Roughly two weeks ago, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo issued a joint statement with the Consul General of Mexico warning of recent research that showed the coronavirus having a "disproportionately heavy impact" on the Hispanic and Latino population.
Group of parents will hold protest in West U to call for return to in-person learning in Houston ISD
The parents plan to have a protest on July 27 to make their voices heard.
Kingwood nail salon reopens after Harvey damage, Uber and Lyft fees increase at airports: News from Houston
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The new Jewish Federation Building at the J will be named after two Houston donors
The state of Texas gained 50,000 new jobs in February, but since the coronavirus pandemic hit, more than 2 million jobs have been lost.
Riders will now pay a fee for drop-offs in addition to higher pickup fees.
The community has until July 30 to share feedback on the task force change and its proposed bylaws.
The effort aims to assist in the city's goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
This year sales tax-exempt purchases can be made online, over the phone or by mail.
Harris County clerk requests early voting extension, pilots drive-thru voting ahead of November election
The Harris County Clerk's Office became the first in Texas history to pilot drive-thru voting on July 10—the last day of early voting for the July primary runoff.
COVID-19 hospitalizations slowly declining in Harris County; confirmed death total up by 100 over past 8 days
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The funds will come from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, made available through the federal coronavirus relief bill.
The effort reflects similar proposals in Austin and Atlanta.
Despite gains made in early June, Patrick Jankowski, vice president of research for the Greater Houston Partnership, said the Greater Houston area still has more than 217,000 jobs to recoup for the economy to return to its prepandemic state—a process that could take anywhere from two to five years.
Seth Chandler, a professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center, spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about local and state governments' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic this year.
As state revenues take hit, business group wants lawmakers to reconsider private partnerships for road projects
With congestion levels worsening and funding shortfalls looming, officials with the newly formed Keep Texas Moving said public-private partnerships could advance projects through optional toll lanes, among other means.
Rice University and HISD have partnered for a new study.
The percentage of ICU patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Harris County continues to hover in the 43%-47% range.
Houston-area districts discuss online and in-person learning options.
In a July 22 update, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission states that breweries may not have customers consume alcohol on patios.
Bellaire City Council members want developer to tweak parking garage plans at former Chevron property
The concern was that the height and position of the garage would hurt nearby property values.
Members of the public will have an opportunity to weigh in.