Harris County

Emmett Hints at Future Fights over Rainy Day Fund, Property Taxes in State of County Address

Posted on · Harris County Judge Ed Emmett laid out what he believes the region needs from the next Texas Legislature in order to continue rebuilding after Harvey. Those goals put him on a collision course with Governor Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick.

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Two Judges, Defendants In Bail Bond Lawsuit, Urge Harris County Leaders To Settle

Posted on · The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that the county’s bail system is unconstitutional. Judge Darrell Jordan and Judge Mike Fields told Commissioners Court that continuing to fight the suit would only waste county resources