Harris County

Harris County proposes budget of close to $2.4 billion for 2024 fiscal year

Posted on · The proposal from the Harris County Office of Management and Budget would increase spending by $267 million compared to the current fiscal year. It would include $57 million for cost of living increases for county employees.

Harris County Jail

Harris County

Ex-Harris County sheriff’s deputy sexually assaulted at jail sues county, top officials for $1 million-plus

Posted on · The civil lawsuit claims the county and its leadership failed to adequately fund and staff the Downtown Houston jail, resulting in “blatantly dangerous” working conditions that precipitated the December 2021 assault.