The city controller's office predicts Houston's savings account will have $100 million less left in it than the proposed budget predicts.
The agency expects to use at least $180 million in CARES Act grant funds to cover revenue losses.
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The previous high for the Greater Houston area's unemployment rate was set in January 2010 at 8.7%.
Harris County homeowners who are age 65 or older or who have disabilities can expect property tax relief this year in the form of expanded property tax exemptions.
The independently owned coffee house is managed by a father-daughter team.
Texas openings are staggered with different opening dates and operating limits.
Texas Medical Center reports continued week-over-week increases in COVID discharges, deaths; hospitalizations, ICU numbers remain steady
Texas Medical Center has seen nearly a 26% increase in COVID-19 discharges over the past few weeks.
All patients, residents and staff at Texas' 23 state hospitals and supported living centers will be tested for coronavirus regardless of symptoms or exposure.
Texas state agencies and institutions of higher education to expect a 5% reduction in budget plans for the 2020-21 biennium as part of the state's response to the economic ramifications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Active cases of COVID-19 came in at 6,012 in Harris County as of May 21, up from 5,208 one week ago on May 14. However, the total number of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 have remained flat over that time.
The district is creating locally funded, watershed-spanning implementation plans in Halls Bayou after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not approve federal funding.
The museum will reopen Saturday, May 23 with a celebration.
Gov. Abbott removes late-fee barrier for Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission license, permit renewal
Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to waive the late fee for license and permit renewals that have lapsed since March 13, according to a May 20 press release.
Houston will keep parks open and pools closed for the holiday weekend.
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo extends 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order, releases worker protection guidelines
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the extension of the county's "Stay Home, Work Safe" order and released worker guidelines for the retail and construction industries during a press conference May 21.
Questions about a Texas driver's license? Department of Public Safety offices to begin phased reopening May 26
Limited services will be offered by appointment only.
The store moved into a 100-year-old building next door to Forth + Nomad.
Of the 10,095 known cases, a total of 5,971 are considered active, while another 3,914 have recovered and 210 have died, according to county data.
City permits put the value of the renovation work at $6.45 million.
“Small businesses are having to pivot, and we are seeing that. We are having businesses that had one business model that had to change," said Adriana Cruz, executive director for economic development and tourism in the Office of the Texas Governor.
The ruling is the latest in the ongoing debate over whether access to mail ballots should be expanded in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.
Previously set to expire May 20, the disaster declaration allows the county to adequately respond to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said during the meeting.
The YMCA's first phase of reopening includes fitness services, classes and day camps at several Houston-area locations.
Following the announcement of Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman's resignation effective May 31, the Harris County Commissioners Court appointed Christopher Hollins as the interim Harris County clerk during its May 19 meeting.