The new funds will also be prioritzed to the most vulnerable residents rather than a first-come, first-served process.
The decision may ultimately lie with Gov. Greg Abbott and the rest of the State Preservation Board, which last year authorized the removal of a plaque in the Capitol that said slavery was not an underlying cause of the Confederate rebellion.
New development moving forward will have to conform to new standards along transit corridors and new "Walkable Places" areas.
More development is coming to the Westheimer/Montrose area.
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A total of 723 of the new cases were confirmed in Harris County outside of the city of Houston, which is the most to be confirmed outside of the city in a single day.
With some Harris County residents waiting up to two weeks to get test results, the county has announced a maximum turnaround time of 3-5 days on county-sponsored tests moving forward.
Nine more new Whataburger locations are planned by year's end, and 35 new restaurants are proposed for 2021.
As part of a national initiative to clear animal shelters, Harris County Pets will offer free adoptions for spayed or neutered and heartworm-positive pets.
The Bayou City Art Virtual Experience is scheduled for Oct. 5-11.
The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.
One Memorial/Heights area neighborhood project has been pushed back another year.
Parents say they have more questions before making their choice to stick with online or bring their children back to campus.
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Registration open for 11 YMCA locations offering virtual learning centers to help working families this fall
“We understand these are uncertain times and many families are worried how they are going to balance work and follow the vital school curriculum at home,” YMCA President and CEO Stephen Ives said in the release.
The Texas Medical Center has fewer patients in intensive care units as of Aug. 2.
Violators will be given a warning and will be asked to put on a mask, and if they refuse, they are subject to a $250 fine.
The loss of extra unemployment support could send numbers back down, however.
The statement was released after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton earlier this week said that local districts have the sole authority to close schools due to the ongoing pandemic.
Renters’ best hope for relief may rest with local officials.
Harris County coronavirus count: Recoveries jump, active cases fall under new case tracking definitions
The confirmed number of COVID-19 recoveries in Harris County jumped over the August 1 weekend as the city of Houston began operating under a new record keeping protocol that redefines recoveries to include any cases where it has been "28 days or more since the case was reported, or released from [the] hospital and [is] not deceased."
"We have to take the valve off. It’s a pressure cooker."