Rejection of refugees and threats about funding confound an already desperate situation.
Houston elected an openly gay mayor three times. But it couldn't pass an equal rights ordinance that exists in many other cities.
Blacks are just as likely to seek high office, but they face smaller odds of success.
We present context around the candidates’ comments on their vision for the city.
What happens when you bring dozens of the country's most promising young urbanists to a city and set them loose to solve its biggest challenges?
Upcoming debate aims to shed light on public health issues
Some residents near the border scrape by without access to electricity or clean water
Media coverage focused on “thugs” can distract from broader concerns
There’s no centralized hub for elections info, so key questions about democracy remain unanswered. With new funding from the Knight Foundation, we’re changing that.
The city's economy is booming, but the city's finances aren't quite as rosy
Starting in 2000, the Census offered more flexible choices when it comes to race. Should it offer broader choices on gender too?
Gauges, radar and modeling help area leaders know whether the Texas Medical Center is at risk of high water.
The slew of candidates vying to become Houston’s next mayor will inevitably spend the next six months giving stump speeches about jobs, infrastructure and public safety.
Most communities are delighted to make any of the “top city” lists that have become ubiquitous in the media in recent years.
They’re trying to make “big data” more than a catch phrase.