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.
The community has until July 30 to share feedback on the task force change and its proposed bylaws.
At its July 20 meeting, Katy City Council awarded construction bids related to hardscape, landscape and electrical features for the Katy Downtown Plaza.
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.
The average homes sales price declined in only one out of six ZIP codes.
COVID-19 hospitalizations slowly declining in Harris County; confirmed death total up by 100 over past 8 days
See the latest trends on COVID-19 in Harris County.
Out of 1,650 total confirmed cases, 1,003 have recovered in ZIP code 77449.
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The funds will come from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, made available through the federal coronavirus relief bill.
On July 22, Fort Bend County reported 109 new coronavirus cases, three deaths and zero recoveries.
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.
The plans are meant as guidelines and starting point for the city to work with developers and begin budgeting for new recreational spaces.
The percentage of ICU patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Harris County continues to hover in the 43%-47% range.
At a Fort Bend ISD meeting July 20, Fort Bend County Health & Human Services Director Jacquelyn Minter discribed the spread of coronavirus in the area as "uncontrolled."
There are about 12 confirmed COVID-19 cases per 1,000 people in the city of Katy and about 5.6 cases per 1,000 residents in the city of Fulshear.
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.
The University Interscholastic League released July 21 modifications to the 2020-21 UIL calendar and updated COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines that will take effect Aug. 1.
Individuals no longer need to register in advance for a test, and the site will operate between 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Katy ISD superintendent reaffirms in-person, virtual instruction choice for fall 2020 in July 20 letter
"As of today, both instructional options remain available to our families," KISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski said in the letter.