Harris County

Harris County adopts plan to allocate $750 million in federal Harvey relief funds

Posted on · The plan would apply more than $500 million to projects approved in the 2018 flood control bond package, with another $150 million to be divided evenly between the county’s four precincts and the rest to go toward administrative costs.

Reproductive Healthcare Access Fund

Harris County

Harris County considers spending $6 million to expand reproductive healthcare services

Posted on · The money, if authorized by county commissioners, will go toward increased access to contraception and screenings at clinics managed by Harris County Public Health.

Harris County Elections

Elections

Harris County employees could get extra pay to help run elections

Posted on · Harris County commissioners on Tuesday authorized the development of a program that would train and pay a dedicated corps of existing employees to help administer elections in the county, which has been scrutinized for its handling of recent elections.

Energy & Environment

Maintenance for flood control projects to face delays as Harris County agency deals with a smaller budget

Posted on · Regular maintenance is critical for flood mitigation projects to work as they’re supposed to. But the Harris County Flood Control District’s maintenance budget isn’t keeping pace with its growing portfolio of projects.

Houston Matters

What might happen when county commissioners fully reconvene for the first time in weeks (Nov. 2, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: It could be a testy morning at Harris County Commissioners Court, where the five members will meet for the first time in weeks to officially sign off on a "no new revenue" budget.