Posted on · The action by the Texas Attorney General’s Office means cities and counties are immediately open to a myriad of legal challenges by trade groups seeking to overturn existing local ordinances.
Posted on · The Biden administration is working on the standard as fights continue in Texas courts over a state law that would void local ordinances mandating water breaks for outdoor workers.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: What is now Tropical Storm Idalia continues to roll through the southeast’s Atlantic coast, Houstonians are poised to help folks in Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas.
Posted on · Attorneys for Houston and more than a dozen other cities argued House Bill 2127 was unconstitutionally vague and violated the Texas Constitution’s Home Rule provision. Judge Guerra Gamble of Travis County agreed.
Posted on · House Bill 2127 would block cities and counties from regulating a wide range of subjects -- from the environment to labor codes -- without prior approval from the Legislature. It's set to go into effect September 1 unless a court intervenes.
Posted on · Workers at the Harris Center, the county's mental health provider, have taken steps to unionize with Communications Workers of America.