Politics

Harris County Weighs Date For $1 Billion Flood Control Bond Referendum

Posted on · County commissioners have been waiting for Congress to pass a Harvey relief bill, which could shoulder the lion’s share of costs for major projects like building a third reservoir. But they’ll need to act soon if they mean to get it on the ballot for the May 5 uniform election

Houston Matters

A Closer Look at the Plan to Save the Dome

Posted on · Last week (Sept. 27, 2016), Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously approved $10.5 million for the design phase for the Astrodome project. It’s part of the $105 million plan to preserve and revitalize the iconic structure. That plan entails raising the structure’s floor, providing underground parking and converting the building into usable public space. We talk […]