Folks in Houston and the surrounding area are invited to attend “A Stand Against Hate: Candlelight Vigil for Orlando Tragedy” tonight (Monday, June 13) beginning at 6 p.m., at The Montrose Center, 401 Branard St. The vigil is...
The team that screwed up the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance recall have proven themselves to be equally incompetent in Plano. County of residence was omitted from the Plano petitions, which invalidated all of the signatures. In Houston, fewer than 4,000 signatures turned in were valid out of more than 50,000. Plano ruled none of the signatures was valid.
Opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance turned in 50,000 signatures to get the issue on the November ballot. Only 17, 269 are needed. The city secretary’s office has 30 days to validate the signatures.
The debate on the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance in Houston just got nasty. Mayor Annise Parker’s perennial adversary Dave Wilson said he’s planning a recall vote against the mayor and several council members