“Corrupt” “Vindictive” “Show pony” “Petty” “Pay to play politics” “Dictator.”
These are just a few of the epithets being hurled at Mayor Sylvester Turner by his two opponents in the November city elections.
New Survey by Junior Achievement Asks Teens about Career and Job Goals
A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) conducted by the research group Engine shows that only 9 percent of girls between ages of 13 and 17 are interested in careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). This is down from 11 percent from a similar survey in 2018. Teen boys’ interest in STEM careers increased slightly to 27 percent, up from 24 percent in 2018. The survey of 1,004 teens was conducted from April 16 to 21, 2019.
In her latest book, wealth advisor Nicole Middendorf shares creative advice to help women navigate love and money
Who should pay for a date? When is the right time to discuss money with a potential partner? “I want women to feel comfortable and confident talking about financial matters with anyone,” says Nicole Middendorf, CDFA, whose previous book – “Lipstick on the Piggy Bank” – divulged the secrets every woman should know about happiness, money and independence. Now in her fifth and latest book, “Who Pays? Navigating Love and Money”, Middendorf is shattering money taboos and revealing when you should use that dreaded word: budget.
Building Video Games and Learning to build them? Code Ninjas to Debut in Aliana, Richmond to Teach Kids Coding in a Cool Way
Code Ninjas Center Opens May 25 and Focuses on Building Video Games, Robotics, Drones, and other Technology and STEM Camps
Say the words “video game” and your kids are bound to stop and listen. The local owners of a new Code Ninjas, a learning center that debuts in Aliana, Richmond on May 25 at 10223 West Grand Parkway S. Ste. 101, in the Target Plaza, know that video games aren’t only fun, but can be educational too. Code Ninjas will serve the local area kids by teaching children computer coding and problem-solving skills.
Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia Introduces Bill to Require Congressional Access to ICE Detention Facilities
The Public Oversight of Detention Centers (POD) Act would provide members of Congress access to immigration detention centers within 48 hours of request
This week, Rep. Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) alongside Reps. Jason Crow (CO-06), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), and Hank Johnson (GA-04) introduced legislation to prevent the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from blocking members of Congress from access to detention centers that house immigrants and migrant children. The Public Oversight of Detention Centers (POD) Act would promote transparency and accountability by allowing members of Congress to gain access to detention facilities within 48 hours of request. The bill would provide entry to both juvenile and adult facilities. To date, there are over 200 immigration detention facilities with the detention bed number a record high of 49,000.
The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Free Skin Cancer Screening Program Stops in Houston, TX Destination: Healthy Skin Brings Skin Cancer Education to Thousands Nationwide
The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Destination: Healthy Skin RV is back for its third year, stopping in Houston on May 5-6.
With only two more ballets left in its 2018/19 season, Houston Ballet brings back Ronald Hynd’s The Merry Widow. This full-length story ballet is a romantic comedy Houston hasn’t seen since 2013, when Principal Mireille Hassenboehler took her final bows with Houston Ballet.
Introducing Flaneur's bold new Silver Lake bedding collection for Summer 2019. Inspired by the exotic color palette of the Bird of Paradise plant - the official flower of the City of Los Angeles - this capsule collection combines three shades, Chang'an, Amsterdam and Avignon, to striking effect.
Assistant County Attorney Barbara Armstrong received the 2019 Texas District and County Attorneys Association’s Gerald Summerford Civil Practitioner of the Year award during the annual TDCAA Civil Law Seminar in San Antonio, Wednesday, May 8.
Texas House tanks Pro-Life priorities, ignores grassroots supporters and the cries of the unbornTexas House tanks Pro-Life priorities, ignores grassroots supporters and the cries of the unborn
The Texas House of Representatives killed all but one Pro-Life priority bill, shirking their responsibility to protect Life. While other states and the Texas Senate besieged abortion and euthanasia this year with life-saving legislation, the Texas House stopped zero abortions and again green-lighted the 10-day countdown on the lives of vulnerable, hospitalized patients for at least two more years.