Campaign today announced that Pool has received an endorsement from the Houston GLBT Political Caucus for her election to Houston City Council At-Large 3. More
August 09, 2013 -- Houston mayoral candidate Eric Dick has posted a list of the “top ten reasons Annise Parker only wants one debate.” More
August 09, 2013 -- Jefferson County Commissioner Brent Weaver today announced that he is affiliating with the Republican Party. More
August 07, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Oliver Pennington today announced that he has filed for re-election. More
August 07, 2013 -- Carol Dean has posted a guest column on the GuidryNews.com forum titled "Has Nancy Pelosi's Clone Taken Over the Galveston County GOP?". More
August 06, 2013 -- Jim Guidry has posted comments on "Blogs and Social Media". More
August 05, 2013 -- Dr. Kelly HeHejtmancik, who wrote an article for the GuidryNews.com Forum about subsidence in 2007, has renewed his concerns following a prediction that Galveston will be totally under water by 2050. More
August 05, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz, in his weekly "Freedom Minute" segment, urges Americans to speak out in favor of de-funding President Barack Obama's health care legislation. More
August 05, 2013 -- Texas Medical Center President and CEO Dr. Robert Robbins today noted the steps hospitals in the medical center are taking to prepare for disasters. More
August 05, 2013 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a guest column in the GuidryNews.com Forum titled "The Cry Wolf Chronicles of Cheryl Johnson". More
August 03, 2013 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted comments on the "local advocates" control over the City of Galveston's disaster recovery funds. More
August 01, 2013 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has written a response to a news release by Galveston County Commissioners Ken Clark and Ryan Dennard concerning a property tax refund to Valero. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Mental Health America of Greater Houston has released its 83rd Texas Legislative Session Wrap-Up. More
July 31, 2013 -- Galveston County Tea Party, Inc. is facilitating a Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Randy Weber and Senator Larry Taylor on Tuesday, August 6. More
July 31, 2013 -- Galveston County Tea Party Board Member John Bentley announced that the Galveston County Republican Party unanimously voted to adopt a resolution of support United States Senator Ted Cruz in his efforts to de-fund President Barack Obama's health care program. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Texas Campaign for the Environment, a non-profit organization, today announced a campaign to press battery manufacturer Rayovac to increase efforts to recycle its batteries. More
July 31, 2013 -- Galveston County Commissioners Ken Clark and Ryan Dennard have issued a news release regarding Tuesday's discussions between the commissioners court and Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson concerning funds for a property tax refund payment to Valero Refineries. More
July 30, 2013 -- Carol Dean has posted her comments on the current controversy in the Galveston County Republican Party. More
July 29, 2013 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen has issued a statement on the passing of George P. Mitchell. More
July 29, 2013 -- Catholics United today issued a response to a statement by Pope Francis regarding acceptance of homosexuals in the church. More
July 29, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz, in his "Freedom Minute" series, urges President Barack Obama and Democrats to fully de-fund Obamacare. More
July 29, 2013 -- Kim L. Kitchen, whose comments on Tuesday's meeting of the Galveston County Republican Party generated several letters to the Forum, has posted a new entry. More
July 29, 2013 -- Jason Delgado, Republican Party Precinct 343 Chair and president of the Galveston County Conservatives Political Action Committee has posted comments on the controversy in the Galveston County Republican Party. More
July 29, 2013 -- Houston Community College Trustee Neeta Sane today filed for re-election to the board. More
July 28, 2013 -- J.T. Edwards, chair of Galveston County Republican Party Precinct 106 has posted a guest column in opposition to the proposed GOP Seal of Approval, which will be considered by party members on Tuesday. More
July 28, 2013 -- Shawn Christopher Phillips has posted a commentary on the Republican Party of Galveston County titled "Puppets of Deceit; Shedding Light on the Don" More
July 26, 2013 -- The Sierra Club today issued an announcement regarding a ruling by a federal appeals court dismissing a lawsuit filed by the State of Texas against provisions of the Clean Air Act. More
July 26, 2013 -- The Environmental Defense Fund today announced that a federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by the State of Texas regarding provisions of the Clean Air Act. More
July 26, 2013 -- Brandon N. Hill, a student technician for the Sargassum Early Advisory System at Texas A&M University at Galveston, is posting a series of articles titled "Galveston’s Journey from Hassle to Harmony" on GuidryNews.com. Article Two
July 25, 2013 -- True the Vote, a non-profit organization, has issued a response to the Department of Justice's plans to file a federal lawsuit against Texas regarding its voter identification law and election procedures. More
July 24, 2013 -- Twila Linblade, executive director of the Galveston County Food Bank, has published a guest column urging participation in the Mother's March for Healthy Food on August 24. More
July 24, 2013 -- A coalition of environmental and clean water groups, including the Sierra Club, on Tuesday released a report entitled "Closing the Floodgates: How the Coal Industry Is Poisoning Our Water and How We Can Stop It". More
July 24, 2013 -- Former State Representative Ray Keller has announced his candidacy for the Texas Railroad Commission. More
July 23, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Tuesday in Washington testified before the House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security. Video
July 23, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn spoke on the Senate floor today, inviting his fellow Senators to "embrace the Texas model, proven to create economic growth, rather than relying on the failed policies of President Obama". Video
July 22, 2013 -- Kim Kitchen has posted a guest column on the GuidryNews.com Forum regarding the leadership of the Galveston County Republican Party. More
July 22, 2013 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson advises property owners participating in the Senior/Disabled Person installment payment option that their final installment payment must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, July 31 to avoid penalties and interest. More
July 21, 2013 -- Joe Pool of Dripping Springs has announced his candidacy for Texas Railroad Commissioner. More
July 19, 2013 -- United States Congressman Al Green posted a statement on the Senate confirmation of Richard Cordray as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. More
July 19, 2013 -- Brandon N. Hill, a student technician for the Sargassum Early Advisory System at Texas A&M University at Galveston, is beginning a series on "Galveston’s Journey from Hassle to Harmony" on GuidryNews.com. More
July 18, 2013 -- The Jenifer Rene Pool for Houston City Council Campaign has announced the appointment of Lissa Squiers as campaign manager. More
July 17, 2013 -- The Green Report by Houston City Controller Ronald Green reports that Houston's economy remains strong. More
July 17, 2013 -- Ben Jealous, president/CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, has posted an op-ed regarding the petition asking the United States Department of Justice to purse charges against George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin. More
July 17, 2013 -- Elizabeth Davidson of the Women's Wellness Coalition of Texas has posted a message regarding the passage of a pro-life bill by the Texas Legislature. More
July 15, 2013 -- Texans for Senator John Cornyn reports that it has raised $2.3 million for the re-election campaign in the second quarter. More
July 15, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker reports that she has raised more than $2.2 million for her re-election campaign since February, with the support of nearly 2,000 individual donors and organizations and without loaning her campaign any personal funds. More
July 15, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has posted her campaign's July 15, 2013 Campaign Finance Report. More
July 14, 2013 -- The Lone Star Project posted a news release critical of Attorney General Greg Abbott after he announced that he is running for governor. More
July 14, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Sunday announced that he is running for Governor. Prepared Remarks
July 11, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn announced that he has hired Brendan Steinhauser as his new campaign manager. More
July 10, 2013 -- Galveston District 5 Council Member Terrilyn Tarlton has posted an open letter to her constituents regarding funding for her Neighborhood Revitalization Fund. More
July 08, 2013 -- Today is the 17th anniversary of the launch of Guidry News Service as a provider of news on the Gulf Coast. More
July 08, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz today submitted testimony for the record in support of Texas Senate Bill 1, which will ban abortions after 20 weeks and raise standards of care at abortion clinics by requiring them to meet the same standards as ambulatory surgical centers. More
July 08, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman, in his July report on the "Obama Failometer" contends that the nation’s economy is worse off under President Barack Obama than under former President George W. Bush for yet another month. More
July 07, 2013 -- Businesses for the Ethical Treatment of Interns, a national advocacy group based in Pennsylvania, last week on the Fourth of July launched PayInterns.com, a call to action to abolish unpaid internships, which it describes as “the last bastion of legalized slave labor in America”. More
July 06, 2013 -- Texas Seaport Museum Director Jamie White has posted an update to ELISSA volunteers and other supporters on the deck renewal project underway on the tall ship at Pier 21 in Galveston. More
July 04, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz has posted a special video for the Fourth of July. More w/Video
July 03, 2013 -- The Texas Veterans Commission has posted a message acknowledging the Texas Legislature and Governor Rick Perry "for making significant and meaningful commitments to Texas Veterans, their families, and survivors" during the 83rd Regular Legislative Session. More
July 03, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has issued a statement on Fourth of July. More
July 03, 2013 -- Texas State Senate Finance Chairman Tommy Williams of The Woodlands announced Wednesday he will not run for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in the 2014 Republican primary. More
July 02, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz, in his latest "Freedom Minute", discusses the number of regulations issued by the federal government in the past 20 years. More
July 02, 2013 -- Texas Medical Center President and CEO Robert Robbins today applauded a recent decision by the United States Supreme Court that strikes down the patenting of human genes. More
July 02, 2013 -- Galveston Beach Patrol Chief Peter Davis has posted a Guest Column regarding beach safety issues. More
June 27, 2013 -- The Texas chapter of Service Employees International Union on Thursday released a statement regarding S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act. More
June 27, 2013 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle on Wednesday issued a statement regarding Governor Rick Perry's call for a second special session of the Texas Legislature. More
June 26, 2013 -- Congressman Al Green has posted a reaction to the Supreme Court Striking Down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 More
June 26, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Laster has applauded the United States Supreme Court decisions on DOMA and Proposition 8. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Liberty Counsel today issued a news release in response to the United States Supreme Court's decision regarding the Defense of Marriage Act. More
June 26, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today issued a statement applauding the United States Supreme Court's decision regarding the Defense of Marriage Act. More
June 25, 2013 -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund today issued a statement regarding the United States Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder. More
June 25, 2013 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued a statement regarding the United States Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder. More
June 24, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz, in his "Freedom Minute", discusses "promoting peace through strength". More
June 24, 2013 -- Houston Educational Support Personnel will host a "Know Your Candidates" town hall meeting on Tuesday with candidates for Houston City Council District D in the November election. More
June 21, 2013 -- Several entities covered by Guidry News Service which are involved in transportation/rail projects have similar names and missions. Jim Guidry has prepared an analysis of the entities. More
June 21, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Ed Gonzalez today issued comments regarding the city's $4.5 billion budget, which was approved by council this week. More
June 21, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the Houston Building Owners and Managers Association has endorsed her campaign for re-election. More
June 21, 2013 -- Texas Farm Bureau President Kenneth Dierschke on Thursday issued a statement regarding the United States House of Representatives' vote to delay the 2013 Farm Bill. More
June 20, 2013 -- Wilfried Schmitz today announced his candidacy for the 306th Judicial Court of Galveston County. More
June 19, 2013 -- Service Employees International Union Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina today issued a statement regarding the Congressional Budget Office's score on the proposed immigration reform bill. More
June 18, 2013 -- Following her campaign’s first official canvass Saturday morning, Houston Mayor Annise Parker held an open house at her campaign headquarters Saturday afternoon. More
June 18, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz, in his "Freedom Minute", calls for the abolition of the Internal Revenue Service and implementation of a flat tax. More
June 17, 2013 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green has released The Green Report for June 2013. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter and Clean Water Action on Monday released a statement regarding the signing of Senate Bill 198 by Texas Governor Rick Perry. More
June 13, 2013 -- The Service Employees International Union on Wednesday commended Entravision Communications Corporation for its support of immigration reform. More
June 13, 2013 -- Freedom Watch founder Larry Klayman has announced that he has filed a class action lawsuit for $20 billion against the National Security Agency on claims of the agency's conducting warrantless surveillance of citizens. More
June 13, 2013 -- The Texas Taxpayers and Research Association today applauded lawmakers in Texas for their work on the state's budget. More
June 12, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker will host a grand opening for her campaign headquarters on Saturday. More
June 12, 2013 -- Galveston County Clerk Dwight Sullivan will host his re-election kick off party on Thursday at the DSW Homes office in Galveston. More
June 11, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the Greater Houston Builders Association has endorsed her campaign for re-election. More
June 11, 2013 -- Texans for Lawsuit Reform posted a statement on the passing of TLR's Senior Chair Leo Linbeck, Jr. More
June 11, 2013 -- The Texas Apartment Association on Monday issued a statement commending Texas Governor Rick Perry for signing House Bill 5, an education reform bill, into law. More
June 11, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Nancy Schnell has posted a report on Monday's meeting of the city council. More
June 10, 2013 -- The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. has posted a video alleging racial discrimination in the Texas death penalty system. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Texas Restaurant Association today applauded Texas Governor Rick Perry on signing House Bill 5, which allows students who are involved in extracurricular activities such as sports to still pursue career specific activities. More
June 10, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz, in his "Freedom Minute" audio broadcast, discusses the Obama Administration and the Bill of Rights. More
June 07, 2013 -- Gerhard Meinecke of Dickinson has posted a commentary on the new Veterans Court being established by Galveston County Commissioners Court. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Service Employees International Union on Thursday released a statement regarding United States Senator John Cornyn and Representative Steve King's immigration amendments. More
June 06, 2013 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on first named storm of the 2013 Hurricane Season, which has formed in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. More
June 03, 2013 -- Patricia Grady has announced her candidacy in the Republican Primary election for the 212th Judicial District Court in Galveston County. More
June 03, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner was recently named "Most Valuable Player" in the Texas House of Representatives by Capitol Inside. More
June 03, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a video report regarding her votes on items during the May 29 city council meeting. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Galveston County Food Bank, along with the United Way of Galveston and the Jesse Tree, have announced that the organizations are collaborating to launch a senior citizen food box program in Galveston. More
June 02, 2013 -- The Fire Fighters Foundation of Houston has provided information on how the public may contribute to the support of the fallen fighters. More
May 31, 2013 -- Frances “Sissy” Farenthold has announced her support for Jenifer Rene Pool for Houston City Council At-Large Position 3. More
May 31, 2013 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson, in a guest column, discusses legislation impacting property owners and voters during the 83rd Session of the Texas Legislature. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Texas Combined Heat & Power Initiative has applauded the Texas Legislature for passing House Bill 2049 by Texas Representative Dan Huberty of Houston, which was intended to remove regulatory barriers and to improve the business climate for cogeneration facilities in Texas. More
May 30, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that she has received an endorsement of her re-election campaign from the Houstonians for Responsible Growth Political Action Committee. More
May 29, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams on Wednesday announced that he will explore a possible 2014 candidacy for State Comptroller. More
May 29, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Nancy Schnell has provided comments regarding Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club has released a review of actions taken by the 83rd Texas Legislature in the regular session to advance water conservation, curb water loss, and respond to drought conditions. More
May 28, 2013 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen today, in a letter to members of the Galveston City Council, addresses the need to find how a city document concerning the city's public housing was provided, without authorization, to the Galveston Daily News. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Galveston Republican Women recently presented the Woman of Distinction Award to Jeannie Koenig, president of the organization. More
May 26, 2013 -- United States Senator Senator Ted Cruz has posted a video paying tribute to the fallen men and women of the United States Armed Forces in recognition of Memorial Day. Video
May 24, 2013 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club has released a statement regarding five water bills in the Texas state legislative session. More
May 23, 2013 -- State Representative Craig Eiland announced on the House Floor on Wednesday that he will not seek reelection when his term expires in 2015. More
May 23, 2013 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Water Resources Chair Ken Kramer on Wednesday issued a statement on the progress of legislation for the funding of a new state water fund in Texas. More
May 22, 2013 -- Service Employees International Union on Tuesday applauded the passage of an immigration reform bill out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. More
May 21, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in his weekly column, discusses the state's budget, the proposed creation of a state water fund, and transportation. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party has issued a news release regarding reports of the Internal Revenue Service misconduct against conservative organizations. More
May 14, 2013 -- Nancy Schnell, council member-elect for Shoreacres, has published comments on Monday's meeting of the city council. More
May 13, 2013 -- The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Texas Humane Legislation Network on Monday commended the enactment of a state law banning animal gas chambers. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Houston Free Thinkers recently questioned Mayor Annise Parker on the homeless feeding ordinance and water fluoridation. More
May 13, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today issued a statement following a verdict in the case against abortionist Kermit Gosnell. More
May 13, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in his weekly column, discusses budget negotiations and education reforms ongoing in the Texas Legislature. More
May 12, 2013 -- Nancy Janosky Schnell, who was elected to Shoreacres City Council on Saturday, has posted a message to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
May 12, 2013 -- Santa Fe Police Chief Kenneth Campbell has posted a message thanking those who worked for the successful passage of the special bond issue for a Justice Center. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol has posted a follow up to the April 27 Drug Enforcement Administration Prescription Drug Take Back Days. More
May 10, 2013 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart has urged all eligible voters to vote in Saturday’s elections. More
May 10, 2013 -- Danielle Meyer, Brazoria County community coalition coordinator for the Bay Area Council on Drugs & Alcohol, has written a letter to the editor regarding the recent prescription drug take back events in the county. More
May 10, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Craig Estes and State Representative John Otto have submitted a guest column regarding legislation that would provide sales tax rebates for investment in technology, telecommunications, internet access or cable equipment. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Galveston County Community Coalition has posted a message on National Prevention Week, which is from May 12 through 18. More
May 09, 2013 -- Comcast has posted a response to Wednesday's message by the Galveston Housing Authority regarding service to the tenants of GHA property. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Liberty Institute on Wednesday issued a news release on a ruling in favor of allowing the use of religious football banners as displayed by the Kountze High School cheerleaders. More
May 08, 2013 -- Friends of Brad Will, an organization of friends and family of Will, a journalist who was killed in Mexico, has issued a news release criticizing President Barack Obama on not acting to "seek justice" for journalists murdered in Mexico. More
May 08, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in his weekly column regarding the legislature, discusses budget negotiations between the Senate and the House, the state water plan and transportation funding. More
May 07, 2013 -- The Galveston Housing Authority has posted an update on Comcast's termination of service to residents of the authority. More
May 07, 2013 -- Former Shoreacres Mayor Jayo Washington has provided a message, published in the GuidryNews.com Forum, concerning the city's upcoming election. More
May 07, 2013 -- Ted Vega President of the Gilchrist Community Association who operates Rollover Pass will be a guest Speaker at the Monthly Galveston County Tea Party Meeting. More
May 06, 2013 -- Council Member Helena Brown has posted her video report on last week's meeting of Houston City Council. More
May 06, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz today released a video on opposition to the Marketplace Fairness act, which he calls the "Internet Sales Tax". More
May 06, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the Harris County AFL-CIO Council has endorsed her re-election campaign. More
May 05, 2013 -- Samuel Collins III has posted a guest column regarding Dr. Virgil Wood, a civil rights pioneer who was an associate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More
May 04, 2013 -- Nancy Schnell, a city council candidate in Shoreacres, has posted her comments on early voting. More
May 03, 2013 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today announced that a federal court has rejected a request by ExxonMobil Corporation to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club and Environment Texas alleging violations of the Clean Air Act at the company's oil refinery and chemical plant complex in Baytown. More
May 03, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today released numbers from his "Obama Failometer", his measurement of economic indicators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on the country's economic status compared. More
May 02, 2013 -- Carole H. Allen, the Gulf Office director of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project, reports that the Texas Senate unanimously voted on Thursday to designate the endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle as the state’s official symbol but complains that shrimpers in at least four states are throwing the lifeless carcasses of sea turtles into the Gulf of Mexico. More
May 02, 2013 -- Jason Delgado has written a letter in support of Rachel Lee Delgado for election to the College of the Mainland Board of Trustees in May. More
May 01, 2013 -- Nick Long, candidate for At-Large Position B on the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees, today announced that former Weslaco ISD Board Member David Fox has endorsed his election campaign. More
May 01, 2013 -- Moms Demand Action's Houston chapter will launch a "Signatures for Shame" event on Friday in front of United States Senator John Cornyn's Houston office to mark the start of the National Rifle Association's National Convention, which is being held in the city this year. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Service Employees International Union is holding rallies and other civic engagement activities in support of immigration reform in celebration of May Day today in several cities, including Houston. More
May 01, 2013 -- Gilchrist Community Association President Ted Vega has posted a message of appreciation that Galveston County Commissioners Court deferred action on a proposed professional services contract for appraisal services for Rollover Pass. More
April 30, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the Harris County Council of Organizations has endorsed her re-election campaign. More
April 30, 2013 -- Members of the Clear Lake Area Republicans have approved a resolution opposing the 2013 Clear Creek Independent School District bond referendum. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Sierra Club-Lone Star Chapter has released a statement regarding the Senate passage of HB 4 and SB 4. More
April 29, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in his weekly column, discusses his progress in gaining Senate approval of Senate Joint Resolution 1, which will propose a referendum for use of the Rainy Day Fund for investments in road and water infrastructure and public education. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today announced that it has gathered more than 1,000 signatures on a pledge drive to change their energy provider from TXU Energy to a "cleaner, cheaper electric service provider". More
April 29, 2013 -- Chris Reed of Nassau Bay has posted an endorsement of Ann Hammond for re-election to the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees. More
April 28, 2013 -- Jack Cross of Texas City has endorsed Rachael Delgado for College of the Mainland Board of Trustees At-Large Position 6. More
April 27, 2013 -- Kathy Rogers has posted a letter to the editor regarding Friendswood City Council Candidates. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance Board of Directors on Thursday voted to adopt a resolution supporting the City of Richmond's proposed change from a General Law Charter to a Home Rule Charter city. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Healthy Port Communities Coalition on Thursday hosted a town hall meeting to provide information regarding the Port of Houston's expansion. More
April 25, 2013 -- Former Clear Creek Independent School District board member Ralph Parr has posted a message in support of the reelection of Board Vice President Ann Hammond. More
April 25, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Laster has posted details of Chapter 42 Amendments to the City of Houston's Code of Ordinances that were adopted at Wednesday's City Council session. More
April 25, 2013 -- Jim Guidry has published a commentary in response to questions about the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 24, 2013 -- J.T. Edwards, a member of the Galveston Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, has provided a copy of his remarks to the board in support of the sub-recipient agreement that was approved on Tuesday. More
April 24, 2013 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has posted a message to the GuidryNews.com Forum in support of the Clear Creek Independent School District Bond Issue. More
April 24, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in his weekly column, discusses his first experience testifying before a congressional committee in Washington, D.C., and his "pill mill" legislation. More
April 24, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has announced that she will launch her re-election campaign on May 11 at Stude Park. More
April 24, 2013 -- Minister Quanell X and pastors from Polk County will hold a protest march today at the Polk County Courthouse asking Judge Elizabeth Coker of the 258th District Court to step down. More
April 24, 2013 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Water Resources Chair Ken Kramer has issued a statement regarding several bills in the Texas Legislature concerning the state's water plan. More
April 24, 2013 -- Nick Long, candidate for Clear Creek Independent School District's Board of Trustees At-Large position, has commented on Tuesday's "Candidate Job Forum" hosted by the Clear Lake Area Republicans. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities in Austin has released a statement regarding the Senate's passage of SB 1247, the payday lending reform bill. More
April 23, 2013 -- Nancy Schnell, candidate for Shoreacres City Council, has provided comments on Monday's city council meeting. More
April 17, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown posted a news release announcing that she will vote against an amendment to the City Code to move the city's urban density boundary from Loop 610 to the city limits. More
April 16, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Laster today announced that he is seeking re-election to his position representing District J on the council. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Houston Area Pastor's Council, Baptist Ministers Association of Houston and Vicinity, and Houston Young Republicans Houston Area Pastor's Council will participate in a candlelight vigil at the steps of City Hall this evening at 9 p.m. to mourn the loss of life at today's bombings at the Boston Marathon. More
April 15, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in his weekly column on issues in the Legislature, discussed a joint resolution to place a referendum on the November election ballot to fund water and transportation infrastructure in the state. More
April 13, 2013 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party has endorsed Nick Long in his candidacy for the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees. More
April 13, 2013 -- Galveston City Council Member Norman Pappous has posted a guest column regarding critical federal hurricane Ike disaster relief funding for the City of Galveston that has been cut off by Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Spirit of Freedom Republican Women's Club in Sugar Land will host a National Rifle Association Advancement Officer on April 19 to speak on the role of women in the organization. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a candidates forum on April 22 for the Rosenberg city council election. More
April 12, 2013 -- Lee Otis Zapp, chair of the Coastal Windstorm Insurance Coalition, the new name for the group that began as the Galveston Windstorm Action Committee, has provided Texas Department of Insurance maps showing estimated rates proposed by Senate Bill 18, and is urging Galveston County residents to contact their legislators. More
April 11, 2013 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Water Resources Chair and Legislative Advisor Ken Kramer today issued a statement regarding Senate Joint Resolution 1,concerning the state's water implementation fund. More
April 10, 2013 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Conservation Director Cyrus Reed on Wednesday testified in support of House Bill 3598. More
April 10, 2013 -- Texas Tea Party Students State Chair Eric Romero has endorsed Nick Long's campaign for election to the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees. More
April 10, 2013 -- Environmental Defense Fund Texas Communications Manager Erin Geoffroy applauded Air Alliance Houston's naming of Adrian D. Shelley, III as the organization's new executive director. More
April 10, 2013 -- The National Rifle Association today issued a statement regarding proposed expanded background checks. More
April 09, 2013 -- Congressman Al Green on Monday spoke at the OCA-Greater Houston’s “Press Conference to Denounce Attacks on Immigrant Family Reunification and to Call on Congress to Preserve Family Reunification in Immigration Reform” at the Asian American Family Services Center in Houston. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Lone Star Project today issued a press release regarding the Department of Justice's motion for a temporary restraining order in federal court to block a Beaumont school district from attempting to end the terms of three African American board members two years prior to their full terms. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Houston Free Thinkers will present the premiere of the organization's first documentary on Thursday at the East End Studio Gallery. More
April 09, 2013 -- Shoreacres resident and city council candidate Nancy Schnell has provided comments on Monday's meeting of the city council. More
April 08, 2013 -- Texans For Fiscal Responsibility President Michael Quinn Sullivan today issued a message on the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. More
April 08, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in his weekly column on issues in the state's legislature, discusses his views on the matter of expanding Medicaid in Texas. More
April 08, 2013 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today announced its support of CSSB 1727, which would make changes to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan. More
April 08, 2013 -- Houston Attorney Randall Kallinen has announced that concerned citizens will address the Houston City Council this week regarding a petition to overturn the city's regulation of feeding the homeless. More
April 05, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown today provided a video report on her votes at the April 3 city council meeting. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a candidates forum for Rosenberg City Council on April 22 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today called on the Texas Legislature to not approve an amendment to the proposed state budget to remove funds from clean air programs to place in the Teachers' Retirement Program, but to instead fund both programs. More
April 03, 2013 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell, in a guest column on local economic issues, praised the Texas Workforce Commission's efforts in transitioning workers laid-off following the cancellation of NASA's Constellation and shuttle programs. More
April 03, 2013 -- BP Texas City Chemical Plant Manager Victor Alvarado is encouraging the community to support the Boy Scouts in the Texas City Friends of Scouting Leadership Breakfast on April 15. More
April 02, 2013 -- NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous has provided his view on racial bias one year after the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida. More
April 02, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in his column regarding issues in the state's legislature, discusses funding for the state's highway infrastructure. More
April 01, 2013 -- Center for Public Policy Priorities Associate Director Anne Dunkelberg issued a statement in response to questions raised members of Texas leadership regarding the expansion of Medicaid. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Environmental Defense Fund today released "The State of the Energy Crunch in Texas", a report highlighting issues with the state's electric grid and proposed solutions for future energy needs. More
April 01, 2013 -- Kathy Rogers has posted a report on the recent meeting of Friendswood Republican Woman that featured a program on CSCOPE, the Curriculum Management System being used in some Texas school districts. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Gilchrist Community Association has published a response to criticism of its online petition to oppose the use of eminent domain to close Rollover Pass. More
March 29, 2013 -- The Texas Farm Bureau on Thursday applauded a ruling of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granting an emergency stay of a federal district court judge's orders regarding water rights and the whooping crane, which is under the Endangered Species Act. More
March 28, 2013 -- Ellen Gaston of Abilene has posted an open letter to citizens regarding the Carson and Barnes Circus, which will be sponsored by the Baytown Lions Club. More
March 28, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has received an endorsement of her re-election campaign from the Houston Apartment Association's Better Government Fund Political Action Committee. More
March 27, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has published a guest column regarding recent issues in the state's legislature. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club applauded today’s passage of House Bill 4 by the Texas House of Representatives. More
March 26, 2013 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association today published a news release on the importance of the Water Resources Development Act. More
March 26, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today spoke at the Texas Faith and Family Day Rally. More
March 26, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council candidate Nancy Schnell has provided comments regarding Monday's city council meeting. More
March 25, 2013 -- Annie's List has endorsed Houston Mayor Annise Parker for her re-election. More
March 25, 2013 -- Houston attorney Randall Kallinen will host a press conference on Tuesday prior to speaking to Houston City Council regarding a law that prohibits the disturbing of contents of garbage cans. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Aggies organization today opposed a measure introduced in the Texas A&M University Student Senate that would allow students to "opt-out" of paying fees to fund the university's GLBT Resource Center. More
March 25, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Craig Eiland today urged that the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association take action to assess insurance companies for funds to pay storm-related damage claims and to avoid placing TWIA into receivership. More
March 25, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has published a guest column regarding recent issues in the state's legislature. More
March 22, 2013 -- Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast has endorsed Houston Mayor Annise Parker for her re-election. More
March 22, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a video report regarding her votes during this week's city council meeting. More
March 22, 2013 -- Gilchrist Community Association President Ted Vega has started an online petition to urge the Galveston County Commissioners Court to not use eminent domain action to close Rollover Pass. More
March 22, 2013 -- Mark Trainer has posted a message in support of Houston's Bayou Greenways 2020 project More
March 21, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Joan Huffman has posted a State of the Budget message. More
March 21, 2013 -- The Texas Undocumented Youth Alliance will join Houston's undocumented community in front of the Houston Processing Center tonight to hold a rally. More
March 21, 2013 -- Gilchrist Community Association President Ted Vega has posted an appeal to Friends of Rollover Pass asking them to contact members of Galveston County Commissioners Court to oppose use of eminent domain to close Rollover Pass. More
March 19, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown remarks on the closing of ASK Recycling in Spring Branch. More
March 19, 2013 -- The Service Employees International Union in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday welcomed United States Senator Rand Paul's support for immigration legislation in 2013. More
March 19, 2013 -- Officers of Houston's Federal Detention Center will host a news conference today and demonstrate against federal budget cuts made as part of sequestration that could affect the prison system. More
March 19, 2013 -- Samuel Collins, III has written a letter, published in the GuidryNews.com Forum, on the life of his great-grandmother Clyde Taylor-Johnson, who many called "Mama Dear". More
March 18, 2013 -- The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and GREY2K USA on Monday released a report regarding greyhound racing in Texas. More
March 18, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has published a guest column regarding recent activities in the Texas Legislature. More
March 18, 2013 -- Texas Future, an advocacy organization of concerned citizens, today announced its support for House Joint Resolution 136 and House Bill 3157, which address transportation funding issues. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Human Rights Campaign today endorsed Houston Mayor Annise Parker for her re-election. More
March 18, 2013 -- Economic Alliance Houston Port Region President and CEO Chad Burke has published a guest column regarding the need for career and technology education to provide workers for job growth anticipated in the state and along the Houston Ship Channel. More
March 16, 2013 -- The Texas League of Conservation Voters has posted an open letter to citizens entitled "Senate Bill 957 would Trample Texans' Rights". More
March 16, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has released an update of The Lonestar Weekly. More
March 14, 2013 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker has received the endorsement of the Houston Contractors Association. More
March 14, 2013 -- United States Congressman Al Green on Thursday participated in his first Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C. as a Ranking Member. More
March 14, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Sylvia Garcia, who was officially sworn into office on Monday, has scheduled a public ceremony in Austin on Thursday, March 21. More
March 13, 2013 -- Texas Families First today announced that George P. Bush, son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, applauded school reform legislation filed by Texas State Representative Jason Isaac. More
March 12, 2013 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club called U.S. District Court Judge Janis Graham Jack’s ruling on Tuesday in favor of The Aransas Project a significant victory for the endangered whooping crane. More
March 12, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen has posted a guest column on the proposed expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. More
March 12, 2013 -- Candidate for Shoreacres City Council Nancy Schnell has provided comments regarding Monday's meeting of the city council. More
March 11, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has written a column regarding the state budget. More
March 11, 2013 -- The League of Women Voters of Houston Education Fund today released its 2013 Directory of Elected Officials. More
March 11, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a video report on the March 6 meeting of the city council. More
March 10, 2013 -- Wayne Stupka, president of the Beaumont Rod, Reel and Gun Club, and Ted Vega. president of the Gilchrist Community Association, have posted an appeal that Rollover Pass on the Bolivar Peninsula not be closed. More
March 10, 2013 -- Jim Guidry proposes that the loss of one hour in the switch to Daylight Saving Time should be moved from 2 a.m. Sunday to 4 p.m. Monday. More
March 08, 2013 -- Several Texas pharmacy groups today announced their support of legislation filed by Texas State Senator Larry Taylor that would expand immunization authority to Texas pharmacists. More
March 08, 2013 -- Tammie Lang Campbell, an advocate for culturally sensitive literature and founder/executive director of the Honey Brown Hope Foundation, has published a video titled, "N-word Denounced, Buried and Redefined". More w/Video
March 08, 2013 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry today issued a press release regarding Galveston County Sheriff's deputies at schools in the county. More
March 07, 2013 -- Texas Families First Coalition today announced its support of the Independent School District bill, legislation introduced by Texas State Representative Jason Isaac. More
March 07, 2013 -- EMILY's List today endorsed Houston Mayor Annise Parker for re-election in November. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Officers’ Union Political Action Committee has endorsed Houston Mayor Annise Parker for reelection. More
March 06, 2013 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has written a guest column regarding the William B. Travis "Victory or Death" letter on display at the Alamo through Friday. More
March 06, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today applauded new legislation introduced by State Senator Joan Huffman to establish a pilot program to treat and provide social services for people with mental illness rather than incarcerate them for low-level crimes. More
March 05, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia congratulates Sylvia Garcia on her March 2 victory in the runoff election contest for the state Senate District 6 seat. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Environmental Defense Fund has published a blog post regarding President Obama's nomination of Gina McCarthy as the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency. More
March 05, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council candidate Nancy Schnell has written a letter regarding the drawing of places on the ballot for the city's May 11 election. More
March 04, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has extended a formal invitation to Beretta to consider moving its manufacturing facility to Houston's District A. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Spirit of Freedom Republican Women's Club will host Texas Right to Life Director Elizabeth Graham and Texas State Representatives Rick Miller, Phil Stephenson and John Zerwas for the club's meeting on March 15 in Sugar Land. More
March 03, 2013 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson has posted a guest column regarding various activities in Austin during the 83rd Legislative Session. More
March 03, 2013 -- Sylvia Garcia was elected to the vacant Texas Senate District 6 position on Saturday, following a spirited runoff election with State Representative Carol Alvarado. More
March 03, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has posted a Guest Column for the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 02, 2013 -- Ducks Unlimited is disappointed in the decision to restrict the water supply to rice growers for the coming growing season, which means that waterfowl, wading birds and other wetland wildlife will face yet another year of reduced habitat availability in the critical wintering area of the Texas Mid-Coast. More
March 02, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has issued a statement commemorating the 177th anniversary of Texas' independence. More
March 01, 2013 -- Brent Nixon with FSG Lighting has noted his opposition to the closure of Rollover Pass proposed by Galveston County. More
February 28, 2013 -- A protestor with Tar Sands Blockade on Thursday interrupted a TransCanada presentation during the North American Crude Marketing Conference in Houston. More
February 27, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Rod, Reel, and Gun Club and the Gilchrist Community Association has posted a message in opposition to Galveston County's plans to enact eminent domain to achieve total closure of Rollover Pass on Bolivar Peninsula. More
February 26, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has written a column regarding Medicaid expansion. More
February 26, 2013 -- Former Shoreacres City Council Member Nancy Schnell has provided her viewpoint on items discussed during Monday's city council meeting. More
February 25, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown today issued a news release regarding efforts to clear a backlog of sexual assault kits at the Houston Police Department. More
February 24, 2013 -- The White House has released new state-by-state reports on the "devastating impact the sequester will have on jobs and middle class families across the country if Congressional Republicans fail to compromise to avert the sequester by March 1". More
February 23, 2013 -- Texas Senate District 6 candidate Sylvia Garcia has posted a news release challenging statements by runoff opponent Carol Alvarado. More
February 22, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has written a column regarding recent developments in the Texas Legislature. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Texas Organizing Project today announced that it sent a group of Texas residents to Washington, D.C. to meet Governor Rick Perry to call on him to accept federal money for expanding Medicaid. More
February 21, 2013 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association will host its annual policy conference in Washington, D.C. on February 26-28. More
February 19, 2013 -- Gerhard Meinecke has posted an open letter to the mayor and city commission of Texas City regarding seismic testing. More
February 18, 2013 -- The Environmental Defense Fund on Friday applauded an announcement that the proposed White Stallion coal plant project has been suspended indefinitely. More
February 18, 2013 -- George Gould, a pilot and tenant representative for Scholes Field in Galveston, has written a letter in opposition to a proposed car racing event at the airport. More
February 17, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn issued a statement on the 4th anniversary of President Barack Obama’s stimulus: More
February 17, 2013 -- George Christie, a flight instructor who teaches at Scholes International Airport at Galveston, has written an open letter to Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen, opposing a request to allow Grand Prix auto racing at the airport. More
February 15, 2013 -- The Sierra Club has announced that activists from Port Arthur will join the "Tar Sands Refinery Neighbor Collaborative" for a rally in Washington, D.C. on Sunday to call for a stop to the Keystone XL Pipeline. More
February 15, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, in a guest column, today reported that he has filed legislation to require drug screening and possible testing for Texans who receive unemployment insurance benefits while seeking a new job. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Texas Center for Defense of Life today announced that the organization has obtained a temporary restraining order to prohibit a 16-year-old girl's parents from coercing her to have an abortion. More
February 14, 2013 -- Sylvia Garcia, candidate in the March 2 runoff election for Texas Senate District 6, today issued a news release regarding her opponent, State Representative Carol Alvarado, missing votes by the legislature concerning school funding. More
February 13, 2013 -- Service Employees International Union Texas State Director Elsa Caballero today issued a statement regarding immigration reform. More
February 13, 2013 -- Cody Wheeler today announced that he has filed as a candidate for Pasadena City Council District E in the city's May 11 election. More
February 13, 2013 -- Congressman Blake Farenthold posted a video statement after attending the President’s State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. More w/Video
February 13, 2013 -- Senator Ted Cruz posted a statement responding to the President’s State of the Union address. More
February 12, 2013 -- United States Representative Gene Green posted a response to the President's State of the Union Address. More
February 12, 2013 -- U.S. Senator John Cornyn issued a statement after the President’s State of the Union Address. More
February 12, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz's office issued a statement on why he voted against the Violence Against Woman Act. More
February 12, 2013 -- Bill King has posted an appeal to support the Building Together Campaign of the Interfaith Ministries in Houston. More
February 12, 2013 -- The Texas Center for Defense of Life today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the 215th District Court of Harris County to prevent the parents of a pregnant 16-year-old girl from coercing her into having an abortion. More
February 12, 2013 -- Former Shoreacres City Council Member Nancy Schnell has called on Mayor Dolly Arons to resign, and asked city council to hold a vote of no confidence in the city's administration. More
February 11, 2013 -- In a message to Galveston County mayors and council members Leo Rudd appealed for a halt to seismic testing. More
February 11, 2013 -- On the eve of the President’s State of the Union address, U.S. Senator John Cornyn published a new video detailing what he describes as the unfulfilled promises from past years, highlighting the President’s failure on a host of issues including growing the economy and developing alternative energy sources. Video
February 11, 2013 -- The Liberty Counsel on Thursday issued a news release stating that the Southern Poverty Law Center incited a shooting incident at the Family Research Council that occurred last summer. More
February 08, 2013 -- The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation has released documents regarding the impact of hunters and anglers on the Texas economy. More
February 08, 2013 -- Sylvia Garcia, runoff candidate for Senate District 6, posted a statement on Governor Rick Perry's designation of March 2 as the date for the election, predicting victory for her campaign. More
February 08, 2013 -- The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund will host Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema as keynote speaker for the group's annual Houston Champagne Brunch on March 24. More
February 07, 2013 -- A group of activists with the "Tar Sands Refinery Neighbor Collaborative", including activists living near refineries in Houston, will march in Washington, D.C. on February 17 in opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline. More
February 07, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today called on President Barack Obama to "learn from" the keynote address delivered at today's National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. More
February 07, 2013 -- Galveston Republican Women will host a mixer on February 28 with featured guest, Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter on Wednesday testified before the Senate Finance Committee of the Texas Legislature. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Transportation Advocates of Texas on Tuesday applauded Texas Governor Rick Perry, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Texas House Speaker Joe Strauss for their urging to focus on transportation needs during the current legislative session. More
February 05, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown complains that new requirements in an ordinance under consideration by the city council will do nothing to fight crime but will effectively shut-down the precious metals industry in Houston. More
February 05, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn, in a guest column, discusses the recent presentation of the French Legion of Honor Medal to World War II veterans, including 15 Texas veterans. More
February 04, 2013 -- Alexander I. Shaskevich, a Republican Party precinct chair, has posted an appeal to District Attorney Mike Anderson to not prosecute an employee arrested at Fondren Middle School for possessing a firearm; and appealed to Governor Rick Perry and the Texas Legislature to change the law prohibiting weapons on school grounds. More
February 04, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a video report on the January 30 city council meeting. More
February 04, 2013 -- Rachel Delgado of Texas City has announced her candidacy for Position 6 on the College of the Mainland Board of Trustees in the May election. More
February 02, 2013 -- Samuel Collins, III has posted a guest column suggesting a road trip as a way of celebrating Black History Month. More
February 02, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams reports that Governor Perry and most legislators appear aligned on some of the big issues and he believes that there will be a productive session because of that. More
February 02, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn, in a speech on the Floor of the Senate on Friday, said that "America should follow the Texas success story". Video
February 01, 2013 -- Galveston Republican Women recently attended an executive committee meeting of the Galveston County Republican Party. More
January 31, 2013 -- Gerhard Meinecke has posted comments regarding Samson Operations in Galveston and Brazoria County. More
January 31, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz today questioned Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel about his views on U.S. foreign policy, citing a 2009 Al Jazeera interview done by Hagel when he was a Senator. Video
January 31, 2013 -- The Service Employees International Union on Tuesday applauded President Barack Obama's call for immigration reform. More
January 31, 2013 -- Freedom Watch on Wednesday announced that it has expanded its complaint filed against President Barack Obama regarding his gun control plan. More
January 31, 2013 -- Former Shoreacres Council Member Nancy Schnell has provided her comments on Wednesday's special city council meeting regarding a termination appeal by a city employee. More
January 30, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz questioned National Rifle Association President Wayne LaPierre at today's Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Guns. Video
January 30, 2013 -- Tony Carbone today announced that he has filed to run for Pearland City Council Position 1 in the May 11 General Election. More
January 30, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today published an opinion piece on opposition to the appointment against Chuck Hagel as the next Secretary of Defense. More
January 29, 2013 -- Texans Deserve Great Schools has released a statement regarding State Governor Rick Perry's recent State of the State address. More
January 29, 2013 -- Americans for Prosperity-Texas Director Peggy Venable today issued a response to Texas Governor Rick Perry's State of the State address. More
January 29, 2013 -- Texas Association of Business President and CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement regarding Texas Governor Rick Perry's State of the State address. More
January 29, 2013 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Water Resources Chair Ken Kramer today issued a statement in response to Governor Rick Perry's State of the State address regarding water. More
January 28, 2013 -- Colin Meehan has posted a response to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas Long Term System Assessment. More
January 28, 2013 -- Texas State Senators Tommy Williams and John Whitmire have published a column regarding their support for the Texas School District Security Act. More
January 27, 2013 -- Sylvia Garcia, who will face Carol Alvarado in a runoff election for Texas State Senate District 6, published a message to her supporters which is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
January 24, 2013 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart has posted a news release with information on Saturday’s special election for State Senate District 6. More
January 24, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown today provided a video report on the agenda of Wednesday's city council meeting, explaining her votes on several items. More
January 24, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams has published a column on updates regarding the 82nd Legislative Session. More
January 22, 2013 -- Clean Water Action, the Lone Star Sierra Club, and Environment Texas on Tuesday announced their support of Senator Kirk Watson's SB 198 and Representative Dawnna Dukes' HB 449. More
January 22, 2013 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has issued a press release on its upcoming Coastal Summit, which takes place February 26-28 in Washington, D.C. More
January 21, 2013 -- Service Employees International Union International Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina issued a statement following the inauguration of President Barack Obama noting the union's support of immigration reform. More
January 21, 2013 -- The Galveston County Republican Party will host its Annual Lincoln Dinner on March 2 at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center in League City. More
January 17, 2013 -- FreedomWatch today announced that it is suing the White House task force that provided proposals for gun control set forth by President Barack Obama on Wednesday, on claims that the group conducted illegal meetings with lobbyists without public notice. More
January 17, 2013 -- Mental Health America of Greater Houston today applauded President Barack Obama's inclusion of mental health services in his gun violence plan. More
January 16, 2013 -- The National Rifle Association today issued a statement in response to proposals issued by President Barack Obama on gun control. More
January 16, 2013 -- Freedom Watch founder Larry Klayman today announced that the organization has filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden's Gun Control Task Force to prevent issuance and implementation of Biden's recommendations. More
January 15, 2013 -- Peaceful Streets Projects - Houston will hold a press conference on Wednesday at Houston City Hall to unveil projects for the coming year. More
January 14, 2013 -- The National Wildlife Federation and the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club have issued a position statement on Texas water planning and funding. More
January 14, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Carol Alvarado, candidate in the special election for Texas State Senator of District 6, will present a memorial resolution on Tuesday in honor of late Texas State Senator Mario Gallegos, Jr., who previously held the District 6 seat. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Galveston Republican Women installed its new officers during its December luncheon. More
January 12, 2013 -- The League of Women Voters of Houston Education Fund has provided video of a Meet the Candidates forum for Texas State Senate District 6. More w/Video
January 11, 2013 -- Jack Cross has posted comments on the recent hiring of a new director of the Galveston County Legal Department by Galveston County Commissioners Court. More
January 11, 2013 -- The Texas Retailers Association today commended Texas State Representative Allan Ritter's proposed legislation to fund the Texas Water Plan. More
January 11, 2013 -- H2O4Texas, an organization supporting the implementation of a state water plan, has endorsed a proposed $2 billion investment proposed by legislation from State Representative Allan Ritter to create a dedicated fund for water projects throughout the state. More
January 11, 2013 -- The National Rifle Association of America has released a statement regarding the White House Task Force meeting on Thursday. More
January 10, 2013 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Water Resources Chair Ken Kramer today issued a statement commending two bills filed by State Representative Allan Ritter regarding water usage. More
January 09, 2013 -- The League of Women Voters of Houston Education Fund is sponsoring a telecast of Thursday's "Conversation with the Candidates", a roundtable discussion with candidates in the Texas Senate District 6 special election. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Quaker City String Band will hold a fundraiser for the Mardis Gras 2013 Mummers on Thursday at The Flamingo Steak Restaurant at 61st and Heard's Lane in Galveston. More
January 04, 2013 -- Civic Leaders for Senate 6 will host a debate and forum with candidates in the special election on Monday at the Ripley House in Houston. More
January 04, 2013 -- Sylvia Garcia, candidate in the race for Texas State Senate District 6, on Thursday issued a news release in response to opponent Carol Alvarado's release of income tax returns. More
January 02, 2013 -- Congressman Gene Green posted a statement on Tuesday evening’s fiscal cliff vote. More
January 02, 2013 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen has published a guest column reflecting on the past year for the city. More
January 01, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn said he voted for the compromise tax bill to prevent a tax increase for 99 percent of all Texans and Americans. More
January 01, 2013 -- President Barack Obama has issued a statement following the Senate's approval of the tax bill. More
December 31, 2012 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart will host a Swearing-in Ceremony for newly elected Harris County officials at noon on January 1 at the 1910 Courthouse located at 301 Fannin Street. More
December 31, 2012 -- On the eve of the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation, Sam Collins, III comments on modern day slavery. More
December 25, 2012 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has posted an essay on the survivability of our shorelines. More
December 21, 2012 -- The United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd. has appealed to the International Longshoremen's Association and the United States Maritime Alliance to commit to reaching an agreement before the current contract extension expires on December 29. More
December 20, 2012 -- The Tar Sands Blockage, a group opposed to the Keystone XL oil pipeline, on Wednesday reported that a court in Nacogdoches County delayed making a decision in a lawsuit from a property owner whose land is in the path of the pipeline. More
December 20, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Sullivan has released a statement regarding the end of his term. More
December 19, 2012 -- Sylvia Garcia today officially filed for election to Texas State Senate District 6 in the January 26 special election. More
December 18, 2012 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green, in The Green Report, talks about the "Fiscal Cliff". More
December 17, 2012 -- Port of Houston Authority Commissioner Elyse Lanier submitted her resignation to Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and members of the commissioners court in an email on Friday. More
December 17, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recently-passed law making Michigan a "right to work" state, stating right to work laws are "a positive step toward economic liberty". More
December 17, 2012 -- Jefferson County Republican Party Chair Billy Oliver today issued a statement in response to a lawsuit filed by Thomas Sigee, Democratic candidate for Tax Assessor Collector in the November elections, seeking to have the election overturned. More
December 14, 2012 -- A Houston attorney and others have filed a federal class action lawsuit against the City of Houston to repeal an ordinance regulating charitable food sharing in the city. More
December 14, 2012 -- Senate District 6 candidate Sylvia Garcia has released a statement regarding the January 26 Special Election. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today released a report evaluating water conservation efforts in North Central Texas. More
December 12, 2012 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association on Tuesday issued a news release opposing the idea of building away from the eastern coastline in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. More
December 11, 2012 -- Texas Senate candidate Sylvia Garcia has called on her opponent Carol Alvarado to release her income tax records, and to disclose the names of businesses and others who have hired her as a consultant. More
December 11, 2012 -- Galveston Police Captain Jeff Heyse has graduated from the Certified Public Manager Course administered by the William P. Hobby School for Public Service at Texas State University. More
December 10, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member-Elect for District E Dave Martin has written a message to residents in the district updating them on his activities in preparing to serve on council. More
December 10, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses expansion of the Defense Intelligence Agency's cover agents overseas. More
December 08, 2012 -- United States President Barack Obama has released a statement regarding Hanukkah. More
December 07, 2012 -- Jim Kelly of the University of Texas Medical Branch Public Affairs Department has posted a Guest Column on the pioneering work on pain research by Jin Mo Chung, professor of neuroscience and cell biology at the UTMB. More
December 07, 2012 -- Sylvia Garcia, candidate for Texas Senate District 6, was honored by the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin at a luncheon celebrating Women Who are Shaping Texas in the 20th Century. More
December 07, 2012 -- The Sierra Club has responded to NRG Texas Energy's announcement that the company will not proceed with plans to build the Limestone 3 coal unit in Jewett, Texas. More
December 06, 2012 -- AARP has released an analysis of what the fiscal cliff debate means for Texas. More
December 05, 2012 -- Sylvia Garcia, candidate for Texas State Senate District 6, today announced that she has launched a petition demanding Texas Governor Rick Perry set a date for the special election to fill the vacancy in District 6. More
December 04, 2012 -- Service Employees International Union today applauded calls by former President George W. Bush and other leaders for Congress to reform the country's immigration system. More
December 04, 2012 -- Greenpeace has announced that activists from it and other conservation groups will hold a demonstration outside the George R. Brown Convention Center on Wednesday in protest of Shell's 2013 Arctic drilling plan. More
December 03, 2012 -- Constable Elect Clint Wayne Brown held an event at Club 21 on Thursday November 29 to thank those who supported him in the recent election. More
December 03, 2012 -- A coalition of groups opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas hosted a community bike ride and educational event on Saturday in Nacogdoches, Texas to raise awareness of the pipeline. More
December 03, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the "fiscal cliff". More
December 02, 2012 -- Senate District 6 candidate Sylvia Garcia opened her headquarters on Saturday, More
November 28, 2012 -- Sylvia Garcia, who is campaigning for election to Texas State Senate District 6, today announced that the Harris County AFL-CIO has endorsed her candidacy. More
November 27, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses United States foreign policy and its impact regarding violence between Gaza and Israel. More
November 21, 2012 -- Sylvia Garcia, candidate for Texas State Senate District 6, today called on Governor Rick Perry to set an election date to fill the District 6 seat as soon as possible. More
November 19, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses recent petitions by states, including Texas, in support of secession. More
November 16, 2012 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green, in The Green Report, talks about the risk of using payday lenders. More
November 12, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses "price gouging" and the impacts of price controls put in place by the government following the impact of Hurricane Sandy in the northeast. More
November 09, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has posted a video report on her votes on Wednesday's meeting of the city council. More
November 09, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission, in recognition of Veterans Day, is encouraging employers to hire veterans. More
November 09, 2012 -- Former Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia today announced her intention to run for Texas State Senate District 6 in an upcoming special election. More
November 07, 2012 -- Congressman Elect Randy Weber has posted a message of thanks to his supporters and a promise to work to earn the trust of those who supported his opponent, Nick Lampson. More
November 07, 2012 -- Former congressman Nick Lampson, who was defeated by Randy Weber in the contest for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, has posted his concession speech. More
November 06, 2012 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss has posted a complaint about "dirty tricks" in the campaign for the 14th Congressional District. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Nick Lampson for Congress Campaign has posted an Election Day statement. More
November 05, 2012 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart is urging voters to visit www.HarrisVotes.com to find their polling location, study their sample ballot and review the acceptable list of credentials for voting before heading to the polls. More
November 05, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the "economics of disaster" concerning the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York and New Jersey. More
November 05, 2012 -- Jim Guidry disagrees with those who believe that discussion of flood gates for New York Harbor in the wake of Hurricane Sandy will have a negative impact on the campaign for an Ike Dike on the Texas Gulf Coast. More
November 04, 2012 -- John Pruitt, a candidate for Galveston County Sheriff, has proposed implementation of a Victim's Assistance Program. More
November 04, 2012 -- D. L. Criss has posted a letter to the editor regarding an incident involving the brother of candidate for Sheriff Henry Trochesset. More
November 03, 2012 -- The Nick Lampson for Congress campaign reports that Lampson was harassed by a staffer working for Randy Weber, his opponent. More
November 03, 2012 -- Candidates for representative of the 14th Congressional District of Texas, which is being vacated by Ron Paul who did not seek reelection, are engaging in contentious exchanges in the final weekend of the election campaign. More
November 03, 2012 -- Environmental Defense Fund has endorsed the 2012 Houston Independent School District Bond Proposition. More
November 02, 2012 -- Jamie White, director of the Texas Seaport Museum, home of Texas' Official Tall Ship ELISSA, has shared his thoughts on the loss of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy. More
November 02, 2012 -- AccuWeather.com has issued a news release stating that the National Hurricane Center did not issue hurricane warnings north of North Carolina for Hurricane Sandy. More
November 02, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member has posted a column in memory of Glen Smith of Spring Branch, who passed away on Monday, the 29th of October 2012. Glenn Smith
November 01, 2012 -- North County Conservatives has posted a news release regarding an altercation between supporters of candidates for Galveston County Sheriff at a polling place in League City. More
November 01, 2012 -- Jim and Lynda Guidry have posted "Kudos to Patron Technology" in recognition of the steps taken by the Midtown Manhattan business to assure that Gulf Coast E-news was distributed without interruption during and after Hurricane Sandy. More
November 01, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a video report on her votes during Wednesday's meeting of the city council. More
November 01, 2012 -- Ellis Pickett, a resident of Liberty, Texas, has endorsed Michele Petty's campaign for election to the Texas Supreme Court. More
November 01, 2012 -- Julia Hatcher, who recently testified at a joint meeting of the Texas Senate Education and Criminal Justice Committees, has written a guest column regarding the practice of ticketing students for misbehavior. More
November 01, 2012 -- Robert Mihovil noted the fire that ravaged Breezy Point subdivision in Queens, New York and suggests that power companies should shut down power grids in advance of storms such as Hurricane Sandy. More
October 31, 2012 -- Congressman Al Green on Wednesday announced his support for the Houston Independent School District Bond Proposition. More
October 31, 2012 -- Former Galveston mayor Joe Jaworski has endorsed Michele Petty for the Texas Supreme Court. More
October 31, 2012 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today applauded a decision by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to approve idling of the Monticello coal plant by TXU Energy Company. More
October 30, 2012 -- Galveston Republican Women will meet on November 14 at Mario's on the Seawall in Galveston. More
October 30, 2012 -- The campaign for Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today issued a press release regarding opponent Randy Weber and Texas Governor Rick Perry's action regarding education funding. More
October 29, 2012 -- Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today questioned pictures of opponent Randy Weber voting at a polling location, noting that taking photographs inside a polling location is prohibited. More
October 29, 2012 -- Michele Petty, Democratic candidate for Place 6 on the Texas Supreme Court, has provided her view on recent Texas Supreme Court rulings. More
October 29, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, advocates a "lassez faire" policy for the housing market, stating that "bad mortgage debt must be liquidated, whether via foreclosure or bankruptcy". More
October 26, 2012 -- Bill King has called for support of Houston Independent School District's $1.89 billion bond referendum. More
October 26, 2012 -- Jeri Kinnear, who was part of a delegation of 29 Houston and Galveston stakeholders who accompanied Dr. William Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston on a visit to the Netherlands in September to view that country's storm surge protection system, has published her final report in a series of articles on the trip. More
October 26, 2012 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter on Thursday reported on the Texas Public Utilities Commission's decision to increase wholesale electricity price caps. More
October 26, 2012 -- Resource and Crisis Center Board Member Twila Lindblade has published a guest column on domestic violence in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. More
October 26, 2012 -- The League of United Latin American Citizens has endorsed Houston Community College's bond measure on the November 6 election ballot. More
October 26, 2012 -- Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, has issued a statement regarding a rally featuring former President Bill Clinton on Thursday in support of Lampson's campaign. More
October 26, 2012 -- Breck Porter, editor of The Police News, has endorsed John Pruitt in the race for Galveston County Sheriff. More
October 25, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a video report on Wednesday's meeting of the city council. More
October 24, 2012 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter has submitted comments to the State Affairs Committee of the Texas House of Representatives concerning the club's "Five Point Plan" for energy security in the state. More
October 24, 2012 -- Daniel van Hoogstraten, press secretary for the campaign of Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today issued a statement regarding a complaint by the Federal Elections Commission against Lampson's opponent, Randy Weber. More
October 24, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has posted an update to her news release following Tuesday's meeting of the city council urging a delay in approval of the budget for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 17. More
October 22, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the access to information the Internet provides, and opposes legislation such as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which he said would "rob Americans of their protections under the 4th Amendment of the Constitution". More
October 22, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Business today issued a statement regarding its participation in a lawsuit to remove state laws and regulations on school districts "that require or encourage school districts to spend money inefficiently in ways that do not produce results". More
October 22, 2012 -- The National African American Forum will host a free event on Saturday at the University of Houston's Houston Room. More
October 22, 2012 -- The Peaceful Streets Project in Houston, a volunteer organization with the stated goal of "ending the institutional violence taking place on our streets", will host an event today at Market Square Park. More
October 22, 2012 -- Nick Lampson on Sunday announced that he has received endorsements from three newspapers in his campaign for the 14th Congressional District of Texas. More
October 22, 2012 -- Galveston County Sheriff Freddie Poor has endorsed John Pruitt in the race to succeed him as sheriff in the November 6 election. More
October 20, 2012 -- Galveston County Clerk Dwight D. Sullivan has posted a message to voters regarding the countywide vote center election that his office will conduct this November. More
October 20, 2012 -- Mary Ekelund has endorsed John Pruitt for Galveston County Sheriff "in the spirit of" her late father Oscar Ekelund. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Galveston County Daily News hosted a forum for candidates for Sheriff and District Clerk in the Jury Assembly Room of the Galveston County Justice Center on Wednesday. More
October 19, 2012 -- E. Douglas McLeod has been named Vice-Chair of the Partners Coalition by the Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area Steering Committee. More
October 19, 2012 -- John Pruitt, candidate for Galveston County Sheriff, has been named as a Liberty candidate by The Daily Paul. More
October 18, 2012 -- Galveston County Emergency Management Coordinator David J. Popoff reports that the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service has awarded Galveston County a "StormReady" certification. More
October 18, 2012 -- Houston's "Protect the Vote 2012", an initiative launched by the Houston Area Urban League, NAACP Houston Branch, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Common Cause, will host a press conference on Friday at the Palm Center in Houston. More
October 18, 2012 -- The League of Women Voters of Houston Education Fund has published its voters guide for the November 6 election. More
October 18, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown on Wednesday released a statement regarding the city's crime lab and backlog of untested rape kits. More
October 16, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, questions job numbers released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. More
October 16, 2012 -- Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, on Monday filed a Federal Elections Commission report. More
October 15, 2012 -- Randy Weber, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today introduced the "Educators for Weber" coalition. More
October 15, 2012 -- San Jacinto College North will host candidate forums on Thursday for various positions in the November 6 election. More
October 15, 2012 -- The Harris County Tejano Democrats has endorsed bond issue referendums proposed by the City of Houston, Houston Community College, and Houston Independent School District, as well as the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County's proposal to continue the General Mobility Program, on the November 6 election ballot. More
October 15, 2012 -- Jeri Kinnear, who was part of a delegation of 29 Houston and Galveston stakeholders who accompanied Dr. William Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston on a visit to the Netherlands in September to view that country's storm surge protection system, is publishing a series of articles on the trip. More
October 15, 2012 -- Randy Weber, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, has called on opponent Nick Lampson to remove a recent advertisement regarding a vote Weber cast on an item in the Texas Legislature. More
October 15, 2012 -- The League of Women Voters of Houston Education Fund today reported that its "on-the-spot" Voter Registration Service for new citizens has registered more than 13,800 voters. More
October 14, 2012 -- District 23 Texas State Representative Craig Eiland, a Democrat, and challenger Wayne Faircloth, a Republican, met on Friday in a forum sponsored by the Galveston Chamber of Commerce. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Women Contractors Association has endorsed the three City of Houston bond elections and the Metro referendum on the upcoming November 6 ballot. More
October 12, 2012 -- Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas will host a pre-election forum for District 14 Congressional candidates on October 25 at the Jefferson County Courthouse. More
October 12, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a report on her votes during the October 10 city council meeting. More
October 11, 2012 -- Harris County Voter Registrar Don Sumners issued a statement regarding LULAC's plans to file a federal lawsuit. More
October 11, 2012 -- No Labels, a group "dedicated to the politics of problem solving", has given the "Problem-Solvers Seal of Approval" to Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas. More
October 09, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses government dependency, stating that "we have entrusted too much economic power and influence to irresponsible politicians in Washington". More
October 08, 2012 -- Galveston Republican Women will host Texas State Comptroller Susan Combs to speak on "Transparency in Taxation" during the group's meeting on October 17. More
October 08, 2012 -- Former Congressman and candidate for United States Congressional District 14 Nick Lampson will host a "Lunch with Nick Lampson" on Thursday to discuss his recommendations for advancing human space flight. More
October 05, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today announced the results of an internal investigation of allegations against employees of sexual misconduct and related shortcomings by supervisors. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Tribune Newspapers will host a candidates' forum on October 11 for the Houston City Council District E special election. More
October 05, 2012 -- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund has endorsed Ted Cruz in the race for United States Senator in Texas. More
October 05, 2012 -- John Pruitt, candidate for Galveston County Sheriff, today advocated removing "partisan politics" from the sheriff's race. More
October 05, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a report on her votes during the October 3 meeting of the city council. More
October 04, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a debate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center on Wednesday. More
October 04, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook, in a series of articles on local drinking water sources and the city's Source Water Protection Program, discusses potential threats to the city's drinking water. More
October 04, 2012 -- Jefferson County Republican Party Chair Billy Oliver today issued a press release stating that a petition for a candidate to be placed on the Democratic ballot was improperly accepted by the chair of the county's Democratic Party. More
October 04, 2012 -- No Kill Houston today announced that "Save Rates" of animals kept from being euthanized have decreased in Houston during the three years that Mayor Annise Parker has served in office. More
October 03, 2012 -- Galveston Republican Women recently met with seniors at O'Connell College Preparatory High School. More
October 02, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, supports the use of gold as currency, which he refers to as "good money". More
October 02, 2012 -- The American Association of University Women - West Harris County Branch is sponsoring a forum on October 25 for candidates in the State Board of Education District 6 election. More
October 01, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Sullivan will host a candidates' forum and town hall meeting on October 8 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
October 01, 2012 -- Samuel Collins has published a tribute to the late Dorothy Peterson, who served as the Historian for the city of Hitchcock and conducted research on the history of Stringfellow Orchards which he restored and is soon to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places. More
October 01, 2012 -- No Kill Texas Advocates today issued a press release stating that animal welfare ranks high among issues of concern by voters. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Texas Tea Party Students State Chair Eric Romero has endorsed John Pruitt in the November 6 election for Galveston County Sheriff. More
September 28, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has provided a report on her votes during Wednesday's meeting of the city council. More
September 28, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today issued a response regarding an initiative petition to amend the city's Code of Ordinances by residents opposed to multi-family housing. More
September 28, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has sent a letter to Kountze Independent School District Superintendent Kevin Weldon in response to a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. More
September 27, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to adopt a $1.407 billion budget for FY2013. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association has recognized Galveston County Sheriff Deputy Captain John Pruitt for his thirty years of service. More
September 26, 2012 -- Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, has issued a news release regarding opponent Randy Weber's television advertisements. More
September 25, 2012 -- The World Affairs Council of Houston will host a lecture by Javier Corrales on the upcoming Venezuelan Elections on October 4 at The Junior League. More
September 25, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice today issued a news release regarding the fatal shooting of a mentally disabled double amputee by a Houston police officer. More
September 25, 2012 -- Galveston City Council Member Norman Pappous has written a column regarding the rebuilding of public housing on the island. More
September 24, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Federal Reserve's manipulation of interest rates. More
September 24, 2012 -- Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, has issued a news release criticizing opponent Randy Weber's stance on women's issues. More
September 22, 2012 -- The NASA Johnson Space Center has posted a message of appreciation to Houston for its participation in the space shuttle Endeavour's recent visit to Houston More
September 21, 2012 -- The Islamic Society of Greater Houston has posted a statement that is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum asking people of all faiths to respond to recent protests and violence with kindness, forgiveness and tolerance. More
September 20, 2012 -- Erin Sikes, mother of the missing Shelley Sikes, has endorsed John Pruitt in his candidacy for Galveston County Sheriff. More
September 19, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard has issued a response to questions raised about a press release concerning the Coast Guard's interdiction of a boat carrying drugs south of Cuba. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Realtors today endorsed Greg Bonnen's campaign for election to the Texas House of Representatives for District 24 in the November 6 election. More
September 19, 2012 -- Houston Free Thinkers has announced that local activists will host an action calling for the dismantlement of the Federal Reserve on Saturday at the Federal Reserve Bank in Houston. More
September 19, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner today issued a statement endorsing the approval of Houston Independent School District's $1.89 billion bond referendum on the November 6 election ballot. More
September 18, 2012 -- W.L. “Bill” Worsham raised questions about a news release from the United States Coast Guard published on GuidryNews.com regarding Galveston based Coast Guard crews interdiction of $2 million worth of drugs south of Cuba. More
September 18, 2012 -- Former Shoreacres City Council Member Nancy Schnell has issued a message encouraging residents to attend the next city council meeting regarding concerns with recent water utility bills. More
September 17, 2012 -- Congressman Al Green has posted a message in commemoration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. More
September 14, 2012 -- The Clear Lake and Galveston County Tea Parties have complained that Henry Trochesset, candidate for Galveston County Sheriff, has refused to participate in their public forum. More
September 14, 2012 -- Dr. Chiledum Ahaghotu of the Men's Health Network posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum in recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Week, September 16-22, and in support of prostate cancer screening. More
September 12, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses his opposition to taxpayer funds used in recent party conventions. More
September 12, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership's Political Protocol Committee will host a debate between Nick Lampson and Randy Weber, candidates for the 14th Congressional District of Texas in the November 6 election. More
September 11, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has issued a statement regarding a measure the council is considering today that would place a charter amendment on the November 6 election ballot. More
September 11, 2012 -- Nancy Schnell, former council member of Shoreacres, has provided comments she gave during Monday's council meeting concerning the residency status of one of the current members of the town's city council. More
September 07, 2012 -- Cyrus Reed, Acting Director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, on Thursday testified before a State Senate Natural Resources Sub-Committee looking at the role of renewable energy in Texas. More
September 06, 2012 -- Houston area attorney Randall Kallinen today announced that Byron Schirmbeck, a Baytown resident who opposed the city's red light camera system, has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming violations of his free speech rights. More
September 06, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annie Parker, through the city's CitizensNet newsletter, has issued answers to questions regarding the city's voluntary homeless feeding registration program. More
September 06, 2012 -- The Houston Mobile Food Unit Collective, a group of mobile food vendors, has announced it will present an ordinance to Houston City Council this month with changes the group claims will "promote business growth and entrepreneurship in Houston". More
September 04, 2012 -- Jim Guidry has published a review of Tom Linton's book How the Parks of Galveston County Got Their Names. Review
September 04, 2012 -- Galveston resident Ernie Connor has provided pictures and information on the USS Fort Worth, a combat ship that is sailing to Galveston, where it will be commissioned on September 22. More
September 04, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Sullivan will host a candidates' forum and town hall meeting on October 8, with candidates in the November 6 election for the District E seat invited to participate. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Galveston Republican Women will host a style show and dinner on September 19 at the Tremont House Hotel in Galveston. More
September 03, 2012 -- Todd Kinsey has formally announced his candidacy for League City City Council, Position 4. More
September 02, 2012 -- Rusty Cates, candidate for Texas State Representative District 24 has posted a Labor Day message on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
September 01, 2012 -- State Representative Sylvester Turner will hold a Labor Day weekend fireworks show on Saturday at the Sylvester Turner Park. More
August 28, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has issued a press release noting her opposition to a code of conduct for council members being considered by the council on Wednesday. More
August 25, 2012 -- Levi Fry Intermediate School in Texas City Independent School District will participate in the Million Dad March on September 4. More
August 24, 2012 -- Bay Area Turning Point President and CEO Diane Savage has written a letter to supporters stating that the organization is not vulnerable to closure. More
August 24, 2012 -- Galveston Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss today spoke in favor of electing Democratic candidate John Pruitt as Galveston County Sheriff over Republican challenger Henry Trochesset. More
August 23, 2012 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson on Wednesday responded to Progress Texas. More
August 22, 2012 -- Texas Association of Business President and CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement regarding passing rates on the ACT college preparatory test. More
August 21, 2012 -- Vicki H. Locatto, a victim of the ammonia truck accident in Houston in 1976 has commented on a Guidry News Service article about the incident. More
August 21, 2012 -- Texas Association of Business President and CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement regarding a federal appeals court ruling on the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. More
August 21, 2012 -- The Sierra Club today issued a response to a federal appeals court ruling regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. More
August 21, 2012 -- The Environmental Defense Fund today issued a response to a federal appeals court ruling to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. More
August 21, 2012 -- Citizens for Better Schools, a citizen effort to support Houston Independent School District's $1.89 billion bond program, on Monday launched its campaign to encourage voters to approve the bond. More
August 21, 2012 -- Air Alliance Houston, the University of Houston, and the American Lung Association Plains Gulf Region have launched The Houston Clean Air Network. More
August 21, 2012 -- The Good Samaritans will speak on Tuesday at Houston City Hall. More
August 20, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has posted a video explaining her votes at last week's city council meeting. More
August 19, 2012 -- The annual AFL-CIO Labor Day Unity Breakfast will be held at Walter Hall Park on September 3. More
August 15, 2012 -- Food Not Bombs has announced that Houston City Council Member Helena Brown will join the organization in feeding the hungry tonight at the Central Library Courtyard and opposing the city's regulation of providing food. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Business has released a statement regarding the 5th Circuit Court's ruling on the state's flexible permitting program. More
August 15, 2012 -- City of Houston Council Member Helena Brown has issued a statement regarding Mayor Parker's proposed Bond Election which is up for a Council vote on Wednesday. More
August 14, 2012 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club on Monday released a statement regarding the 5th Circuit Court's ruling on the state's flexible permitting program. More
August 13, 2012 -- A group of various organizations today will turn in a petition at Houston City Hall calling for the city's ordinance regulating charitable food giving to the homeless. More
August 12, 2012 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson has posted her comments on the new rules regarding identification requirements for titling vehicles and first-time registrants by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles last week. More
August 10, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown asks "should the city move away from fluoridating the citizens' water supply?" More
August 09, 2012 -- The Sierra Club reports on rules regarding the state's rivers and bays adopted on Wednesday by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. More
August 08, 2012 -- Katrina Evenhouse of Dickinson has posted her comments on the Highway 3 Overlay District which was recently approved by Dickinson City Council. More
August 08, 2012 -- The family of Blake A. Pate, a man fatally shot by a Houston police officer on Christmas Day last year, will host a press conference on Thursday in reaction to a grand jury's decision in the case. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities has posted a policy page titled, “Replacing Property Taxes with Sales Taxes is the Wrong Answer for Texas Families and Public Schools”. More
August 07, 2012 -- The Houston African American Forum will host a press conference on Thursday to address several topics, including the Houston Independent School District bond issue and the selection African-American contractors for Houston area projects. More
August 07, 2012 -- Carole Allen, Gulf Office Director of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project, has advocated the designation of Galveston as a release site for the Kemp's ridley sea turtle. More
August 06, 2012 -- Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today issued a statement regarding the successful landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars. More
August 03, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has commented on the proposal adopted by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County. More
August 03, 2012 -- Erica S. Lee has posted a thank you message to her friends, family and supporters who helped her win the Democratic nomination for the Harris County Board of Education. More
August 02, 2012 -- Kerry Neves today thanked supporters of his successful campaign for 10th District Court Judge in Galveston County in the July 31 Republican Primary Runoff Election. More
August 02, 2012 -- Former Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has published a message of appreciation to his supporters and reflection on his term in office. More
August 02, 2012 -- Former Congressman and candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas Nick Lampson today called on opponent Randy Weber to sign a "gentleman's agreement" to refuse any and all anonymous spending in their race. More
August 01, 2012 -- United States Term Limits, a non-profit organization that promotes term limits at all levels of government, today applauded Ted Cruz's victory in Tuesday's Republican Primary Runoff Election for Texas United States Senator. More
August 01, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown on Tuesday said her office is seeking to "pursue a full-scale media inquiry" regarding her claims that a financial advisory firm contracted by the city has been fined for regulatory violations. More
August 01, 2012 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen today thanked his supporters following his victory in Tuesday's Republican Primary Runoff Election for Texas House District 24. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Keep Houston Moving Forward Political Action Committee today announced that a recent telephone survey shows that voters support continuing the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County's General Mobility Program payments to local cities and the county with a cap on payments in 2014. More
July 26, 2012 -- Robin Lennon, the president and founder of the Kingwood TEA Party has posted a notice that Texas State Senator Dan Patrick does not speak for the TEA Party Caucus Advisory Committee or the Kingwood TEA Party, Inc. More
July 26, 2012 -- The Texas Legislative Black Caucus has called the Galveston Housing Authority to move forward on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's insistence that it lift the moratorium on the plan to rebuild the public housing on the Island. More
July 25, 2012 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association reports that Congress has approved legislation that protects coastal and riverine properties. More
July 24, 2012 -- Kerry Neves, a Republican candidate for the 10th District Judicial Court in Galveston County, has provided an update on his campaign. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Fort Bend County Republican Party has announced the schedule and polling locations for early voting in the July 31 Primary Runoff Election. More
July 23, 2012 -- Dan Guidry, a Galveston firefighter and military veteran, has published a commentary on the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. More
July 20, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has endorsed Dr. Greg Bonnen, candidate for House District 24. More
July 19, 2012 -- Lee Otis Zapp, Jr., chair of the Coastal Windstorm Insurance Coalition, reports that the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association has determined to omit from its August 7 meeting agenda any of territorial rates, which has been opposed by CWIC. More
July 19, 2012 -- Kerry Neves, Republican candidate for 10th Judicial District Court, has responded to a recent guest column by George Young, his opponent in the runoff election. More
July 18, 2012 -- George Young, a Republican candidate for the 10th District Court in Galveston County, has accused Kerry Neves, his opponent, of a "half-truth smear campaign". More
July 18, 2012 -- Twila Linblade, a member of the Board of Directors for the Resource and Crisis Center has posted a guest column seeking support for the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. More
July 17, 2012 -- Lee Otis Zapp,chair of the Coastal Windstorm Insurance Coalition, has provided a copy of his remarks to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Actuarial and Underwriting Committee in Austin on July 23. More
July 17, 2012 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Monday responded to a proposal to increase taxes on small businesses. More
July 17, 2012 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green, in The Green Report, says that Houston is emerging from the world-wide economic downtown faster than any other city. More
July 16, 2012 -- Eusebio Collazo, a retired military veteran who suffered severe injuries as a result of a mortar attack in Iraq, has posted an article on how psychological counseling and medical assistance at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center revived his passion for running, which has become part of his therapy. More
July 15, 2012 -- Lianne Russell has posted a guest column regarding the race for State House District 24 between Ryan Sitton and Greg Bonnen. More
July 13, 2012 -- Republican Senator Joan Huffman has endorsed Greg Bonnen in the House District 24 runoff election. More
July 12, 2012 -- Lee Otis Zapp,chair of the Coastal Windstorm Insurance Coalition, has posted a guest column seeking a fair resolution to Texas windstorm insurance issues. More
July 12, 2012 -- The Vote for Houston’s Future Committee has been formed to encourage citizens to approve the $410 million city bond measure proposed by City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker. More
July 11, 2012 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has posted his report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
July 10, 2012 -- Kerry Neves has posted an update on his campaign for the 10th District Court in Galveston County. More
July 10, 2012 -- Latinos. Engaged. United. Voting., a new voter engagement group targeting Latino voters, will launch its efforts on Wednesday at Bam Bou Lounge in Houston. More
July 10, 2012 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities on Monday released a statement regarding the Texas Governor's announcement about Medicaid expansion and establishment of an insurance exchange as part of the Affordable Care Act. More
July 09, 2012 -- Residents of Shoreacres honored former police chief Randall French with a reception on Sunday. More
July 08, 2012 -- John Focke, a past commodore of the Houston Yacht Club, has posted an article on Jody Hill's recovery from an accident and his creation of an organization to help others with physical disabilities cope with their situations via the therapeutic power of sailing. More
July 05, 2012 -- Am I Next? Camp to focus on showcasing career opportunities from a variety of professions to encourage 7th & 8th grade youth that they could be the next accountant, banker, minister, singer, financial advisor, newspaper reporter and more. More
July 05, 2012 -- John Kinard, candidate for Galveston County Sheriff, today announced that Galveston County Chief Deputy Mike Henson has endorsed his campaign in the July 31 Republican Primary Runoff Election. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Environmental Defense Fund today issued a press release regarding comments it submitted to a United States Army Corps of Engineers report on modernizing ports and inland waterways in preparation for additional traffic from the expansion of the Panama Canal. More
July 03, 2012 -- Texas Veterans Commission Executive Director Thomas Palladino has written a letter reminding Texans to support veterans while celebrating Independence Day. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum Luncheon for Texas State Representative, District 26 run-off on July 16 at the Chamber building in Sugar Land. More
July 03, 2012 -- Kerry Neves, candidate for Judge of the 10th District Court in the July 31 Primary run-off election, has provided an update on his campaign. More
June 30, 2012 -- Houston Food Not Bombs will hold a food sharing on Sunday at the Houston Downtown Public Library Courtyard. More
June 30, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol urges citizens to drive safely this Fourth of July. More
June 29, 2012 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Conservation Director Cyrus Reed on Thursday issued a statement in response to a decision by the Public Utility Commission to raise the cap on wholesale electricity prices. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Texas Coalition for a Competitive Workforce today issued a press release stating its position that funding for education should be tied to accountability. More
June 27, 2012 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Director Ken Kramer today issued a statement prepared for testimony before a joint hearing of the Texas House Energy Resources and Natural Resources Committees. More
June 27, 2012 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund has endorsed Felicia Harris in Texas' 14th Congressional District. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. today announced its support for Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in the July 31 Republican Primary Runoff Election for United States Senator. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. today endorsed Warren Chisum in the July 31 Republican Primary Runoff Election for Texas Railroad Commissioner. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. today endorsed David Medina for re-election to Place 4 on the Texas Supreme Court in the July 31 primary runoff election. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. today endorsed Barry Smitherman for re-election to the Texas Railroad Commission. More
June 26, 2012 -- Texas 14th Congressional Candidate Felicia Harris has issued a challenge to Randy Weber to participate in a series of three debates, one in each District county before July 23. More
June 25, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the upcoming Supreme Court ruling on the Obama Administration's health care legislation, stating that "the fundamental problem with health care costs in America is that the doctor-patient relationship has been profoundly altered by third party interference". More
June 25, 2012 -- The NAACP will host its 103rd Annual National Convention on July 7-12 in Houston. More
June 22, 2012 -- Galveston Mayoral Candidate Lewis Rosen has posted a guest column to the GuidryNews.com Forum on the eve of the runoff election. More
June 21, 2012 -- Occupy Houston today announced that the City of Houston has dismissed the majority of charges against protesters arrested at Tranquility Park in November, and that the group will receive a volunteer service award from Houston Mayor Annise Parker. More
June 20, 2012 -- Felicia Harris, Republican candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, has been endorsed by Congressman Ted Poe in the Republican Primary Runoff Election. More
June 20, 2012 -- John Polak, the general manager of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, has posted a Guest Column on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
June 20, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has posted a guest column refuting a statement by challenger Lewis Rosen. More
June 20, 2012 -- Kerry Neves, candidate for Judge of the 10th District Court in the July 31 Primary run-off election, has provided an update on his campaign. More
June 19, 2012 -- Randy Weber, candidate for United States Congress, on Monday announced that United States Congressman Ron Paul has endorsed his campaign. More
June 18, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly column, "Texas Straight Talk", discusses his concerns regarding the criteria for the lethal use of aerial drones overseas. More
June 18, 2012 -- Heidi Thiess, former Republican candidate for Texas House District 24, today endorsed former opponent Ryan Sitton in his campaign in the July 31 Republican Primary Runoff Election for House District 24. More
June 18, 2012 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen, candidate for Texas House District 24, today announced that Texas State Senator Dan Patrick has endorsed his campaign. More
June 15, 2012 -- Houston Controller Ronald Green discusses "The Houston Model" in his latest edition of "The Green Report". More
June 15, 2012 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen, candidate for Texas State Representative of District 24, today announced that his campaign has been endorsed by Texas Attorney Greg Abbott. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Kubosh Law Office, with area ministers, are holding a petition drive campaign today in efforts to put a referendum on the November ballot to repeal the City of Houston's regulations on charitable food giving. More
June 14, 2012 -- Ken Kramer, Director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, has released a statement regarding the United States Fish and Wildlife Service's decision not to list the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered or threatened species. More
June 13, 2012 -- Bob Fuller has posted a wrap up report on the 17th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
June 13, 2012 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has authored an op-ed on why Attorney General Eric Holder should resign. More
June 12, 2012 -- Felicia Harris, candidate for the Republican nomination to the 14th Congressional District of Texas in the July 31 Primary Runoff Election, today announced that Congressmen Pete Olson and Bill Flores have endorsed her campaign. More
June 12, 2012 -- Galveston County Commissioner Precinct 1 candidate Mark Foster today announced that his campaign has been endorsed by former Republican Precinct 103 Chair Maryanne Rogers for the July 31 Primary Runoff Election. More
June 12, 2012 -- Samuel Collins III has submitted a guest column regarding Juneteenth Family Day to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
June 11, 2012 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector and Voter Registrar Don Sumners has urged Houston City Council to increase its exemption for taxpayers who are over 65 years old or disabled. More
June 11, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the long-term budget outlook report recently issued by the Congressional Budget Office. More
June 11, 2012 -- Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol Communications Coordinator Kaitlyn Wells has published a guest column encouraging parents to take an active role in discussing substance abuse with their children. More
June 11, 2012 -- Galveston Republican Women will host its regular monthly meeting on June 30 at Gulf Greyhound Park. More
June 08, 2012 -- Winter Street Studios in Houston will host a benefit during the weekend for the National Lawyers Guild, which is representing citizens arrested during last year's Occupy Houston protests. More
June 07, 2012 -- Kerry Neves, candidate for Judge of the 10th District Court in the July 31 Primary run-off election, has provided an update on his campaign. More
June 06, 2012 -- Ducks Unlimited today joined other sportsmen's groups in the Gulf Coast region in calling on Congress to approve a final transportation authorization bill that includes the Land and Water Conservation Fund and provisions of the RESTORE Act. More
June 05, 2012 -- David Murphy has posted a comment on Jim Guidry's analysis of the management of the City of Houston by Mayor Annise Parker More
June 04, 2012 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on the management of the City of Houston under the leadership of Mayor Annise Parker. More
June 04, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, opposes United States military intervention in Syria, and calls for further investigation of incidents in the country. More
June 04, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski, who is running for reelection, has posted a guest column to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
June 04, 2012 -- Galveston Mayoral Candidate Lewis Rosen has submitted a guest column to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
June 01, 2012 -- Kerry Neves, candidate for Judge of the 10th District Court in the July 31 Primary run-off election, has provided an update on his campaign. More
June 01, 2012 -- Greater Houston Partnership Chair Tony Chase has informed members that the Partnership is entering into a new phase following the departure of former president and CEO Jeff Moseley. More
May 31, 2012 -- Port of Houston Authority Director of Corporate Communications Lisa Ashley has provided clarifications to an article published by Guidry News Service regarding the proposal to deepen and widen the Bayport Ship Channel. More
May 31, 2012 -- In a Guidry News Service interview with Texas General Land Office Commissioner Jerry Patterson on Wednesday about the Texas Coastal Expo, we also discussed Tuesday’s primary elections and Commissioner Patterson's campaign for Lieutenant Governor in the 2014 Republican Primary Election. Listen
May 31, 2012 -- Americans for Limited Government has thanked Representative Gene Green for voting to ban funding for President Obama's ocean zoning and National Ocean Policy. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund has assessed the Republican and Democratic primaries and their effect on Texas agriculture. More
May 30, 2012 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has written to Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady regarding alleged misuse of public funds at the Galveston Housing Authority. Letter
May 29, 2012 -- David Stanowski of the Galveston Open Government Project has published questions about the reassignemnt of Justin Herter from public information officer for the Galveston Housing Authority to a new position as security coordinator for the authority. More
May 29, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, speaks against the recently proposed "Ex-PATRIOT Act", which he said "grants the IRS the sole authority to determine whether individuals have expatriated for tax purposes and allows the IRS to bar those individuals from ever re-entering the United States". More
May 27, 2012 -- David Stanowski of the Galveston Open Government Project has posted an open letter to Galveston Housing Authority employees. More
May 26, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Andrew Burks has endorsed the proposed new international terminal at Hobby Airport. More
May 25, 2012 -- State Senator Mike Jackson has denounced a mail piece from former Congressman Steve Stockman. More
May 24, 2012 -- Robert Gonzalez, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today announced he has received an endorsement from former Cranston, Rhode Island Mayor Steve Laffey. More
May 23, 2012 -- Edith Sikes has written a letter to the editor in support of electing Clint Wayne Brown as Galveston County Constable for Precinct 1. More
May 23, 2012 -- The Texans for Lawsuit Reform Political Action Committee on Tuesday announced their support for Larry Taylor in the election for Texas State Senator of District 11. More
May 22, 2012 -- Cindy Schulz, executive director of Gulf Coast Big Brothers & Big Sisters has posted a guest column about the 27th Annual Bowl for Kids Sake. More
May 21, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. More
May 18, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership Board of Directors has adopted a resolution in support of competition in Houston's airport market related to proposed international air service through Southwest Airlines at William P. Hobby Airport. More
May 17, 2012 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Franciso Cigarroa has provided his perspective on the system's and the board of regents' commitment to advancing the University of Texas at Austin. More
May 16, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown today issued a statement regarding Mayor Annise Parker's proposed FY2013 budget. More
May 16, 2012 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green, in his newsletter, "The Green Report", writes about defined-benefit versus defined-contribution pension plans. More
May 15, 2012 -- Team Leija will hold Tacos and Votes on Saturday at Bayland Park in Houston. More
May 15, 2012 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen, candidate for Texas State Representative for District 24, today announced that police officer's associations in Dickinson, Houston, League City and Santa Fe have endorsed his campaign. More
May 15, 2012 -- Lewis Rosen, candidate for Galveston Mayor, has written a letter thanking his supporters and voters in Saturday's election. More
May 15, 2012 -- K.C. Broyles of League City has posted a message in support of John Bentley for Galveston County Republican Party Chair. More
May 14, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses options to reform or end the Federal Reserve System. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Green Party of Texas will host its state convention on June 9-10 in San Antonio. More
May 13, 2012 -- Santa Fe Police Chief Kenneth Campbell has posted his comments on the failure of the bond election for a new Public Safety Building. More
May 12, 2012 -- David Stanowski has posted a letter that he says may explain the cancellation of a news conference by the Galveston Housing Authority on Thursday. More
May 11, 2012 -- Houston Council Member Brown has posted a statement of support for the proposed Hobby Airport international expansion. More
May 11, 2012 -- United States Congressman John Culberson has announced his support of the extension of Houston METRO General Mobility payments. More
May 11, 2012 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen, candidate for Texas State Representative of District 24 today announced that the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas has endorsed his campaign. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter on Thursday joined Matagorda County residents in opposing the proposed White Stallion coal-fired power plant, stating that new research shows the new plant would be a source of toxic emissions for the county's local fishing and farming communities. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Texas Forestry Association has announced its opposition to a study of the Neches River for designation for protection under the National Wild & Scenic River Act. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Texas Civil Justice League Political Action Committee has endorsed Dr. Greg Bonnen's campaign for election to Texas House of Representatives District 24. More
May 09, 2012 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Conservation Director Cyrus Reed on Monday issued a statement regarding an order issued by a state district court judge to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to reverse a decision denying the Sierra Club a contested case hearing concerning a license granted to Waste Control Specialists for operation of a radioactive waste disposal facility in Andrews County. More
May 09, 2012 -- Heidi Thiess, candidate for Texas State Representative of District 24, today announced that retired Congressman Duncan Hunter has endorsed her campaign. More
May 08, 2012 -- Lisa Paul of League City has posted "A neighbor's insight into Heidi Thiess". More
May 08, 2012 -- Texas State Representative and candidate for State Senate District 11 Larry Taylor today issued a statement regarding a proposed rate increase by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Business' Business and Commerce Political Action Committee has endorsed Dr. Greg Bonnen's campaign for election to Texas House of Representatives District 24. More
May 07, 2012 -- Galveston mayoral candidate Lewis Rosen has posted a guest column regarding the use of vouchers rather than building new public housing units. More
May 07, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today endorsed State Representative Larry Taylor in his campaign for State Senate District 11. More
May 07, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, responds to President Barack Obama's recent pledge for another 10 years of support for Afghanistan. More
May 05, 2012 -- Sam Collins, III offers information about the accomplishments of Galvestonian, T. D. Armstrong on the 50th anniversary of Armstrong's being listed as one of the 100 Richest Negroes in America. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Veterans In Defense of Liberty Action Committee has endorsed Heidi Thiess in her campaign for Texas State Representative in District 24. More
May 02, 2012 -- Mark McCaig, President of Conservative Voters of Texas, has posted a message alleging that State Representative Larry Taylor is out of touch with Texas conservatives and will not represent their views in the Texas Senate. More
May 02, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Manufacturers political action committee has endorsed Greg Bonnen in the House District 24 race. More
May 02, 2012 -- Texas Railroad Commission Chair Barry Smitherman today issued a statement regarding the recent resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz. More
May 02, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership, in partnership with Houston Public Media and the University of Houston, will host a live televised forum on Thursday with candidates for the United States Senate to replace Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. More
May 02, 2012 -- Byron Schrimbeck, a member of Citizens for Safer Streets, today is holding a press conference regarding a complaint he has filed claiming that the City of League City has violated election laws by using public funds for political advertising in connection with an upcoming ballot referendum concerning the city's red light cameras. More
May 02, 2012 -- The Galveston County TEA Party will host a Republican Party Chair Candidates Debate And County Commissioner Precinct One Candidates’ Job Interviews on May 10. More
May 01, 2012 -- Galveston Mayoral Candidate Lewis Rosen, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, said he is offended by statements by incumbent Mayor Joe Jaworski. More
April 30, 2012 -- Seabrook City Councilmember Kim Morrell is seeking the republican nomination for United States Congressional District #36. More
April 30, 2012 -- Texas Right to Life has endorsed Dr. Greg Bonnen for State House District 24. More
April 30, 2012 -- Kerry Neves has provided an update regarding his election campaign for judge of the 10th District Court in Galveston County. More
April 30, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the costs of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, stating that "America is clearly less secure after a decade of unnecessary wars". More
April 30, 2012 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Director Ken Kramer today issued a statement on the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency administrator Dr. Al Armendariz, who left the agency due to reports on comments he had made regarding enforcement of EPA regulations on oil companies. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. today endorsed David Medina in the election to Texas Supreme Court Place 4, and Nathan Hecht in the election for Texas Supreme Court Place 6. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. today endorsed Don Willett's campaign for election to Texas Supreme Court Place 2. More
April 30, 2012 -- Ted Cruz, candidate for United States Senator in Texas, has written a guest column concerning President Barack Obama's actions in regards to the Constitution. More
April 30, 2012 -- Robert Gonzalez, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, will host screenings of the documentary "Fixing America" at events in several cities in Texas. More
April 29, 2012 -- Conservative Voters of Texas President Mark McCaig has responded to State Representative Larry Taylor's recent posting, "Trial Lawyer Front Group Misfires". More
April 28, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has taken issue with League City Council Member Andy Mann's recent comments about Galveston. More
April 28, 2012 -- The Texas Hospital Association's state political action committee, HOSPAC, has endorsed Dr. Greg Bonnen for Texas House District 24. More
April 28, 2012 -- "Conversations with the Candidates", a United States Senate candidate debate, will take place on May 3. More
April 27, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor said that a political ad alleging that he supports in-state tuition for children of illegal aliens is totally false. More
April 27, 2012 -- Robert Gonzalez, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today announced that Ambassador Sam H. Zakhem has endorsed his campaign. More
April 27, 2012 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Director gave an opening statement at the "Water for People and the Environment" Conference in Austin today. More
April 27, 2012 -- Heidi Thiess, candidate for Texas State Representative of District 24, has been endorsed by the Gun Owners of America. More
April 26, 2012 -- Jay Old, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today announced that he has received an endorsement from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston. More
April 26, 2012 -- The Lone Star Project on Wednesday issued a news release regarding the release of several voter Social Security numbers. More
April 26, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown has posted a memorandum to her District A Constituents regarding changes to her staff. More
April 25, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Ronald Reynolds reports that on Tuesday he was arrested on charges of barratry, or the unlawful solicitation of clients by lawyers. More
April 25, 2012 -- Heidi Thiess, candidate for Texas House District 24, today announced that her campaign has been endorsed by the Texas Conservative Digest. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Young Conservatives of Texas has endorsed Dr. Greg Bonnen's campaign for election to Texas House District 24. More
April 23, 2012 -- Friendswood residents Ron and Leah Mock today voiced their support of Tom Timmins in his campaign for Friendswood City Council in the May 12 General Election. More
April 23, 2012 -- Robert Gonzalez, candidate for The 14th Congressional District of Texas, today condemned President Barack Obama's use of executive orders and demanded that Congress "act to curb the president's power grab". More
April 23, 2012 -- Carl Gustafson has announced his candidacy for Friendswood City Council Position No. 3 in the May 12 General Election. More
April 23, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that proponents of the proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act "may be well-intentioned, but they unquestionably are leading us toward a national security state rather than a free constitutional republic". More
April 19, 2012 -- Houston City Council Members Helena Brown, C.O. Bradford, Oliver Pennington, Al Hoang, and Jack Christie will host a Town Hall meeting on Monday addressing the new city ordinance relating to feeding persons in need. More
April 18, 2012 -- Galveston City Council candidate for District 5 Jeri Kinnear has provided her closing comments from the GAIN forum. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has released a score card evaluating candidates in the Galveston mayoral and city council races on the ballot for the May 12 election. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Texas Alliance for Life Political Action Committee on Monday endorsed Dr. Greg Bonnen's campaign for election to State House District 24. More
April 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's History Department is hosting a panel discussion of Civil War Events, 1862 (national, state and local). Thursday April 19, 2012, 12:30pm until 2pm in L-131. Sam Collins, III will serve as moderator. The event is free and open to the public. More
April 16, 2012 -- Jim Guidry has posted comments on Galveston's hurricane preparedness program and the upcoming municipal election. More
April 16, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly column, "Texas Straight Talk", states that President Barack Obama's recent comments regarding the Supreme Court's deliberation on federal health care legislation "belie a grasp of constitutional concepts so lacking that perhaps the University of Chicago Law School should offer a refund to any students 'taught' constitutional law by then-Professor Obama". More
April 16, 2012 -- Guidry News Service made some changes in the MENU navigation designations for GuidryNews.com. More
April 15, 2012 -- Keryl Douglas, a candidate for Harris County Democratic Party Chair, has posted comments he read at a news conference on Friday. More
April 15, 2012 -- Rachel Barrios-Van Os, a candidate for State Chair of the Texas Democratic Party, has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 14, 2012 -- Fidencio Leija-Chavez, Jr., speaking for what he describes as a team that “organized over 640 signatures, and more than 35 supporters in red shirts (who) stood together" at a recent Houston Independent School District Board of Education meeting, has protested the school board vote to merge the Exemplary-rated Kaleidoscope Middle School with the struggling Jane Long Middle School. More
April 13, 2012 -- Twila Lindblade, a member of the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County board of directors, has provided a guest column in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month. More
April 13, 2012 -- The Galveston County TEA Party will host a Taxed Enough Already Party and Rally on Saturday at the Galveston County Courthouse steps. More
April 11, 2012 -- John Bentley, candidate for Galveston County Republican Party Chair, has posted a message in the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 11, 2012 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party will hold its 2012 County Convention on April 21 at the Jefferson County Courthouse. More
April 11, 2012 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association on Tuesday issued a news release regarding the need for maintaining water quality in the face of possible federal budget cuts. More
April 11, 2012 -- Jay Old, candidate for Texas Congressional District 14, on Tuesday announced that he raised $128,000 for his campaign during the first quarter of 2012. More
April 11, 2012 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
April 10, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Realtors today endorsed Greg Bonnen's campaign for election to the Texas House of Representatives for District 24. More
April 09, 2012 -- Kaitlyn Wells from the Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol has posted a guest column entitled "Say 'Yes' To Alcohol And Drug Treatment". More
April 09, 2012 -- Texas House District 23 candidate Rachel Delgado writes that "voters cannot put the fox in charge of guarding the henhouse". More
April 09, 2012 -- Pat Patton visited the The King Tut Exhibit at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. More
April 09, 2012 -- Mark Foster has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Galveston County Commissioner Precinct 1 in the May 29 Primary Election. More
April 09, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, praises private charities, stating that "one of the great fallacies of our time is that if government doesn't do something, no one will". More
April 09, 2012 -- The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum in Galveston will celebrate its 15th anniversary on April 27, 2012. More
April 09, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has posted comments on the new GHA Redevelopment Plan. More
April 06, 2012 -- Larry Korkmas of Texans For Immigration Reduction and Enforcement has endorsed Heidi Thiess in her candidacy for election to Texas House District 24. More
April 06, 2012 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club urges Texans to attend upcoming public meetings throughout the state regarding the Devils River State Natural Area Management Plan. More
April 06, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Realtors has endorsed Larry Taylor in his candidacy for election to Texas Senate District 11. More
April 06, 2012 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project,has posted comments on the revised Galveston Housing Authority plan. More
April 06, 2012 -- Galveston mayoral candidate Lewis Rosen, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, called the revised plan approved by the Galveston Housing Authority a "flip flop" More
April 05, 2012 -- Kerry Neves has released a campaign update for the 10th District Court in Galveston County. More
April 05, 2012 -- Beau Rawlins, candidate for Mayor of the City of Galveston, has responded to the Galveston Housing Authority’s announcement of a new plan. More
April 05, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown on Wednesday issued a statement in response to the passage of a new ordinance regulating charitable food giving. More
April 05, 2012 -- The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods' second candidate forum for Mayor and City Council seats in Galveston was held on Wednesday at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice in Galveston. More
April 05, 2012 -- The Galveston Republican Women will host their Spring Luncheon on April 18 at the Galveston Hilton Hotel. More
April 05, 2012 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen, candidate for Texas State Representative of District 24, today announced that he has received an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association and the Texas State Rifle Association for his support of the Second Amendment. More
April 05, 2012 -- Jay Old, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today announced that he has received an endorsement from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Southeast Texas. More
April 05, 2012 -- Torin Collins, a student at Dickinson Independent School District, has written the state of the education system, and the College of the Mainland Collegiate High School. More
April 04, 2012 -- Phillip Morris, candidate for 10th District Court Judge in Galveston County, today announced that he has received endorsements from police officer associations in League City and Santa Fe. More
April 04, 2012 -- Felicia Harris, candidate in the race for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today announced that she has been endorsed by the Value In Electing Women Political Action Committee. More
April 03, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski, in his "Word from the Mayor" column, discusses the progress of Galveston's economy. More
April 03, 2012 -- Robert Gonzalez, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, today announced that he has been endorsed by Susan Wynne of the Rhode Island Tea Party. More
April 02, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recent Supreme Court hearing regarding the Obama Administration's health care law, and states that it is "federalism and states’ rights that should protect our liberty, not nine individuals on a godlike Supreme Court". More
April 02, 2012 -- Joseph Collins, a sixth grade student of Mainland Preparatory Academy, has posted a guest column on the Trayvon Martin case titled, "Am I Next?". More
April 01, 2012 -- Marsha Wilson Rappaport, a member of the Texas Commission on the Arts, has posted a guest column seeking support for the commission, which is scheduled for "Sunset Review" by the Texas Legislature. More
March 30, 2012 -- Judge Susan Criss of the 212th District Court, in an exchange of emails with Galveston County Judge Mark Henry, has complained about his response to inquiries about security at the Galveston County Justice Center. More
March 30, 2012 -- The Galveston County TEA Party hosted a forum for candidates for Sheriff of Galveston County in the Wings of Heritage Room of the Nessler Center on Thursday. More
March 29, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidates forum for the May 12 municipal election in Galveston. More
March 29, 2012 -- A group of "concerned Houstonians" has written a letter to Amnesty International to investigate the state's new sonogram law. More
March 27, 2012 -- Heidi Thiess, candidate for Texas House District 24, today announced that she recently won a straw poll vote at the Galveston Republic Women's Candidate Forum. More
March 26, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Friday issued to a response to an article in an Atlanta newspaper regarding test scores and possible signs of cheating. More
March 26, 2012 -- Heidi Thiess, candidate for Texas House District 24, will host a series of "Movie Nights" in April and May in League City. More
March 26, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses a hearing being held this week to "examine how the Federal Reserve bails out European banks". More
March 24, 2012 -- Galveston County Commissioner Patrick Doyle has announced that he is not seeking reelection. More w/Jim Guidry Interview
March 23, 2012 -- "The Paradigms They Are A Changin'" is an essay by Jim Guidry about the replacement of television with the Internet in his home and office. More
March 23, 2012 -- The Galveston County TEA Party will sponsor "Job Interviews for Galveston County Sheriff Candidates" on Thursday, March 29 in the Captain's Room of the Nessler Center in Texas City. More
March 23, 2012 -- Julia Trigg Crawford, a Texas farmer who is challenging TransCanada's attempts to gain an easement on her property for the Keystone XL pipeline, has issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama's recent press conference regarding the pipeline project. More
March 23, 2012 -- The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods will host candidate forums for Galveston's mayoral and city council candidates on April 3 and April 17. More
March 23, 2012 -- Gil Lopez has announced his candidacy for Galveston City Council District 4 in the May 12 election. More
March 22, 2012 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Director Ken Kramer today issued a statement regarding the Texas House of Representatives Natural Resource Committee's response to drought. More
March 21, 2012 -- Bill King recently provided a presentation to a group of retired teachers in Montgomery County regarding the status of the Texas Teacher Retirement System. More
March 21, 2012 -- No Kill Houston today issued statements in regards to a report issued by the Harris County Attorney's Office concerning allegations against Veterinary Public Health, the county's animal control organization. More
March 20, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today recommended further discussion before implementing new regulations for charitable food services. More
March 20, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor today announced that he has been endorsed by Texas Right to Life in his election campaign for Texas Senate District 11. More
March 20, 2012 -- Texas Motor Transportation Association President and CEO John D. Esparza has written a commentary in support of continuing production tax credits for the wind energy industry. More
March 20, 2012 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today released a video regarding President Barack Obama's health care law, which was approved two years ago. More
March 20, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski, who is running for reelection, has posted a Guest Column to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 20, 2012 -- Houstonians opposed to a proposed new ordinance regulating the distribution of food to the homeless have scheduled a demonstration at Houston City Hall prior to today's meeting of Houston City Council. More
March 19, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Obama Administration's recent claim of authority to use lethal force against citizens deemed to be a threat, stating that "the administration believes it is the President himself who is to be the judge, jury, and executioner". More
March 19, 2012 -- Houston Food Not Bombs, a local non-profit group, has invited Houston City Council members and the media to attend its food sharing tonight at the downtown public library courtyard. More
March 19, 2012 -- Robert Gonzalez, candidate for 14th Congressional District of Texas, has stated his opposition to the current corporate tax rates for the country. More
March 17, 2012 -- Sam Collins, III has posted a guest column honoring his mother and other women who have influenced his life in observance of Women's History Month. More
March 16, 2012 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green, in his newsletter, "The Green Report", encourages Houston families to participate in financial education opportunities available during Houston Money Week, which takes place April 9-15. More
March 16, 2012 -- Kevin Holland has announced his candidacy for mayor of Friendswood in the May 12 General Election. More
March 15, 2012 -- Rusty Cates has announced that he has filed as a candidate for Texas State Representative of District 24. More
March 14, 2012 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 13, 2012 -- The Texas State Senate Republican Caucus on Tuesday released a statement regarding funding for the Texas Women's Health Program. More
March 13, 2012 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association reports on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. More
March 13, 2012 -- Elizabeth Murray-Kolb, the county attorney in Guadalupe County, has launched her campaign for an unexpired term on the Texas Railroad Commission. More
March 13, 2012 -- Norman Pappous, a candidate for Galveston City Council District 4, has published a Guest Column on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 13, 2012 -- Heidi Thiess of League City has filed for election to Texas House District 24 on the Republican primary ballot. More
March 13, 2012 -- Jeri Kinnear, candidate for Galveston City Council District 5, has posted a Guest Column on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 12, 2012 -- Galveston mayoral candidate Lewis Rosen has posted a guest column in the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 12, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Carol Alvarado has applauded the Department of Justice's rejection of Texas' Voter ID Law. More
March 12, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement regarding the United States Department of Justice's decision to refuse approval for the state's voter identification law. More
March 12, 2012 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement in response to a decision by the Justice Department to oppose Texas' voter identification law. More
March 12, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, suggests that Congress should vote to withhold funds for "undeclared wars" engaged in by the President without receiving Congressional authorization. More
March 12, 2012 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today joined a bi-partisan coalition of senators in sending a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta calling for an end to the United States Government's relationship with a Russian arms export firm claimed to be providing weapons to the Syrian government. More
March 11, 2012 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss has filed a complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission, alleging that Republican Galveston County Precinct 4 Commissioner Ken Clark and his legislative assistant Celia Mabry have used county equipment on county time on behalf of a client of Clark’s political consulting business, Clark Services. More
March 09, 2012 -- The Galveston County Democratic Party will host a candidate tour for candidates Paul Sadler, Nick Lampson, Craig Eiland and John Pruitt on March 17 at various locations in the county. More
March 09, 2012 -- League City Mayor Tim Paulissen has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 09, 2012 -- The Texas Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed Larry Taylor for Texas Senate, District 11. More
March 07, 2012 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club today praised a decision by the Public Utility Commission of Texas to approve new rules that could impact large-scale energy storage technologies. More
March 06, 2012 -- Michael Wayne Naschke, Jr., a Galvestonian who has battled epilepsy since 1984, has posted information on the "Purple Day" bicycle rally to bring awareness of epilepsy to Galveston on March 24. More
March 05, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Monday posted a statement regarding the Women's Health Waiver. More
March 05, 2012 -- Houstonians opposed to a proposed new ordinance regulating the distribution of food to the homeless have scheduled a demonstration at Houston City Hall before Tuesday’s regular city council meeting. More
March 05, 2012 -- Greg Roof has filed to run for mayor of Galveston. More
March 05, 2012 -- Terrilyn Tarlton, a local business owner, property owner and taxpayer, has officially announced her candidacy for Galveston City Council, District 5. More
March 05, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses his concern with the actions of the Federal Reserve. More
March 05, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has posted an update on the city's position regarding the Ashby High-Rise Project, with an invitation to a community meeting on Monday, March 12. More
March 05, 2012 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss reports in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum that candidates for national, state and county office will make campaign stops in south Galveston County on Saturday. More
March 04, 2012 -- Constable Pam Matranga will host a political reception in Kemah on March 12. More
March 02, 2012 -- The Texas Alliance for Life has endorsed State Representative Larry Taylor's candidacy for State Senate District 11. More
March 02, 2012 -- Ducks Unlimited today issued a news release in opposition to a decision by the Lower Colorado River Authority to deny water for agricultural uses in Colorado, Wharton and Matagorda counties. More
March 01, 2012 -- The Galveston Republican Women will host a forum for Republican candidates for Texas House District 23, 24 and Texas Senate District 11 on March 21 in Galveston. More
March 01, 2012 -- The Texas Parent Political Action Committee will host a carnival-benefit on Sunday at the Nature Discovery Center in Bellaire. More
February 29, 2012 -- The Lone Star Project on Wednesday reported on a joint statement released by intervenors in the Texas congressional redistricting suit. More
February 29, 2012 -- League City Mayor Tim Paulissen has posted his report on this week’s city council meeting. More
February 29, 2012 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, reports in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum that Congressman Ted Poe has requested that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee begin an investigation of HUD’s activities and "lack of proper oversight" of Public Housing in the City of Galveston. More
February 29, 2012 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
February 29, 2012 -- The Lone Star Project on Tuesday reported on the interim redistricting plans released by the Federal District Court in San Antonio. More
February 28, 2012 -- State Representative Dr. Alma Allen will celebrate the Grand Opening of her campaign headquarters on Saturday. More
February 28, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Tuesday posted comments entitled "A Victory for Texas Landowners". More
February 27, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the country's debt, stating that "per person, our government owes over $49,000 compared to $38,937 per Greek citizen". More
February 24, 2012 -- The Independent Texans on Friday reported that the Texas restraining order against TransCanada has been dissolved, and a jury trial has been set for April. More
February 24, 2012 -- Curtiss Brown has reported that four Galveston County restaurants have been recognized by the website OpenTable in a regional user survey for the Houston area. More
February 24, 2012 -- Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter Director Ken Kramer today issued a statement regarding a Texas Supreme Court decision in a case involving groundwater ownership and regulation. More
February 23, 2012 -- Texas State Representative for District 131 Alma Allen today announced that she has been endorsed by the Harris County AFL-CIO Council in her re-election campaign. More
February 23, 2012 -- Sheryl Rozier has announced her candidacy for Galveston City Council District 3 in the May election. More
February 21, 2012 -- Texas State Senator Mike Jackson and State Representative John Davis have provided their views regarding the future of space exploration. More
February 21, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, voices his concerns of conservatives who "refuse to consider any reductions in military spending". More
February 20, 2012 -- The Texas Parent PAC will host a family carnival fundraiser on March 4 at the Nature Discovery Center in Bellaire. More
February 20, 2012 -- Space Advocates for Lampson will host a luncheon on March 1 featuring Nick Lampson, candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, to discuss issues regarding the country's space program. More
February 20, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Gerry Victor has issued a clarification for an article on GuidryNews.com regarding the February 13 Shoreacres City Council meeting. More
February 17, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor, candidate for Texas State Senate District 11, today announced that he has been endorsed by the National Rifle Association's Political Victory Fund and the Texas State Rifle Association's Political Action Committee. More
February 17, 2012 -- League City Mayor Tim Paulissen has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
February 16, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has published results of a recent survey of its members on issues related to the Galveston Housing Authority development plan and low income housing tax credits. More
February 16, 2012 -- Marie Robb today announced that she has filed as a candidate for Galveston City Council District Six in the May General Election. More
February 16, 2012 -- Heidi Thiess, candidate for Texas House of Representatives District 24, has launched a new social networking campaign site. More
February 16, 2012 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
February 15, 2012 -- Lone Star Project Director Matt Angle today issued comments regarding the Attorney General's Office agreement to remove changes to Texas Senate District 10 made as part of the state's redistricting process. More
February 15, 2012 -- The campaign office of Barbara J. Carlson, who is a candidate for the 22nd Congressional District of Texas in the Republican Primary Election, provided a report regarding a debate Carlson attended in Alvin on Monday. More
February 13, 2012 -- Congressional Candidate Jay Old has posted a message to Republican voters in his campaign for nomination. More
February 13, 2012 -- A statewide coalition of groups and advocates for private property rights on Monday announced its support for landowners along the path of the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas. More
February 13, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the mandate of the Obama healthcare legislation to require employers to provide coverage for birth control, stating that "the issue is whether government may force private employers and private citizens to violate their moral codes simply by operating their businesses or paying their taxes". More
February 13, 2012 -- Texas Land Trust Council Chair Todd Votteler has written a letter to the editor regarding the future of land conservation in Texas and the upcoming Statewide Land Conservation Conference, which takes place February 22-24. More
February 11, 2012 -- The Clear Lake Water Authority has responded to a news release posted by residents of the authority who have complained about what they claim is violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act because notice of the meeting was not posted in Houston County, where the GCWA owns a tract of land. More
February 10, 2012 -- Ann Rogers of League City, who contacted the GuidryNews.com Forum about a traffic problem in Galveston, said she is satisfied with the response of the City of Galveston. More
February 10, 2012 -- About two dozen concerned homeowners attended the Clear Lake City Water Authority Board meeting on Thursday with complaints about violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act. More
February 09, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has responded to a GuidryNews.com Forum posting by Ann Rogers of League City regarding a traffic problem on the I-45 feeder road at 61st Street in Galveston. More
February 09, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District provided answers to questions about placement areas, which are federally-authorized disposal sites for dredged material. More
February 09, 2012 -- Representatives from Occupy Houston will participate in the LookOut Arts Collective art festival on Saturday. More
February 08, 2012 -- Weez Doherty today announced that she has filed for Position 3 on the Galveston College Board of Regents in the May 12 General Election. More
February 08, 2012 -- Michael Alan Basham, who lived aboard a boat at the Galveston Yacht Basin for many years, has published a guest column lamenting the demise of the facility following Hurricane Ike. More
February 08, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski today announced that he has officially filed for re-election in May. More
February 08, 2012 -- As Gulf Coast ports prepare for the expansion of the Panama Canal, East Coast ports appear to be engaged in infighting and regional competition. Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on the issue. More
February 07, 2012 -- Lewis S. Rosen was the first candidate to file for a place on the ballot for mayor in the May 12 Galveston city election. More
February 07, 2012 -- Congressional Candidate Jay Old has posted a message to Republican voters in his campaign for nomination. More
February 07, 2012 -- Bill King has written an open letter to Texas public employees and retirees regarding an organization he helped form seeking to reform Texas public pensions. More
February 06, 2012 -- The two men who were convicted of the abduction of Shelley Sikes in 1986, are currently serving 40 year (life) sentences, but both are eligible for parole soon. This report includes an appeal from Sikes' sister for help in opposing the parole and some recordings from the Guidry News Service archives at the time of the search for Sikes' body. From the Archives
February 06, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "will only expose consumers to more financial harm". More
February 06, 2012 -- Scott Sherman today announced that he will seek re-election to his seat on the Pearland City Council in the May election. More
February 05, 2012 -- Dana (Sikes) Wild is asking for help in convincing the Texas Parole Board to not allow the release of Gerald Zwarst, who was convicted of abducting her sister, Shelley Sikes, in 1986. More
February 03, 2012 -- The Sierra Club has posted comments regarding the South Texas oil and gas boom and water concerns. More
February 03, 2012 -- Occupy Houston will hold demonstrations in Houston on Saturday to call for a "complete cessation of any plans to initiate military action against Iran". More
February 02, 2012 -- Houston Free Thinkers has scheduled a demonstration on Friday to protest provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012. More
February 02, 2012 -- Third Coast Syndicate, a charitable, social organization, in Galveston County, is hosting the Second Annual Helping Hands Festival/Benefit to promote “Hands are for helping, not hurting.” More
February 02, 2012 -- There will be a House District 23 candidates forum tonight at the Nessler center in Texas City. More
February 02, 2012 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss has posted a commentary on the "bad old boys of the GOP". More
February 02, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor, candidate for Texas State Senator, was recently named a "Champion of Free Enterprise" by the Texas Association of Business. More
February 02, 2012 -- Jay Old, candidate for the Texas Congressional District 14 seat, today announced that he raised an additional $115,965 for his campaign in the fourth quarter of 2011. More
February 01, 2012 -- The Galveston Republican Women will host a forum for Republican candidates on February 15 at The Holiday Inn Resort in Galveston. More
February 01, 2012 -- Ann Rogers of League City appealed to the GuidryNews.com Forum seeking a solution to a traffic problem at 61st Street and the I-45 service road on Galveston Island. More
February 01, 2012 -- United States Congress candidate Jay Old on Monday released a weekly campaign update. More
January 30, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, reacts to the Federal Reserve's plans to continue to set the federal funds rate at below one percent. More
January 30, 2012 -- Grady Castleberry, candidate for Harris County Constable Precinct One, today announced that State Representative Sylvester Turner has endorsed him in the election. More
January 29, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworsksi has posted a commentary to the GuidryNews.com Forum on where Galveston is going in the next ten years. More
January 26, 2012 -- Samuel L. Collins, III, Chair of the Galveston Historical Foundation's African American Heritage Committee, stresses that Black History month and the AAHC are both still necessary because both are needed to raise awareness in our community of positive contributions to society by African Americans. More
January 26, 2012 -- Galveston Mayoral candidate Lewis Rosen has announced that he will not accept campaign contributions of more than $500 from any single donor. More
January 26, 2012 -- Rusty Cates, a candidate for Texas House of Representatives District 24 in the Democratic Primary, today announced that he will attend a candidate forum taking place tonight at the Amoco Federal Credit Union in Friendswood. More
January 25, 2012 -- Lewis S. Rosen, Galveston mayoral candidate, on Tuesday stepped down as treasurer and member of the Galveston Island Redevelopment Authority in order to campaign for the election. More
January 25, 2012 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
January 25, 2012 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association writes that "Federal coastal projects get some funding options". More
January 23, 2012 -- Harris "Shrub" Kempner, president of Kempner Capital Management, gave his annual speech to the Rotary Club of Galveston Island on January 3. More
January 23, 2012 -- Houston Free Thinkers is holding rallies in Houston today in opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act. More
January 23, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, opposed the "SOPA/PIPA" acts, legislation in the House and Senate with goals of preventing Internet piracy. More
January 23, 2012 -- The Galveston Open Government Project today issued a press release stating that data from the 2010 Census shows Galveston has a "glut" of available rental units of housing on the market. More
January 20, 2012 -- Evangeline Whorton on Thursday applauded the Obama Administration's denial of the Keystone XL pipeline. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Open Government Project has announced that it is offering a "private briefing" for Galveston mayoral and city council candidates regarding public housing. More
January 19, 2012 -- Kim Huynh of Friends of the Earth, in a message from the organization, on Wednesday applauded the Obama Administration's denial of the Keystone XL pipeline. More
January 19, 2012 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen, candidate for Texas House District 24, on Wednesday announced that he has raised more than $139,000 in contributions for his campaign. More
January 19, 2012 -- Felicia Harris, candidate for Texas Congressional District 14 in the Republican Primary Election, on Wednesday issued a statement opposed to the Obama Administration's denial of the Keystone XL pipeline project permit. More
January 19, 2012 -- Texas State Senator and Congressional candidate in the Republican Primary Election Mike Jackson issued a statement regarding the Obama Administration's denial of the Keystone XL pipeline project. More
January 19, 2012 -- The Tea Party Express political action committee on Wednesday condemned the decision of the Obama Administration to deny a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. More
January 17, 2012 -- Jeri Kinnear has announced her candidacy for Galveston City Council District 5. More
January 17, 2012 -- Barbara J. Carlson, candidate for the 22nd Congressional District of Texas, on Monday announced that she won the Republican Saddle Up Texas Straw Poll. More
January 15, 2012 -- The Occupy Houston Outreach Volunteer Group reports that the protest group will participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr.Birthday Parade in Houston. More
January 14, 2012 -- Phillip Morris has announced that he has been endorsed by the Galveston Municipal Police Association Political Action Committee for the 10th District Court in Galveston County. More
January 13, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch President Dr. David Callender has posted his comments on a newspaper article that is critical of UTMB’s policies regarding care for indigent patients. More
January 13, 2012 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has posted the comments he made to Galveston City Council on Thursday, and a letter he sent to HUD Office of General Counsel, to the GuidryNews.com Forum More
January 13, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has written a letter asking for volunteers in support of the 2012 Homeless Census and Needs Assessment by taking part in the Homeless Count on January 24 and January 31. More
January 12, 2012 -- Galveston College Regent Gregory Roof has announced that he will not seek reelection when his term expires in May. More
January 11, 2012 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, has asked Galveston Officials to go "on the record" about low-income tax credits to build public housing. More
January 10, 2012 -- Galveston Mayoral Candidate Lewis S. Rosen has stepped down as the senior member of Galveston’s Finance and Fiscal Affairs Committee. More
January 09, 2012 -- The Galveston Republican Women will host a forum for CD 14 congressional candidates on January 18 at Fisherman's Wharf in Galveston. More
January 09, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, calls bankruptcy "the ultimate consumer protection" in relation to the 2008 bank bailouts and the recent appointment of Richard Cordray to the new Consumer Financial Protection Board. More
January 09, 2012 -- Kerry Neves, candidate for 10th District Court Judge in Galveston County, has provided an update on his campaign. More
January 07, 2012 -- An article on Galveston by R.C. Phelan that was published in the mid 1960s, "Galveston-Going...Going...Gone?" which was included in the collection of longtime Houston educator Janet Tyler Fox, was provided to Guidry News Service by her daughter, Patsy Andrews. More
January 06, 2012 -- Cathy Conlon-Townsend is seeking cash donations and auction items to raise funds to bring the Philadelphia Mummers Quaker City String Band to Galveston for Mardi Gras again this year. More
January 06, 2012 -- Lewis Rosen, candidate for Galveston Mayor, has provided his view on the city's removal of City Manager Steve LeBlanc and the current search for a new city manager. More
January 05, 2012 -- Robert Gonzalez, a candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, has posted an essay in support of the Keystone Pipeline in the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
January 03, 2012 -- Bill Quiroga has announced that he will no longer seek election as Mayor of Galveston and will endorse Beau Rawlins for the office. Quiroga said he will instead run for Galveston City Council. More
January 02, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk column this week is titled, "Debt Burden Threatens American Families". More
January 01, 2012 -- John Bentley, 2010 chair of the Clear Lake Tea Party, announced that he will run for chairmanship of the Galveston County Republican Party in the upcoming Primary. More
January 01, 2012 -- United States Senator John Cornyn said he voted for the tax bill on Monday because it prevented a huge tax increase on 99 percent of all Texans. More
December 30, 2011 -- State Representative Ron Reynolds has released a New Year's greeting. More
December 30, 2011 -- The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association on Thursday issued a press release supporting the RESTORE Act, which would implement a plan for the use of fines collected from BP following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident. More
December 30, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Nancy Scnhell has written a letter regarding a water outage that occurred in the city on December 27. More
December 29, 2011 -- Galveston County Commissioner for Precinct 1 Patrick Doyle has announced that he will seek re-election in the 2012 elections. More
December 28, 2011 -- Heidi Thiess, candidate for Texas House District 24, on Tuesday congratulated the inaugural "Gal-Feast-On" food drive in Galveston County. More
December 27, 2011 -- The Laura Recovery Center has published a letter detailing the accomplishments of 2011 and urging the public to consider an end-of-year donation to the center. More
December 27, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, criticizes the recently passed National Defense Authorization Act for its impact on the Fifth Amendment. More
December 21, 2011 -- Occupy Houston has issued a news release announcing plans to demonstrate at two consulates today. More
December 20, 2011 -- The Gilchrist Community Association has issued a response to the Texas General Land Office's recently released Rollover Pass Recreational Amenities Plan. More
December 19, 2011 -- Randy Weber on Monday announced that he has filed as a candidate for Congressional District 14. More
December 19, 2011 -- Galveston Mayoral Candidate Lewis Rosen has posted his position on public housing to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
December 19, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses possible intervention by the United States into the financial "bailout" of the European Union. More
December 19, 2011 -- United States Senator John Cornyn recently published an opinion piece in support of voter identification laws, including a new law in Texas. More
December 16, 2011 -- Silvia Mintz has launched her campaign for election to the Harris County Board of Education, Position 4, Precinct 3. More
December 16, 2011 -- Robert Gonzalez of Friendswood today anounced that he has filed as a candidate for Congressional District 14. More
December 16, 2011 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen on Thursday announced that his campaign for Texas State Representative of District 24 has made contact with 10,000 voters through door-to-door efforts. More
December 16, 2011 -- Frank Bowser is inviting runners to participate in the Friends of Galveston Park's New Years Fun Run on January 7. More
December 15, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores Mayor Vern Johnson has released a statement that he read at the December 6 meeting of Clear Lake Shores City Council regarding council actions leading to an investigation into the city's police department. More
December 13, 2011 -- Judge R. K. Sandill on Tuesday officially filed for re-election to the 127th District Court. More
December 13, 2011 -- Maryanne Rogers today announced that she has filed to run for Galveston County Commissioner Precinct Three on the Republican Party ticket in the March 2012 Primary Election. More
December 12, 2011 -- State Representative Ron Reynolds on Monday filed for re-election in House District 27. More
December 12, 2011 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement regarding the Obama Administration's decision to reduce the number of National Guard troops at the United States-Mexico border. More
December 12, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses his opposition to mandatory mental health screenings for children and his re-introduction of the Parental Consent Act of 2011. More
December 09, 2011 -- Matt Beebe has announced that he will officially declare his candidacy for Texas State Representative in District 121 in San Antonio on Monday. More
December 08, 2011 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has published a column on the history of San Jacinto College, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. More
December 08, 2011 -- Wayne Faircloth, a candidate for Texas State Representative District 23, has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
December 05, 2011 -- Galveston Open Government Project President David Stanowski has posted his comments on the city's Community Development Block Grant Round 2.2 application. More
December 05, 2011 -- The African Coalition Political Action Committee has endorsed Jolanda Jones for reelection to Houston City Council Position 5 and Andrew Burks Jr. for Position 2. More
December 05, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the European financial crisis' impact on the U.S. dollar. More
December 05, 2011 -- Randy Weber today received endorsements from Nolan and Ruth Ryan in his campaign for 14th Congressional District of Texas. More
December 04, 2011 -- Pat Hazlewood has posted comments on Mayor Joe Jaworski's recent posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum titled "Galveston’s Great Opportunity". More
December 02, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Craig Eiland formally filed for re-election in 2012. More
December 02, 2011 -- Harris County Commissioner R. Jack Cagle has filed for election to the position he has held since October 3 when County Judge Ed Emmett appointed him to fill the position vacated by Jerry Eversole. More
December 02, 2011 -- University of Texas Medical Branch President Dr. David Callender reports that UTMB and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice have reached a tentative agreement on the terms of a contract for correctional health care for fiscal year 2012, subject to the approval of The University of Texas Board of Regents and the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. More
December 02, 2011 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has posted a guest column to the GuidryNews.com Forum, "Galveston’s Great Opportunity". More
November 30, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor today filed to run for the Republican nomination for the State Senate - District 11 seat in the March Primary Election. More
November 30, 2011 -- Texas State Representative James White on Tuesday filed for re-election to House District 19, seeking the Republican Party nomination in the March Primary Election. More
November 29, 2011 -- Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has endorsed the candidacy of Texas Governor Rick Perry for President. More
November 29, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Nancy Schnell has provided a statement concerning a water disconnect policy approved by the city council on Monday. More
November 28, 2011 -- Dr. Greg Bonnen of Friendswood on Monday filed to run for House District 24. More
November 28, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses sanctions against other countries, stating that "sanctions and blockades are not only an act of war according to international law, they are most often the first step toward a real war". More
November 28, 2011 -- Daniel McCool of Pasadena today filed for the Republican Party nomination to Texas Senate District 11 in the 2012 March Primary Elections. More
November 27, 2011 -- Former League City city attorney Mark Sokolow has published comments on the recent administrative action placed on Police Chief Michael Jez. More
November 25, 2011 -- Jack Cross has posted an essay on Galveston County Commissioners Redistricting on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
November 24, 2011 -- Congressman Al Green has posted a Thanksgiving message. More
November 22, 2011 -- Kristi Thibaut, candidate for Houston City Council At-Large Position No. 2, today announced she has received additional endorsements of her campaign for the December 10 runoff election. More
November 21, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that the Congressional "Super Committee" could balance federal spending by adopting 2004 spending levels. More
November 18, 2011 -- Kristi Thibaut, who is in a runoff for Houston City Council At-Large Position 2, has posted a list of endorsements for her campaign. More
November 17, 2011 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has appointed Jeff Temple to the Galveston Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. More
November 16, 2011 -- Houston City Controller Ronald C. Green, in Wednesday's Green Report, discussed the recent Houston City Council elections. More
November 15, 2011 -- Lewis S. Rosen today announced his candidacy for mayor of Galveston in the May 2012 city election. More
November 14, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses the European debt crisis and its potential impact on the American dollar. More
November 10, 2011 -- Kristi Thibaut, who is in a runoff Houston City Council At-Large Position 2 has posted a list of endorsements for her campaign. More
November 10, 2011 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Thursday released a message to Texans on Veterans Day, entitled "Preserving the Fabric of Our Nation". More
November 09, 2011 -- Congressional candidate John Gay was recently awarded the Cold War Service Medal as part of the Kemah Boardwalk's Salute to Veterans. More
November 09, 2011 -- Houston Independent School Board President Paula Harris published a news release regarding her re-election on Tuesday. More
November 08, 2011 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. today endorsed Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in his campaign for the United States Senate. More
November 08, 2011 -- The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association recently addressed the Coastal Engineering Research Board regarding a perceived gap between coastal engineering expertise in the United States compared to that found overseas. More
November 07, 2011 -- The NHPO Leadership Institute has released a poll showing Houston Mayor Annise Parker with a commanding lead in her campaign for re-election. More
November 07, 2011 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. has issued a statement affirming the accuracy and reliability of the Houston Police Department Breath Alcohol Testing vehicles. More
November 07, 2011 -- State Bar of Texas President Bob Black, in a commentary on Veterans Day, reminded veterans of free legal advice clinics that will be available on Veterans Day. More
November 07, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses President Barack Obama's recent use of executive orders to enact portions of his jobs bill. More
November 04, 2011 -- The Clear Lake Shores City Hall staff is coordinating a coat drive for needy children at Stewart Elementary School. More
November 03, 2011 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski urges a large turnout of Galvestonians to Friday's final home game of the year for the Ball High Tors. More
November 02, 2011 -- Randy Weber today announced that he has received an endorsement from Texas Right to Life in his campaign for election to United States Congressional District 14. More
October 31, 2011 -- A documentary showing Galveston scenes and residents will be shown by PBS station KUHT-TV Tuesday night, November 1, at 11 p.m. More
October 31, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the coming withdrawal of troops from Iraq. More
October 28, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Friday addressed the rumors of school closings. More
October 27, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has posted his report on Tuesday’s meeting of Dickinson City Council. More
October 25, 2011 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick today voiced his support for Proposition 1 in the Texas Constitutional Amendment election on November 8, which would allow disabled veterans to pass their existing property tax exemptions to their surviving spouses. More
October 25, 2011 -- The Independent Texans PAC opposes Propositions 2 and 4. More
October 24, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Transportation Security Administration's new "VIPR" campaign to install random security checkpoints on Tennessee highways. More
October 24, 2011 -- Carroll Robinson, a candidate for the Houston Community College System Board of Trustees, has posted his plan to modernize the education system. More
October 24, 2011 -- Pete Johansen, in a letter to the editor, supported encouraging former Congressman Nick Lampson to seek election into Congressional District 14. More
October 22, 2011 -- Houston Mayoral Candidate Jack O'Connor has posted an update on his campaign. More
October 21, 2011 -- Kerry Neves, candidate for the 10th District Court of Galveston County, has posted an update on his campaign including a report that one of his opponents has withdrawn from the race and has endorsed Neves. More
October 21, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education Trustee for District IV Paula Harris today announced that she has received an endorsement for her re-election from the Houston Chronicle. More
October 21, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership today announced its support of the proposed Pasadena Independent School District bond issue, which is on the November election ballot. More
October 17, 2011 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party will host Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at the Gulf Greyhound Park. More
October 17, 2011 -- Students with Hightower High School Medical Academy in Missouri City are providing presentations on pre-existing condition insurance programs. More
October 17, 2011 -- Twila Linblade has posted an update on activities at the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. More
October 17, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, questions the idea of running the government "like a business". More
October 17, 2011 -- Larry Taylor today announced that Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has endorsed his campaign for election to Texas Senate District 11. More
October 16, 2011 -- Marsha Canright has posted an interview with Galveston Interim Police Chief Henry Porretto. More
October 14, 2011 -- Texas No Kill Advocates today announced that it has sent questionnaires to candidates for Houston's city council and mayoral races regarding their positions on no kill animal shelters. More
October 13, 2011 -- Houston ISD Board of Education Trustee Paula Harris today announced that she has received endorsements in her campaign for re-election to District IV. More
October 13, 2011 -- Mike Schilly, a Houston-based Samson employee, writes about his experience in the Galveston Bay Foundation's recent Bike Around The Bay event. More
October 11, 2011 -- Civil Rights Lawyer Randall L. Kallinen today issued a press release challenging the City of Houston's requirement to remove tents put in place by protestors at Eleanor Tinsley Park. More
October 10, 2011 -- The Eric Dick for Houston City Council Campaign reports that a recent mixer was a "smashing success". More
October 10, 2011 -- Free Press Houston has issued a press release calling on Houston citizens to attend Tuesday's Houston City Council meeting or contact council members regarding proposed changes to the city's noise ordinance. More
October 10, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor, who is running for Texas State Senate District 11, was recently presented with the Taxpayer Advocate Award by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. More
October 10, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the precedent set by the killing of Anwar Al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, who were American citizens. More
October 08, 2011 -- Daniel McCool of Pasadena has filed to run for Texas Senate District 11. More
October 06, 2011 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum detailing positive aspects about Galveston and calling for bold moves to make a better future. More
October 05, 2011 -- America's WETLAND Foundation Chair R. King Milling on Wednesday released a statement regarding recently released strategies by the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency's Gulf Coast Ecosystem Task Force. More
October 05, 2011 -- University of Texas Medical Branch Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Kate Fiandt has provided her viewpoint on nurse-managed health clinics' role in 21st century health care. More
October 03, 2011 -- League City Mayor Tim Paulissen has provided a report on the September 27 meeting of the city council. More
October 03, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses "Operation Twist", an attempt by the Federal Reserve to further reduce interest rates. More
September 29, 2011 -- The City of Houston Office of Veterans Affairs will hold a welcome home ceremony for the 1/23rd Marine Battalion on Saturday at Ellington Field. More
September 29, 2011 -- State Representative Larry Taylor today announced that he has received endorsements from several Brazoria County leaders in his campaign for election to State Senate District 11. More
September 28, 2011 -- Eric Dick, candidate for Houston City Council At-Large Position No. 2, has issued a press release regarding a statement by Mayor Annise Parker regarding bandit campaign signs. More
September 28, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Dana Woodruff written a message concerning comments by other members of the city council that were posted in Guidry News Service publications. More
September 28, 2011 -- Ryan Sitton has officially announced his intention to run for Texas House of Representatives District 24, the seat currently held by Larry Taylor, who is seeking election to Texas State Senate District 11. More
September 27, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Gerry Victor has posted his justification for voting against the city's 2011/12 Budget More
September 27, 2011 -- Randy Weber on Monday released the first round of endorsements for his campaign for Congress. More
September 27, 2011 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has issued a news release regarding the recent discussions by Congress concerning disaster relief funding. More
September 27, 2011 -- The Texans for Lawuit Reform Political Action Committee on Monday endorsed Texas State Representative Larry Taylor's campaign for Texas State Senate District 11. More
September 26, 2011 -- Texas A&M University President Bowen Loftin, in a message to students, today announced that the university has accepted an offer to join the Southeastern Conference as its 13th member. More
September 26, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, opposes continued United States involvement in the United Nations, and states that the United States should not use its vote in the UN to block the Palestinian's request for membership. More
September 25, 2011 -- Bobby Wright, executive director of the Galveston County Emergency Communication District, has posted a message urging drivers to not text and drive and to discourage others from doing so. More
September 23, 2011 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today opposed the regulations imposed on Texas by the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Pollution Rule. More
September 22, 2011 -- Texas State Representative State Representative Larry Taylor has announced the endorsement of 14 local mayors across southeast Texas in his campaign for Texas Senate – District 11, which is comprised of parts of Brazoria, Galveston and Harris counties. More
September 22, 2011 -- The Galveston County Tea Party will host a public forum on October 6 to discuss the national healthcare bill. More
September 21, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on the September 13 city council meeting. More
September 20, 2011 -- Jay Old on Tuesday announced his candidacy for the United States Congress in Texas' 14th Congressional District. More
September 19, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the stimulus program approved in 2009 and its effect on unemployment. More
September 18, 2011 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary applauding last week's Technical Workshop and Symposium for the Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District hosted by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership which brought together engineers, environmentalists and elected officials from throughout the Gulf Coast Region to discuss storm surge protection. More
September 17, 2011 -- Cat Adoption Specials are being held this month at the League City Animal Shelter. More
September 17, 2011 -- Jack Cross, a retired Monsanto employee who has been critical of lawsuits against BP alleging the release of harmful amounts of benzene, has provided a report to the contrary from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. More
September 16, 2011 -- Beaumont attorney Jay Old, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, said that he will formally announce his candidacy for the 14th Congressional District on Tuesday. More
September 16, 2011 -- League City Mayor Tim Paulissen has posted his report on this week’s meeting of the League City City Council. More
September 16, 2011 -- The Galveston County African American Coaltion has sent a letter to United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan stating its opposition to plans for the construction of 569 units of government subsidized housing in Galveston. More
September 16, 2011 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has issued a news release regarding "lessons learned" from the current storm year. More
September 16, 2011 -- Houston City Council At-Large Position No. 2 candidate Kristi Thibaut on Thursday announced that she has received endorsements from various current and former elected officials. More
September 15, 2011 -- Houston City Controller Ronald C. Green, in Thursday's Green Report, discussed refinancing bonds, which he said saves the city more than $100 million. More
September 15, 2011 -- The Houston ISD Parent Visionaries group will host a meeting on Friday of parents, candidates in four of the district's board of education election, and trustees to discuss issues at the district. More
September 14, 2011 -- Houston Mayoral candidate Dr. Kevin Simms has reported that a burglary took place at his campaign headquarters early today. More
September 13, 2011 -- The Houston Restaurant Political Coalition has endorsed Houston Mayor Annise Parker. More
September 12, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that the country's occupation of lands in the Middle East is a primary reason for terrorism. More
September 08, 2011 -- Kristi Thibaut, candidate for Houston City Council At-Large Position 2, today announced that she has received an endorsement from the Houston Police Officers Union. More
September 08, 2011 -- Pearland City Council Member Felicia Harris today filed as a candidate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas, currently held by Ron Paul. More
September 06, 2011 -- Randy Weber is concluding the exploratory phase of his campaign for the 14th US Congressional District of Texas, and is preparing to make a public announcement of his intentions. More
September 06, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds today announced his intent to run for re-election to House District 27. More
September 06, 2011 -- Kristi Thibaut, candidate for Houston City Council At-Large, Position 2, today announced that she has received an endorsement from the Houston Professional Firefighters Association Local 341. More
September 05, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly Texas Straight Talk column is The Secondary Disaster of FEMA, “We’re From the Government. We’re Here to Help.” More
September 05, 2011 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has posted an Op-Ed regarding opportunities in the future despite "a rocky 2011". More
September 02, 2011 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has made it official — she is running for a second term. More
September 02, 2011 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry was honored at a fundraiser at the Hilton Americas Houston on Wednesday. More
September 01, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor today announced his intention to run for Texas Senate District 11, which is currently held by State Senator Mike Jackson. More
September 01, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has posted a message of congratulations to Dickinson Mayor Julie Masters, who has been elected president of the Texas Municipal League's Region 14. More
August 30, 2011 -- Houston City Council Member Oliver Pennington on Tuesday reported water leaks and Stage 2 Mandatory Water Conservation Measures to the residents of District G. More
August 30, 2011 -- Houston City Council At-Large Position 2 candidate Bolivar Fraga today announced that Texas Transportation Commissioner Ned Holmes has endorsed his campaign. More
August 29, 2011 -- Reverend William A. "Bill" Lawson, founding pastor of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, has endorsed Laurie Robinson for Houston City Council At-Large Position 5. More
August 29, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the future of Libya following the victory of rebels backed by the United States and NATO. More
August 28, 2011 -- Houston City Council Candidate Eric Dick has questioned the legality of the proposed Hire Houston First Ordinance. More
August 25, 2011 -- Houston City Council Member Stephen Costello has filed for re-election to his At Large Position 1 seat. More
August 24, 2011 -- Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Tom Pauken on Wednesday published an editorial entitled "Putting an End to Record Long-Term Unemployment". More
August 24, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
August 22, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses recent violent events in London and Norway and that Congress "must view the economy as its first priority and a matter of national security". More
August 22, 2011 -- United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Project Manager Byron Williams has provided answers to questions regarding the corps' Continuing Authorities Program. More
August 18, 2011 -- Annise Parker today announced that she has received an endorsement for re-election as Houston's mayor by Former First Lady Barbara Bush. More
August 18, 2011 -- Texas State Senator Mike Jackson today filed as a candidate for the newly-created 36th Congressional District, which will represent all or part of Chambers, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk and Tyler counties. More
August 17, 2011 -- Randy Gross, president of the Communities In Schools-Bay Area Board of Directors has posted a letter to the editor about the impacts of cuts in funding to Texas school districts on the CIS program. More
August 15, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses Standard & Poor's downgrade of the country's credit rating. More
August 13, 2011 -- United States Senator John Cornyn said that he is pleased that Texas Governor Rick Perry has joined "an alredy strong field of Republican presidential candidates". More
August 12, 2011 -- Mike Laster today filed as a candidate for the Houston City Council District J seat. More
August 11, 2011 -- Texas Workforce Commission Chair Tom Pauken today issued his comments regarding the need to reduce the country's dependence on foreign energy. More
August 10, 2011 -- John Machol, an environmental scientist who was chair of the Galveston Recovery Committee Infrastructure Subcommittee, is urging Galveston City Council to move forward on a feasibility study for a proposed Galveston Ring Levee to protect the island from a large storm surge. More
August 10, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
August 08, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today notes his concern that the "Super Congress" committee created through recent debt ceiling legislation to make additional funding cuts will be "a huge opportunity for lobbying firms to sneak their client's pet projects and issues into whatever legislation is created by the commission". More
August 07, 2011 -- Houston City Council Candidate Eric Dick has urged city and county action to deal with abandoned housing, which he describes as a magnet for criminal activity. More
August 06, 2011 -- Jack Cross has posted his comments on the redistricting plan being considered by Galveston County Commissioners Court. More
August 05, 2011 -- David Collins has posted a new commentary on Galveston politics, "Open Mouth, Insert Lawsuit". More
August 04, 2011 -- Congressional candidate John Gay will serve as auctioneer during a fundraiser for Pearland resident Joanne S. on Saturday at 2-A-Days Sports Bar. More
August 04, 2011 -- The Galveston Island Tree Conservancy's 2011/12 NeighborWoods Project has been chosen as a finalist for the Tom's of Maine 50 States for Good Community Sponsorship; Online voting is currently open. More
August 03, 2011 -- Former Houston City Council member Gracie Saenz has endorsed the campaign of Bolivar Fraga for Houston City Council. More
August 03, 2011 -- Laurie Robinson, candidate for Houston City Council At-Large Position 5, today issued a statement regarding the "Hire Houston First" ordinance proposed by Mayor Annise Parker. More
August 02, 2011 -- Evangeline Whorton has challenged the public to purchase only items made in the USA during the month of August, avoiding "cheap Chinese goods". More
August 01, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that, "in Washington terms, a simple freeze in spending would be a much bigger 'cut' than any plan being discussed. More
July 31, 2011 -- Congressman John Culberson has written to VA Secretary Eric Shinseki requesting the termination of Arleen Ocasio from her position as the Director of Houston National Cemetery: Letter
July 31, 2011 -- David Collins latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum is "Teach a Man to Fish". More
July 29, 2011 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has called President Obama and the Democrats ineffective, irrelevant and irresponsible following the vote in the Senate to table the House-passed Boehner Plan. More
July 29, 2011 -- The Tea Party Express has posted comments on the Senate's vote to table the House-passed Boehner Plan. More
July 28, 2011 -- David Collins posted a commentary on Thursday's meeting of Galveston City Council. More
July 28, 2011 -- The Tea Party Express has posted a statement on the GuidryNews.com Forum concerning the debt ceiling deliberations in Washington, D.C. More
July 28, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
July 27, 2011 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today launched her "50,000 Strong for Houston's Future Initiative" through her campaign for re-election to gather support for her job creation and economic development efforts. More
July 27, 2011 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has published an essay on the importance of the economic power of beaches. More
July 27, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Randy Weber today announced that he is launching an exploratory committee in consideration of running for Congressional District 14 to replace Ron Paul, who is not seeking re-election. More
July 27, 2011 -- David Collins has posted a guest column titled, "2012 Election Preview Thursday". More
July 26, 2011 -- David Collins has posted a comment on Galveston Politics, "Crouching Contractor, Hidden Agenda". More
July 25, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, compares the debt ceiling increase sought by the government to a "pesky neighbor who somehow took out a mortgage on his house in your name". More
July 22, 2011 -- John Kinard has announced his candidacy for Galveston County Sheriff. More
July 21, 2011 -- Laurie Robinson today filed as a candidate for At-Large Position 5 on the Houston City Council. More
July 21, 2011 -- Samuel Collins III reports on his efforts to gain support for preservation of the 1887 Bell home in Texas City. More
July 19, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor today provided a summary on the recent legislative session. More
July 19, 2011 -- League City Mayor Tim Paulissen has provided a report on the July 12 meeting of the city council. More
July 19, 2011 -- David Collins has submitted a comment on Galveston politics, "Trust Me! says MBS President Salazar". More
July 18, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses the issue of the debt ceiling, stating that "every time the Federal Reserve engages in more quantitative easing and devalues the dollar, it is defaulting on the American people by eroding their purchasing power and inflating their savings away". More
July 14, 2011 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has posted a commentary on a letter from Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Mercedes Marquez to Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski. More
July 14, 2011 -- John Gay, who has been campaigning for the Republican nomination for the United States House now held by Ron Paul, has published a report on his campaign now that Paul is not seeking re-election to Congress. More
July 13, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves announced that he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for Judge of the 10th District Court in Galveston County in his email report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
July 08, 2011 -- This is the 15th Anniversary of Guidry News Service, which was founded on Galveston Island on July 8, 1996. More
July 06, 2011 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski offers his view of what Galveston's new public housing will look like. More
July 05, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses abuses and failures of the of the Transportation Security Administration. More
July 02, 2011 -- Montgomery County Commissioner Ed Chance recently endorsed candidate Kenny Speight as his successor to the post of Commissioner. More
July 01, 2011 -- League City Mayor Tim Paulissen has posted his report on this week's meeting of the city council. More
June 30, 2011 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has reported that studies show many coastal residents are unprepared for a major storm event. More
June 29, 2011 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has reappointed Betty Massey and Teresa Banuelos to Galveston Housing Authority Board of Commissioners More
June 28, 2011 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today named Ward Curtin as manager of her re-election campaign. More
June 27, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses taxing and subsidizing energy producers. More
June 26, 2011 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has published a guest column, "Why I appointed James Dennis to the GHA". More
June 24, 2011 -- Samuel Collins III, who hosted the annual Juneteenth celebration at Stringfellow Orchard in Hitchcock, has posted a message thanking those who helped with the event, including members of the Tea Party. More
June 23, 2011 -- A political action committee has been formed for the campaign to recall Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski. More
June 20, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses a lawsuit he and other members of Congress filed against the Obama administration regarding U.S. military involvement in Libya. More
June 18, 2011 -- The Galveston Municipal Police Association has published audio recordings of police radio transmissions to support GMPA allegations that on-duty officers were used to guard properties that were listed with a city council member. More w/Audio
June 17, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner today released a "Report Card" on the 82nd Session of the Texas Legislature. More
June 17, 2011 -- Last month was the 35th anniversary of the ammonia truck accident at the interchange of Houston’s Southwest Freeway and Loop 610 that killed six people and injured more than 175 others. More
June 17, 2011 -- Galveston Windstorm Action Committee Chair Lee Otis Zapp reports that Texas State Senator Troy Fraser has filed legislation to close the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
June 16, 2011 -- The Galveston Municipal Police Association has accused Police Chief Charles Wiley of violating the city’s ethics rules when he assigned on-duty officers to guard a council member’s property last November. More
June 16, 2011 -- Lee Otis Zapp, Jr., chair of the Galveston Windstorm Action Committee, has issued a report on the Texas Legislature's action regarding the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
June 14, 2011 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association predicts that increased funding for coastal projects in the budgets of the United States Army Corps of Engineers will yield positive benefits for America's coastline. More
June 13, 2011 -- Samuel Collins, III reports in a Guest Column that Juneteenth celebrations in Hitchcock will include a parade, a service at New Macedonia Baptist Church and the annual Juneteenth Celebration at Stringfellow Orchards. More
June 13, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses what steps he says the country should take to create economic growth. More
June 12, 2011 -- Galveston Republican Women hosted a forum for GOP candidates for the United States Senate on Thursday, June 9. More
June 10, 2011 -- Cindy Schulz, executive director of Gulf Coast Big Brothers & Big Sisters Inc., has appealed to all Galveston County men to become mentors to boys in need of male role models. More
June 09, 2011 -- Galveston Housing Authority Paula Neff today issued a response to concerns raised about public housing in Galveston. More
June 08, 2011 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Projct, has posted a commentary about the status of Galveston Housing Authority Executive Director Harish Krishnarao. More
June 08, 2011 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick today announced the results of a poll conducted regarding his prospects in a campaign for the United States Senate seat currently held by Kay Bailey Hutchison. More
June 07, 2011 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently received a letter from Joplin Chamber of Commerce President Rob O'Brian in Missouri providing an update on the town's status after being struck by a tornado and thanking the Galveston Chamber for their assistance. More
June 06, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses legislative opposition to President Barack Obama's use of U.S. military forces in Libya without consulting or receiving approval from Congress. More
June 04, 2011 -- Social Security Public Affairs Specialist By Shelly J. Robinson has published a Guest Column on the GuidryNews.com Forum, "Spend Some Quality Time on Social Security's Website". More
June 04, 2011 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl E. Johnson has announced her campaign for re-election in 2012. More
June 04, 2011 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has written to Senator Charles E. Grassley, the Ranking Republican Member of the Committee on Finance, asking him to investigate whether Galveston Housing Authority is disregarding federal rules regarding plans to rebuild public housing on Galveston Island, "when much better sites are available on the Mainland". More
June 04, 2011 -- Galveston Republican Women will host a forum for Republican candidates for the United States Senate on Thursday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 21 in Galveston. More
June 03, 2011 -- Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson today issued a statement in response to an election mailer that questioned whether Farha Ahmed, a candidate in the District 4 City Council Runoff Election on June 11, was linked to "Lady Al Qaeda". More
June 03, 2011 -- FROM THE GUIDRY NEWS SERVICE ARCHIVES: In 1994 Buddy Herz, chair of the Galveston Economic Development Corporation, spoke to the Rotary Club of Galveston Island. More
June 02, 2011 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has created a Budget Balancer webpage that gives anyone the opportunity to decide how to balance the City’s budget. More
June 01, 2011 -- Dick Weekley, co-founder, chair and CEO of Texans for Lawsuit Reform, has posted an update on the recent legislative session. More
May 31, 2011 -- Houston City Council Member Oliver Pennington today announced his campaign for re-election to represent District G. More
May 31, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the continuance of military activity in Libya under the Obama Administration without approval by Congress. More
May 26, 2011 -- Howard Marlowe, a consultant for many coastal communities, has posted an optimistic Memorial Day message announcing that federal money is again becoming available for coastal projects. More
May 25, 2011 -- Kevin Hamby of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs has responded to comments about Galveston's public housing program by the Galveston Open Government Project. More
May 24, 2011 -- Howard Marlowe, a lobbyist for several communities on all three United States coasts, reports that The FY11 Work Plan released by the United States Army Corps of Engineers last week contains over $148 million for coastal projects, studies, and programs, which he says i more than in any year since he began tracking the data in 1995. More
May 23, 2011 -- Don Ciaccio, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, speaks in opposition to the proposed Safe Room. More
May 23, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discussed the debt ceiling for the federal government in relation to spending. More
May 22, 2011 -- Americans for Prosperity-Texas State Director Peggy Venable will speak to Friendswood Republican Women at Perry’s Restaurant in Friendswood on Thursday, More
May 22, 2011 -- This is Hurricane Preparedness Week in Texas, prompting Jim Guidry to post a comment in support of the proposed "Safe Room" being considered by Galveston City Council. More
May 21, 2011 -- Sam Collins, III is calling on all Galveston County High School & Junior High School students to consider learning about the history of Galveston County. According to the Texas Historical Commission website there are 273 historical markers in Galveston County. More
May 20, 2011 -- Kenny Speight has announced his candidacy for Montgomery County Commissioner Precinct 3. More
May 20, 2011 -- Robert Mihovil questions the wisdom of establishment of a Safe Room to house emergency personnel during hurricanes, suggesting that those people should evacuate and be prepared to return efficiently after the storm. More
May 17, 2011 -- Kristi Thibaut today announced that she has filed as a candidate for election to Houston City Council's At-Large Position 2 seat. More
May 16, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses a recent raid on a farmer in Pennsylvania for selling unpasteurized milk, and legislation he is introducing to legalize the sale of unpasteurized milk across state lines. More
May 12, 2011 -- Port Arthur Council Member John Beard, Jr. today issued a request to Mayor Delores Prince and the city council for an open meeting to address grievances filed by City Manager Steve Fitzgibbons. More
May 11, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Board President Dee Scott today issued a letter to the community asking for support in restoring education funding reduced by the Texas Legislature. More
May 11, 2011 -- Terry Arnold, who has completed treatment for inflammatory breast cancer, reports on a resolution read at the Texas State Capitol on May 4. More
May 10, 2011 -- Eric Dick, candidate for Houston City Council At-Large Position 2, today issued a letter demanding Mayor Annise Parker reconsider lay-offs of Houston Fire Department and police department. More
May 09, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the death of Osama bin Laden, stating that "the elimination of Osama bin Laden should now prompt us to declare victory and bring our troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq". More
May 09, 2011 -- La Marque Independent School District Superintendent of Schools Ecomet Burley has posted a message concerning the challenges that public education in Texas is facing. More
May 06, 2011 -- Jim Guidry has published an explanation of why Guidry News Service did not cover two emergency meetings of Jamaica Beach City Council this week. More
May 05, 2011 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on the recent developments at Galveston City Hall, including the termination of former city manager Steve LeBlanc and the appointment of Brian Maxwell as interim city manager. More
May 05, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council Member Russell C. Jones, who is the Fort Bend County advisory representative on the Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors, has written to Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark regarding a recording of Tuesday's workshop meeting on issues related to the GCWA. More
May 05, 2011 -- Eric Dick, a candidate for Houston City Council has proposed a "conservative strategy" for light rail: tax incentive districts. More
May 03, 2011 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided a report on the April 26 meeting of the city council. More
May 03, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discussed his concerns regarding the constitutionality of how President Barack Obama governs. More
May 02, 2011 -- Jenifer Anderson has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com correcting a published report that she is the administrator of a controversial political website in League City. More
April 27, 2011 -- J.L. "Bubba" Campbell, former chief of the Fort Bend ISD Police Department, has announced his candidacy for the 2012 Republican Party nomination for Galveston County Sheriff. More
April 25, 2011 -- Marty Guidry has issued a public invitation to all Guidrys in Southeast Texas to attend a meeting of Les Guédry d'Asteur (the Guedry, Guidry, Gaidry, Jeddry, Geddry, Labine, LaBean Acadian family association) in Beaumont, Texas on Saturday, April 30. More
April 25, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses Standard & Poor's fiscal outlook for the United States from "stable" to "negative". More
April 24, 2011 -- David Stanowski has posted an open letter to Galveston City Council. More
April 21, 2011 -- Tom LaRue has posted a letter of support for Steve LeBlanc as Galveston City Manager. More
April 19, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell was interviewed by a CBS News affiliate in Dallas/Fort Worth about senator Charles Schumer's disparaging comments about Houston in response to a request by the Houston Congressional Delegation and others that the assignment of a retired Space Shuttle to New York rather than Houston should be investigated. More
April 19, 2011 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided her report on the April 12 meeting of the city council. More
April 18, 2011 -- Ellis Pickett, spokesperson for the Surfrider Foundation Texas Upper Coast Chapter, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, offers comments on oral arguments that are being made to the Texas Supreme Court on the Severance decision regarding public access to the state's beaches. More
April 18, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today stated that "transparency of the Fed is a critical step to regaining control of our financial situation in this country". More
April 18, 2011 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its annual candidate forum on April 28 at the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center. More
April 14, 2011 -- The League of Women Voters-Bay Area will host a candidates forum for the Friendswood City Council election on April 28 at Windsong Intermediate School. More
April 13, 2011 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association on Tuesday issued a press release on the the United States Army Corps of Engineers mission with relation to coastal management projects while funding for the corps has declined. More
April 11, 2011 -- Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames has announced that she will hold a kick-off rally for her re-election campaign on April 21. More
April 11, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses recent budget compromises, stating that "until Democrats agree to rein in entitlement spending, and Republicans back off the blank checks to the military industrial complex, it all amounts to political gamesmanship". More
April 09, 2011 -- Brandt Raeburn, whose wife Meg is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease and whose father died from the illness, has organized Team Meg, which will host a barbecue fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association on Saturday April 30 at the Tiki Island Pavilion. More
April 07, 2011 -- Pat Hallisey has posted an open letter to League City Chief of Staff David Benson. More
April 04, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses recently released information regarding loans issued by the Federal Reserve to foreign banks during the 2008 financial market crisis. More
April 03, 2011 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has posted "an objective, intentionally incomplete list of Galveston’s post-Ike progress". More
April 01, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds today issued an open letter to Governor Rick Perry on his concerns regarding the state budget. More
March 31, 2011 -- Louis Molnar, candidate for Houston City Council At-Large Position 4, today announced that he has recorded a song to raise funds. More
March 31, 2011 -- Major Henry Trochesset of the Galveston County Sheriff's Office announced he will run for Sheriff in the 2012 Republican Primary. More
March 30, 2011 -- Dr. Jonita Reynolds on Monday issued an announcement for her candidacy in the Position 5 of the Fort Bend Independent School District Board of Trustees. More
March 29, 2011 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided a report on the March 22 city council meeting. More
March 28, 2011 -- G.W. Conelius has posted a message in support of paid parking on the Galveston Seawall. More
March 28, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses Contitutional issues with President Barack Obama's decision regarding the country's involvement in air strikes against Libya. More
March 28, 2011 -- The Texas General Land Office has celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Program. Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has posted a guest column. More
March 26, 2011 -- Samuel Collins, owner of Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock, will host a round table discussion on the subject of Confederate History Month on April 9 his home in Hitchcock. More
March 26, 2011 -- Judge Wayne Mallia, who serving his 10th year on the 405th District Court bench, announced to the Galveston Island Pachyderm Club that he is switching from the Democratic to the Republican Party. More
March 25, 2011 -- Jerry Mohn, chair of the Seawall Enhancement Committee of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce has posted a guest column in support of paid parking on Seawall Boulevard. More
March 24, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 24, 2011 -- Eric Dick, a tax attorney and candidate for the At-Large No. 2 position on Houston City Council, has published a commentary stating that the city has "a spending problem". More
March 22, 2011 -- The American Shore & Beach Preservation Asssociation today issued a press release regarding federal spending on coastal management due to reduced budgets. More
March 22, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the federal reserve and inflation, stating that "whether we consider food, gasoline, or clothing, the cost of living is increasing significantly". More
March 22, 2011 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson on Monday recognized his office's Oil Spill Prevention and Response Program, which has been in operation for 20 years. More
March 21, 2011 -- EmPac Texas, a non-profit legal watchdog group, has stated that state law "fails absolutely to protect the citizens of Houston", in relation to the reinstatement of two Houston police officers involved in the Chad Holley incident. More
March 18, 2011 -- Evelyn Timmins of Friendswood has published a column regarding the Galveston County Appraisal District's decision regarding consolidation of the district. More
March 18, 2011 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has published a column on documents recently found in the General Land Office archives that provide an account of the Texas Navy. More
March 17, 2011 -- Don Ciaccio has posted a message in support of a City of Galveston ordinance preventing registered sex offenders from living within at least 1000 ft of churches, schools and daycares. More
March 16, 2011 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has published a column regarding the cost savings and advantages for governments contracting with the Galveston County Tax Office for assessing and collecting property taxes. More
March 15, 2011 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on the March 8 city council meeting. More
March 14, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk"column, states that "it is not up to the President whether or not we intervene in Libya, or set up 'no-fly' zones, or send troops", but must be decided by Congress, according to the Constitution. More
March 12, 2011 -- Louis Molnar has filed as a candidate for Houston City Council, At-Large Position 4. More
March 11, 2011 -- Galveston County Sheriff Freddie Poor has announced in an open letter published in the GuidryNews.com Forum that he will not seek another term. More
March 09, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has reported on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 07, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses considerations of intervention in Libya, stating that "such intervention would not further U.S. interests or win us new friends, but in fact would undermine the legitimacy of any government that may emerge after the end of old regimes". More
March 06, 2011 -- Forrest Anderson, a candidate for City Council Position No. 2 in League City, has posted an announcement on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 03, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has reported on the February 22 meeting of the city council. More
February 28, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that Congress "must not only reject the warfare state, it must also reject the welfare state" in order to reduce spending. More
February 25, 2011 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
February 22, 2011 -- Lieutenant General Jefferson D. Howell, Jr., a retired Marine commander and former NASA center director, has published a column concerning the country's future in space. More
February 21, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the findings of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, stating that "it was no surprise that the commission's findings would favor increased government intervention in the economy". More
February 17, 2011 -- Republican Party of Texas State Chair Steve Munisteri has expressed the party's condolences to the family of Nancy Palm, who chaired the Harris County Republican Partyh in the 1960s and 70s. More
February 15, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, that the "dual mandate" of the Federal Reserve to keep prices stable and maximize employment, "relies not only on the fatal conceit of believing in the wisdom of supposed experts, but also on numerical chicanery". More
February 14, 2011 -- Jack Cross has prepared a PowerPoint presentation in support of College of the Mainland Board of Trustees election candidates Roney McCrary and Wayne Miles. More
February 13, 2011 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has called for a taxpayer turnout at next Tuesday's meeting of the Galveston Central Appraisal District to show support for smaller, smarter government. More
February 10, 2011 -- Christopher T. McDonold, the president of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators, has posted a message in opposition to a proposal to cut funding to the Texas Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority. More
February 09, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided his report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
February 09, 2011 -- Jose' Boix of Texas City has posted comments on the announcements by Roney McCrary and Wayne Miles that they will seek election to the College of the Mainland Board of Directors. More
February 08, 2011 -- Roney McCrary of Santa Fe, Texas, has announced that he is a candidate for the College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, Position 5. More
February 08, 2011 -- Wayne Miles of League City, Texas, has announced that he is a candidate for the College of the Mainland Board of Trustees - Position 7, one of two at-large positions. More
February 08, 2011 -- Dennis OKeeffe has announced that he is a candidate for League City Council Position No. 2. More
February 07, 2011 -- Dan Becker has announced that he is a candidate for League City City Council Position No. 1. More
February 07, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the current political unrest in Egypt, stating that "much of the blame for the unrest in Egypt and the resulting instability in the region rests with US foreign policy over the past several decades". More
February 07, 2011 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol today called for an increase in the state's alcohol excise tax to draw increased funding and provide support for prevention and intervention efforts for those with alcohol-related problems. More
February 05, 2011 -- League City City Council Member Tim Paulissen has announced that he is a candidate for mayor. More
February 05, 2011 -- Jim O'Donnel, who has contributed valuable weather information to Guidry News Service over the years, has offered a commentary on the snow forecasts that did not materialize in Southeast Texas. More
February 03, 2011 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published her report on last week's meeting of the city council. More
February 02, 2011 -- Jenifer Rene Pool will host a kick off event on Thursday for her campaign in the election for Houston City Council At Large Position 2. More
February 01, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that "we are looking to the Federal Reserve to solve an unemployment crisis that the Fed itself largely created". More
January 27, 2011 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has issued a press release on America's leadership in coastal engineering. More
January 26, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has given a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
January 25, 2011 -- Clymer Wright, long-time political activist from Houston has died. The Republican Party of Texas has expressed its condolences. More
January 25, 2011 -- Friendswood resident Nancy Kessling today wrote a letter to the editor concerning finances at Friendswood Independent School District. More
January 24, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that "our Constitution should be viewed as law, and members of Congress should be expected to follow, respect, understand, and uphold the law". More
January 21, 2011 -- Samuel Collins, III, who is about to graduate from the "Young Professional" category in the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, is encouaging other young people to become involved. More
January 17, 2011 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has given a report on the January 11 meeting of the city council. More
January 17, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses calls for increased gun control laws following the recent shootings in Arizona, stating that "government cannot make us safe by mandating security any more than it can make us prosperous by decreeing an end to poverty". More
January 13, 2011 -- Ann and Fredell Rosen of The Friends of UTMB PAC have written a letter noting the PAC's support of UTMB's "four point focus" for the legislative session. More
January 12, 2011 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
January 10, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses his support of Congressional oversight of the Federal Reserve. More
January 05, 2011 -- Terry Arnold, a founding member of the Laura Recovery Center for Missing Children, shares her thoughts on the funeral of a 12 year old boy who had been abducted and murdered and a plea for society to care about the contributing causes of such heinous crimes against the most vulnerable among us. More
January 04, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, gives his "recipe for a successful 2011". More
December 30, 2010 -- The U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit on Wednesday denied the State of Texas’ motion to stay the Greenhouse Gas State Implementation Plan Call Rule. More
December 29, 2010 -- The Social Security Administration has published a column on the ease of obtaining written verification of Social Security benefit amounts. More
December 28, 2010 -- Jim Guidry has reviewed Specific Impulse, a science fiction thriller written by Charles Justiz. More
December 28, 2010 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association today issued a press release concerning the importance of scientific research to sustainable coastal living. More
December 21, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses language used in recent debates regarding tax policy, stating that "far too many Americans truly believe that tax cuts represent a government giveaway, indistinguishable from an outright subsidy or entitlement payment". More
December 21, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on the December 14 city council meeting. More
December 17, 2010 -- Friendswood resident Nancy Kessling has written a letter to the editor regarding real estate matters discussed by the Friendswood City Council. More
December 10, 2010 -- Congressman Pete Olson, in a letter to constituents, today announced that he has been selected to serve on the Energy & Commerce Committee in the 112th Congress. More
November 30, 2010 -- Social Security Administration Public Affairs Specialist Shelly Robinson on Monday published a column with tips on avoiding identity theft during the holiday season. More
November 29, 2010 -- Jan Johnson encourages residents to support the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UTMB. More
November 11, 2010 -- Cindy Shulz, executive director of Gulf Coast Big Brothers & Big Sisters, has written a column on the need for school-based mentors in the community. More
November 10, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
November 08, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today states that Congress "cannot fix the budget and get our national debt under control by trimming fat and eliminating earmarks for ‘Bridges to Nowhere’". More
November 04, 2010 -- Jim Guidry offers congratulations to the Republicans who won control of the Galveston County Courthouse on Tuesday, and recalls a similar Repubican Revolution in Harris County in 1974. More
November 04, 2010 -- Ron Reynolds has issued a press release on his victory in the Texas State Representative for District 27 race on the November 2 election ballot. More
November 01, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses a weapons deal between the United States and Saudia Arabia, which he states is in relation to Iran. More
November 01, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided her report on the October 26 city council meeting. More
October 31, 2010 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has appointed Betty Massey to the Galveston Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. More
October 28, 2010 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick today announced the formation of a Tea Party Caucus in the state's legislature. More
October 27, 2010 -- Neil Baron has posted a guest column about the Republican Party's campaign financing. More
October 27, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has reported on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
October 26, 2010 -- Kesha Rogers, candidate for Texas Congressional District 22, on Monday issued a press release advocating use of the 25th Amendment of the United States Constitution to remove President Barack Obama from office. More
October 25, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the government's involvement in job creation, stating that "government-created jobs destroy wealth and sap potential from the economy". More
October 25, 2010 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor today issued a press release regarding legal action he has taken related to a $189 million settlement between the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and Steve Mostyn. More
October 21, 2010 -- The Vote For Proposition 1 Campaign today announced that Key PAC, a non-partisan group, has endorsed Proposition 1, a Houston ballot proposition to establish a fee for drainage and street improvements. More
October 21, 2010 -- Texas State Representative Craig Eiland has posted an appeal for support for his reelection and the reelection of Galveston County Judge Jim Yarbrough in the November 2 election. More
October 21, 2010 -- Several black elected officials in the Houston area today issued a statment condemning remarks by J.R. (Bob) Jones, a supporter of Proposition 1, an item on Houston's November 2 election ballot which would levy a fee to fund improvements for streets and drainage in the city. More
October 19, 2010 -- The Houston Federation of Teachers today endorsed Juliette Stepeche for the Houston Independent School District Board of Education District VIII seat. More
October 19, 2010 -- The Vote For Proposition 1 Campaign in Houston today announced that Texas State Representative Garnet Coleman has endorsed the proposition, which would "create a dedicated, pay-as-you-go fund to rebuild Houston's streets and drainage systems". More
October 19, 2010 -- The Galveston Open Government Project has posted a commentary on the level of salaries paid Galveston city officials. More
October 19, 2010 -- Deborah Winters Chaney has posted a commentary on the November 2 election, "There Are Only Two Choices in the November Election". More
October 19, 2010 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Cris recommends Ron Johnson for Judge of the 122nd District Court. More
October 18, 2010 -- Houston City Council Member Al Hoang participated in a local and federal public hearing on bullying and has published his comments on the hearing on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
October 18, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses inflation issues, and lists what he calls "major fumbles on the part of the U.S. Central Bank". More
October 18, 2010 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss has posted a comment on the November 2 election, "Is this really what the Republican Party in Galveston County has come to? More
October 16, 2010 -- Texas gubernatorial candidate Bill White will participate in a GOTV Rally in the Ballroom at the Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center in Galveston on October 17. More
October 14, 2010 -- Frank Marczak, who describes himself as a conservative 20-year Republican primary voter, offers comments on the Republican candidate for Galveston County Judge. More
October 14, 2010 -- Chris Toombs has posted a commentary on the GuidryNews.com Forum related to the public housing controversy, "Council Resolution Discussion: Fair Housing, Except When It's Not Convenient". More
October 13, 2010 -- Paula Flinn has published a letter in support of Joanne Griffin in the Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees District 2-B election on November 2. More
October 11, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses the economy, noting October "has a reputation for being a scary month economically and this month is shaping up to be frightening, as well". More
October 09, 2010 -- Galveston County Republican Party Chair John LeCour has filed a complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission against Galveston County Judge Jim Yarbrough. More
October 08, 2010 -- The American Beverage Institute today urged Texas lawmakers to reject calls by Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo for a law to allow law enforcement agents to arrest drivers whose blood-alcohol content is lower than the current threshold of 0.08. More
October 08, 2010 -- Kesha Rogers, candidate for Texas Congressional District 22, called on Vice President Joe Biden to use Section 4 of the 25th Amendment to impeach President Barack Obama. More
October 08, 2010 -- The Vote For Proposition 1 Campaign in Houston today announced that the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Proposition 1, which will institute a drainage fee for the city. More
October 08, 2010 -- The Vote For Prop 1 Campaign on Thursday announced that LULAC Council 402 has endorsed Proposition 1 by the City of Houston. More
October 07, 2010 -- Houston Independent School District Board President Greg Meyers provided a response to the Renew Houston press release that was sent to media after the board adopted its resolution today. More
October 07, 2010 -- The Vote for Prop 1 Campaign today issued a press release regarding the Houston Independent School District Board of Education's resolution requesting an exemption from the drainage fee the proposition would impose. More
October 05, 2010 -- The Galveston County Bar Association has published results of a poll of its members regarding candidates in the November 2 Election. More
October 04, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on the September 28 meeting of the city council. More
October 04, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses free markets and states that policitians should "think about what government has been doing to business in this country". More
October 01, 2010 -- Congressional candidate Kesha Rogers has posted a news release critical of Congressman Pete Olson for supporting the compromise space funding bill. More
October 01, 2010 -- Kesha Rogers, candidate for Texas Congressional District 22, today issued a press release regarding Congressman Pete Olson's stand on policy regarding Afghanistan. More
September 30, 2010 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has published a press release regarding questions to ask election candidates regarding their stance on beaches and coastal management. More
September 29, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
September 29, 2010 -- Joanne McClelland Griffin, a candidate for Galveston Independent School District School Board Trustee has posted an announcement on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
September 28, 2010 -- Stop Baytown Red Light Cameras, a group formed to seek the ban of red light cameras in Baytown, has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
September 27, 2010 -- Kesha Rogers, candidate for Texas Congressional District 22, is urging citizens to call on Congress to pass legislation reinstating the 1933 Glass-Steagall banking law. More
September 27, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, refers to healthcare reform legislation as "a huge misdiagnosis", and discusses issue with the bill, which was approved six months ago. More
September 23, 2010 -- The Daughters of the American Revolution commemorated Constitution Week, which is recognized from September 17 to September 23 each year. More
September 22, 2010 -- Bill Worsham published an opinion regarding Texas Governor Rick Perry's request for a federal disaster declaration for the impact of Tropical Storm Hermine. More
September 20, 2010 -- Bill Quiroga has posted a guest column about Galveston County Commissioners Court. More
September 20, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recent appointment of the first "credit czar" at the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. More
September 20, 2010 -- Kesha Rogers, candidate for Texas Congressional District 22, recently issued a press release regarding fusion energy technology, and stating that President Barack Obama "is opposing the only technology that will allow us to replenish the resources of the biosphere". More
September 20, 2010 -- The Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc. has announced endorsements of candidates for several state offices in the November 2 General Election. More
September 19, 2010 -- BP America Chairman and President Lamar McKay posted a statement on completion of the MC252 Relief Well in the Gulf of Mexico. More
September 17, 2010 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor has clarified his request for information from the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
September 17, 2010 -- Nancy Kessling has posted a commentary about city government in Friendswood, "The business of the People continues to evade public scrutiny in Friendswood". More
September 17, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided a report on the September 14 meeting of the city council. More
September 16, 2010 -- Maureen Patton, executive director of The Grand 1894 Opera House, has published a message to the friends of Henrietta Leonora “Nonie” Kempner Thompson, who died on Wednesday at the age of 97. More
September 13, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses the possibility of another stimulus package. More
September 13, 2010 -- Congressional candidate Kesha Rogers has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum urging reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall act. More
September 10, 2010 -- Chris Stevens, who was the Republican candidate for Galveston County Judge four years ago, has posted an endorsement of Mark Henry for the position. More
September 07, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the current administration's claims that "their economic policies were working, just not fast enough". More
September 05, 2010 -- Renaye Ochoa, a 17 year veteran of the Galveston Police Department, has posted comments concerning proposed budget reductions that were delivered to Galveston City Council on August 26. More
September 04, 2010 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has posted an open letter to Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski. More
September 02, 2010 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has written a letter to Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott requesting an official ruling regarding claims that federal funding for Galveston is tied to the construction of public housing. More
August 30, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses recent troop withdrawals in Iraq, stating that operations in the country "have in fact, changed minimally, if really at all". More
August 30, 2010 -- Adrian Heath, candidate for Montgomery County Judge, recently announced the launch of an advertising campaign to "make Montgomery County taxpayers aware of little known details" of incumbent County Judge Alan Barber Sadler. More
August 29, 2010 -- A large crowd of friendly supporters turned out for a reception and fundraiser at La Brisa Restaurant in League City in support of the re-election of Kurt Sistrunk to a third term as Galveston County District Attorney. Paid Advertisement
August 28, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published her report on the August 24 meeting of League City City Council. More
August 25, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today provided his report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
August 24, 2010 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has published "Congratulations!" to the City of Galveston for having been named one of America's 150 "Forgotten Cities". More
August 24, 2010 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski and the City of Galveston have published a news release proclaiming that “Galveston is alive, thriving, and open for business.” More
August 23, 2010 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project has posted an essay that contends "It's Time to Abolish the GHA!". More
August 23, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses the possible replacement of the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac institutions for smaller federal home loan guarantee organizations, and suggests the government "extricate itself from the market altogether and let it normalize". More
August 23, 2010 -- Jim Guidry has posted an essay in support of the re-election of Galveston County Judge Jim Yarbrough. More
August 22, 2010 -- Buzz Elton has posted a message in support of an expanded Section 8 public housing program in Galveston. More
August 22, 2010 -- Lawfest, an event honoring law enforcement in Galveston County, sponsored by members of the Galveston County Democratic Party, was held at the Wayne Johnson Community Center at Carbide Park on Saturday. More
August 21, 2010 -- The Galveston Open Government Project has published a clarification of its position on public housing. More
August 17, 2010 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has posted an essay that he contends has "all you need to know" about public housing in Galveston. More
August 16, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that the recently approved healthcare reform bill should be repealed, describing the bill as a "poorly written and poorly conceived monstrosity". More
August 15, 2010 -- Although Galveston residents were assured on January 22, 2009 that the island was safe, the University of Texas Medical Branch on Tuesday will host a workshop to focus on toxins left by Hurricane Ike. Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on the issue. More
August 12, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
August 12, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
August 12, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has published a commentary concerning the economic challenges for the Houston area. More
August 09, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses civilian casualty reports in Afghanistan and Iraq. More
August 07, 2010 -- United States Congressman Gene Green has taken issue with a statement by Texas Governor Rick Perry that Green says "falsely states how federal funding will affect Texas". More
August 06, 2010 -- Social Security Administration Public Affairs Specialist Nikitia Johnson has published a column concerning Social Security scams. More
August 02, 2010 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has posted an open letter to Mayor Joe Jaworski and members of Galveston City Council regarding the city's pension plans. More
August 02, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recent exposure of documents related to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan by Wikileaks. More
August 02, 2010 -- A GuidryNews.com cartoon by Al Mainwaring, originally published in 2003, is being published again today in light of the new initiative for a system of paid parking on Seawall Boulevard and a recent survey about casino gambling being conducted by the Galveston Chamber of Commerce. Cartoon
July 30, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall today published her report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
July 29, 2010 -- Galveston resident Chris Toombs today published comments he made regarding public housing in Galveston while speaking at a recent public hearing concerning the Houston-Galveston Area Council's Method of Distribution for Community Development Block Grants. More
July 28, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
July 26, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the country's intelligence infrastructure. More
July 25, 2010 -- Adam C. Walmus, Director at the Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center, has written a letter about the VA's response to the war. More
July 25, 2010 -- Jeff Weems, Democratic nominee for Texas Railroad Commissioner, on Friday agreed with his opponent’s admission that the Republican lacks ideas, initiative and the desire to lead. More
July 22, 2010 -- Don Ciaccio has posted a message to the GuidryNews.com Forum in support of paid parking on the Galveston Seawall. More
July 20, 2010 -- David Stanowski, president of the Galveston Open Government Project, has published an open letter to Mayor Joe Jaworski and Galveston City Council, offering an analysis of city staffing levels. More
July 19, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses the issuance of another moratorium on offshore drilling by the Obama Administration. More
July 17, 2010 -- Galveston Police Chief Charles Wiley, who was a candidate for Chief of Police at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, has announced that he is no longer a candidate and plans to remain in his current position with the Galveston Police Department. More
July 16, 2010 -- Rick Clapp has responded to crticisms of Guidry News Service's alliance with his Bay Group Media in Bay Area Houston. More
July 16, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Thursday provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
July 16, 2010 -- Sue Mayfield Geiger has expressed "Concerns and Questions" about a news release published by Guidry News Service regarding Rick Clapp of Bay Group Media, who has formed an alliance with Guidry News Service. More
July 15, 2010 -- Carla Medlenka has posted "Concerns and Questions" about Guidry News Service. More
July 15, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell today issued a response to United State Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's NASA reauthorization bill, stating that the bill is "the best news we've had in the last six months". More
July 15, 2010 -- Guidry News Service has spent the past couple of days responding to a most unpleasant diatribe from John Ennis, publisher of a local magazine. More
July 12, 2010 -- Jim Guidry has posted an essay about some significant changes on Galveston Island. More
July 12, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today stated that the country's involvement in Afghanistan is "an ill-advised quagmire with no end in sight". More
July 09, 2010 -- Ross Novelli, Jr, who resigned from the Galveston College Board of Regents on Thursday, has posted an open letter to the GuidryNews.com Forum More
July 07, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul's "Texas Straight Talk" column this week is about his Federal Reserve Transparency Act which was defeated last week by the Democratic majority in the House of Representatives. More
July 07, 2010 -- Pearland Mayor Tom Reid has commended Guidry News Service for it's regional coverage in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
July 05, 2010 -- This week, on July 8, 2010, we at Guidry News Service are celebrating our 14th anniversary of publishing news of the Gulf Coast Region, first via fax to Galveston subscribers, then through the Internet to a world-wide audience. More
July 01, 2010 -- Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Emergency Management Coordinator Danny Shine has published a report on the readiness of the VA to respond to crisis situations. More
June 29, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on the June 22 meeting of the city council. More
June 28, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today stated that "military budgets must be on the chopping block along with everything else". More
June 27, 2010 -- Houston Independent School District is seeking 270 tutors for the Apollo 20 schools. More
June 22, 2010 -- The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association today provided answers to common questions regarding the impacts of Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More
June 21, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that there is "too much government in the Gulf" regarding the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
June 18, 2010 -- The City of Galveston reports that Swagit, the company contracted to provide live Streaming Video of city council meetings on the Internet, as well as archived recordings of previous meetings, is nearing completion of the installation of equipment. More
June 16, 2010 -- Douglas Matthews, chair of the State Juneteenth Advisory Committee, has written a letter inviting Texans to join in on Juneteenth celebrations. More
June 15, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided a report on the June 8 meeting of the city council. More
June 14, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, proposes Congress re-examine the case for free-market healthcare, stating that "authoritarianism is bad for your health". More
June 14, 2010 -- Sharon Overall, the daughter of Michael Overall who has brain cancer and will benefit from a golf tournament in Sour Lake, is requesting sponsors for the tournament as well as golfers. More
June 11, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell today responsed to an announcement by NASA that contractors working on the Constellation Program must cut back their expenses to meet with a termination liability clause in the event the project is cancelled. More
June 10, 2010 -- Angela Case has suggested that Guidry News Service add StageDoorInc.com to our list of entertainment venues, which we have. More
June 10, 2010 -- Don Ciaccio has posted comments on the June 19 runoff election in Galveston, titled "It's time for Beeton and Woods to go!" More
June 09, 2010 -- Dr. David Callender, President of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, has written a letter providing an update on plans and progress at the university. More
June 09, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
June 08, 2010 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has published answers to common questions regarding the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the beaches and wildlife on the Gulf Coast. More
June 08, 2010 -- Juneteenth Family Day organizer Sam Collins, III has written a letter about the fifth year of hosting the event at Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock, Texas. More
June 07, 2010 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul's "Texas Straight Talk" column this week is entitled "Why Governments Hate Gold". More
June 02, 2010 -- Former Galveston City Council member Juan M. Peña, who was a candidate for election to City Council District 3, has endorsed Sheryl Rozier for the position in the June 19 runoff election. More
June 02, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today filed his report on the May 25 meeting of the city council. More
June 01, 2010 -- Justice of the Peace Jim Schweitzer questions the "plan" that regional officials have to protect the Texas coast from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More
June 01, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses the "Private Option Health Care Act" he introduced last week. More
May 30, 2010 -- Brenda Beust Smith is "Ferry Mad" about the operation of the Galveston-Bolivar Ferry. More
May 25, 2010 -- Jason Ray, attorney for Nancy Kessling in the lawsuit styled Nancy Kessling v. Friendswood Independent School District and Patricia Hanks, Superintendent, has submitted an update on the lawsuit. More
May 24, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses a proposed supplemental appropriations bill in Congress, saying the bill is "akin to a family that consistently outspends its budget, and therefore needs to use a credit card to make it through the end of the month". More
May 22, 2010 -- Former Galveston mayor Barbara Crews took issue with Jim Guidry's remarks concerning former city manager Bern Ewert in his commentary published on May 17. More
May 21, 2010 -- Dr. William Merrell, the originator of the concept of an Ike Dike to protect the Texas Gulf Coast from a storm surge, has posted a new essay in support of the proposal. More
May 20, 2010 -- Brenda Lee, who had campaigned for election to Galveston City Council District 2, today thanked her supporters and endorsed Angela Brown in the June 19 runoff election for the District 2 seat. More
May 17, 2010 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on the new majority on Galveston City Council. More
May 17, 2010 -- The Sierra Club today issued a news release urging citizens to speak at public hearings in Texas this week regarding a proposed pipeline designed to carry tar sands oil from Canada to the United States. More
May 17, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the "bailout" of Greece by central banks. More
May 17, 2010 -- Bob Smither has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum in support of the Get Out Of Our House movement, seeking to remove career politicians from office. More
May 14, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall today published a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
May 13, 2010 -- Friendswood Independent School District has published a press release announcing that the district will present "their side of the story" and "set the record straight" in an upcoming District Court hearing to address claims by Nancy Kessling that the district and Superintendent Trish Hanks violated the Texas Open Meetings Act and Texas Public Information Act. More
May 12, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today issued a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
May 11, 2010 -- League City Council Member Elect Joanna Sharp today issued a statement thanking her supporters in her campaign for election. More
May 10, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today states that an amendment to the Financial Reform Bill by the United States Senate "guts the spirit of a truly meaningful audit of the most crucial transactions of the Fed", by requiring only a one-time disclosure by the Federal Reserve System. More
May 06, 2010 -- Three student senators at Texas A&M University have introduced a bill in the Student Senate to "oppose measures to give in-state tuition to persons residing in the United States illegally." More
May 03, 2010 -- Aleithia Artemis, a Houston transit rider, has posted comments on the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County. More
May 03, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses a vote by Congress last week to prevent an automatic pay raise for Members of Congress. More
May 03, 2010 -- George Gould of Galveston provided a report on a phone conference organized on Friday to discuss issues surrounding the Deepwater Horizon incident, which has caused a large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More
May 01, 2010 -- League City City Council Member Tim Paulissen, who is unopposed for reelection in the May 8 election, has endorsed Joanna Sharp in the only contested race on the ballot. More
April 30, 2010 -- The League City Improvement District has endorsed the proposed amendment to the City Charter to a Council-Manager form of government. More
April 29, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today filed his report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
April 27, 2010 -- Operation We Care is asking people in the area to participate in a project to send 550 pillowcases to a unit of the 101st Airborne in Afghanistan. More
April 27, 2010 -- A mayoral debate between Betty Massey and Joe Jaworski was held at Trinity Episcopal Church on April 22, 2010, in Galveston More
April 27, 2010 -- Enrique de Leon has posted an endorsement of the candidacy of Joanna Sharp for League City City Council. More
April 26, 2010 -- Tammy Gonzalez has posted a message to the GuidryNews.com forum in support of Joanna Sharp for League City City Council. More
April 26, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, describes the difference between socialism and corporatism. More
April 24, 2010 -- Kathy Rogers has provided a report on the April 22 League of Women Voters candidates' forum for Friendswood City Council candidates. More
April 22, 2010 -- Star Lazarow, a candidate for the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 22, 2010 -- Candidate for Galveston County Council District 2 James E."Gwen" Dallas today announced that he is suspending his campaign and endorsing Brenda Lee in the race. More
April 22, 2010 -- The Advocacy Committee of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce offered twenty questions to candidates for mayor and city council in the May 8 election and rated them on their answers. More
April 22, 2010 -- George Douglas Lee has posted a comment on the Galveston Chamber of Commerce rating of his wife's candidacy for Galveston City Council. More
April 20, 2010 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership has approved a resolution in support of the proposed Galveston Independent School District Multipurpose Sports Facility. More
April 20, 2010 -- Lisa Velasquez, a cancer society, has sumbmitted a guest column about her participation in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Galveston. More
April 19, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses legislation he has introduced to repeal provisions of recently-passed healthcare insurance reform that require citizens to purchase health insurance. More
April 18, 2010 -- The 2nd Annual "Nalgene Least Wasteful Cities Study" has ranked San Francisco the top city, and Houston the last, for responsible consumption and eco-friendly behavior. More
April 17, 2010 -- The Board of Directors for Ambassadors Academy, known as FOCUS, Inc. voted unanimously to support a bond for the new multi-purpose stadium in Galveston. More
April 16, 2010 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on choices Galveston voters face in the May 8 municipal election. More
April 16, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
April 15, 2010 -- The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhood's second candidate forum for Mayor and City Council seats in Galveston will be held on Wednesday, April 21 at The Grand 1894 Opera House More
April 15, 2010 -- Congressmen John Culberson and Gene Green today published their opinion regarding President Barack Obama's decisions regarding funding for NASA. More
April 14, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has clarified his position in an earlier posting that was published on the GuidryNews.com Forum - his comments were not intended to give the impression that he completely endorses the President's new plan for human spaceflight. More
April 14, 2010 -- Candidate for Galveston City Council District 3 Sheryl Rozier today published an announcement regarding her campaign. More
April 14, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell reports that President Obama’s revised plans for the 2011 NASA budget is good news for the manned spacecraft program. More
April 14, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided his report of Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
April 12, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission hearings held last week. More
April 11, 2010 -- Andrea White, wife of candidate for Governor, Bill White, spoke to Alpha Delta Kappa Honorary Teachers Sorority on April 5. More
April 06, 2010 -- Kiplan Miskowic has written a letter, posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, regarding the proposed installation of an elevated water storage tank in the Isla Del Sol subdivision. More
April 05, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the impact of government regulation on energy costs, including the price of gasoline. More
April 02, 2010 -- Robert L. Fuller, chair of Lakewood Yacht Club's Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, has publised a tribute to John O'Quinn, an attorney, philanthropist and classic car collector who died recently. More
April 02, 2010 -- Port of Galveston Director of Finance Wayne Byrd has issued a statement regarding an investigation of his handling $20,000 emergency cash put in place for hurricane season 2008. More
April 01, 2010 -- Texas Public Policy Foundation Executive Director Arlene Wohlgemuth on Wednesday issued a statement regarding the caseload and cost projectsions for Medicaid for Texas as a result of recently passed health care reform legislation. More
April 01, 2010 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier, in a special message to the public, on Wednesday announced new hires selected for administration positions at the district. More
April 01, 2010 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in an open letter to Texans, thanked her constituents for allowing her to represent Texas in the Senate and discussed her plans to remain on the Senate through the end of her term. More
March 30, 2010 -- Kay Langley, secretary of the Isla Del Sol Homeowners Association on West Galveston Island, has posted her comments on the city's new elevated water tower. More
March 29, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recently approved healthcare reform legislation and its economic impacts. More
March 25, 2010 -- Port of Houston Chief Executive Officer Alec Dreyer has responded to a message by Shoreacres Mayor Jayo Washington that was posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 24, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 22, 2010 -- The City of Galveston is moving toward a system to provide streaming video of its city council meetings but Guidry News Service will continue to provide the service for a while longer. More
March 22, 2010 -- Galveston City Council District 2 candidate Angela Brown has posted an announcement on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 18, 2010 -- Shoreacres Mayor Jayo Washington has written a letter, which is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum, responding to an offer of a noise easement by the Port of Houston Authority to property owners affected by the Bayport Container Terminal. More
March 17, 2010 -- Chris Stevens advises that although the deadline to withdraw has passed he no longer wants to be elected to League City City Council Position 7 and is endorsing Joanna Sharp in the race. More
March 17, 2010 -- Owners of bars and taverns in Galveston on Tuesday announced the formation of the Galveston Bar and Tavern Owners Association, which plans to form a political action committee. More
March 16, 2010 -- Brenda Lee, candidate in the race for Galveston City Council District 2, has posted an announcement on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 15, 2010 -- La Marque Independent School District Superintendent Ecomet Burley on Friday published a letter concerning the school district's finances. More
March 15, 2010 -- Borris Miles on Friday announced his victory over Al Edwards in the March Democratic Primary nomination for Texas State House of Representative District 146. More
March 15, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on the March 9 meeting of the city council. More
March 12, 2010 -- Jim Rothgeb, candidate for Galveston City Council District 5, posted an announcement on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 12, 2010 -- Johnny Smecca and Ken Jencks, co-chairs of People Advocating Success for Students, or PASS, have written a letter supporting the construction of a new multi-purpose stadium for the Galveston Independent School District. More
March 11, 2010 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith has written a letter commending the Boy Scouts of America on its 100th anniversary. More
March 11, 2010 -- Chris Stevens has announced his candidacy for League City Council Position 7 in the May 8 General Election. More
March 10, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 09, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has published a letter, posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, entitled "America can't afford to abandon human spaceflight". More
March 09, 2010 -- Oscar Ortiz, candidate in the Port Arthur mayoral election, will host a "meet and greet" session tonight at Rancho Grande Mexican Restaurant in Port Arthur. More
March 09, 2010 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol has published a press release urging parents to talk with their children about alcohol before vacationing for spring break. More
March 08, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, describes the 2010 national census as "a little too personal" and states that the federal government should limit its inquiry to the question of "how many people live here?". More
March 03, 2010 -- Congressman John Culberson today issued a press release regarding the possibility of "reconciliation" being used to pass a health care reform bill. More
March 02, 2010 -- La Marque Independent School District Superintendent Ecomet Burley on Monday congratulated the district's girls basketball team on their 2009-2010 season. More
March 01, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall today issued her report on the February 23 meeting of the city council. More
March 01, 2010 -- Ronald Reynolds, candidate for Texas State Legislative House District 27 in the Democratic Party Primary, today claims that incumbent candidate Dora Olivo "deceptively claimed" endorsement of her candidacy by State Representative Sylvester Turner. More
March 01, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, today discusses "bizarre spending habits" of the federal government. More
February 27, 2010 -- President Barack Obama has endorsed Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of the 18th Congressional District for her re-election. More
February 25, 2010 -- Betty Massey, a candidate for Mayor of Galveston, has posted her position on public housing on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
February 25, 2010 -- Congressman John Culberson has published a press release urging President Barack Obama to "listen to the millions of Americans who have said no to a government takeover of health care" when discussing reform legislation with Republicans today. More
February 24, 2010 -- Kesha Rogers, a Democratic Party candidate for Congress, has posted a mesage on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
February 24, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published a report on the Tuesday meeting of the city council. More
February 23, 2010 -- Dianna Puccetti today announced her candidacy for Galveston City Council District 6 in the May 8 General Election. More
February 23, 2010 -- Farouk Shami, candidate for Texas Governor in the Democratic Primary Election, will be making campaign stops in Galveston County on Wednesday. More
February 22, 2010 -- Former state representative Martin Frost offers advice to Democratic candidates for the Texas House of Represenatives who face strong Republican opposition. More
February 22, 2010 -- The VFW in Dickinson is sponsoring a Candidate Forum on Thursday, February 25 at the VFW Post on Highway 3. More
February 22, 2010 -- Mark Henry has announced his candidacy for Galveston County Judge in the Republican Primary Election on March 2. More
February 22, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses last week's one year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, stating that "rather than learning the lessons of the past year, the administration is moving full-speed ahead to do even more economic damage". More
February 19, 2010 -- Several local elected officials on Friday spoke out about why they are endorsing Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. More
February 19, 2010 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has published her comments on the homestead appraisal cap on properties damaged by Hurricane Ike. More
February 18, 2010 -- United States Representative Pete Olson has posted a commentary on President Barack Obama's plan to cancel NASA's Constellation Program. More
February 18, 2010 -- Congressman John Culberson on Wednesday published a commentary on the one-year anniversary of the signing of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. More
February 17, 2010 -- Gary Gillen on Tuesday announced that he has filed for a position on the Richmond City Commission in the May 8 election. More
February 17, 2010 -- James E. "Gwen" Dallas on Tuesday announced his candidacy for Galveston City Council District 2 in the May 8 election. More
February 16, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the possibility that the United States Federal Reserve may be supplying funds to assist in "bailing out" the country of Greece. More
February 16, 2010 -- Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, who is seeking re-election this year, on Monday presented a $1 million donation from BP North America to assist the North Forest School District in promoting science and math curriculums. More
February 15, 2010 -- from Superintendent of the Houston Independent School District Terry B. Grier has published a special message to the public. More
February 15, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has provided a report on the February 9 city council meeting. More
February 13, 2010 -- Chris Daniel, a Republican candidate for Harris County District Clerk, has posted a statement of his qualifications which is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
February 12, 2010 -- Houston Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee joined a 12-member congressional delegation for a whirlwind one-day visit to Haiti for what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi described as an assessment of "ongoing reconstruction efforts ahead of the U.S. Congress considering long term assistance" to the earthquake damaged nation. More
February 11, 2010 -- James Lombardino is running for Judge of the 308th Family District Court in the Republican Primary. More
February 11, 2010 -- David Braun has published a commentary questioning President Barack Obama's proposal to "turn over much of the work that NASA does to 'commercial' interest". More
February 11, 2010 -- Midtown Galveston resident kat Joel reports on a community improvement project that allowed neighborhood youth to express themselves artistically. More
February 11, 2010 -- Steve Munisteri, candidate for Texas Republican Party Chair, on Tuesday announced that several past and current Republican Party officials have endorsed his campaign. More
February 11, 2010 -- Matt Angle of the Lone Star Project has published comments about the passing of former Congressman Charlie Wilson. More
February 10, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has published a commentary concerning funding for the human spaceflight program. More
February 10, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published a report on Tuesday's city council meeting. More
February 09, 2010 -- David Stanowski of the Galveston Open Government Project has posted a letter to the GuidryNews.com Forum complaining that Galveston Housing Authority Executive Director Harish Krishnarao lives in Pearland. More
February 09, 2010 -- David Stanowski of the Galveston Open Government Project has written to Shaun Donovan seeking help in the group's campaign to keep the Galveston Housing Authority from rebuilding 569 public housing units lost due to Hurricane Ike. More
February 08, 2010 -- Joe Jaworski, accompanied by his children Lee and Sasha, filed his declaration of candidacy for Galveston Mayor with City Secretary Barbara Lawrence on Saturday morning February 6. More
February 08, 2010 -- Betty Massey has formally filed to run for Mayor of Galveston. More
February 08, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses House of Representatives' recent increase of the national debt ceiling by $1.9 trillion. More
February 08, 2010 -- The Texas Farm Bureau today announced that it has endorsed Justice Eva Guzman in her campaign for election to Place 9 on the Texas Supreme Court. More
February 07, 2010 -- Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee today was endorsed by Houston City Controller Ron Green. More
February 05, 2010 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry B. Grier, in a statement in the HISD E-news, discussed the recently approved plan to improve teacher evaluations. More
February 05, 2010 -- Former Port Arthur Mayor Oscar Ortiz has announced that he will file for his candidacy for Mayor of Port Arthur on Monday. More
February 05, 2010 -- Congressman John Culberson on Thursday published a statement regarding the proposed increase of the country's debt limit by Congress. More
February 04, 2010 -- Steve Munisteri, candidate for chair of the Republican Party of Texas, today announced that his campaign has raised the most out of any candidate in the race. More
February 04, 2010 -- Kevin Mauzy, candidate for Harris County Clerk in the March Republican Primary Election, on Wednesday announced his qualifications for the office. More
February 02, 2010 -- Galveston mayoral candidate Joe Jaworski has published an update on his campaign that is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
February 02, 2010 -- Congressman John Culberson has issued a statement on President Barack Obama's proposed budget, complaining that it "contains more spending, more taxes, and more debt". More
February 02, 2010 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association complained that the President's proposed budget "does little to reduce coastal hazards or provide incentives for smart coastal growth policies". More
February 01, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell, in a message to BAHEP members, has called for a battle save NASA's Constellation Program from budget cuts proposed by President Barack Obama. More
February 01, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the spending freeze proposed by the Obama Admininstration, noting "caveats" in the spending freeze he said would "ensure that we are not at any real risk of actually doing anything about spending". More
February 01, 2010 -- The Galveston Alliance for Responsible Development is circulating a petition calling for a Charter Change Election to "to prohibit the City of Galveston directly or indirectly, except as required by state or federal law or regulation of a granting agency, from disbursing any federal, state, local, or any other taxpayer funds for the purposes of new construction or reconstruction of any government subsidized housing in the City of Galveston without the vote of the people in a publicly funded election.” More
February 01, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has filed a report on the January 26 meeting of the city council. More
January 29, 2010 -- Sheila Jackson Lee today announced that she has received endorsements in her campaign for re-election to the 18th Congressional District from the Harris County AFL-CIO Council, Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas Action Fund, Inc. More
January 28, 2010 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association on Tuesday published a press release concerning the impact of coastal "megacities" on coastal resources. More
January 27, 2010 -- David Stanowski has published a commentary on paid parking in Galveston entitled "There is no such thing as free parking". More
January 27, 2010 -- Bill White, candidate for Texas Governor, will open a regional field office for his campaign on Thursday in Beaumont. More
January 27, 2010 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has sent a message to its members encouraging support of paid parking in Downtown Galveston. More
January 25, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, proposes legalizing "competing currencies" to the federal reserve note, such as those backed by gold and silver. More
January 22, 2010 -- Stephen P. Munisteri, a retired attorney and business man from Houston, today announced his candidacy for chairing the Republican Party of Texas. More
January 22, 2010 -- Cindy Schulz, executive director of Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters has published a Guest Column urging adults to mentor a child. More
January 22, 2010 -- Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will hold an open house at her campaign headquarters on Saturday. More
January 22, 2010 -- Coastal advocate Howard Marlowe in a news release posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum, urges managers of beaches to form alliances with ports, navigation channels, environmental groups and others to create the political power to get Congress to give a higher priority to the nation's water resources. More
January 19, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, which he predicts "will eventually come to the firm conclusion that government needs to be bigger, and that the market is just too free". More
January 19, 2010 -- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund on Friday announced that it is endorsing Texas Governor Rick Perry for re-election in the Republican state primary election. More
January 18, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published her report on the January 12 meeting of the city council. More
January 15, 2010 -- Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Director Cindy Schulz has posted a message of thanks and gratitude to those who assisted the program during the past year. More
January 14, 2010 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry B. Grier has published a response to published criticism of the new teacher evaluation policy approved by the Board of Education. More
January 14, 2010 -- United States Representative of District 18 Sheila Jackson Lee on Wednesday announced that she has opened her campaign office for the upcoming Democratic Primary Election. More
January 13, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
January 12, 2010 -- Ellis Pickett of the Gulf Restoration Network has published comments on the GuidryNews.com Forum page asking citizens to participate in "Wear Blue for Oceans Day" on January 13. More
January 12, 2010 -- Joe Jaworski, candidate for Galveston mayor, is seeking volunteers for his campaign. More
January 11, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the independence of the Federal Reserve following news last week that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, then New York Federal Reserve Chair, had asked AIG officials not to disclose details of agreements with banks to bail out Goldman Sachs. More
January 08, 2010 -- United States Representative John Culberson today called on President Barack Obama to "explain clearly his definition of 'war against al Qaeda'". More
January 08, 2010 -- Pat Hallisey has written his thoughts on the passing of Dr. Ned Dudney. More
January 08, 2010 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities has published a commentary regarding Texas Governor Rick Perry's proposal to budget and tax restrictions "based on minority rule" and a "Colorado-style" spending restriction for the state's budget. More
January 07, 2010 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul said today that recent revelations that then New York Fed chair Timothy Geithner urged AIG to avoid disclosing to the SEC details of agreements with banks that bailed out credit default swap counterparties such as Goldman Sachs, did not surprise him. More
January 07, 2010 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall is encouraging League City businesses and residents to support the efforts by the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" television show to help provide a new home for a family in Kemah. More
January 07, 2010 -- Chris Toombs and David Stanowski have posted a commentary about Galveston Housing Authority insistance on rebuilding public housing north of Broadway Boulevard on Galveston Island. More
January 06, 2010 -- Texas State Representative Craig Eiland is unopposed in the Democratic Primary Election, but will face a Republican in November. More
January 06, 2010 -- Former League City mayor Pat Hallisey has posted his thoughts on a new investigation of former city administrator Chris Reed. More
January 05, 2010 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has published a message to the Citizens of Houston. More
January 05, 2010 -- The owners of KGBC AM 1540 in Galveston have announced that they have abandoned their attempt to restore the station as a viable source of local news and entertainment. Jim Guidry, who was news director of the radio station in the 1980s and '90s has published a commentary. More
January 05, 2010 -- Sean Roberts, an attorney from Houston, on Monday announced that he has filed for the United States 18th Congressional Disrict seat in the 2010 Democratic Party Primary Election. More
January 04, 2010 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the past decade of the American economy under "Keynesian economics". More
January 01, 2010 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has published a statement on the "Nebraska Compromise" More
December 31, 2009 -- Alice J. O’Neill has filed her candidacy for Judge of Harris County’s 308th Family District Court. More
December 31, 2009 -- Houston Mayor Bill White has published a "farewell message" that is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
December 29, 2009 -- Former Harris County District Judge Martha Hill Jamison today announced her candidacy for a seat on the 14th Court of Appeals, currently held by Justice Kent Sullivan. More
December 29, 2009 -- David Stanowski and Chris Toombs have published a commentary on using a county-wide regional plan for public housing in Galveston County. More
December 28, 2009 -- The Americans for Legal Immigration Political Action Committee today called on its supporters to contact their reprentatives in Congress to demand investigations to "determine why the Department of Homeland Security is continuing to give valid United States visas to millions of people on the terrorism watch lists". More
December 28, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Christmas Eve passage of health care reform legislation by the Senate, stating that "while the Senate patted itself on the back for delivering a Christmas gift to Americans, time will prove it was instead a great big lump of coal". More
December 22, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, calls sanctions against Iran being considered by Congress a "precursor to war". More
December 15, 2009 -- Rod Clifton reports on efforts now occurring in the Houston/Galveston Bay Area to help combat climate change and sea level rise, including PDF files of the two 350.org Candlelight Vigils that were held this weekend in Houston and Galveston.   More
December 14, 2009 -- David Stanowski and Chris Toombs of the Galveston Open Government Project asked City Attorney Susie Green to stop the Galveston Housing Authority to stop the Galveston Housing Authority from voting on a redevopment plan. More
December 14, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses HR 4173, which he described as a "mammoth piece of legislation would massively increase government regulation and oversight in the banking industry under the misguided reasoning that more government could have stopped faulty lending practices, when in actuality it caused them". More
December 13, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has posted her report on last week's meeting of League City City Council. More
December 11, 2009 -- David Stanowski of the Galveston Open Government Project has posted letters to Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas, County Judge Jim Yarbrough and City Attorney Susie Green advancing his position that public housing should be spread throughout the county to meet court ordered desegregation guidelines. More
December 11, 2009 -- A Galveston Island 350 Candlelight Vigil will be held Sunday evening at R. A. Apffel Park on East Beach to support the Copenhagen Climate Talks. More
December 07, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recent decision by the Obama Administration to send more troops to Afghanistan, stating that "we now find ourselves in another foreign policy quagmire with little hope of victory, and not even a definition of victory". More
December 07, 2009 -- La Marque ISD Superintendent Ecomet Burley has posted a commentary on the district's strategic planning initiative entitled, "Together We Can Make A Difference". More
December 04, 2009 -- Houston Mayor Bill White today made it official: he is running for Governor. More
December 02, 2009 -- The Annise Parker Campaign for Houston Mayor today published a press release about opposing candidate Gene Locke's statements regarding his status as a lobbyist during a debate on Tuesday. More
December 02, 2009 -- Candidate for Houston City Council's At Large Position 1 Stephen Costello today announced that he has received the endorsement of former opponent Rick Rodriguez. More
December 01, 2009 -- The Houston Police Officers' Union Political Action Committee today issued a press release taking exception to Houston mayoral candidate Annise Parker's comments concerning the union's endorsement of opposing candidate Gene Locke. More
December 01, 2009 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia has posted a message of condolences to the members of the Lakewood, Washington Police Department for the loss of four officers who were killed in an ambush. More
November 30, 2009 -- Breck Porter, editor/publisher of Police News Publishing Co. and a former Houston police officer, has posted a comment on the Houston Police Officers Union's endorsement of Gene Locke and denunciation of Annise Parker in the Houston mayor's race. More
November 30, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses health care reform, stating that its plans "currently aim to empower Congress to dictate to insurers minimal standards of coverage", and that "those government standards will ultimately be determined by politicians and bureaucrats, not individual patients and doctors". More
November 30, 2009 -- The Annise Parker for Mayor campaign today issued a release renewing its call for fellow candidate Gene Locke to "say whether he will recuse himself from voting on lucrative city contracts for his law partners" if elected Houston's mayor. More
November 30, 2009 -- The Houston Police Officers' Union Political Action Committee today issued a press release claiming that recent advertisements from Houston mayoral candidate Annise Parker "falsely imply she has the police group's endorsement". More
November 25, 2009 -- Gene Locke, candidate for Houston mayor, today issued a statement from Senator John Whitmire. More
November 25, 2009 -- David Stanowski has published a commentary on public housing in Galveston entitled "Do We Need to Build?". More
November 24, 2009 -- Greg Roof, who is seeking re-election to the Galveston College Board of Regents in May, will host a meeting on May 4 to speak about his vision for the college. More
November 23, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, applauds the attachment of legislation to audit the Federal Reserve System as an amendment in an upcoming financial regulatory reform bill. More
November 22, 2009 -- David Stanowski calls for creation of a Galveston County Housing Authority in an essay entitled "Galveston The End of the Road?" More
November 19, 2009 -- Farouk Shami, a Texas businessman, today is announcing his candidacy for Texas governor as a Democrat in 2010. More
November 19, 2009 -- Annise Parker, candidate for Houston mayor, on Tuesday issued a press release stating that her campaign is pressing opponent Gene Locke to release his personal tax returns. More
November 18, 2009 -- The Houston Police Officers' Union Political Action Committee today announced that Houston Mayoral Candidate Annise Parker has "lost their support and confidence" and reiterated their support of Gene Locke for Houston's mayor. More
November 17, 2009 -- The Annise Parker for Mayor campaign released the results of a new poll that it says shows Parker leading her opponent Gene Locke by a margin of 47 percent to 34 percent. More
November 17, 2009 -- Gene Locke, candidate for Houston mayor, today issued a press release regarding opponent Annise Parker's record on taxes. More
November 16, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses health care reform and members of the House of Representatives' claims that the bill would "increase competition". More
November 16, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on the November 10 city council meeting. More
November 16, 2009 -- Houston City Council Member Jolanda "Jo" Jones today announced that she has received an endorsement from Congressman Al Green in her campaign for re-election to the At-Large Position 5 seat. More
November 13, 2009 -- Bill King, a supporter of Gene Locke for mayor of Houston, has posted an analysis of a poll taken after the November 3 mayoral election. More
November 12, 2009 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has published a letter to elected officials in the county's taxing entities asking their support for a resolution protesting the Galveston County Central Appraisal District's 3-2 vote this week to approve a new contract with Hugh Landrum & Associates as valuation engineers. More
November 11, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published a report on Tuesday's city council meeting. More
November 10, 2009 -- Annise Parker, candidate in the runoff election for Houston mayor, today announced that she has received an endorsement from former mayoral race opponent Peter Brown. More
November 10, 2009 -- Diane Lipton, President of the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce, has written a letter asking for support for a Chavez High School student whose home burned down recently. More
November 10, 2009 -- Houston City Council Member Jolanda "Jo" Jones today announced that she has received an endorsement from Reverend Dr. William Lawson in her campaign for re-election to Houston City Council At-Large Position 5. More
November 10, 2009 -- Houston Mayor Bill White has submitted a message for Veterans Day. More
November 09, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, recognizes Veterans Day, noting the "generations of heroic service" of those in the military. More
November 09, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, describes healthcare reform being debated in Washington as "economic malpractice". More
November 05, 2009 -- Annise Parker, who is campaigning in the run-off election for Houston Mayor, on Wednesday announced that she has received an endorsement from attorney Roland Garcia. More
November 04, 2009 -- Betty Massey, chair of the City of Galveston’s Long Term Recovery Committee, has announced her candidacy for Mayor in Galveston's May 2010 election. More
November 04, 2009 -- Tom Diegelman who resigned from the Seabrook City Council said that he is delighted that Thom Kolupski won the special election to replace him. More
November 03, 2009 -- Jim Young, a former public information officer for two mayors of Houston, as well as a former managing editor for Guidry News Service, has commented on GuidryNews.com election coverage. More
November 03, 2009 -- Harris "Shrub" Kempner was among a group of supporters of plans by the Galveston Housing Authority at a GHA meeting last week. Text
November 02, 2009 -- Jul Kamen has published an open letter to Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas and City Council concerning public housing. More
November 02, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses alternative health care reforms. More
November 02, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses how cost of living adjustments are calculated for senior citizens receiving social security payments. More
November 02, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on the October 27 city council meeting. More
October 30, 2009 -- The Galveston County Democrats are holding a Spaghetti Cook Off on Saturday November 7. More
October 29, 2009 -- Danny Weber Sr. has officially announced his candidacy for Mayor of Galveston in the 2010 elections. More
October 29, 2009 -- Galveston County Elections Coordinator Douglas Godinich today sent a notice to the media that Galveston County Clerk Mary Ann Daigle will not seek re-election, and announced his candidacy for the office. More
October 28, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has provided a report on Tuesday's city council meeting. More
October 27, 2009 -- The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods will sponsor a Candidate Forum for the November 3 Galveston Independent School Distict Trustees Election on Thursday October 29, 2009 from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Galveston Ball High Auditorium. More
October 27, 2009 -- Attorney Bill King, who had been mentioned as a possible candidate for mayor of Houston, today endorsed Houston mayoral candidate Gene Locke. More
October 27, 2009 -- The Harris County Women's Political Caucus on Monday announced endorsements for Houston mayoral and city council races as well as Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees positions. More
October 26, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses proposed "Cap and Trade" climate change legislation, which she describes as "a massive new national gas tax". More
October 26, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses legislation to audit the Federal Reserve, and that "anything less than full disclosure is unacceptable". More
October 26, 2009 -- Annise Parker, candidate for Houston Mayor, has announced that she has received an endorsement from State Representative Garnet Coleman. More
October 26, 2009 -- The Galveston Open Government Project has submitted a commentary on the concentration of public housing in Galveston versus national averages. More
October 23, 2009 -- The Coalition for Space Exploration on Thursday announced that it salutes the Review of United States Human Space Flight Plans Committee and its chairman Norm Augustine "for the hard work and diligence brought to the difficult task of re-examining the nation's future course in space". More
October 22, 2009 -- Steve Costello, candidate for Houston City Council At Large Position 1, today announced that he has received an endorsement from Key PAC. More
October 21, 2009 -- David Stanowski has submitted an opinion piece on public housing entitled "Insight". More
October 21, 2009 -- Julia Hatcher reports that her Galveston Island home at 1622 Campbell has been successfully raised to alleviate the threat of future flooding. More
October 19, 2009 -- The Galveston Open Government Project has published crime statistics related to public housing developments in Galveston. More
October 19, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses health care reform, and states that "Democrats are rushing their legislation forward before Americans can discover what’s really in it or how it will be funded". More
October 19, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that many of the government's current actions are "more of what created the problems in the first place". More
October 19, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has posted her report on last week's meeting of the city council. More
October 16, 2009 -- The Houston Organization of Public Employees has released a statement in response to the recent attacks from Mayoral candidate Gene Locke on City of Houston workers and members of HOPE. More
October 16, 2009 -- State Representative Dora Olivo of Rosenberg has received the endorsement of many Houston area legislators as she seeks re-election in 2010. More
October 15, 2009 -- Houston City Council Member Jolanda "Jo" Jones on Thursday announced that the Houston Black Firefighters Association has endorsed her campaign for re-election. More
October 15, 2009 -- Steve Costello, candidate for Houston City Council At Large Position 1, today announced that he has received an endorsement from Fort Bend Constable Ruben Davis. More
October 15, 2009 -- The Texas Farm Bureau today issued a release urging Texans to vote in favor of Proposition 11, which further regulates eminent domain, in the November 3 state constitutional amendment election. More
October 15, 2009 -- Annise Parker, candidate for Houston mayor, on Wednesday issued a release calling on fellow mayoral candidate Peter Brown to "stop all advertising in which he falsely takes credit for the work of others". More
October 15, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today issued a report on Tuesday's city council meeting. More
October 15, 2009 -- Houston City Council Member Jolanda "Jo" Jones on Wednesday announced that she has been endorsed by the Pleasantville Voters League in her campaign for re-election. More
October 15, 2009 -- Texas State Senator Mike Jackson has provided a commentary on three propositions in the November 3 state constitutional amendments election that he says will protect Texans against property tax appraisal abuse. More
October 14, 2009 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson on Tuesday released a commentary asking voters to support Proposition 9 in the November 3 constitutional amendments election. More
October 13, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses additional troops being sent to Afghanistan. More
October 13, 2009 -- The Americans for Legal Immigration Political Action Committee today announced that it will hold Tea Parties "Against Amnesty and Illegal Immigration" nation-wide on November 14. More
October 13, 2009 -- O'Connell College Preparatory School in Galveston is seeking support for its 2010 Project Graduation event. More
October 12, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest commentary, entitled "Income Does Not Define Poverty", discusses the Galveston Housing Authority and the actions it should take with regards to public housing in Galveston. More
October 07, 2009 -- The Izaak Walton League of America on Tuesday announced that drinking water supplies for residents on the southern side of Houston are at risk of contamination from industrial pollution. More
October 06, 2009 -- Houston mayoral candidate Annise Parker on Monday announced that she has raised more than $425,000 for her campaign since July 1. More
October 05, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, describes United States foreign policy as having "been reduced to alternately bribing and bombing other nations". More
October 05, 2009 -- The Friends of Agriculture Fund, Inc., the Texas Farm Bureau's political action fund, today announced that it is backing United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in the race for Texas governor. More
October 02, 2009 -- Heather Boushey, senior economist at the Center for American Progress, has released a report analyzing job prospects in America. More
October 02, 2009 -- Houston Mayoral Candidate Annise Parker has issued an answer to the question "How are you going to pay for it?", in response to the Houston Chronicle's challenge to back up spending promises. More
October 02, 2009 -- EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest financial resource for women candidates, on Thursday announced its endorsement of Annise Parker for Mayor of Houston. More
October 01, 2009 -- David Stanowski has provided his latest commentary on the economy, entitled "If You Build It, They Will Come". More
September 28, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses a recent hearing concerning the proposed Federal Reserve Transparency Act, which would audit the Federal Reserve. More
September 28, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Friday issued a report on the September 22 meeting of the city council. More
September 24, 2009 -- Gene Locke, candidate for Houston Mayor, on Wednesday announced that he has received an endorsement from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee. More
September 24, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves on Wednesday issued a report on Tuesday night's meeting of the city council. More
September 23, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest commentary on the economy is entitled "When Did the Decline Really Begin?". More
September 23, 2009 -- Annise Parker, candidate for Houston Mayor, today announced that she has received endorsements from the Houston Police Patrolmen’s Union and the Houston Metro Police. More
September 23, 2009 -- David Holt, president of Consumer Energy Alliance, issued a statement on the "strong bipartisan, bicameral commitment from the congressmen and senators who have taken the concerns of their constituents about affordable energy and access to American resources directly to (United States) Secretary (of the Interior Ken) Salazar". More
September 21, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recent decision of the Obama Administration to enact tariffs on China's tire exports into the United States. More
September 21, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discussed recent tea parties in the country, stating that the protesters are "not 'fringe' protesters". More
September 21, 2009 -- Stephen Costello, candidate for Houston City Council At Large Position 1, today released a video about his run for city council. More
September 18, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum is "The P/E Ratio Explodes Upwards!". More
September 17, 2009 -- The Houstonians for Responsible Growth Political Action Group today announced that it is endorsing both Gene Locke and Annise Parker in the Houston mayoral race. More
September 15, 2009 -- Annise Parker, candidate for Houston Mayor, today announced that she has received an endorsement from former State Representative Rick Noriega. More
September 15, 2009 -- Jerry Bobo submitted a statement stating "someone needs to start a petition to carve all the trees on Broadway, rather than cut them down". More
September 14, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has released a report on the September 8 meeting of the city council. More
September 14, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that President Barack Obama's health care reform "amounts to a magnanimous gift to the health insurance industry". More
September 14, 2009 -- The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1550, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 66, and the Texas Carpenters Millwrights Regional Council Locals 551, 724 and 2232 have endorsed Gene Locke for Mayor of the City of Houston. More
September 09, 2009 -- David Stanowski has written a commentary on the impact of Hurricane Ike on the City of Galveston's hotel tax revenues. More
September 09, 2009 -- Justice Jeff Brown of the Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals on Wednesday announced that he has appointed Scott Rozzell of Houston as his campaign treasurer in his 2010 campaign for Texas Supreme Court Place 3. More
September 09, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today issued a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
September 08, 2009 -- Jim Guidry has posted a review of "Rough & Tumble Texas Political Combat" by former state representative Lloyd Criss, Jr. More
September 08, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses government's actions on several issues, stating that the solutions government attempts show that it "lacks understanding". More
September 07, 2009 -- Ted Powell has posted an appeal to save the Sylvan Beach Pavilion on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
September 04, 2009 -- Daughters of the American Revolution has released information about Constitution Week. More
September 04, 2009 -- Peggy Venable, Texas director of Americans for Prosperity, has expressed opposition to President Obama's planned speech to students on September 8. More
September 04, 2009 -- Center for Public Policy Priorities released its latest "Policy Page", which highlights health reform amendments that it feels contradicts misinformation that has been previously spread by opponents of health reform. More
September 04, 2009 -- Congressman Pete Olson has issued a statement on his thoughts on President Barack Obama’s plans to issue an address to children at school. More
September 02, 2009 -- Kathryn Cowman, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, questioned the high price of water in the city of Galveston. More
August 31, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses recent events at the Federal Reserve, including the reappointment of Fed Chair Ben Bernanke. More
August 31, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Saturday gave a report on the August 25 city council meeting. More
August 31, 2009 -- Gene Locke, candidate for Houston Mayor, on Sunday announced that public polls show he and competing candidate Annise Parker are "in a statistical dead heat". More
August 29, 2009 -- The Gene Locke for Houston Mayor campaign today released Locke’s Business Plan for Houston, a comprehensive plan that includes far reaching goals and a road map to achieving them. More
August 29, 2009 -- Houston City Council Member Ronald Green has officially filed to run for Houston City Controller. More
August 28, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum is "Galveston Open Government Project". More
August 28, 2009 -- Susan Moore, with the Galveston County Small Business Development Center, is asking for community assistance to help three families who lost everything after three duplexes on Houston Avenue in League City burned on August 25. More
August 27, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum is "Buyer's Remorse". More
August 26, 2009 -- Galveston Independent School District Beau Rawlins has posted an update on the beginning of school. More
August 26, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today issued a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
August 25, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Monday published an editorial calling on costs of indigent care be regional, and not Galveston County alone. More
August 25, 2009 -- Wednesday is the deadline for the purchase of tickets for the second annual Seafarers Center of Galveston Gala on Friday August 28 at Galveston Cruise Terminal 2. More
August 24, 2009 -- Guidry News Service has published an extensive review of the events leading up to Hurricane Ike's landfall on September 13, 2008; and the meetings and events following the storm. The report includes documentation in photos and audio of the indecision at Galveston City Hall before Ike's landfall, interviews at the Galveston County Emergency Operations Center in Dickinson as the storm approached and made landfall, and photos and interviews with officials and individuals from several vantage points during and after landfall. More
August 24, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, states that proposed environmental "Cap and Trade" legislation could "level a deeper impact on our state's economy and the financial well-being of Texas families than any bill in recent memory". More
August 24, 2009 -- Houston Mayoral Candidate Annise Parker today announced that she has received endorsements from Texas State Representative Scott Hochberg and Harris County Department of Education Trustee Jim Henley. More
August 24, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses his re-introduction of the "Sunlight Rule", which would prohibit any legislation from being brought to the House of Representatives unless it has been available to read for at least 10 days. More
August 24, 2009 -- David Stanowski has contributed a commentary on the economy entitled "The FDIC is Broke". More
August 22, 2009 -- Houston City Controller Annise Parker has published a message of disappointment in the City of Houston's decision to grant a site development permit for the high-rise building planned for the corner of Bissonnet and Ashby in the single-family residential neighborhood of Southampton. More
August 20, 2009 -- Former Texas State Representative Lloyd Criss has published "Rough & Tumble Texas Political Combat," a publication that provides inside information on political campaigns and governmental action at both the state and local levels. More
August 19, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution is "The Galveston Real Estate Bubble: Update". More
August 19, 2009 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities on Tuesday released a statement from Associate Director Anne Dunkelberg "decrying attacks" made against Medicare and Medicaid by Texas Governor Rick Perry during a press conference. More
August 18, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the free market as a regulator of business. More
August 18, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has issued a report on the August 11 city council meeting. More
August 17, 2009 -- Houston City Council At Large Position 1 candidate Steve Costello on Friday announced that he has received endorsements from the Houston Contractors Association and the Houston Apartment Association Better Government Fund. More
August 11, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses an alternative he proposed to the "Cash for Clunkers" program that would offer tax credits for purchasing fuel efficient cars instead of offering vouchers. More
August 10, 2009 -- Opponents of renewal of a liquor license for Club 23 in Galveston report that the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission now supports their protest. More
August 10, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses her bill to use cellular phone signal jamming equipment in prisons, and how cell phones smuggled into prisons "mean business as usual for dangerous felons". More
August 07, 2009 -- The Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Thursday applauded the United States Senate for confirming Judge Sonia Sotomayor as Associate Justice on the nation's Supreme Court. More
August 06, 2009 -- United States Senator John Cornyn sent a letter to President Obama about a "fishy" activities program at the White House. More
August 06, 2009 -- Houston Mayoral candidate Gene Locke today called the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court "an unprescedented milestone for Hispanics and women in our country". More
August 06, 2009 -- Galveston Mayoral Candidate Joe Jaworski will be the guest on George Lee's radio show on KGBC 1540 AM at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 7. More
August 06, 2009 -- David Stanowski has published an editorial entitled "The Truth About TIRZs", discussing the Tax-Increment Reinvestment Zones used to pay for infrastructure in certain developments. More
August 06, 2009 -- Friendswood resident Nancy Kessling has written a letter regarding town hall debates over health care reform. More
August 05, 2009 -- Houston mayoral candidate Annise Parker today released her plan for "21st century policing in Houston", entitled 'Safe Streets, Tough Choices'. More
August 05, 2009 -- Harris County Judge Emmett was the featured speaker at Tuesday's meeting of the Greater Houston Pachyderm Club. More
August 03, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that "the government simply does not have the money for a new, expansive, public healthcare plan". More
August 03, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the government's role in bringing broadband Internet access to rural areas, which are often unserved. More
August 03, 2009 -- The Galveston County Democrats will host a Town Hall Meeting on August 12 at the Galveston County Justice Center at 600 59th Street to recognize Texas Speaker Pro Tem Craig Eiland for his work during the recent session of the Texas Legislature. More
July 29, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has filed a report on Tuesday night's city council meeting. More
July 29, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has issued a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
July 28, 2009 -- The Gene Locke for Houston Mayor Campaign today announced that it has added new members to the campaign team. More
July 27, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the recent 40th anniversary of man landing on the moon, and the need to continue the country's efforts in space. More
July 27, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the issue of funding abortion through taxpayer funds, and states that "forcing pro-life taxpayers to subsidize abortion is evil and tyrannical". More
July 23, 2009 -- Debby and Dan Syrylo of Spring have submitted a letter addressing Congress concerning health care reform and the bank bailouts. More
July 23, 2009 -- Gene Locke, candidate for Houston mayor, today issued a statement regarding shootings at Texas Southern University. More
July 23, 2009 -- Annise Parker, candidate for Houston mayor, today announced that she has received an endorsement from the Afro-American Sheriff's Deputy League. More
July 22, 2009 -- Nina Schaefer, an attorney in Richmond, today announced her candidacy for Fort Bend County District Attorney. More
July 20, 2009 -- Nancy Kessling comments on the decision against the City of Friendswood in an essay entitled, "Taxpayers Must Pay for Poor Legal Advice." More
July 20, 2009 -- The Gene Locke for Houston Mayor campaign today announced that Locke has received several endorsements for his campaign. More
July 20, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, said that a "bargain" made with hospitals to reduce federal reimbursements in order to pay for universal health care is "essentially gambling away health care access to achieve health care coverage". More
July 20, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, describes health care as a "good" and not a right. More
July 20, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Friday issued a report on last week's meeting of the city council. More
July 16, 2009 -- Stephen Costello, candidate for Houston City Council At Large Position 1, on Wednesday announced that he has raised more than $150,000 for his campaign. More
July 15, 2009 -- The Gene Locke for Houston Mayor campaign today announced that it has raised more than $1.15 million in its first reporting period of the campaign. More
July 15, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
July 14, 2009 -- David Stanowski, in his latest column on the economy, discusses investment strategy types and which to rely on in current market conditions. More
July 14, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul will host a Texas Barbecue Bash on August 15 at the San Luis Resort & Conference Center in Galveston, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit a Galveston-area charity to assist with continuing hurricane relief for Hurricane Ike. More
July 13, 2009 -- Americans for Prosperity has issued a press statement about an Austin hearing on the City of Friendswood's legal action regarding the purchase of property for a ball park in Brazoria County. More
July 13, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, states that health care reform "needs the right solution, not a politically expedient one". More
July 13, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses hearings held concerning the "independence" of the Federal Reserve system. More
July 13, 2009 -- Douglas L. Weiskopf has posted a response to a news release about immigration by United States Representative Gene Green, which was published on GuidryNews.com. More
July 09, 2009 -- Houston Mayoral Candidate Gene Locke has posted a statement regarding recent events at the Houston Fire Department. More
July 09, 2009 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership is coordinating a "A Call to Action" national letter writing campaign in support of NASA and the nation’s Human Space Exploration Program. More
July 08, 2009 -- John Schofield urges residents of Port Bolivar to act quickly to have dead oak trees removed from their property. More
July 08, 2009 -- Nancy Kessling submitted an essay on City of Friendswood politics. More
July 06, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, stated that "part of our celebration of Independence Day should include a renewed determination to keep fighting the good fight for freedom". More
July 06, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest essay on the economy concerns mixed beverage taxes and the decline in recent quartely sales. More
July 05, 2009 -- Guidry News Service is celebrating its 13th Anniversary this week. Jim Guidry has posted some thoughts on the occasion. More
July 02, 2009 -- David Stanowski, in his latest column on the economy, compares economic indicators of The Great Depression with those of today's economic downturn. More
July 01, 2009 -- Independent Texans, a political action committee, today called on voters to urge state legislators to "defeat the Governor's plan in the special session to reauthorize the Trans-Texas Corridor". More
June 30, 2009 -- Sylvester Turner today issued a statement that he will not run for mayor of Houston in 2009. More
June 29, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses protests of the elections in Iran, and states that America "has the perspective, and the responsibility, to espouse democracy for all those who desire it both in words and deeds". More
June 29, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that proposed "cap and trade" legislation on energy industry will create "capital flight" and job losses. More
June 29, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Friday reported on last week's meeting of the League City City Council. More
June 24, 2009 -- Mack Hayes has published a special video, AMERICA IS ME - Anthem for "We the People" a - Tea Party salute, as a special Fourth of July offering. More
June 24, 2009 -- Momentum Audi hosted The Art of Sunshine benefit for the Sunshine Kids on June 4, displaying the artwork of Hanh Tran. More
June 24, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has issued a report on Tuesday's city council meeting, the first that was held at Dickinson's new City Hall. More
June 23, 2009 -- Chris J. Gutierrez, presiding officer of the Galveston-Texas City Pilots, took issue with an update by Niels Aalund, vice president of the West Gulf Maritime Association, regarding negotiations about the pilots' rate adjustment request. More
June 23, 2009 -- Representative Gene Green contributed his opinion to Washington, D.C. based Roll Call’s special policy briefing, published on Monday, “Energy Reform: Who Pays – and How?” More
June 22, 2009 -- West Gulf Maritime Association Vice President Maritime Affairs Niels Aalund reports that a representative of the Galveston-Texas City Pilots has informed him that "the Pilots do not intend to negotiate with WGMA on any issue in the future", thus the pilots' rate adjustment request will be subject of a public hearing on July 16 and 17. More
June 22, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discussed "easing the burden" on closing auto dealerships and their employees. More
June 22, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discussed his opposition to a supplemental war appropriations bill approved by Congress last week. More
June 22, 2009 -- David Stanowski, in his latest essay on the economy, discusses the impact of people "cocooning" in their homes rather than venturing out for food and entertainment. More
June 21, 2009 -- Deirdre Carey Brown has published a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum regarding the declaratory judgment being sought by the City of Friendswood. More
June 19, 2009 -- A van that Lutheran Inter-City Network Coalition Houston had on loan from CORE was recently stolen and they are now asking for donations of two vans. More
June 18, 2009 -- Houston City Council Member M. J. Khan has issued a news release about the passage of Mayor Bill White's FY2010 Budget. More
June 17, 2009 -- Bob Smither of Friendswood has written a letter concerning a statement he received from General Motors regarding government backing of the company's vehicle warranties. More
June 16, 2009 -- David Stanowski, in his latest essay on the economy, discusses more on deflation and the loss of available credit in the country. More
June 15, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Friday issued a report on last week's meeting of the city council. More
June 15, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which he said would "will give sweeping new powers over tobacco to the FDA". More
June 15, 2009 -- A town hall meeting has been scheduled for June 25 in Sugar Land to provide residents an update on the Imperial redevelopment project, including Cherokee Investments’ recent announcement of a new development partner. More
June 11, 2009 -- "Lades for Locke", a group supporting Houston mayoral candidate Gene Locke, held a reception on Monday at the Ensemble Theatre. More
June 10, 2009 -- The group that organized to successfully block the relocation of the Alabama Lounge is now protesting a new liquor license for Club 23. More
June 10, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today filed a report on Tuesday night's meeting of the city council. More
June 08, 2009 -- Annise Parker, candidate for Houston mayor, today announced that she has launched the "I Can Make a Difference" drive, asking Houstonians to contribute $5 to her campaign. More
June 08, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses her concerns of "judicial activism" and the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor. More
June 08, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the bailout of General Motors, comparing it to a similar action taken by the government for Amtrak, stating that "40 years and billions of dollars later, the government is still operating Amtrak at a loss, despite the fact that they have created a monopoly by making it illegal to compete with Amtrak". More
June 08, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest essay on the economy concerns whether purchasing gold currency such as coins, bullion or certificates will make for a good investment. More
June 07, 2009 -- Ellis Pickett, speaking for the Surfrider Foundation Texas Upper Coast Chapter has called on Texas Governor Rick Perry to veto HB770. More
June 06, 2009 -- A group of Galveston citizens have launched a campaign to market Galveston Island nationwide to artists. More
June 05, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest essay on the economy concerns the hotel industry, which he says is currently being squeezed by increasing supply due to a huge surge in hotel construction in recent years and falling demand due to the worldwide recession. More
June 04, 2009 -- David Stanowski reports that the owner of the Alabama Lounge has withdrawn his application for relocation to 23rd Street and Avenue P. More
June 04, 2009 -- The Environmental Defense Fund released information on a report it partly commissioned called, "The Socio-Economic Impact of Sea Level Rise in the Galveston Bay Region". More
June 03, 2009 -- Environmental groups Sierra Club, SEED, Public Citizen, Environmental Defense Fund, and Environment Texas applaud the passage of some clean energy, green jobs legislation and view the Legislature as having laid ample groundwork for the future. More
June 03, 2009 -- Americans for Prosperity-Texas released highlights on the 81st Texas Legislative session. More
June 03, 2009 -- Sean Roberts on Tuesday announced that he is forming an exploratory committee for his potential candidacy for the 18th Congressional District of Texas. More
June 02, 2009 -- Pearland City Council candidate Scott Sherman on Monday announced that he has received an endorsement from former opponent Tammy Dexter in the runoff election to be held on June 20. More
June 01, 2009 -- David Stanowski has published an analysis of the collection of hotel occupancy taxes in Galveston since Hurricane Ike. More
June 01, 2009 -- Americans for Legal Immigration PAC on Thursday launched a national campaign to oppose President Obama's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, because of "her racist comments and her membership in a racist organization called 'The Race'". More
June 01, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that "government encroachment into the doctor/patient relationship is poised to exacerbate our problems with healthcare". More
June 01, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Captiol Comment" column, states that the country "must not capitulate to North Korea's nuclear blackmail". More
May 29, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published her report on Tuesday's city council meeting. More
May 28, 2009 -- Former Galveston city council member Joe Jaworski officially launched his campaign for mayor of Galveston in a speech to the Galveston Kiwanis Club on Wednesday. More
May 28, 2009 -- Heather Weiss, producer and student mentor for "Ike: A Documentary" has announced that Good Morning America will be in attendance to cover the show's encore screening on Saturday at the Ball High School Auditorium. More
May 28, 2009 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association on Wednesday issued a response to Senator Tom Coburn's comments in an oversight report on the federal beach nourishment program. More
May 27, 2009 -- Enrique de Leon has posted some comments on the recent League City City Council races. More
May 27, 2009 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Abelardo Saavedra on Tuesday wrote a letter to the community discussing legislation to redesign the public school accountability system. More
May 27, 2009 -- The Baptist Joint Committee on Religious Liberty issued a response to the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the United States Supreme Court. More
May 27, 2009 -- Houston City Council Member Jarvis Johnson has posted a message in opposition to House Bill HR 848, a bill that he contends would negatively impact small and minority radio stations. More
May 27, 2009 -- Ben Mendez has written an analyis of the runoff election for Houston City Council District H. More
May 26, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the issues of "enhanced interrigation" or torture used by the country. More
May 22, 2009 -- The Texas chapter of the free market grassroots group Americans for Prosperity on Thursday slammed United States Representative Gene Green for his failure to sign the group’s No Climate Tax pledge and his intent to vote for the cap and trade scheme in the Waxman-Markey energy bill. More
May 21, 2009 -- Gene Locke, who is campaigning for election as Mayor of Houston, recently announced that he has received endorsements from three Houston area state senators. More
May 19, 2009 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Sullivan has posted a reminder of the upcoming National Weather Service Hurricane Preparedness Workshop at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Saturday, May 30. More
May 18, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published her report on last week's city council meeting. More
May 18, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses legislation he has proposed for an audit of the Federal Reserve. More
May 18, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum is an analysis of Galveston's hotel industry. More
May 15, 2009 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson is urging support of efforts to restore import oil tax to fund coastal projects More
May 15, 2009 -- At the Houston Rotary Club Mayoral Forum on Thursday, candidate Gene Locke addressed the issue of mayoral control of local schools. More
May 15, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today filed a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
May 11, 2009 -- Guidry News Service Publisher Jim Guidry comments on the policy of the City of Galveston to ban the media from Hurricane Preparedness Meetings. More
May 11, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses United States military activity in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and calls for the United States to "bring our troops home, end all foreign aid, and maintain a neutral stance on the world stage". More
May 11, 2009 -- The National Hispanic Professional Organization on Sunday released an election survey for the Houston mayoral election. More
May 07, 2009 -- Joe Jaworski today announced his candidacy in the 2010 election for Galveston Mayor. More
May 07, 2009 -- Gene L. Locke, who is campaigning for Houston Mayor, announced on Wednesday that he has received an endorsement from the Houston Realty Business Coalition. More
May 04, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the action of the government in the recent swine flu outbreak. More
May 04, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published her report on last week's city council meeting. More
May 03, 2009 -- Brenda Beust Smith has contributed a poem to the GuidryNews.com forum entitled, "FEMA Blue" More
May 01, 2009 -- Galveston Windstorm Action Committee Chair Lee Otis Zapp is appealing to coastal Texans to travel to Austin on May 5 to tell the Legislature "Don't Kill the Coast". More
April 29, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today filed a report on last night's meeting of the city council. More
April 28, 2009 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Bill Lindemann, in his "Chat with the Chancellor" column, discusses financial aid availability for the college's students. More
April 28, 2009 -- The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association released information on their concerns about and actions against the White House's Office of Management and Budget's decision to pull funding for the periodic beach nourishment projects from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus list prepared by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. More
April 27, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recent mention of secession by Texas Governor Rick Perry. More
April 24, 2009 -- Brenda Lee is offering a "thank you" to those who donated to the Tenth Anniversary Celebration of Galveston's San Jacinto Neighborhood Association's Community Garden. More
April 24, 2009 -- Armin Cantini and Jim Galbraith are seeking support for the 2009 Friends of Scouting Campaign. More
April 24, 2009 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Abelardo Saavedra has published a report about new a new survey of parents and the general population. More
April 21, 2009 -- League City City Council Member Tommy Cones has responded to criticism by Enrique de Leon which was previously published in the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 21, 2009 -- Enrique de Leon has posted a letter critical of League City City Council Member Tommy Cones and in support of Mick Phalen. More
April 21, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum is advise on how to survive deflation. More
April 20, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses how to combat piracy in the world's oceans. More
April 20, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall recently filed a report on last week's League City City Council meeting. More
April 18, 2009 -- Claver T. Kamau-Imani, who is sometimes known as the “Black Rush Limbaugh” will speak to Friendswood Republican Women on Thursday April 23. More
April 17, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum is "Will Your Bank Fail?" More
April 15, 2009 -- Texas State Representatives Larry Taylor John Davis issued a joint letter to participants of tea parties. More
April 15, 2009 -- Mayoral candidate Gene L. Locke today announced the formation of a "select group of labor leaders" who will advise his campaign on issues affecting area workforces. More
April 15, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves today filed a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
April 12, 2009 -- Guidry News Service has been recognized three times in recent weeks for our coverage of the landfall of Hurricane Ike on September 13 and for serving as the public information office for the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management during the two weeks following the storm. More
April 09, 2009 -- Business owners, labor union and community leaders announced their support yesterday for Hire Houston First – a policy initiative proposed by City Controller Annise Parker, who is running for mayor of Houston in the November election. More
April 08, 2009 -- The family of Matthew Stanford, a Galveston native who passed away on April 2, is asking for support and contributions to defray the cost of his burial. More
April 06, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the budget approved by the House of Representatives last week, and states that it "increases federal power, raises taxes, and increases the national debt" while the economy is contracting. More
April 06, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses responses Texans gave regarding education and transportation during a survey on pressing issues in the country. More
April 05, 2009 -- Charles Killebrew has issued an invitation to the public for next Thursday's meeting of the Pachyderm Club of Galveston Island, which will feature a presentation by Marquette Development. More
April 04, 2009 -- Texans for Lawsuit Reform has issued an "urgent alert" about a threat to lawsuit reform in the Texas Legislature. More
April 03, 2009 -- City Controller Annise Parker is applauding a court ruling upholding city regulations for hourly-rate 'hot sheet' motels frequented by prostitutes. More
April 03, 2009 -- Terence Norman is a candidate for Pearland City Council. More
April 02, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, who is campaigning for Texas Governor, on Wednesday announced that she has secured federal funding for border protection. More
April 01, 2009 -- At this week's meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves members congratulated Trustee Roger Quiroga on his new granddaughter who was born that morning. Guidry News Service invited Quiroga to send us a photo. More
March 31, 2009 -- David Stanowski, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, discusses Galveston's proposed rebuilding of public housing. More
March 31, 2009 -- Americans for Prosperity Texas State Director Peggy Venable has published an editorial on why Texas should reject unemployment insurance stimulus funds. More
March 30, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the two top concerns she has heard from Texans, the economy and health care. More
March 30, 2009 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses allowing legalized drug dispensaries to "end the war on drugs". More
March 28, 2009 -- Galveston residents who are opposed to a Galveston Housing Authority plan to rebuild housing projects as a result of a deal with Lone Star Legal Aid have launched a petition drive. More
March 26, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall today filed a report on this week's League City City Council meeting. More
March 26, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves on Wednesday filed a report on this week's meeting of the city council. More
March 24, 2009 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association today released a commentary about the benefits of dredging for beach renourishment projects. More
March 24, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution is, "Stock Market Bottom; Political Convulsion; Economic Collapse?" More
March 23, 2009 -- Guidry News Service Publisher Jim Guidry is publishing a series of essays on his 25 years in Galveston. This is a report on Galveston County Government. More
March 23, 2009 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that a "recession should be a time of strengthening and regrouping for an economy", and that current attempts at recovery only maintain "engines of wealth destruction". More
March 20, 2009 -- Galveston police veteran Oscar Ekelund recently retired from the Galveston County Sheriff's Office where he served as a baliff in the court of Judge Wayne Mallia. In an interview with GuidryNews.com, Ekelund talked about his more than five decades in law enforcement, as well as his career as a baker that began before he got his badge and gun, and continues today. More
March 19, 2009 -- The American Family Association today announced that it is planning to hold "Taxed Enough Already" rallies in 1,000 cities on April 15. More
March 19, 2009 -- Americans For Prosperity today issued a statement regarding a study ranking Texas number one in the country for online transparency in its government. More
March 16, 2009 -- Jim Guidry, co-owner of Guidry News Service with his wife Lynda, is publishing a series of essays on Galveston government on the eve of their move to Houston. More
March 16, 2009 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses earmarks and their role in the government budget process. More
March 16, 2009 -- Annise Parker, who is campaigning for Houston Mayor, on Friday issued a statement criticizing Texas Governor Rick Perry's decision to reject federal stimulus funds for unemployment benefits. More
March 15, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has posted her report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 14, 2009 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has endorsed House Bill 3779 and companion Joint Resolution 121 filed by State Representative Charlie Howard of Sugarland to provide that "full cash value" of taxable property will change only when a property is purchased, built, if ownership changes after 2009, or in the event of any significant damage to a property. More
March 13, 2009 -- David Stanowski, in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum contends that the current City of Galveston "system of a part-time unpaid Council providing oversight on a city-manager form of government simply does not work" and calls for a shift to "a mayoral form of government where the person running the City will be directly accountable to the voters". More
March 13, 2009 -- Guidry News Service was asked by a reader for an update on the Pelican Island Roadway which was badly damaged by Hurricane Ike. Vandy Anderson, chair of Galveston County Navigation District 1 has provided a report. More
March 13, 2009 -- United States Congressman Pete Olson, who was hospitalized on Thursday, has published a message with an update on his condition. More
March 12, 2009 -- The Sierra Club on Tuesday issued a statement regarding the Obama administration's actions on studying and efforts to control global warming pollution. More
March 11, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 10, 2009 -- Houston City Controller Annise Parker, who is running for election as Houston's Mayor in November, on Monday proposed a "Hire Houston First" program to "encourage the hiring of Houston residents for taxpayer-funded projects and give a preference to Houston firms seeking city contracts". More
March 10, 2009 -- Scott Sherman, candidate for Pearland City Council, applauded the work of the Pearland Police Department during Monday's incident near Magnolia Elementary School. More
March 09, 2009 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, argues against operating military bases on foreign soil. More
March 08, 2009 -- David Stanowski has posted a commentary entitled "Operation Lifeboat" that warns of dire consequences of past and present economic policies and urges readers to prepare. More
March 06, 2009 -- Ruth Finkelstein recently saw Menopause the Musical (again) and says that "if you haven’t seen it, don’t miss the opportunity when it comes to your city". More
March 05, 2009 -- Maverick Welsh, who is campaigning for the Houston City Council District H seat in the May 9 election, today announced that he has received an endorsement from the Houston GLBT Political Caucus. More
March 05, 2009 -- Brenda and George Lee have posted a message to Jim and Lynda Guidry, wishing them well on the move of Guidry News Service Headquarters to Houston. More
March 03, 2009 -- Scott Sherman today announced his candidacy for Pearland City Council Position 2 in the May 9 General Election. More
March 02, 2009 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, argues against spending as the solution to the country's current economic situation. More
March 02, 2009 -- Nancy Kessling has published an essay on what she describes as "a new and growing enthusiasm in Texas at the idea that some school districts are publishing some of their check registers online". More
March 02, 2009 -- Jim Guidry, co-owner of Guidry News Service with Lynda Guidry, reports that they are moving headquarters and home to Midtown Houston in late March. More
March 01, 2009 -- William J. Broussard Ph.D. has posted a message about Marquette Properties new request for a permit for a West Galveston Island development. More
February 27, 2009 -- Jim O'Donnell of Indian Beach has expressed thanks to Guidry News Service for streaming video of Galveston City Council meetings. More
February 27, 2009 -- Texas General Land Office Commissioner Jerry Patterson, in an essay posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum, advises Texans to take time to celebrate Texas history in March. More
February 27, 2009 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has published a response to a complaints by the Natinal Hispanic Professional Organization. More
February 27, 2009 -- Trey Click, publisher of the Parrot Newspaper, posted a message in support of publication of information about GuidryNews.com's Streaming Video of Galveston City Council meetings on Comcast Channel 16 and the City of Galveston Website. More
February 27, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published her report on this week's city council meeting. More
February 27, 2009 -- Judy Norris, a Galvestonian displaced by Hurricane Ike, has posted a message thanking GuidryNews.com for providing Streaming Video of Galveston City Council meetings. More
February 26, 2009 -- Guidry News Service publisher Jim Guidry is appealing to Galveston City Council to post notice of GuidryNews.com's Streaming Video of city council meetings on Comcast Channel 16 and on the front page of the city's website. More w/audio
February 26, 2009 -- Houston City Controller Annise Parker, who is campaigning for Mayor of Houston, today called on Texas Governor Rick Perry to "give Houston its fair share of federal stimululs dollars", which are controlled by the state government. More
February 26, 2009 -- A news conference called by "the Hispanic and African American Communities" will be held on Friday to protest the "lack of diversity" within the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. More
February 25, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has submitted a report on Tuesday's city council meeting. More
February 23, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, calls the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility "premature" without plans for handling detainees kept at the facility. More
February 23, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Federal Reserve's recent presentation of initiatives to enhance transparency and accountability. More
February 18, 2009 -- Congressman Paul has posted a statement on Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke's remarks concerning "transparency" of the Fed. More
February 18, 2009 -- Robert Mihovil, a Galveston resident and member of the long-term recovery committee, has published a commentary on the need for more time to address the University of Texas System Board of Regents regarding the future of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
February 17, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall delivered a State of the City address to the League City Chamber of Commerce on Friday. More
February 16, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the lives of several presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush, in recognition of President's Day. More
February 16, 2009 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses his opposition to reinstatement of the draft for military service. More
February 15, 2009 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities has published a summary of the portions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that affect the state budget. More
February 14, 2009 -- United States Senator John Cornyn said he voted against the conference report on the Stimulus Bill because he said it is wasteful and penalizes Texas taxpayers. More
February 13, 2009 -- David Stanowski has published an open letter to Betty Massey, chair of the Galveston Community Recovery Committee. More
February 12, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Wednesday issued a report on events at this week's city council meeting and around League City. More
February 12, 2009 -- Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames, who has announced she is seeking re-election in May, is holding a campaign kickoff event tonight at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
February 11, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has submitted a report on this week's meeting of city council. More
February 10, 2009 -- Aram Terchunian, a coastal geologist with First Coastal Corporation in Long Island, N.Y., believes that beach restoration projections are "exactly the type of economic stimulus package America needs right now." More
February 10, 2009 -- David Stanowski has submitted a piece discussing the Bull Market/Bear Market cycle in the stock market to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
February 09, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the State Children's Health Insurance Program. More
February 09, 2009 -- Jeff Ortiz today announced that he has filed as a candidate for Nederland City Council. More
February 09, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that "money is the Trojan horse that government uses to infiltrate and infect organizations", pointing to the continuation of the faith-based initiatives program created by former President George W. Bush. More
February 06, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum "The Case for a Super Bear Market" explores four separate and independent market evaluation methods that he says are all pointing to a bear market in stocks and an economic depression that will rival the conditions of the 1920's and 1930's. More
February 05, 2009 -- Joseph E. “Mick” Phalen, a ten-year resident of League City, is seeking election for League City City Council Position 3. More
February 05, 2009 -- The Annise Parker for Houston Mayor campaign today announced that a new poll shows Parker has "a significant lead in the Mayor's race". More
February 05, 2009 -- Bill King, a potential candidate for the Houston Mayoral race, today announced that he will not seek the office in 2009. More
February 04, 2009 -- Texas A&M University Communication Professor Leroy Dorsey today issued a release discussing President Barack Obama's admitting to making a mistake as a positive for the new President. More
February 02, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses his view on what should be done to solve the economic issues facing the country. More
February 02, 2009 -- The Sierra Club on Friday issued a press release stating that increased funding of outdoor recreation could help fight Texas obesity rates. More
February 02, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the economic stimulus bill, stating that the country "should promote permanent private sector jobs, not a permanent increase in spending and debt". More
February 02, 2009 -- Houston City Controller Annise Parker announced today that she is a candidate for Mayor of Houston in the November 3 election. More
February 02, 2009 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum urging readers to participate in the current session of the Texas Legislature. More
January 30, 2009 -- Houston attorney Gene Locke today officially designated a campaign treasurer as a step toward his entrance into Houston's 2009 mayoral race. More
January 29, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall today issued a report on recent activities in the city's government. More
January 28, 2009 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities has published a statement on Governor Rick Perry's State of the State Message. More
January 28, 2009 -- Americans for Prosperity Director Peggy Venable on Tuesday issued a statement on Texas Governor Rick Perry's State of the State Address. More
January 28, 2009 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has posted a report on Tuesday's meeting of Dickinson City Council. More
January 28, 2009 -- Michael D. Lee, League City businessman and owner of Terra Bella Group, has announced his  candidacy for League City Council Position # 4 in the May municipal elections. More
January 26, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, notes some of the allocations planned for the proposed $825 billion stimulus package. More
January 26, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses improvements to the country's telecommunications infrastructure. More
January 23, 2009 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com Forum is "The Rich Take A Big Hit". More
January 20, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses her priorities for transportation during the 2009 legislative session. More
January 19, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses what strengthens or weakens the economy. More
January 19, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall on Sunday published a report on activities in the city. More
January 18, 2009 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has thanked President George W. Bush for his leadership during the past eight years. More
January 18, 2009 -- Don Gartman, President and CEO of the Galveston County Economic Alliance has posted an Annual Report. More
January 17, 2009 -- United States Senator John Cornyn, in his "Texas Times" column, remembers civil rights activist Barbara Charline Jordan. More
January 14, 2009 -- Texas Senator Dan Patrick applauded passage of a rule change ending the requirement that two-thirds of the Senate must approve passage of controversial bills. More
January 14, 2009 -- David Stanowski questions whether the City of Galveston has an effective lobbying team in place to get its fair share of federal assistance to recover from Hurricane Ike. More
January 12, 2009 -- David Stanowski has posted a new essay on "Galveston Recovery?" More
January 12, 2009 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the history and tradition of the Presidential inauguration ceremony. More
January 12, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the coming economic stimulus package and the creation of public sector jobs. More
January 09, 2009 -- Sierra Club Executive Director Carl Pope on Thursday issued a response to President-elect Barack Obama's speech on economic recovery. More
January 05, 2009 -- The Galveston Republican Women have written a letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry, asking for assistance in working to provide funding to restore the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
January 05, 2009 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, writes that "our interventionist foreign policy stands ready to be put on a new course with the new administration". More
January 02, 2009 -- David Stanowski, in a posting published on the GuidryNews.com Forum, urges use of "The Strand Historic District" as the official name of Downtown Galveston. More
December 29, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses transition and hope in the new year. More
December 29, 2008 -- David Stanowski has published a commentary entitled "Texas: Still Number One". More
December 29, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses a report on the need for educational improvements in the United States. More
December 22, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, argues that creating new laws in light of the recent alleged fraud conducted by Bernie Madoff would erode freedoms and not fix any problems. More
December 22, 2008 -- David Stanowski today published a commentary, posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, entitled "Why is bad news so good?". More
December 22, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, highlights the many holiday celebrations taking place across Texas. More
December 21, 2008 -- Steve Salch has posted a message in support of Jim Guidry's Commentary, "Observing the Spirit of the Law". More
December 20, 2008 -- Gini Brown was inspired to poetry by Hurricane Ike. Poem
December 19, 2008 -- Guidry News Service Publisher Jim Guidry declined membership on the Communications Committee of the Galveston Long Term Recovery Committee and explains his reasons. More
December 18, 2008 -- The first meeting of the Galveston Long Term Recovery Committee Communications Subcommittee is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday at the Galveston County Daily News. More
December 17, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted a clarification of his recent article saying that he will discontinue his campaign for change in Galveston. More
December 17, 2008 -- Tom Johnson, executive director of the Texas Faculty Association, has published comments on Thursday's special meeting of the University of Texas System Board of Regents. More
December 15, 2008 -- David Stanowski, who has been a regular contributor of suggestions to improve the Galveston economy, now says that he will discontinue his campaign. More
December 15, 2008 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, writes that the bailout of the automotive industry is "relinquishing the very essence of freedom". More
December 12, 2008 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a report on this week's League City City Council meeting. More
December 10, 2008 -- Gulf Coast Center Executive Director Mike Winburn has called for establishment of a Psychatric Center for Galveston County. More
December 08, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, warns against "complacency" in Homeland Security. More
December 08, 2008 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, writes that recent violence in India illustrates the dangers of gun control laws. More
December 06, 2008 -- Howard Marlowe, who heads a government relations firm based in Washington, D.C. that serves local governments, has offered a prescription for Mainstreet America. More
December 05, 2008 -- Mamie Aoughsten, a student at Ball High school, has published an essay on her thoughts following Hurricane Ike entitled, "The Tales of an Island," which is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
December 04, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison today announced that she is forming an exploratory committee, the first step in a campaign to run for Governor of Texas. More
December 03, 2008 -- Joan Huffman, candidate for Texas State Senate District 17, today announced her support of a proposal to allow Galveston County school districts affected by disasters to waive their "Robin Hood" status until recovery efforts have been completed. More
December 01, 2008 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, argues that funding industry bailouts will devalue the dollar and trigger hyperinflation. More
November 29, 2008 -- Erin Toberman provided a report to Lynda Guidry about the Great Galveston Garbage Gobble. More
November 29, 2008 -- Dr. Kelly E. Hejtmancik raises questions about the future development of Galveston Island following Hurricane Ike. More
November 26, 2008 -- The Ronald McDonald House of Galveston will hold its third annual "Lights of Love" event on December 5. More
November 26, 2008 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has proposed changes to the Texas Education Code to enable school districts impacted by Hurricane Ike, such as Galveston Independent School District, to avoid large Robin Hood payments to the state More
November 25, 2008 -- Greater Houston Partnership President and CEO Jeff Moseley has published a letter noting the strength of the Houston economy and encourages President-elect Barack Obama "to follow the example of our local leaders and steer a unified effort to keep our economy moving forward". More
November 24, 2008 -- The Texas Federation of Republican Women recently honored President George W. Bush and Alaska's Governor Sarah Palin with resolutions during the group's quarterly meeting. More
November 24, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment: column, discusses the health risk of diabetes for children. More
November 24, 2008 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, talks about his opposition to bailouts of private businesses currently being undertaken by the government. More
November 22, 2008 -- San Jacinto Chancellor Dr. Bill Lindemann, in his "Chat with the Chancellor" column, discusses the role of non-traditional students in college education. More
November 22, 2008 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has published her report on this week's meeting of League City City Council. More
November 22, 2008 -- David Stanowski offers his thoughts on ways to revitalize the Port of Galveston to give the local economy a major boost. More
November 21, 2008 -- Judy Wilkie has complained to City officials about the removal of a live tree from her property on Postoffice. More
November 20, 2008 -- The Fall Membership Show of the National Society of Artists is underway at the Historic Railroad Center in Dickinson. More
November 19, 2008 -- Patric Kahla has posted a message of thanks to Sheriff-Elect Freddie Poor for his response to the looting question on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
November 18, 2008 -- Sheriff-Elect Freddie Poor has responded to security concerns posted on the GuidryNews.com Bulletin Board and a message from Patric Kahla which is posted on the Forum page. More
November 18, 2008 -- Patric Kahla has expressed strong concerns about looting on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
November 17, 2008 -- Galveston Housing Authority Executive Director Harish Krishnaro has published a Guest Editorial on the impact of Hurricane Ike on the families of the GHA community. More
November 17, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the "Freedom of Choice Act", which he says could result in shutting down health care facilities that refuse to perform abortions. More
November 17, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted comments on the City of Galveston budget and the size of the City staff. More
November 15, 2008 -- Texas Senate District 17 candidate Chris Bell has issued a statement on the decision by the University of Texas Board of Regents to cut jobs at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
November 13, 2008 -- Dianna D. Puccetti has posted comments on the decision to eliminate 3,800 jobs from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
November 13, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted a commentary on the City of Galveston's policy during the crisis caused by Hurricane Ike, which he contends was ill-conceived and irresponsible. More
November 13, 2008 -- GuidryNews.com Publisher Jim Guidry, at Wednesday's meeting of the Galveston County Mayors and Councilmembers' Association, proposed legislation that would designate county judges in Texas as the primary decision makers during emergencies such as Hurricane Ike. More
November 12, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed his report on this week's meeting of Dickinson City Council. More
November 11, 2008 -- William Merrell, who holds the George P Mitchell Chair at Texas A&M University at Galveston and is president of Merrell Historic Properties, Inc., has proposed a plan for a "New Galveston After Hurricane Ike"; that includes extension of the Seawall and floodgates at the Bolivar Roads entrance to the ship channel, San Luis pass and the Intercoastal canal connections to Galveston Bay; a plan to improve downtown; and a promise of a college education for long-term Galveston Independent School District students. More
November 10, 2008 -- Help4Galveston is hosting an inter-organizational meeting at noon today at 31st and Avenue N in Galveston to review and focus on workgroup categories within our community to begin addressing the collective disaster related unmet needs of each workgroup category. More
November 07, 2008 -- GuidryNews.com Cartoonist Al Mainwaring suggests a Historic Home Debris Tour, in a commentary on the turf war between the City and the State over debris removal. More
November 07, 2008 -- Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters is up and running after Hurricane Ike, according to Executive Director Cindy Schulz in a Guest Column More
November 07, 2008 -- Pete Olson, who defeated Congressman Nick Lampson on Tuesday, has published a message to his supporters, thanking them for their help. More
November 06, 2008 -- Greg Roof has written to the Secretary of State's Office about a problem with the electronic voting system that he said could potentially affect the validity of every local proposition on the ballot.   More
November 06, 2008 -- Austen Furse, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, on Wednesday endorsed fellow Republican candidate Joan Huffman in a special election run-off for the seat. More
November 04, 2008 -- David Stanowski advises that the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 offers some tax breaks for anyone impacted by Hurricane Ike. More
November 04, 2008 -- Diane Blanks, a resident of the Driftwood Subdivision on the Bolivar Peninsula, argues against the plan to allow FEMA trailers on the peninsula. More
November 04, 2008 -- Patty Mayeux has posted an essay on the American election process, "The Future is...NEW", in her blog. More
November 04, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, states that government regulation creates moral hazards for the people. More
November 01, 2008 -- Hitchcock Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Michael Bergman has posted his Newsletter for October 2008. More
November 01, 2008 -- David Stanowski's latest contribution to the GuidryNews.com forum is entitled, "Is There a Good Reason to Rebuild this City?" More
November 01, 2008 -- Charles Early, Libertarian Candidate for District 23, has thanked the news media that posted his messages. More
October 31, 2008 -- This week's Al Mainwaring Cartoon is a Halloween scare by a FEMA Inspector on a Trick or Treat visit. More
October 30, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul today announced his endorsement of conservative Republican Austen Furse. More
October 30, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed his report on this week's meeting of Dickinson City Council. More
October 30, 2008 -- Charles Earley, Libertarian Candidate for State Representative District 23, has posted comments on the difficulty residents have in obtaining permits to repair their property following Hurricane Ike. More
October 30, 2008 -- Matt Crowder, candidate for Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector has posted an appeal to voters to Vote Early. More
October 29, 2008 -- American Shore and Beach Preservation Association Board Member Tony Pratt has issued a letter to presidential candidates concerning protection of the nation's coastlines. More
October 28, 2008 -- Charles Earley, the Libertarian candidate for State Representative, District 23, has posted a message in support of his candidacy on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
October 27, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, asks how another proposed economic stimulus package will be funded by the government. More
October 27, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the importance of voting. More
October 27, 2008 -- Greater Houston Partnership President and CEO Jeff Moseley today issued a letter thanking area elected officials for their efforts in resolving the financial crisis. More
October 27, 2008 -- Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Noriega will visit Galveston On Tueday. More
October 26, 2008 -- Jake and Shari Angelo have provided photos and a special report on the annual High Island Schools Fall Festival and PTO Fundraiser. More
October 25, 2008 -- Betsy Oney has posted a commentary in support of Laura Ewing for State Board of Education, District 7. More
October 23, 2008 -- Americans For Prosperity on Wednesday announced its opposition to a bond package on the ballot for Round Rock Independent School District. More
October 23, 2008 -- In his column, "Chat with the Chancellor", San Jacinto College District Chancellor Dr. Bill Lindemann discusses education for the "Millenial Generation". More
October 22, 2008 -- This week's Al Mainwaring Cartoon is based on a quote by Representative Craig Eiland published in Gulf Coast E-news on October 14. "I don't think that the image of a child, not back in their home, with a dirty t-shirt and bare feet delivering an $11 million check to the State, at a time that the State has a surplus, is a pretty picture." More
October 22, 2008 -- Harris L. “Shrub” Kempner, president of Kempner Capital Management in Galveston, posted a message in support of the 4B Sales Tax being considered for continuation by Galveston voters. More
October 21, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted a commentary on the GuidryNews.com entitled "What is a credit crisis, and what does it look like?" More
October 20, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, refutes the idea of businesses that are "too big to fail" due to their economic importance. More
October 20, 2008 -- Bob McMeekin asks for help from authorities with looting on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
October 20, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses Texas' role in creating new military technologies. More
October 20, 2008 -- United Way of Galveston Chairman Brent Masel, in a column posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum, discusses coping with Hurricane Ike in Galveston. More
October 18, 2008 -- The Sierra Club has announced its endorsements for Houston area candidates in the November 2008 election. More
October 17, 2008 -- Democratic State Senate challenger Joe Jaworski today critcized Senator Mike for not participating in another scheduled forum. More
October 17, 2008 -- Patty Mayeux has reviewed The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls for Galveston Reads. More
October 16, 2008 -- Republican candidate for Texas Senate Austen Furse today announced that he has been endorsed by the United Republicans of Harris County. More
October 14, 2008 -- Professional photographer Gary Trinklein visited the Bolivar Peninsula on Saturday and shared his photos and thoughts with GuidryNews.com. More
October 14, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk Column this week is entitled, "Capitalism Without Capital?" More
October 14, 2008 -- Austen Furse, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, on Monday announced that he has received endorsements from the president of Americans for Tax Reform and from the Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector More
October 14, 2008 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association today issued an open letter to presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama concerning shoreline restoration and management. More
October 13, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted a commentary on the GuidryNews.com Forum the economy entitled "How Bad Can It Get?" More
October 13, 2008 -- Jeanie Cyphers, who reported on her first return to the Bolivar Peninsula on October 5, has returned again and shares photos and thoughts about the devastation that Hurricane Ike left behind. More
October 13, 2008 -- Candidate for Texas Senate Joe Jaworski on Saturday spoke against incumbent Senator Mike Jackson's actions concerning windstorm insurance and his lack of attendance at recent public meetings. More
October 13, 2008 -- State Senator Mike Jackson chastised challenger Joe Jaworski for attempting to win votes by claiming that claiming that property owners covered under the Texas Windstorm Insurance Fund “likely will not be able to cover claims from Hurricane Ike.” More
October 12, 2008 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson has written to elected officials and others concerning "an issue that needs to be addressed in the next session with regard to late payment of installment payments for residential properties located in a disaster area." More
October 11, 2008 -- The Mexican American Sheriff's Organization and the Afro-American Sheriff's Deputy League have endorsed County Judge Ed Emmett in the November 4 election. More
October 11, 2008 -- State Senator Mike Jackson was a no-show at the Senate District 11 debate, set to air Sunday at 5 pm on KUHF channel 8's program "Red, White, and Blue." More
October 11, 2008 -- Tierni Sager, a sixth grade science teacher, has written a letter in support of Laura Ewing for the State Board of Education, District 7 seat. More
October 11, 2008 -- The Collaborative Galveston Organization, including United Way, Red Cross, Catholic Charities, Jesse Tree, Gleanings from the Harvest, St. Vincent’s House, The Children’s Center, Salvation Army, GISD, FEMA, City of Galveston, Galveston County, Galveston Housing Authority, NAMI, Sigma Home Health, Community Health Choice, Gulf Coast Center, Boys and Girls Club, UTMB and Society St. Vincent de Paul has been formed to assist with the Hurricane Ike recovery effort. More
October 11, 2008 -- "Beach Out and Help Someone", the first coordinated Bolivar Peninsula volunteer clean-up event following Hurricane Ike is being planned for Saturday, October 18. More
October 10, 2008 -- Mainland Communities United Way Executive Director Elizabeth White has posted a message of thanks to those who have helped in the Hurricane Ike recovery effort and an appeal for additional assistance. More
October 09, 2008 -- Candidate for Texas Senate District 17 Chris Bell on Wednesday announced the airing of his first televised advertisement on property tax cuts. More
October 09, 2008 -- Austen Furse, Republican candidate for Texas Senate District 17, on Tuesday announced that he has received an endorsement from former President George H. W. Bush. More
October 07, 2008 -- Galveston Independent School District Superintendent Lynne Cleveland has posted a message to parents and the public. More
October 07, 2008 -- Renee Brawner commented on the photos and essay on the Bolivar Peninsula provided by Brenda Beust Smith. More
October 07, 2008 -- Chris Bell, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, today announced that former President Bill Clinton will headline an October 13 fundraising event for his campaign. More
October 06, 2008 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Straight Talk" column, discusses the passage of the emergency economic stabilization bill. More
October 06, 2008 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Bill Lindemann, in his "Chat with the Chancellor" column, discusses how the college will handle challenges caused by Hurricane Ike. More
October 06, 2008 -- Candidate for Harris County Judge David Mincberg has issued a release voicing his opposition to a proposed tax increase in Harris County. More
October 05, 2008 -- Jeannie Cyphers provided photos of the Bolivar Peninsula after Ike, and an essay about her memories of the peninsula. More
October 05, 2008 -- Brenda Beust Smith has provided photos of and commentary about the Bolivar Peninsula following Hurricane Ike. More
October 04, 2008 -- Karla Klay, director of the Artist Boat, has posted a letter on the status of the offices and staff of the business. More
October 04, 2008 -- C.O. "Brad" Bradford recently announced that he has received an endorsement from former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier in the race for Harris County District Attorney. More
October 02, 2008 -- This is an update on the operation of Guidry News Service since Hurricane Ike ravaged the Gulf Coast Region, and a message of thanks to our associates who have helped us to continue to provide information throughout these trying times. More
October 02, 2008 -- The Greater Houston Partnership has written to every member of Congress on behalf of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Board of Directors urging them to take immediate and decisive action regarding the nation’s current economic crisis. More
October 02, 2008 -- Galveston College President Dr. Myles Shelton has published a memorandum to faculty and staff of the college regarding the return to the campus following Hurricane Ike. More
October 02, 2008 -- Maureen Patton, executive director of The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, has written a letter about The Grand's efforts to recover from Hurricane Ike. More
October 02, 2008 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership will hold a Hurricane Ike Regional Impact and Overview discussion at its partnership luncheon on October 15 at the Gilruth Center. More
September 30, 2008 -- Texas State Senator Mike Jackson has appealed to all local taxing jurisdictions (cities, counties, school districts, ect.) to provide tax relief to victims of Hurricane Ike by allowing appraisal districts to immediately reappraise the property values of our homes and businesses. More
September 29, 2008 -- Texas General Land Office Commissioner Jerry Patterson has published a letter to Galveston residents concering reports that the City of Galveston is placing a hold on all beachfront construction permits until the Texas General Land Office determines the new post-hurricane line of vegetation. More
September 29, 2008 -- Texas Senator Mike Jackson today joined Austen Furse, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, in calling on local officials to authorize a re-appraisal of all property damaged by Hurricane Ike. More
September 27, 2008 -- Vance Redden, a GuidryNews.com contributor, was among the first to cross the bridge at Rollover Pass to visit his property on the Bolivar Peninsula. More w/photos
September 27, 2008 -- Margaret Hammons takes issue with Vance Redden's essay about the destruction on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
September 27, 2008 -- Dana Hollier and James Brown visited Sabine Pass today and provided photos and an essay about the trip. More
September 26, 2008 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership is partnering with Promovita to promote a Disaster Housing Job Fair which will recruit staffing for a disaster housing group. More
September 26, 2008 -- Democratic Candidate for Harris County Judge David Mincburg has called for improved infrastructure to limit blackouts, traffic snarls during emergencies. More
September 25, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed his report on this week's meetings of Dickinson City Council. More
September 25, 2008 -- Steve Cook, NASA Ares Projects Manager at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama has written an essay posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum entitled "It Takes a Nation to Build a Rocket". More
September 21, 2008 -- David Stanowski, a regular contributor to the GuidryNews.com Forum has posted a second message regarding the City of Galveston's preparation and reaction to Hurricane Ike. More
September 20, 2008 -- The Galveston Founders Party, in a posting on the GuidryNews.com Forum, said that it believes that a policy of forcibly preventing people from returning to their homes is fundamentally un-American and has no place in a free country. More
September 20, 2008 -- Bobby Wright, executive director of the Galveston County Emergency Communications District provided photos and comments on the unusual events of the past week. More
September 20, 2008 -- There's much work ahead, but we have accomplished much since Saturday morning, when Ike disrupted many of our lives. Message to the Public
September 18, 2008 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has posted a message that BAHEP stands ready to assist in any way it can to help its business partners and regional allies to recover from Hurricane Ike. More
September 14, 2008 -- Six of our the Houston Area Red Cross Chapter's 16 counties including Harris, Galveston, Brazoria, Walker, Chambers and Fort Bend suffered storm damage from Hurricane Ike, some of it severe. The Chapter continues to support three shelters in Huntsville for people who evacuated before the storm hit. More
September 13, 2008 -- Galveston County Community Development Director Curtiss Brown was among about two dozen County employees who weathered the landfall of Hurricane Ike at the old Galveston County Courthouse on Moody. He shared his photos and thoughts with GuidryNews.com. More
September 11, 2008 -- Shannon Hall, publisher of The Islander Magazine, who evacuated from West Galveston Island to the Texas Hill Country, has written a report on her experience. More
September 10, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, on Tuesday's City Council meeting. More
September 09, 2008 -- The Greater Houston Partnership approved at its monthly Board of Directors meeting a resolution distancing itself from any political endorsements made by the United States Chamber of Commerce. More
September 08, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses emergency response to Hurricane Gustav as well as future disasters. More
September 08, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, continues to explain his position on using a Gold Standard currency. More
September 08, 2008 -- David Mincberg, candidate for Harris County Judge, today announced that he is airing a new television advertisement for his campaign. More
September 07, 2008 -- Laura Ewing, candidate for State Board of Education District 7, has announced that she has received endorsements from the Texas Parent Politcal Action Committee and Senator Carl and Dr. Beverly Parker. More
September 05, 2008 -- Chris Bell, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, on Thursday announced that a hearing has been scheduled on Monday concerning his challenge of the residency of Stephanie E. Simmons, who has filed as his opponent. More
September 05, 2008 -- Al Mainwaring's cartoon this week features the City of Galveston 4B Sales Tax election, with caricatures of partisans on both sides of the issue. More
September 04, 2008 -- Chris Bell, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, today announced that he has filed a lawsuit regarding the filing of Stephanie Simmons for the Senate seat, arguing that Simmons does not meet residency requirements for the race. More
September 04, 2008 -- Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark continued his reports on the National Republic Convention. More
September 03, 2008 -- David Mincberg, candidate for Harris County Judge, today issued a release regarding a civic group forum attended by himself and incumbent Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. More
September 03, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, on the August 26 City Council meeting. More
September 02, 2008 -- Texas State Senator Mike Jackson reports that repeal of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund that he championed in the Texas Legislature became effective September 1. More
September 02, 2008 -- Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark reported on the second day of the Republican National Convention. More
September 02, 2008 -- District Court Judge Susan Criss reports that she presided over the final claim from the explosion at British Petroleum in Texas City in 2005. More
September 01, 2008 -- Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark has submitted a report on his experiences in Minneapolis-St. Paul, where he is attending the Republican National Convention. More
September 01, 2008 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul's weekly Texas Straight Talk column, "In Government We Trust? Part 1" explains his position on the Gold Standard. More
September 01, 2008 -- The Chris Bell for Texas Senate campaign announced that it won the endorsement of the Texas State Employees Union. More
August 30, 2008 -- Chris Bell, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, on Thursday announced that he has received endorsements from the Texas Classroom Teachers Association and the Texas Federation of Teachers COPE. More
August 28, 2008 -- Laura Ewing, a candidate for the State of Texas Board of Education, has posted a news release about the campaign on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
August 25, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the "treasures" along the Texas Gulf Coast. More
August 25, 2008 -- United States Representative Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the fall of the Soviet Union and Central Planning. More
August 22, 2008 -- Al Mainwaring's latest contribution to GuidryNews.com is a cartoon based on an announcement by the Texas Department of Transportation that "The End of Construction on the Katy Freeway is Near". More
August 22, 2008 -- The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods held a meeting on the proposed 4B Sales Tax election on Thursday. Bill Hynek provided a commentary that is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
August 21, 2008 -- Chris Bell, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, today announced that he has received additional endorsements for his campaign. More
August 20, 2008 -- Joe Jaworski, candidate for Texas Senate District 11, today announced that he has received the endorsement of Firefighters Local 571. More
August 19, 2008 -- Dean Blair, the new principal of Galveston's Ball High School, wrote a letter to parents inviting them to attend a meeting on Thursday to introduce the administrative staff. More
August 19, 2008 -- Joe Jaworski, candidate for the Texas Senate District 11, today announced that he has been endorsed by the political organization Independent Texans. More
August 18, 2008 -- Chris Bell, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, today announced that he has beat his online fundraising goal. More
August 18, 2008 -- Freddie Poor, candidate for Galveston County Sheriff, will hold an event at Haak Winery in Santa Fe on Saturday. More
August 18, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the impact of foreign policy on gas prices. More
August 18, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the need to strengthen education to have a prosperous future. More
August 18, 2008 -- David Stanowski has published a commentary concerning the Galveston economy. More
August 14, 2008 -- Tommie LeCroix and R. Dale Olsen have announced "an observation of the first anniversary of the barricades at the Demack Building" in Downtown Galveston on Sunday to call attention to "the ineffectiveness and disinterest in preserving our historic structures". More
August 13, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, on Tuesday's City Council meeting. More
August 11, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the title of legislation compared to its actual intent. More
August 11, 2008 -- Bill King, who is considering a campaign for Mayor of Houston has named Sefronia Thompson, James Rodriquez and Jessica Colón as co-chairs of his Issues Study Group; along with Paula Arnold, who was previously appointed. More
August 09, 2008 -- United States Kay Bailey Hutchison on Friday issed an editorial regarding Texas and nuclear power. More
August 08, 2008 -- The Bay Area New Democrats organization will host a Movin’ In Party on Saturday, August 23 at its new headquarters in the former Randall's Shopping Center at 538 El Dorado and Highway 3. More
August 08, 2008 -- This week's Al Mainwaring Cartoon is a commentary on funding for public beaches. More
August 04, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses what he calls an "intervention addiction" in government. More
August 04, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the transition to Digital Television, which takes place in February. More
August 01, 2008 -- Al Mainwaring's latest cartoon for GuidryNews.com features the recent argument against the use of certificates of obligation for a new Fire/EMS station in Galveston. More
July 31, 2008 -- Chris Bell today announced that he has received an endorsement from the Texas AFL-CIO COPE in his candidacy for Texas Senate District 17. More
July 30, 2008 -- Joe Jaworksi, candidate for Texas Senate District 11, today announced that he has received support from the Texas AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education. More
July 30, 2008 -- Charles Suderman, President of the Festival of Lights event in Dickinson, has written a letter asking for volunteers to come help with this year's Christmas lights display in Paul Hopkins Parks. More
July 29, 2008 -- Galveston City Council Member Danny Weber is urging citizens to participate in a public hearing on the 4B Sales Tax on Wednesday evening. More
July 29, 2008 -- Joe Jaworski, candidate for State Senate District 11, today announced that he has received an endorsement from the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club. More
July 29, 2008 -- Al Mainwaring, a radio veteran and artist of public acclaim on the Texas Gulf Coast, who was a contributor of pithy cartoons for GuidryNews.com in the past, has again agreed to provide political commentary in cartoon form for our visitors. More
July 29, 2008 -- Galveston freelance photographer Robert Mihovil questions the decision to permit a controlled burn at Galveston Island State Park, which was reported on GuidryNews.com and in Gulf Coast E-news. More
July 28, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the impact of fuel costs on airlines. More
July 28, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the economic policies of "neo-conservatives". More
July 28, 2008 -- Joe Jaworski, candidate for the Texas Senate District 11 seat, today announced that he has been endorsed by the Galveston Municipal Police Association. More
July 28, 2008 -- David Stanowski discusses Galveston's economic issues and solutions in an article posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
July 26, 2008 -- Willacy County Lobbyist Sally Velasquez has provided photos and a report on damage in Sebastian, Texas. More
July 25, 2008 -- The Galveston County Democratic Party hosted a reception for Texas Senate Candidates Joe Jaworski and Chris Bell at the Galveston Yacht Club on Thursday. More
July 25, 2008 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Greg Smith has published a message to members of the community, which is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
July 23, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, on Tuesday's City Council meeting. More
July 21, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the housing market situation. More
July 21, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses issues with government-backed currency. More
July 21, 2008 -- Chris Bell on Sunday formally announced his candidacy for the Texas Senate District 17 seat formerly held by Kyle Janek. More
July 18, 2008 -- The Strand Merchants Association has written to Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas, Galveston City Council, City Manager Steve LeBlanc and the Park Board of Trustees seeking representation equal to that given to the Historic Downtown Galveston Partnership. More
July 18, 2008 -- A reception honoring Democratic candidates Joe Jaworski for Texas Senate Dist. 11 and Chris Bell for Texas Senate District 17 will be held on Thursday, July 24 at the Galveston Yacht Club. More
July 18, 2008 -- Democrat Chris Bell will formally announce his candidacy in the special election for Texas Senate District 17 at the opening of his campaign headquarters on Sunday, July 20, 2008 in Houston. More
July 18, 2008 -- David Stanowski has published a commentary on the recent Galveston Economic Development Partnership Economic Outlook Conference. More
July 14, 2008 -- Texas Senate candidate Joe Jaworski said that he will report raising more than $801,000 from 1,267 individual contributors in his race thus far, capping another successful fundraising period. More
July 14, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the expansion of the GI Bill to allow transfer of education benefits to the families of veterans. More
July 14, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses withdrawal of forces from Iraq. More
July 10, 2008 -- Americans for Legal Immigration today issued a press release concerning Presidential candidate Barack Obama's comments on the Spanish language in the United States. More
July 10, 2008 -- Austen Furse, candidate for Texas Senate District 17, today announced that he has received an endorsement from commentator and author Ann Coulter. More
July 10, 2008 -- Americans for Legal Immigration on Wednesday issued a release concerning representation of the people in federal government. More
July 09, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, on last night's City Council meeting. More
July 07, 2008 -- Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses supporting healthy lifestyles for Texas' youth. More
July 07, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the need for change in federal government. More
July 02, 2008 -- Joe Jaworski, Candidate for Texas Senate District 11, has published a special message for the Fourth of July. More
July 01, 2008 -- Roland Bassett has posted a comment with his support of Don Ciaccio's positive statement about Galveston's Sullivan family and the leadership of Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas. More
July 01, 2008 -- Don Ciaccio has written a letter, posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, thanking Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas and the Sullivan family for their efforts and leadership on the island. More
July 01, 2008 -- David Stanowski has published a commentary in the GuidryNews.com Forum calling for Public Bathrooms for Downtown Galveston. More
June 30, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses personal freedoms and legislation involving the Internet. More
June 30, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the United States as a "beacon of hope" for other nations. More
June 27, 2008 -- Americans for Limited Government on Thursday praised the Supreme Court decision in Heller v. D.C. as "a refreshing return to personal freedom". More
June 26, 2008 -- Newly elected League City Mayor Toni Randall has published a news release to introduce herself to the community. More
June 25, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, on last night's City Council meeting. More
June 25, 2008 -- Republican candidate for Texas Senate District 17 Austen Furse today announced that he has received an endorsement from the Texas Right to Life coalition. More
June 23, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses an announcement by the Texas Department of Transportation earlier this month to use existing facilities for the I-69 corridor project. More
June 23, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the status of the Federal Highway Trust Fund. More
June 22, 2008 -- As You Think, a book written by James Allen in 1904 under the title of As a Man Thinketh, and edited in 1998 by Marc Allen who states in the introduction, “There is genius, power and magic in this book.” Review By Patty Mayeux
June 20, 2008 -- CorridorWatch.org has published a bulletin on the Trans Texas Corridor project. More
June 20, 2008 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson has proposed that the State of Texas tax property based on acquisition rather than market value. More
June 19, 2008 -- Chris Mallios, an unsuccessful candidate for Mayor of League City, applauded newly elected Mayor Toni Randall and urged everyone to work with her to move the city forward. More
June 19, 2008 -- Texas Senate District 17 candidate Austen Furse today announced that he has received endorsements from the C Club and the Houston Realty Breakfast Club. More
June 16, 2008 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the Iraq war and its impact on the economy. More
June 16, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses the need for more energy to resolve the United States energy crisis. More
June 11, 2008 -- Texas State Senate candidate Joe Jaworski has called for a moratorium on tuition and fee increases to make college more affordable "while giving parents and students trying to budget college costs more predictability". More
June 11, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report, which has been posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum, on last night's City Council meeting. More
June 10, 2008 -- David Stanowski proposes that Galveston City Council allocate $1 million per year, for the next three years, to set up and fund a Business Improvement District for Downtown, with a board of directors composed of downtown business owners, so that the City government has no role in running it. More
June 10, 2008 -- Austen Furse, who is running in the Special Election to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Texas State Senator Kyle Janek, has announced two endorsements in a release posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
June 09, 2008 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson took issue with comments by Galveston County Commissioner Patrick Doyle that were quoted in Gulf Coast E-news regarding proposed new beach and dune rules. More
June 09, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses ways to protect children who venture online. More
June 09, 2008 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses rising energy costs and the falling value of the American dollar. More
June 09, 2008 -- Bill King, who is considering a campaign for Mayor of Houston, has called for a review of the City's Flood Ordinance. More
June 07, 2008 -- League City mayoral runoff candidate Chris Mallios has responded to a posting by Toni Randall, his opponent. More
June 06, 2008 -- American League of Lobbyists has issued a news release in protest of declarations by Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama regarding lobbyists. More
June 05, 2008 -- John W. Kosty has posted a report on a League City Mayoral Forum, which he said candidate Toni Randall failed to attend. More
June 04, 2008 -- Toni Randall, candidate for Mayor of League City, has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum disputing allegations made about her during the campaign. More
June 03, 2008 -- David Stanowski, in a posting on the GuidryNews.com Forum, points to data he says shows the "first plunge" from the credit crisis. More
June 02, 2008 -- United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in her "Capitol Comment" column, discusses forgiveness of debts owed to the Department of Veteran Affairs by those who have lost their lives in combat. More
June 02, 2008 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses the recent Farm Bill More
June 01, 2008 -- David Stanowski cites data that says the State of Texas and the City of Galveston are not skipping the recession. More
May 29, 2008 -- Bill King, a former Kemah mayor who is considering a race for Mayor of Houston, has appointed a campaign treasurer and chair of a committee to study issues for the possible campaign. More
May 29, 2008 -- Beth Moore has endorsed Chris Mallios in the runoff election for League City Mayor. More
May 28, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has filed a report, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, on last night's City Council meeting. More
May 28, 2008 -- Seabrook City Council Member Pete Braccio reports on his experience with a television reporter concerning proposed water taxies to service the Clear Lake area. More
May 27, 2008 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column, discusses bills relating to veterans. More
May 26, 2008 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has posted a Memorial Day message calling for an update in educational benefits for service members and their families. More
May 25, 2008 -- Former Clear Creek Independent School District Trustee Sherrie Matula has endorsed Chris Mallios in the League City Mayoral Election Runoff. More
May 24, 2008 -- 212th District Court Judge Susan Criss reports that she will be the subject of a retrospective on Hurricane Alicia on Channel 13 Sunday evening. More
May 24, 2008 -- David Stanowski said that he agrees with Galveston City Council Member Elizabeth Beeton one hundred percent on the issue of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones. More
May 23, 2008 -- The new Galveston Founders Party has issued a call to action for the new city council. More
May 19, 2008 -- In his weekly "Straight Talk" column, United States Congressman Ron Paul discusses government spending on the war and its impact on the economy. More
May 16, 2008 -- Rosenberg Elementary School in Galveston on Thursday, May 22 will celebrate the 120th Year Anniversary of Henry Rosenberg's gift of a free school to Galveston. More
May 14, 2008 -- Former president George Bush issued a statement after learning of the passing of the former Kuwaiti emir, Sheik Saad Al Abdullah Al Sabah, who died Tuesday in Kuwait City at the age of 78. More
May 13, 2008 -- David Stanowski, a commentator on Galveston's economy, has a message for the winners in Saturday's election, "Congratulations to the mayor, and all the candidates who were elected to City Council, on Saturday, but now that the celebrating is done, it is time to start the next campaign". More
May 09, 2008 -- Galveston City Council Member Dianna D. Puccetti took issue with a newspaper ad about her campaign, which she said contains false statements. More
May 08, 2008 -- The League City Police Officers Association Political Action Committee has announced its endorsements for the May 10 municipal election in League City. More
May 06, 2008 -- David Stanowski, in his latest posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum, concludes that the U.S. economy slipped into "what will probably be a long and deep recession" in the fourth quarter of 2007 More
May 05, 2008 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Straight Talk" column, discusses government regulations in regards to high gas prices. More
May 05, 2008 -- Mike Barnett, director of publications for the Texas Farm Bureau, on Friday issued an opinion piece, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, discussing ethanol and higher food prices. More
May 02, 2008 -- Galveston City Council Member Dianna Puccetti has posted a message to the residents and voters of District 6. More
May 01, 2008 -- Galveston resident John Belanger today submitted a letter of support, which has been posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum, for Dianna Puccetti for Galveston City Council. More
May 01, 2008 -- Americans for Prosperity - Texas is sponsoring a Hot Air Tour to expose "Global Warming Alarmism: Lost Jobs, Higher Taxes, Less Freedom" on Friday with events at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and at Bear Creek Park in Houston. Flyer
April 30, 2008 -- Tad Nelson, candidate for re-election to the League City Council, reports that he has received the endorsement of the League City Police Officers Association PAC. More
April 28, 2008 -- In his weekly "Straight Talk" column, Congressman Ron Paul discusses his co-sponsoring of the "Medical Marijuana Patient Protecton Act". More
April 26, 2008 -- David Stanowski suggests that many Americans are "Voting With Their Feet" by moving away from areas that are politically hostile, or offer dwindling economic opportunities. More
April 26, 2008 -- Texas Farm Bureau President Kenneth Dierschke has objected to Governor Rick Perry's request of the EPA to waive a portion of the Renewable Fuels Standard. More
April 25, 2008 -- Seabrook City Council Member Pete Braccio has posted his opinion of the Repsdorph Road Project and GuidryNews.com coverage of his opposition. More
April 23, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves submitted a report on Tuesday night's council meeting, which is posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 23, 2008 -- Seabrook City Council Member Pete Braccio has provided comments on the selection of the name for Seabrook Wildlife Park. More
April 21, 2008 -- In his weekly "Straight Talk" column, Congressman Ron Paul discusses issues concerning income taxes. More
April 21, 2008 -- San Jacinto Chancellor Bill Lindemann discusses health care issues in his "Chat with the Chancellor" column, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 18, 2008 -- David Stanowski, a frequent contributor to the GuidryNews.com Forum, has announced formation of the Galveston Founders Party. More
April 18, 2008 -- Galveston Chamber of Commerce Chair Greg Harrington said that the Chamber cannot support the Height and Density recommendations under consideration. More
April 16, 2008 -- Kerry Neves published a letter posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum congratulating the Dickinson High School Band for its performance at the UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest. More
April 15, 2008 -- The Greater Houston Partnership has issued a statement opposing the the U.S. House of Representatives’ decision to block the Colombia Free Trade Agreement. More
April 11, 2008 -- League City City Council Member Tad Nelson has announced his decision to seek a third term on the city council. More
April 10, 2008 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association made a statement on the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget For the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the Senate Subcommittee on Energy and Water Appropriations on Thursday. More
April 10, 2008 -- David Die has posted some personal thoughts on Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Month in May. More
April 09, 2008 -- David Stanowski on Tuesday issued a commentary, which is posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum regarding the situation with credit markets. More
April 09, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves submitted a report on Tuesday night's council meeting, which is posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 06, 2008 -- James Guidry, father of a student in the Pearland Independent School District, has posted his concerns about the possible elimination of the Agriculture Program at Dawson High School. More
April 06, 2008 -- CorridorWatch.org, a website co-founded by David Stall "to educate the public and public officials about the Trans Texas Corridor" has published a column questioning management of the public-private partnership. More
March 31, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Straight Talk" column, discusses inflation. More
March 29, 2008 -- Local GOP Political Consultant Onzelo Markum has posted information on Tax Protest Classes sponsored by Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson. More
March 28, 2008 -- League City Council Member Mike Barber announced on Friday that he will run for reelection. More
March 28, 2008 -- Bill Hynek has asked members of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves to apologize to Greg Roof for comments made at Monday's meeting of the Wharves Board Finance Committee. More
March 27, 2008 -- Galveston economist David Stanowski has published an endorsement of an offer by Photo Violation Technologies to replace the existing parking meters in downtown Galveston. More
March 26, 2008 -- League City City Council candidate Neil Baron has posted his announcement on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 26, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves submitted a report on Tuesday night's council meeting, which is posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 25, 2008 -- Garrik Addison has issued a letter, posted in the GuidryNews.com Forum, in response to comments made by members of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves during its most recent meeting. More
March 25, 2008 -- Chris Mallios, who is seeking election as Mayor of League City, has posted a news release on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 24, 2008 -- Greg Roof has responded to comments by members of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves concerning the need to reconsider a port revenue bond issue. More
March 24, 2008 -- In his weekly "Straight Talk" column, Congressman Ron Paul discusses the war in Iraq, which went into its fifth year last week. More
March 24, 2008 -- In her weekly "Capitol Comment" column, United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison discusses issues with the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget in Congress. More
March 17, 2008 -- David Stanowski, who attended Friday's presentation by Nore Winter to the Historic Downtown Galveston Partnership, has posted his comments to the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 17, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Straight Talk" column, discusses the budget bill and its impact on the current economy. More
March 17, 2008 -- In her weekly "Capitol Comment" column, United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison discusses the implications that an ongoing Supreme Court case will have for the Second Amendment. More
March 15, 2008 -- Chris Peden has posted a message of thanks to his supporters in his recent campaign for Congress. More
March 13, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves filed an e-mail report to his constituents on Tuesday night's council meeting. More
March 12, 2008 -- The National Republican Congressional Committee today issued a release posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum concerning Representative Nick Lampson's votes concerning intelligence gathering and security. More
March 12, 2008 -- Veterans for Peace - Chapter 12, on Tuesday issued a statement, which has been posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, concerning veto of the Intelligence Authorization Act. More
March 12, 2008 -- Supporters of Juan Peña for reelection to Galveston City Council turned out for a political reception at the Mosquito Cafe on Tuesday. More
March 11, 2008 -- A Peace Rally will be held at 46th Street and Seawall Boulevard in Galveston on Saturday. More
March 10, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul, in his weekly "Straight Talk" column, which has been posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum discusses foreign aid to Africa. More
March 08, 2008 -- Susan P. Baker, who ran uncontested for 56th District Court in the Democratic Primary, notes that the news media has not reported that uncontested Democrats, including Baker and Tax Assessor Collector candidate Matt Crowder, received larger votes than the incumbents in the Republican Primary, who they will face in the November General Election. More
March 07, 2008 -- Joe Jaworski, who won the Democratic nomination for Texas Senate District 11, has posted a message of thanks to his supporters. More
March 06, 2008 -- The Nick Lampson Campaign today issued a statement posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum that Lampson received more votes in the Texas Primary Elections than Republican candidates combined for the Texas 22nd congressional district seat. More
March 06, 2008 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Bill Lindemann, in his column "Chat with the Chancellor", discusses the changing job market in the United States. More
March 06, 2008 -- Bruce Buonauro, a scholar of American History who has produced a program called "The Stories of Bernardo de Galvez" has posted a second message on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 06, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted an essay contending that federal, state, and local governments ignore reality when they make economic policy. More
March 05, 2008 -- Charles Bacarisse today issued a statement published to the GuidryNews.com Forum following his run against Ed Emmett for Harris County Judge. More
March 03, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul in his weekly Straight Talk column, posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum, discusses issues with the economy. More
March 03, 2008 -- Harris County Judge candidate Charles Bacarisse today published a letter posted in the GuidryNews.com Forum announcing he has received the highest grade possible by the Heritage Alliance. More
March 02, 2008 -- Dr. Bill Lindemann, chancellor of San Jacinto College, has published an editorial on the past and future of the school. More
February 29, 2008 -- Shayne Green of Lake Jackson has posted an endorsement of Chris Peden in his race for Congress. More
February 28, 2008 -- Candidate for Harris County Judge Charles Bacarisse published a message posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum on actions of Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. More
February 27, 2008 -- The Ed Emmett for Harrist County Judge Campaign today issued a letter posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum claiming rival candidate Charles Bacarisse has received complaints with state agencies in Austin. More
February 27, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves filed an email report to his constituents on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
February 27, 2008 -- Chris Peden, who is challenging Congressman Ron Paul in the Republican Primary, has posted questions about statements Paul has published in his reelection advertising campaign. More
February 26, 2008 -- Peggy Venable, Texas director of Americans for Prosperity, has published an analysis of the March 4 Republican Primary Election ballot. More
February 25, 2008 -- Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs has begun a monthly column that will be posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
February 25, 2008 -- Americans for Prosperity-Texas has issued a news release warning that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is considering regulations which would limit one Texas businesses’ right to fish off the Texas coast, "solely on the musings of a self-proclaimed Maoist" from New Jersey. More
February 22, 2008 -- Bill King, who is considering a race for Mayor of Houston, recently rode with a Safe Clear wrecker driver and filed a report on the evening. More
February 22, 2008 -- Gerald Alan Pipkin, Sr. from Rocky Mount, North Carolina writes that he enjoyed a visit to Galveston where his son will play for the Texas Tidalwave football team. More
February 22, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted a new essay on the GuidryNews.com Forum, "Downtown Galveston: Under New Management?" More
February 22, 2008 -- Dr. Randy White of Katy, in a posting on the GuidryNews.com Forum, has endorsed Chris Peden for Congress. More
February 20, 2008 -- The Concerned Women Political Action Committee today announced its endorsement of State Representative Robert Talton for Congress. More
February 20, 2008 -- Houston City Council Member Jolanda Jones said in a posting to the GuidryNews.com Forum that she is moving her endorsement in the Democratic Presidential Primary from Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama. More
February 19, 2008 -- Texas Senate District 11 candidate Joe Jaworski began a television ad campaign on the first day of Early Voting. More
February 19, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul today discusses in his Straight Talk column the impact of illegal immigration. More
February 19, 2008 -- Howard Pickle, a resident in West Columbia, published a message posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum supporting Chris Peden for Congressional District 14. More
February 18, 2008 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on Sunday questioned the judgment of his opponent in the March 4th Republican Primary after he used what Emmett described as "a bogus endorsement". More
February 18, 2008 -- The Charles Bacarisse for Harris County Judge Campaign announced on friday that Bacarisse scored "an impressive vote of confidence" in the 2008 Houston Bar Association Judicial Candidate Qualification Poll. More
February 18, 2008 -- Republican Congressional candidate John Manlove has posted a message critical of incumbent Democratic Congressman Nick Lampson for the failure of Congress to reauthorize the Protect America Act. More
February 18, 2008 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has posted an essay on the differences between beaches in the winter and summer. More
February 17, 2008 -- Galveston financial advisor David Stanowski, in a posting on the GuidryNews.com Forum, predicts that think that the retail environment is going to be "very tough for the next year or two". More
February 16, 2008 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has criticized the House leadership for failing to pass the Protect America Act. More
February 16, 2008 -- The Chair of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce expressed surprise at the decision by City Manager Steve LeBlanc to pull proposed charter amendments from the May 10 election ballot. More
February 14, 2008 -- Charles Bacarisse today posted a message which has been published on the Forum announcing support for his campaign by the Harris County Republican Party. More
February 13, 2008 -- Bob Smither questions state Republican leaders who he says "are rushing to endorse John McCain for President of the United States. More
February 13, 2008 -- Evelyn Timmins has published a commentary on the Friendswood City Council meeting of February 4. More
February 12, 2008 -- The Mobility Coalition on Tuesday announced that it has endorsed Charles Bacarisse for County Judge in the March 4 Harris County Republican Primary. More
February 11, 2008 -- Members of the Texas Conservative Coalition have been holding a series of town hall meetings across Texas that will continue on Tuesday, February 19 with a meeting in League City. More
February 11, 2008 -- David Stanowski asks "Who Really Owns The Strand" in a posting on the GuidryNews.com Forum and contends that the way that special events have been staged in Galveston is potentially unlawful. More
February 11, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly Straight Talk column, "Second Amendment Battle in DC" deals with a pending decision by the United States Supreme Court. More
February 11, 2008 -- The 2008 Galveston County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner will be held Friday, February 22 at the South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center in League City, Texas. More
February 10, 2008 -- Bob Kjar, a Kingwood resident who describes himself as an "arch conservative", says he will vote for a Democrat rather than John McCain. More
February 10, 2008 -- Republican political consultant Onzelo Markum reports that presidential candidate Alan Keyes will speak in Galveston County on February 15. More
February 09, 2008 -- Letty Packard of La Marque asks questions about Congressman Ron Paul and endorses the candidacy of Chris Peden. More
February 07, 2008 -- The United Spinal Association this week asked for support from the public for passage of legislation to allow Medicare beneficiaries to receive wheelchairs or scooters. More
February 07, 2008 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett reports that he has received the support of every major Republican and conservative group endorsing in the March 4th Republican Primary. More
February 06, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted an essay calling for Galveston to market itself as a "time machine" that transports visitors into the past. More
February 05, 2008 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association today published a letter posted to the GuidryNews.com Forum voicing concerns about spending cuts for coastal projects in the President's 2009 budget. More
February 05, 2008 -- Carolyn Leonard posted a comment on the GuidryNews.com coverage of the Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock. More
February 04, 2008 -- Harris County Judge candidate Charles Bacarisse today issued a statement lauding the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for partnering with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to identify and help deport persons in the jail system who are in this country illegally. More
February 01, 2008 -- Harris County Judge candidate Charles Bacarisse has published a criticism of incumbent Judge Ed Emmett's delivery of tax relief to citizens. More
February 01, 2008 -- Several law enforcement agencies across Texas have endorsed Lieutenant Henry Porretto for Sheriff of Galveston County. More
January 31, 2008 -- Congressional candidate John Manlove posted a message today alleging Representative Nick Lampson has not worked to secure the Texas border. More
January 31, 2008 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett today posted a message claiming his opponent has allowed "smear merchants" to attack his record. More
January 29, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul discussed his concerns with the current economic stimulus plan in Washington in his weekly column, Texas Straight Talk. More
January 26, 2008 -- Bruce Buonauro, a scholar of American History who has produced a program called "The Stories of Bernardo de Galvez" has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
January 25, 2008 -- Texas State Senator Mike Jackson has posted a guest column on the need for Texas "to lead the charge for border security". More
January 24, 2008 -- Former League City mayor Pat Hallisey has posted comments on the report of the League City Charter Committee. More
January 23, 2008 -- The John Manlove for Congress Campaign has announced the endorsements of several area mayors in support of Manlove. More
January 23, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves filed an email report to his constituents on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
January 22, 2008 -- Louise Baker has announced that a support group for parents of struggling readers in the Friendswood area is being formed to provide support, education and information to help children become better readers. More
January 22, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted a commentary on the stock market on the GuidryNews.com Forum, "The Stock Market: the Beginning, or the End?" More
January 22, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul discusses legislation he proposes to respond to terrorism. More
January 22, 2008 -- A reception has been scheduled for Glenn Manis for Constable Precinct 4 in Galveston County. More
January 21, 2008 -- Congressman Al Green released a statement today in commemoration of Martin Luther King Day. More
January 16, 2008 -- Donald Lee is advising classmates from Grambling State University of a reunion for those who attended between 1985 and 1990. More
January 15, 2008 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss has published an invitation to a Barbecue campaign party for Judge Susan Criss' campaign for the Texas Supreme Court. More
January 15, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column is a Legislative Forecast for 2008. Column
January 15, 2008 -- David Stanowski has posted a guest column on the prospects for a recession in Galveston in 2008. More
January 12, 2008 -- Galveston County Republican Party Chairman Kerry Neves on Saturday announced a strong, qualified and conservative group of candidates seeking the Republican nomination in the March primary. More
January 10, 2008 -- Congressional candidate Chris Peden will address the Galveston Republican Women, Wednesday, January 16 at Gaido’s Pelican Club. More
January 09, 2008 -- Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia has announced her support of an independent investigation of the Harris County District Attorney's Office, and called for the resignation of the district attorney. More
January 09, 2008 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves filed an email report to his constituents on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
January 09, 2008 -- Edgar L. Tucker, director of the Michael E. DeBakey V.A. Medical Center, encourages everyone to get involved during National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week. More
January 09, 2008 -- The Galveston Island Arts Academy has announced the appointment of James McQuage, a new guitar instructor. More
January 08, 2008 -- Harris County Judge candidate Charles Barcarisse has called for the resignation of District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal. More
January 08, 2008 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett has posted a message alleging that his Republican Primary Election opponent has made false statements. More
January 08, 2008 -- The Triangle AIDS Network will host an open house at its new location at 1495 North 7th Street in Beaumont on Friday. Invitation
January 07, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column is on the recently approved Omnibus Spending Bill. More
January 07, 2008 -- Charles Bacarisse, a candidate for Harris County Judge, has published a news release asking incumbent Harris County Judge Ed Emmett to audit the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority. More
January 07, 2008 -- The National Juneteenth Holiday Campaign, the National Juneteenth Observance Foundation and the National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council, have published a news release. More
January 04, 2008 -- Brenda Donaloio Lee has published an open letter to the members of the Galveston Planning Commission and Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas and members of Galveston City Council urging preservation of the historic military property on Seawall Boulevard between 42nd and 45th streets. More
January 04, 2008 -- Niels A. Aalund, vice president for maritime affairs for the West Gulf Maritime Association, has relayed a request for help by the Houston Holocaust Museum to restore a fishing boat used to smuggle Jews out of Denmark during the Nazi occupation. More
January 03, 2008 -- Laura Ewing, currently a member of Friendswood City Council, has filed to run for the District 7 position on the Texas State Board of Education. More
January 02, 2008 -- Jon R. Keeney has filed to run for the GOP nomination for Texas House of Representatives District 129. More
January 02, 2008 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column is on the Omnibus Spending Bill. More
January 02, 2008 -- Ed Hubbard of Seabrook, a Republican, has officially filed to run for the First Court of Appeals Place 3. More
January 01, 2008 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl E. Johnson announced today that she has filed for re-election. More
December 31, 2007 -- David Stanowski, a frequent contributor to the GuidryNews.com Forum, has posted a marketing plan for the City of Galveston. More
December 28, 2007 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club held a Presidential straw poll on Thursday. More
December 28, 2007 -- Chris Peden has officially filed as a candidate for the Republican nomination in Texas’ 14th Congressional District. More
December 27, 2007 -- David Stanowski, a frequent contributor to the GuidryNews.com Forum, has provided the text, as well as photos and charts, of his remarks to the Galveston Planning Commission on November 5, "The Big Picture: the impact of the real estate bubble on Galveston". More
December 21, 2007 -- Joe Jaworski today officially filed his paperwork in Austin to be a candidate in the March 4 Democratic Primary Election for Texas Senate District 11. More
December 20, 2007 -- David Stanowski has offered a solution to the question of parking meters in Downtown Galveston. More
December 19, 2007 -- Eric Nevelow, a 32 year veteran with the Galveston Sheriff's Office, filed today as a Democratic Candidate for Galveston County Sheriff. More
December 18, 2007 -- Former Pasadena Mayor John Manlove on Monday filed paperwork with the Republican Party of Texas become a candidate for Congressional District 22, which includes parts of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston and Harris Counties. More
December 18, 2007 -- Texas District Judge Susan Criss on Monday filed as a Democratic candidate for Place 8 on the Texas Supreme Court. More
December 17, 2007 -- Texas State Senator Mike Jackson on Monday filed with the Republican Party of Texas, formally seeking re-election for Senate District 11, which encompasses southeast Harris County and portions of Galveston and Brazoria counties. More
December 17, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column is "The Importance of Fiscal Responsibility in Government". More
December 16, 2007 -- Nancy Kessling has published a letter on the GuidryNews.com Forum that urges the Friendswood Independent School District to follow recommendations in the management letter that accompanies the annual audit. More
December 14, 2007 -- Texas State Senator Kyle Janek on Friday commented on former United States Senator George Mitchell's report on steroids in professional baseball. More
December 12, 2007 -- Galveston Police Lieutenant Henry Porretto on Wednesday officially filed to run for Galveston County Sheriff in the Republican Primary. More
December 12, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves filed an email report to his constituents on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
December 11, 2007 -- Kenneth Dierschke, president of the Texas Farm Bureau, has posted an appeal for "Courage in Congress". More
December 10, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column, "Bombed if you Do, Bombed if you Don't", reviews the recent National Intelligence Estimate on Iran. More
December 07, 2007 -- Freddie Poor, chief deputy of the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, has officially announced that he has filed for the position of Sheriff of Galveston County. More
December 06, 2007 -- Dawn B. Crocker, director of development for NAMI Gulf Coast, has called for change to provide mental health services to those in need. More
December 04, 2007 -- Kerry Neves has posted a reminder that the Dickinson Historical Society has Christmas gifts for sale. More
December 04, 2007 -- Charles Bacarisse on Monday filed the necessary papers at the Harris County Republican Party headquarters to become an official candidate for Harris County Judge in the March 4, 2008 Republican primary. More
December 04, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column is on illegal immigration and border security. "We have security issues at home and our resources are running thin," Paul said. "Our education system is stretched, and immigration accounts for virtually all the national increase in public school enrollment in the last two decades." Column
December 03, 2007 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, who was appointed to the position by Harris County Commissioners Court when previous county judge Robert Eckels resigned, has filed to run for a full term. More
December 03, 2007 -- Letty Packard of La Marque has posted a letter in support of Chris Peden for Congress. More
December 01, 2007 -- Jim O'Donnel of the Jamaica Beach Weather Observatory has published comments on the end of the 2007 Hurricane Season. More
November 30, 2007 -- John Leonard, who identifies himself as a "global resident" has posted a letter to "Baby Grace". More
November 29, 2007 -- Breck Porter, editor of The Police News, responded to a GuidryNews.com Forum posting about the "Baby Grace" case from Don Mini in New York. More
November 28, 2007 -- Don Mini of New York State submitted a letter to the GuidryNews.com Forum about the "Baby Grace" case. More
November 27, 2007 -- Congressional Candidate Chris Peden has called for an impeachment inquiry for United States District Judge Sam Kent. More
November 26, 2007 -- Texas Senate candidate Joe Jaworski has published a guest column on the need for change in Austin. More
November 26, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column, Texas Straight Talk, deals with the "pain" of higher fuel prices at the gas pump. More
November 24, 2007 -- Samuel Collins, III and his wife Doris, who purchased and are restoring the historic Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock,TX. have learned that Frank Bell, Sr., who worked for Stringfellow, was a founder of the prosperous Bell family of Texas City. More
November 23, 2007 -- (Due to the inclement weather, this event has been cancelled.)The Houston chapter of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Movement for Justice and the Houston Chapter of the Pakistan People’s Party will hold a pro-democracy rally at the intersection of Westheimer and Post Oak on Saturday, November 24. More
November 23, 2007 -- Michael Bennett of Baltimore, Maryland read of the passing of Colonel William E. Lobit in GuidryNews.com, then shared news of his own father's passing and sent condolences to Lobit's family in Galveston. More
November 21, 2007 -- Dr. Kelly E. Hejtmancik responded to Congressman Nick Lampson's Veterans Day message posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
November 21, 2007 -- Dean Hrbacek, a candidate for Congress, has posted a Thanksgiving message. More
November 21, 2007 -- Congressional candidate John Manlove has published a Thanksgiving message that is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
November 21, 2007 -- State Senator Mike Jackson, in a guest column entitled "Under the Dome", reports on efforts by Texas law enforcement to lead the nation in a crime prevention initiative designed to deter thieves and recover stolen property. More
November 21, 2007 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett's election campaign reported on Monday it has raised more than $1 million. More
November 19, 2007 -- Beau Rawlins of Save our Galveston Neighborhood Schools has posted on Online petition regarding the administration of the Galveston Independent School District. More
November 15, 2007 -- Pete Olson, a Republican candidate for the 22nd Congressional District, has posted a message critical of the Democratic Congress' actions regarding the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. More
November 15, 2007 -- Cara Delgado, owner of Home Instead Senior Care, recommends pets as gifts for seniors. More
November 13, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column, Texas Straight Talk, deals with "Entangling Alliances ". More
November 13, 2007 -- The City of Galveston Families, Children and Youth Board will kick off the Central Renaissance Zone on Thursday, November 15. More
November 13, 2007 -- John O’Neill has announced his endorsement of Charles Bacarisse for Harris County Judge. More
November 12, 2007 -- Congressman Nick Lampson, in a Veterans Day Message, asks his friends to reflect on the enormous sacrifices made by the heroic men and women who have served our country. More
November 12, 2007 -- Texas Senate Candidate Joe Jaworski has written Governor Rick Perry asking him to take immediate steps to "break the logjam that has kept all but a mere two percent of available (Hurricane Rita) aid from getting to the families who need it most". More
November 10, 2007 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, in a news release posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum, criticized his opponent for flip-flopping and repeatedly getting his facts wrong when discussing public policy issues. More
November 08, 2007 -- Nancy Kessling has posted a suggestion that Friendswood Independent School District should abandon plans for a school at Centenial Park School Site. More
November 08, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves reports that the Dickinson High School Band came in third in the State Finals, and "missed second by the smallest of margins". More
November 07, 2007 -- Don Ciaccio has posted a message of concern about the lack of privacy while voting during Tuesday's election. More
November 06, 2007 -- Joe Jaworski, candidate for the Texas Senate, has cited new poll numbers in a posting on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
November 05, 2007 -- Former County Galveston County Commissioner Eddie Barr and Friends of Clint Wayne Brown will host a reception for Brown, Democratic candidate for Galveston County Constable Precinct 9; on Sunday, November 11 at the Tiki Bar & Grill, 1369 Highway 87 in Crystal Beach. More
November 05, 2007 -- American Shore and Beach Preservation Association President Harry Simmons has posted a letter of appreciation for GuidryNews.com's coverage of the recent ASBPA Fall Conference in Galveston. More
November 05, 2007 -- Anthony Margan of Arlington, Virginia, has proposed in a letter to GuidryNews.com Columnist Victor Lang that a statue of Bernardo de Galvez in Washington, D.C. should be moved to Galveston Island. More
November 05, 2007 -- Chris Peden for Congress Political Director Onzelo Markum III has posted a message in support of Peden. More
November 02, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves urges residents to show their support for the Dickinson High School Marching Band which is once again going to the State Marching Contest Finals. More
November 02, 2007 -- Tracy Manning from Oxford, Mississippi has responded to Major Ray Tuttoilmondo's personal message about the death of a little girl whose body was found in West Galveston Bay. More
November 01, 2007 -- Major Ray Tuttoilmondo of the Galveston County Sheriff's Office has posted a personal message about the case of the small girl whose body was found in Galveston Bay. More
October 31, 2007 -- West Galveston Island Property Owners Association President Jerry Mohn in an email to his members has announced that the awards for all of the CEPRA V Cycle projects have been announced. More
October 31, 2007 -- David Mincberg, chair and CEO of Flagship Properties Corporation, on Tuesday announced his candidacy for Harris County Judge. More
October 30, 2007 -- Garvin O’Neil, campaign chair for the for the United Way Galveston Campaign, has posted an early holiday message, "Leaders in Giving". More
October 29, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column, Texas Straight Talk, deals with the United States' Cuba Policy, "Struggling for Relevance in Cuba: Close, Still No Cigars" More
October 29, 2007 -- Nancy Kessling questions the use of bonds from a 2005 Friendswood Independent School District bond election, in a posting about next Tuesday's election. More
October 29, 2007 -- Joe Jaworski has posted a message in support of Proposition 15 on statewide ballot on November 6. More
October 25, 2007 -- Shirley Hendrickson of League City has posted an open letter urging League City City Council to revisit it's "sanctuary city" policy. More
October 25, 2007 -- Robyn Bushong has posted an invitation to Island Oktoberfest, this weekend in Galveston. More
October 25, 2007 -- Houston City Council Member M.J. Khan on Wednesday announced his support for the Houston Independent School District bond issue proposal. More
October 24, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves filed an email report to his constituents on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
October 24, 2007 -- Incumbent Harris County Judge Ed Emmett has published a news release on Tuesday's passage of the largest property tax cut in Harris County history. More
October 23, 2007 -- Roxana Lewis takes issue with statements by Congressman Ron Paul during the recent Presidential Debate. More
October 22, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column is entitled, "Interventionism? Isolationism? Actually, Both." More
October 17, 2007 -- Residents of the Manchester community on the Houston Ship Channel are working with Citizens League for Environmental Action Now on a petition seeking enforcement of law regulating hazardous air pollutants. More
October 17, 2007 -- George Douglas Lee has posted another commentary on Galveston City Council's decision to not renew the contract of former municipal court judge John Campbell. More
October 16, 2007 -- Galveston County candidate for sheriff Eric Nevelow has announced activities to kick off his campaign on the Mainland in November. More
October 15, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column, Texas Straight Talk, this week is entitied "Taxing Ourselves to Death". More
October 15, 2007 -- The Houston Contractors Association, through its political action committee HOUCONPAC, has officially endorsed Judge Ed Emmett for election as Harris County Judge. More
October 13, 2007 -- Shirley Hendrickson of League City has posted a column warning that taking God out of U.S. Government discourse is dangerous for the country. More
October 13, 2007 -- West Galveston Island Property Owners Association President Jerry Mohn has noted that the West End of Galveston Island now accounts for 43 percent of Galveston's ad valorem tax base. More
October 11, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves filed an email report to his constituents on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
October 10, 2007 -- Galveston Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola has posted a letter to the membership regarding the board of directors' decision to withhold its support for the tax issue scheduled for the November ballot. More
October 08, 2007 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett called this week on the campaign of his opponent in the March 2008 Harris County Republican Primary to be more accurate with conservatives when discussing property tax relief. More
October 07, 2007 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson has posted an endorsement of Proposition 3 on the November 6 ballot. More
October 07, 2007 -- John Manlove has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 22nd Congressional District and has resigned the Pasadena mayor’s post to devote full time to the campaign. More
October 05, 2007 -- Galveston Independent School District Director of Business/Community Relations Christine Hopkins has posted a guest column on a new program called GISD Community Network, which will be launched on October 10 at Austin Middle School. More
October 05, 2007 -- George Lee has posted a commentary on Galveston City Council's action to not renew the contract of former municipal court judge John Campbell. More
October 03, 2007 -- Galveston-Trivandrum Sister City Society Chair Rajan Koshy reports that Sister Cities International selected the Galveston program as one of the Best in 2007 "Global Day of Music for Peace" on September 11. More
October 02, 2007 -- David Stanowski, a local financial analysist, states in a posting on the GuidryNews.com Forum that Galveston's per capita retail sales, when viewed after being adjusted by the CPI, shows no net gain over the last 22 years. More
September 30, 2007 -- Izola Collins has posted a message of appreciation for Galveston City Council Member Juan Peña. More
September 27, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves filed an email report to his constituents on Tuesday's meeting. Report
September 26, 2007 -- Bill King is encouraging a large turnout for the second annual Amazing Faiths Dinners on November 15. More
September 24, 2007 -- Texas state senate candidate Joe Jaworski complains that two years after Hurricane Rita, the state is still "sitting on" relief funds. More
September 24, 2007 -- Guidry News Service Publisher Lynda Guidry has written to the Strand Theatre's board of directors with positive comments about the choice of offerings at the Galveston theatre for this season. More
September 24, 2007 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has complained that the Bush Administration is needlessly exposing more than half of America’s population to avoidable hazards by its opposition to beach renourishment projects. More
September 23, 2007 -- A group called "Voters' Initiative for Enjoying the Waterfront" has posted the results of a survey indicating that Seabrook residents appear to favor a November 6 ballot initiative to ad 8.4 acres to Pine Gully Park. More
September 21, 2007 -- State Senator Mike Jackson will officially launch his reelection campaign tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 22nd, at Walter Hall Park in League City. More
September 20, 2007 -- Texas Senate candidate Joe Jaworski questions statements by a conservative state official in Austin. More
September 20, 2007 -- Kerry Neves has relayed an appeal for contributions to a funeral dinner for Sergeant Omar Mora, who was killed in Iraq. More
September 19, 2007 -- Diana and Gary Wade, who now live in Colorado, have posted a message in support of Jim Guidry's editorial. More
September 19, 2007 -- Former Galveston city manager Doug Matthews posted positive comments about Jim Guidry's editorial, "A Tropical Storm in the Gulf of Mexico is an Emergency". Response
September 19, 2007 -- Don Ciaccio has posted a message in support of Jim Guidry's editorial on emergency management in Galveston. More
September 17, 2007 -- Guidry News Service Publisher Jim Guidry has posted an editorial concerning the City of Galveston's response to the threat of tropical storms in the Gulf of Mexico. More
September 14, 2007 -- Republican Congressional candidate Chris Peden has posted a message on the GuidryNews.com Forum calling for members of Congress, including Ron Paul to denounce a full-page advertisement by Moveon.org. More
September 14, 2007 -- Galveston Independent School District Superintendent of Schools Lynne Cleveland has published a guest column about the opening of school. More
September 12, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves reports on Tuesday's meeting. More
September 11, 2007 -- Lest We Forget - September 11, 2001 Revisited More
September 10, 2007 -- Carolyn Sunseri has provided information on Tee Off Fore Kids, a fundraiser to support the Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston County More
September 09, 2007 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Cheryl Johnson and Texas State Representative Larry Taylor will speak to the Galveston Friends of Business Luncheon Meeting on Thursday, September 13. More
September 09, 2007 -- Bay Area New Democrats will sponsor a "Meet the Candidates" Night on September 12. More
September 07, 2007 -- Former Congressman and City Councilman Dr. Shelley Sekula Gibbs will be the featured speaker at the September 18 meeting of the Clear Lake Republican Club at the Harris County Courthouse Annex in Clear Lake City. More
September 04, 2007 -- The Seafarers Center is looking for donations of unwanted (but not damaged) umbrellas. More
September 03, 2007 -- Richard "Dixie" D'Albergo questions the wisdom of the City of Galveston's actions to regulate street entertainers in the Downtown district. More
September 03, 2007 -- Guidry News Service Editor George Lee has posted a political cartoon based on the dispute between the ports of Houston and Galveston over property at Seawolf Park where two World War II ships are displayed. More
August 31, 2007 -- Americans for Prosperity-Texas, in a Labor Day message, challenged school districts and other local taxing entities to live within their budgets, "just like taxpayers do". More
August 30, 2007 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities has published "The Family Budget Estimator: What It Really Takes to Get By in Texas" which contends that the federal poverty level doesn't accurately measure today's cost of living. More
August 29, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves reports on Tuesday's meeting. More
August 29, 2007 -- Enrique de Leon has published an Open Letter to LULAC regarding Hispanic voting representation in League City. More
August 24, 2007 -- Charles Killebrew has issued a call for the media to take a "definitive stand" on the issue of split payments of ad valorem taxes. More
August 23, 2007 -- Mike Vaughn, Sr. was impressed with photos of the recent Space Shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station; and offered comments for publication on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
August 23, 2007 -- Texas Republican Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul be honored at a Barbecue and Birthday Party Sunday afternoon at the Doyle Center in Texas City. More
August 23, 2007 -- Steve Hench has offered comments on a Texas A&M University at Galveston news release about Independent Natural Resources Inc.’s new SEADOG technology that has begun a three-month demonstration in Gulf of Mexico, to produce power generation and water desalination from the renewable source of ocean waves. More
August 16, 2007 -- Jacquie Chaumette has announced that she is running for Sugar Land City Council. More
August 16, 2007 -- Shelley Sekula Gibbs, candidate for Congress in Texas' 22nd congressional district, held a rally to open her new campaign headquarters in Bay Area Houston and officially kick off her congressional campaign. More
August 15, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves reports on Tuesday's meeting. More
August 14, 2007 -- The Galveston County Republican Party is sponsoring an event on Monday, August 20 at 4:00 PM, where Senator John Cornyn will brief constituents on recent developments in Washington, D.C., and take questions on issues. More
August 14, 2007 -- Galveston Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl E. Johnson has posted an editorial regarding the split pay property tax option. More
August 10, 2007 -- Ruth Finkelstein urges a large turnout for the Rotary Club of Galveston Dopwntown Blood Drive on August 21. More
August 10, 2007 -- Joe Jaworski, a candidate for the Texas Senate, has published a guest column, entitied At the Crossroads of Change. More
August 08, 2007 -- David Stanowski has published an essay expressing concern about Galveston's growing housing inventory: "A Plague of Vacant Houses". More
August 06, 2007 -- Galveston County Reads has selected "A Lesson Before Dying" as its book for 2008. Patty Mayeux has provided a review of the book. More
August 06, 2007 -- Galveston Friends of Business, Inc. is urging Galveston County Taxpayers to attend the Galveston County Commissioners Court meeting on Wednesday at the Holbrook Building Conference Room. More
August 05, 2007 -- Lobbyist Howard Marlowe has submitted a guest editorial on "Congressional Ethics vs. The Culture of Corruption". More
August 04, 2007 -- Joe Jaworski, a candidate for the Texas Senate, has published a guest column, entitied Birds On A Wire. More
August 01, 2007 -- Max Beauregard, a political expert and consultant, will speak about the political demographics of Houston's Bay Area at the Bay Area New Democrats meeting Wednesday, August 8. More
August 01, 2007 -- Galveston educator and historian Izola Collins reports that a new website featuring Juneteenth has been published. More
August 01, 2007 -- Home Instead Senior Care of Galveston urges senior citizens to turn from traditional games such as Bingo to the latest gadgets typically reserved for the younger generation. More
July 31, 2007 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has published formal "thanks" to the legislators who have supported funding for transportation projects. More
July 30, 2007 -- Congressman Nick Lampson has posted a guest column on the Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 that was approved by the House of Representatives on Friday. More
July 27, 2007 -- Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark has published a guest column taking issue with federal government criticism of the county's voting practices and incorrect reporting of an agreed settlement by a local newspaper. More
July 26, 2007 -- Marlon D. Barabin has announced his candidacy for Houston City Council At-Large Position 5. More
July 26, 2007 -- Galveston City Council Member Juan Peña has published a report on issues being considered by the city council. More
July 25, 2007 -- Galveston Park Board of Trustees Chair Jeri Kinnear has published a response to a movement to dissolve the park board and has announced a public meeting on July 30. More
July 24, 2007 -- Texas Senate candidate Joe Jaworski states that the Texas Legislative Budget Board should immediately restore vetoed funding for community colleges. More
July 22, 2007 -- Nia Cultural Center, in partnership with St. Vincent’s House hosted Galveston’s first Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School program from June 18 through July 20, 2007, at St. Vincent’s House in Galveston. More
July 21, 2007 -- Bob Stokes, president of the Galveston Bay Foundation, is recruiting participants and volunteers for the First Annual “Lyondell Bike Around the Bay” Bike Ride on October 20 and 21. More
July 19, 2007 -- Texas Senator Judith Zaffirini, chair of the Senate Higher Education Subcommittee, complains that Governor Rick Perry's veto of community college funding makes higher education less accessible and less affordable for many. More
July 18, 2007 -- Bill King has posted a letter announcing that The Fire Fighter's Foundation of Houston will host its annual fire fighter appreciation dinner on September 11. More
July 18, 2007 -- The Gavleston Island Pachyderm Club will host a luncheon on July 19, featuring Curtis Collier, president of U.S. Border Watch. More
July 17, 2007 -- San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Bill Lindemann has published a response to an editorial published by the office of Governor Rick Perry titled "Community Colleges Must Follow State Law When Paying for Health Benefits". Commentary
July 14, 2007 -- Ron Farr has appealed for a limit to construction noises on Sundays. More
July 11, 2007 -- Galveston Chamber of Commerce Chair Ben Raimer has published a message to the membership of the chamber. More
July 11, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves reports on Tuesday's meeting. More
July 10, 2007 -- Karen Permetti, Public Information Officer with Clear Creek Independent School District, has accepted a position with the Lewisville Independent School District and would like to thank her friends at Clear Creek ISD. More
July 08, 2007 -- Sunday was the 11th anniversary of the publication of Galveston Fax, which launched Guidry News Service as a regional news service -- covering posted public meetings and special events in the Gulf Coast Region. Commentary
July 07, 2007 -- Texas General Land Office Commissioner Jerry Patterson has published a guest column in support of veterans benefits for legal aliens who serve in the United States military. More
July 04, 2007 -- Frances Newell, a member of Galveston's Sealy Family, attended the Summer Band Concert in Sealy Pavilion and prepared a report. More
July 03, 2007 -- Pamela Lavallais, a former classmate of Port Arthur Mayor-Elect Deloris Prince, has published a letter of congratulations. More
July 02, 2007 -- The Rotary Club of Galveston on June 6, honored Roxanne Hogan as Teacher of the Year for her accomplishments at O’Connell High School. More
July 02, 2007 -- David Stanowski suggests that the Galveston Planning Commission needs to refocus its attention from the growth versus quality of life arguments, to supply versus demand! More
June 30, 2007 -- United States Senator John Cornyn last week made a statement on the devastating floods in Texas. More
June 30, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul has posted comments on the defeat of the immigration bill. More
June 28, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves published a report on Tuesday's meeting. More
June 28, 2007 -- Galvestonian David Stanowski sees a high probability of some real difficulties ahead due to the fallout from the national/local real estate bubble. More
June 28, 2007 -- Bolivar Ferry Operations Manager, Bill Mallini, has responded to Brenda Beust Smith's complaints directed at ferry operations. More
June 28, 2007 -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs R. James Nicholson writes in support of the Veterans Pride Initiative, to honor veterans on the Fourth of July. More
June 27, 2007 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Public Information Officer Elaina Polsen reports on Monday's Board meeting. More
June 26, 2007 -- Brenda Donaloio Lee, unsuccessful candidate for Galveston City Council, extended her thanks and best wishes to all District 2 residents. More
June 26, 2007 -- Audrey McMurray from Houston has joined the debate about the Bolivar Ferry. More
June 26, 2007 -- Paula M. Siegel of Gretna Nebraska has responded to Brenda Beust Smith's complaints about the Bolivar Ferry. More
June 24, 2007 -- Brenda Beust Smith has posted comments on the Bolivar Ferry and the lack of transportation options on Galveston Island for walk-on passengers. More
June 24, 2007 -- League City City Council Member Jim Nelson, who recently won reelection, thanked his supporters and his opponent; and said he is looking forward to working with Council Member Elect Tim Paulisson and the city council to move the city forward. More
June 23, 2007 -- GuidryNews.com Editor George Lee has reviewed CHICAGO, which opened on Friday at Moody Gardens. Review
June 23, 2007 -- Price corrections after the peak in real estate bubbles are always slow in coming, because many sellers react by holding out for unrealistic prices. More
June 21, 2007 -- We are CRYING for folk to realize how important it is that piano playing is going out of style in the U.S. More
June 21, 2007 -- The United States Senate has passed a resolution designating September 25th National First Responder Appreciation Day. More
June 21, 2007 -- The 6th Annual Dickinson Fourth of July Picnic and Celebration at the VFW Hall will begin after the Pilot Club's Children's Parade. More
June 21, 2007 -- League City Council Member Elect Tim Paulissen says that he is ready to roll up his sleeves and go to work. More
June 21, 2007 -- Houston Police Chief Harold Hurtt reports that he has reviewed its polygraph operation and made improvements. More
June 19, 2007 -- Arnold Polanco, unsuccessful candidate for League City City Council, posted a message to his supporters. More
June 19, 2007 -- United States Congressman Nick Lampson posted a message in support of his efforts on behalf of small business and NASA funding. More
June 18, 2007 -- The Texas Association of Community Colleges on Friday responded to Governor Rick Perry's veto of $154 million for Group Health Insurance appropriations for public community colleges. More
June 18, 2007 -- Board Member Ruth Finkelstein writes in support of the Galveston Seafarer's Center and their annual fundraiser on June 24. More
June 17, 2007 -- Dr. Kelly E. Hejtmancik comments on issues related to coastal erosion. Message
June 14, 2007 -- As prices decline from the highs that they reached at the peak of the Housing Bubble, David Stanowski asks, "How low can prices go?" More
June 13, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council member Kerry Neves reports on Tuesday's meeting. More
June 13, 2007 -- Shane Sklar, who ran for Congress in 1006, announced that he will not run for the District 14 seat in 2008. More
June 11, 2007 -- Texas A&M professor Randy Kluver reports today that American politicians can learn much more about internet communications from their counterparts in Asia and throughout the world. More
June 10, 2007 -- Jan Johnson has posted an endorsement of Brenda Donaloio Lee in the runoff election for Galveston City Council. More
June 08, 2007 -- Political consultant Onzelo Markum advises that Republican congressional candidate Chris Peden will have a meet the candidate event in League City next week and the public is invited. More
June 07, 2007 -- A Blood Drive is scheduled in Downtown Galveston on June 19. More
June 07, 2007 -- Jamie DeFabio has endorsed Jim Nelson in the League City Council Runoff Election for Position 7 More
June 06, 2007 -- Houston Mayor Bill White reports that the city's murder rate is declining. More
June 05, 2007 -- Arnold Polanco has posted a message to the voters in response to a letter from unsuccessful candidate Tim Tibai on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
June 04, 2007 -- Tim Tibai, an unsuccessful candidate for League City City Council, today asked his supporters to vote for Buddy Carlisle and Jim Nelson. More
June 04, 2007 -- Kathleen Brennan commented on Jim Guidry's Memorial Day Essay, "What If?" More
June 03, 2007 -- Nancy Kessling reports that she will appeal Judge Lonnie Cox's summary judgement against her in her lawsuit against the Friendswood Independent School District. More
June 01, 2007 -- Pat Davis has responded to a posting by Matthew J. "Matt" Crowder, candidate for Tax Assessor-Collector More
May 29, 2007 -- State Senate candidate Joe Jaworski comments on Monday's Texas Legislature session. More
May 28, 2007 -- Americans For Prosperity - Texas has published comments on the budget approved by the Texas Legislature. More
May 28, 2007 -- United States Senator John Cornyn celebrated Memorial Day in Georgetown, Texas at the Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza and in Pflugerville, Texas where he participated in a ceremony at Walden Capital Parks Cemetery. More
May 27, 2007 -- The Texas Farm Bureau has praised the Texas Legislature’s passage of a bill that includes significant reform of the state’s eminent domain process. More
May 27, 2007 -- What If?, A Memorial Day Essay by Jim Guidry first published on May 27, 2006 More
May 26, 2007 -- Tim Tibai, an unsuccessful candidate for League City City Council thanks his supporters and asks that they vote for Jim Nelson in the runoff election. More
May 26, 2007 -- Lisa Howard, an unsuccessful candidate for League City City Council, has announced that she supports Arnold Polanco in the runoff election. More
May 25, 2007 -- Jerry Mohn, President of the Texas Chapter of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, applauded Governor Rick Perry for signing House Bill 1602 into law. More
May 24, 2007 -- Jamie DeFabio has endorsed Tim Paulissen in the League City City Council Runoff More
May 23, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published his report on Tuesday's meeting of Dickinson City Council. More
May 23, 2007 -- Brenda Donaloio Lee has published a message of thanks to the voters who put her into a runoff election for Galveston City Council District 2. More
May 22, 2007 -- League City City Council runoff candidate Tim Paulissen has posted a message to the voters. More
May 18, 2007 -- League City City Council Member Jim Nelson, who faces a runoff election, has posted a message to the voters. More
May 18, 2007 -- Galveston City Council Member Juan Peña, a GuidryNews.com contributor, has provided a review of Sylvia, a production at the Strand Theatre. More
May 18, 2007 -- The Sierra Club commended the Texas House of Representatives for the passage of two important air quality programs for cleaning up diesel engine emissions and encouraging the purchase of cleaner cars. More
May 18, 2007 -- League City City Council runoff candidate Arnold Polanco has posted a message to the voters. More
May 17, 2007 -- United States Senator John Cornyn has expressed "serious concerns" about the proposed immigration reform legislation announced today, More
May 16, 2007 -- United States Representatives Gene Green and Al Green on May 21 will announce a legislative response to the 2005 BP refinery explosion in Texas City, Texas. More
May 15, 2007 -- Senator John Cornyn, a member of the Budget Committee, on Tuesday urged Congress to make key tax relief provisions permanent. More
May 15, 2007 -- League City City Council Member by Council Member Jim Nelson, who is in a runoff for reelection, thanked the voters who supported him in Saturday's election. More
May 14, 2007 -- David Stanowski has submitted a letter in support of Brenda Donaloio Lee for Galveston City Council. More
May 14, 2007 -- Labor Lawyer David Van Os claims that big oil is running roughshod over gasoline consumers. More
May 12, 2007 -- Washington lobbyist Howard Marlowe commented on legislation being debated by the United States Senate that authorizes almost $14 billion in new projects and policies for the nation’s water resources. More
May 11, 2007 -- Galveston Independent School District Board President David O'Neal has published a guest column on the GuidryNews.com Forum encouraging public particpation in forums on the Unitary System. More
May 10, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published his report on Tuesday's meeting of Dickinson City Council. More
May 09, 2007 -- Donna Ober Karn has posted a letter of support for Patricia Grady's campaign for Galveston City Council. More
May 03, 2007 -- Texas Senate candidate Joe Jaworski says that sometimes, legislation in the Texas Capitol becomes a matter of life and death. More
May 02, 2007 -- The International Chili Society's Texas State Championship chili cookoff will be on Saturday, May 12 in Jamaica Beach. More
May 01, 2007 -- The Galveston Alliance for Neighborhood Schools has asked questions concerning a special meeting of the Galveston Independent School District. More
April 30, 2007 -- Lisa Howard, a candidate for League City City Council, has posted another message to her opponent, incumbent Council Member Jim Nelson. More
April 30, 2007 -- Supporters of the Galveston College Whitecaps Softball Team are being urged to help send the team off to Regional competition on Wednesday, May 2. More
April 28, 2007 -- Walk America Bay Area is Sunday, April 29 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
April 27, 2007 -- Nancy Kessling has called for internal control of Friendswood Independent School District's financial activity. More
April 27, 2007 -- County Judge Jim Yarbrough will be honored with an Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, May 10 at the Charles T. Doyle Convention Center More
April 27, 2007 -- The Third Annual Friendswood Candidates’ Forum was held for the Friendswood City Council Candidates at the Village on the Park in Friendswood on Thursday. GuidryNews.com contributor Dan Newbrough provided a report. More
April 27, 2007 -- League City City Council incumbent Jim Nelson has responded to the latest letter from challenger Lisa Howard. More
April 26, 2007 -- Galveston City Council candidate Dianna Puccetti said she welcomes debate on the issues in the May 12 election. More
April 26, 2007 -- Patricia Grady, candidate for Galveston City Council District 6, challenged Dianna Puccetti to a one on one debate in the race for the vacant council seat. More
April 25, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published his report on Tuesday's meeting of Dickinson City Council. More
April 25, 2007 -- The Republican Party of Texas applauded the Texas Senate Republicans led by Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and State Senator Bob Deuell of Greenville for passing House Bill 8 (“Jessica’s Law”) authored and carried in the Texas House by State Representative Debbie Riddle of Houston. More
April 25, 2007 -- Matthew J. "Matt" Crowder has announced that he is a candidate for Galveston County Tax Assessor–Collector. More
April 24, 2007 -- Joe Jaworski stresses that clean air is a family value and that air pollution does not respect muicipal boundaries. More
April 24, 2007 -- League City City Council candidate Lisa Howard has responded to City Council Incumbent Jim Nelson's response to her ethics complaint. More
April 17, 2007 -- League City City Council Member Jim Nelson has responded to questions raised by challenger Lisa Howard. More
April 16, 2007 -- League City City Council candidate Lisa Howard called on City Council Incumbent Jim Nelson to respond to ethics charges that have been filed against him. More
April 15, 2007 -- Dane Phillips, a 28 year old world traveler, who graduated from Texas with a B.A. in Anthropology and minor in Journalism, has been posting photos of his journey into Southeast Asia. This report recounts his journey to Sapa in the mountains of northern Viet Nam. More
April 14, 2007 -- The Galveston Windstorm Action Committee has expressed concerns about proposed legislation. More
April 13, 2007 -- Galveston City Council candidate Brenda Donaloio Lee said she is gratified that three others have filed for the position. More
April 12, 2007 -- Clear Creek ISD Superintendent Sandra Mossman discusses public school funding in her latest guest column. More
April 11, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published his report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
April 11, 2007 -- Neil Baron urged League City City Council to keep the law firm of Gregg and Gregg as city attorneys. Today he published an update. More
April 10, 2007 -- The Lone Star Project alleges that Attorney General Greg Abbott has ignored juvenile abuse and now claims credit for indictments. More
April 08, 2007 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has published a State of the Tax Office press release. More
April 06, 2007 -- Rosalie J. Wyatt a member of the National Council on Readiness and Preparedness announced that the Galveston Model of Readiness for Recovery is now posted to the National Blueprint for Secure Communities. More
April 05, 2007 -- The Galveston Bay Conservation and Preservation Association reports "a sharp increase" in public concern over the state of the bayou called Pine Gully. More
April 02, 2007 -- Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, chair of the Republican Policy Committee, today sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson urging him to finalize Internal Revenue Service regulations for expansion of U.S. refinery capacity. More
April 02, 2007 -- Neighborhood Democrats and Friendswood Republican Women are organizing the Friendswood Candidate Forum this year. More
April 01, 2007 -- A large delegation of business and community leaders from Southeast Texas visited Austin to voice their individual and collective concerns about specific issues being deliberated in the 80th Legislative Session. More
March 30, 2007 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership Executive Committee has restated its position of support for a local option election for city of Galveston voters if proposed gambling legislation is approved by the Texas Legislature. More
March 30, 2007 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul has published a message to his supporters on the Forum page, reporting on his campaign for President of the United States. Message
March 29, 2007 -- United States Senator John Cornyn called the Senate's passage of the emergency supplemental appropriations bill "unconscionable". More
March 28, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published his report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 26, 2007 -- Mike Lykes, of the Lampson for Congress Campaign, reports that Lampson's heart surgery proceeded well, and "Nick will make a full recovery". More
March 26, 2007 -- The Galveston Windstorm Action Committee has issued a Call to Action urging coastal residents to contact their state legislators. More
March 26, 2007 -- There will be a blood drive on the surface lot of Bank of America in Galveston on Tuesday, April 17. More
March 26, 2007 -- Lisa Howard unveiled a key plank in her campaign platform – Ethics Reform. Message
March 25, 2007 -- Williamson County Tax Assessor-Collector Deborah Hunt has published a message entitled, "Special license plate fees should go to purposes for which customers are paying." More
March 21, 2007 -- Kerry Neves has published some news items about Dickinson. More
March 20, 2007 -- Abdul-H Amin has announced that he is a candidate for Galveston City Council District 2. More
March 20, 2007 -- Brenda Donaloio Lee has announced her candidacy for Galveston City Council District 2. More
March 19, 2007 -- Congressman Ron Paul's weekly column, Don't Blame the Market for Housing Bubble, defends the free market system from blame for an anticipated collapse of the housing market. More
March 19, 2007 -- Tiki Island Mayor Pro Tem Theo Blue commended Guidry News Service coverage of an unexpected development regarding the village's garbage pickup service. More
March 16, 2007 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is hosting a Community Forum on conflicts of interest on March 27. More
March 15, 2007 -- Galveston County Sheriff's Department Major Eric Nevelow has announced that he will seek the sheriff's office as a Democrat. More
March 14, 2007 -- Don Ciacco, a member of the Galveston Ethics Commission, has raised questions about the Ryan Sullivan assault case in a letter to Galveston City Manager Steve LeBlanc and Police Cheif Kenny Mack. More
March 14, 2007 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves has published his report on Tuesday's meeting of the city council. More
March 13, 2007 -- Tim Tibai has filed to run for League City City Council More
March 13, 2007 -- The Space Center Volunteer Golf Tournament, an event that benefits the March of Dimes, will be held on April 23 at the South Shore Harbour Country Club. More
March 11, 2007 -- The American Heart Association's 11th annual Black Tie and Boots Gala honoring H. Ross Grief will be held on Saturday March 17 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort. More
March 09, 2007 -- Citizens for Texas City Property Tax Relief, the group sponsoring next Tuesday's Rollback Election, has issued a news release thanking those who have participated in the campaign. More
March 08, 2007 -- Betty Ames supports the Texas Department of Transportation Ferry Operation between Galveston and the Bolivar Peninsula. More
March 07, 2007 -- Coletta Keenan Sayer calls for a change in leadership at the Houston Federation of Teachers. More
March 07, 2007 -- A group of concerned Galveston Independent School District parents have formed a group called Galveston Alliance for Neighborhood Schools. More
March 06, 2007 -- Republican Party of Texas Chairman Tina Benkiser applauded Republican leaders in the Texas House of Representatives for passing the “Jessica’s Law” legislation. More
March 06, 2007 -- Roland Bassett, a noted Galveston attorney and civic leader, has shared his memories of growing up in the 1940s and '50s. More
March 06, 2007 -- Glenn Vogtman, a member of Citizens for Texas City Property Tax Relief, posts a Forum question, "Progress” or Fiscal Irresponsibility? More
March 06, 2007 -- Beau Rawlins questions the "balance of powe