Shouting erupted Friday outside Houston’s city council chambers after a special meeting was called to discuss a ballot initiative for firefighter pay.
MORE ON THIS STORY: http://abc13.com/3794398/
More info on Houston City Council Meeting Goes Bad
Houston City Council Meeting Goes Bad - BingNews Search results
Bellaire Council delays street improvements, addresses unrest
Bellaire City Council started June 1 with a four hour meeting that delayed street improvements and addressed the civil unrest in Houston ...
Houston hip-hop artists organize massive protest
Bun B and Trae tha Truth -- organized a rally for George Floyd which attracted more than 60,000 people. The artists say they hope more people will see Floyd’s death in police custody as another reason ...
Minneapolis City Council expected to vote on changes in policing 1 day after George Floyd memorial
The first changes to policing in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd are expected to be voted on during an emergency city council meeting Friday. A day after hundreds of people ...
Community Advocates Oppose Increasing Houston Police Budget At City Council
With a significant budget gap -- and amid nationwide protests about police brutality -- some Houstonians are calling on the city not to increase funding for the police department.
“The African American community is not alone”: A Houston restaurant owner joins the protests
Debbie Chen, 49, is a restaurant owner in Houston. The moment Debbie Chen found out about a march and protest in the Houston area condemning the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed in ...
Now comes the hard part; Houston PD faces calls for reform
In some ways, handling 60,000 marchers on the streets of Houston may have been the easy part. Now, comes the follow through.
Texas council member quits under fire over protest response
A member of a Texas city council resigned under fire this week over a social media response he made to a protest of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody. Paris City Council member Benny ...
Texas mayor says women can't lead prayer at council meetings
The mayor of a small Dallas suburb told a fellow City Council member in an email that women shouldn’t be allowed to lead prayer at public meetings because it goes against the Bible. The mayor of ...
Houston council to hold virtual meetings after member tests positive for COVID-19
Houston City Council will go virtual beginning next week, Mayor Turner said Tuesday, a day after one of its 16 members tested positive for COVID-19. Turner said the switch to virtual meetings ...
Councilwoman Letitia Plummer attended city council meeting day before she showed symptoms of COVID-19
HOUSTON – Houston city council member Letitia Plummer announces that she has tested positive for the coronavirus, less than a week after appearing at a city council meeting. Plummer said she’s ...