Voters will either deny or support Senate Joint Resolution 1, a constitutional amendment authored by state Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, to create two new accounts outside of general revenue and transfer funds to the State Water Plan
A commonly stated goal of lawmakers is to do what is best for Texas, and it is true that somebody always wins when a bill passes. But when legislators write some 5,000 new laws—there are also bound to be some who come up short.
Judge Matt Masden has served as the Justice of the Peace in Montgomery County for seven years, but with 30 years serving the county under his belt, he knows the area and the people in it as well as anyone.
As high schools across the state become more and more aware of the need to provide more vocational options to students through career and technology programs, officials at Tomball and Magnolia ISDs are making an effort to stay at the forefront.
Tomball ISD’s $160 million bond to fund four new schools and renovations at all existing schools was approved by voters in the May 11 election, while a $497.7 million bond referendum proposed by Lone Star College System fell short of voter approval.
Tomball city leaders flew to ExxonMobil’s Fairfax, Va., headquarters for a relocation fair for the more than 2,000 employees from that office potentially moving to the company’s new headquarters south of The Woodlands.
The push to route the Trinity and Brazos Valley Railroad through what is now the city of Tomball was a game changer for the entire area. As a prominent politician and lawyer, Thomas Henry Ball played a major role in making this happen.