Voting While Innocent: Dallas County Must Do Better

Voting While Innocent: Dallas County Must Do Better

As an elected leader, our highest duty, and what we take an oath to do, is to protect the constitutional rights and freedoms of our constituents. One of the most fundamental of these is the right to vote. Most Texans agree that voting should be safe, easy, and...

Beto announces 15-campus College Tour

Beto announces 15-campus College Tour

On Wednesday, Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke announced a college tour to register as many college students as possible before the Oct. 11 voter registration deadline.  The 15-stop college tour will begin on Sept. 26 at the University of Texas in...

Janet Dudding On Her Race For Comptroller

Janet Dudding On Her Race For Comptroller

Quietly, an accountant is running one of the most important statewide races that, while under-the-radar, is hugely impactful to all Texans. The Signal spoke with Janet Dudding in between campaign stops in her race for comptroller. Our first question immediately...

In Houston, Beto motivates Latino voters

In Houston, Beto motivates Latino voters

700 Houstonians supported Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’ Rourke at Settegast Park in the Second Ward of Houston to rally around Latino voters and their top ballot issues of the November election.  According to a recent poll by the Texas Politics Project,...

Op-Ed: For Harvey Recovery, We Must Do Better

Op-Ed: For Harvey Recovery, We Must Do Better

“Those walls are already dry . . . .”  Five years ago, I heard this repeatedly on the doorsteps of seniors I was visiting after Harvey hit when I asked them what they were going to do about their floodwater-soiled walls and sheetrock. In the immediate aftermath...