News & Editorials

Precinct One Celebrates Black History Month


During February, Precinct One will celebrate Black History Month by honoring figures who defied the odds and those presently shattering barriers. We will highlight places that have strengthened our community for generations and …

One Bicycle Crash is too Many: Bike Safety Campaign Launches


One Bicycle Crash is too Many: Commissioner Rodney Ellis, BikeTexas, BikeHouston & Clear Channel Launch Bike Safety Campaign Watch the Virtual Press Conference Everyone deserves to feel safe and secure on th…

Sign up to Recieve a COVID Vaccine from Harris County


Getting your vaccine is easy! Whether you get it from a local pharmacy or our county or city public health department, no proof of insurance, residency, or citizenship is required and the vaccine is completely free, with no out of pocket costs.…

Commissioners Court Approves Commissioner Ellis’ Plans to Transform Downtown Houston Block


September 29, 2020 | Our Initiatives Plans to transform the entire downtown Houston block that contains Quebedeaux Park into a space that will allow visitors to recognize the racial terror of the past, realize the continued effects of discrim…

FREE PPE for Harris County Businesses


August 25, 2020 | Covid Resources Are you a Business Owner who needs Personal Protective Equipment to help Protect your Employees? Small businesses and the working families those businesses support are vital to Harris County's economy. Com…

EDITORIAL: Straus and Ellis: Remove Confederate Monuments from the Texas Capitol


The Dallas Morning News | July 22, 2020 Straus and Ellis: Remove Confederate monuments from the Texas Capitol By Joe Straus and Rodney Ellis Copyright © 2021 The Dallas Morning News. All rights reserved.

EDITORIAL: Will This Juneteenth Finally Begin to Fulfill the Promises of the First?


The Washington Post  | June 18, 2020 Will this Juneteenth finally begin to fulfill the promises of the first? Opinion by Rodney Ellis Copyright © The Washington Post 2020. All rights reserved.

Participate in Precinct One’s Programs Online!


May 4, 2020 | Programs While you are at home, practicing social distancing, Precinct One’s Programs Department is excited to bring some of our most popular activities to you online! We hope that these videos are a …

New phase of TSU-UH Corridor street improvements begin


Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Texas Southern University (TSU) Interim President Kenneth Huewitt broke ground on a $10.4M construction project on Cleburne Street between Ennis and Scott stree…

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