Posted on · The NCAA Men's Final Four has the national spotlight on Houston and NRG Park, where the historic domed stadium sits unused. What's next for the Astrodome? In short, not much at all.
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.
Posted on · Hidalgo touched on a variety of topics on Houston Matters with Craig Cohen, from claims of defunding police to a potential state takeover of HISD to her demeanor since the November election.
Posted on · The county's top elected official says she has "no regrets" about her initial pushback regarding toxic wastewater shipments to the Houston area in the aftermath of a cargo train derailment in Ohio.
Posted on · A Harris County company that disposes of toxic chemicals is again receiving shipments of firefighting wastewater from a trail derailment in Ohio early this month, according to Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.
Posted on · Texas Molecular, the company contracted to dispose of the wastewater, informed Judge Lina Hidalgo Thursday that the first shipments had arrived by truck around Wednesday, February 15.
Posted on · Deer Park-based company Texas Molecular has contracted with the EPA to dispose of the wastewater by injecting it into the ground at its facility in Deer Park.
Posted on · Last year, 27 people died in the jail — the highest number in nearly two decades. So far, at least four people have died while in custody this year.
Posted on · Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo previously announced the approval of $9 million in funds for local apprenticeships in addition to over $13 million for upskilling, such as additional job training and retraining.
Posted on · Harris County commissioners voted 3-1 to provide the funding. Judge Lina Hidalgo abstained and called the request by District Attorney Kim Ogg’s office “extortion.”
Posted on · The Harris County judge planned to meet with officials in tornado-ravaged Pasadena upon her return Wednesday. Hidalgo visited an ill family member in Colombia and then took a vacation, according to her staff.
Posted on · Republicans are seeking fresh elections in nearly two dozen contests, alleging Election Day woes cost them thousands of votes, but a surge in Democratic registration and long-term demographic trends provide simpler explanations for GOP losses.
Posted on · Mealer says she decided to file the contest after reviewing the post-election assessment submitted by Harris County's Election Administrator Clifford Tatum.
Posted on · Hidalgo is expected to be out of the country for about a week and likely will not participate in next Tuesday's meeting of the Harris County Commissioners Court, according to her deputy chief of staff.
Posted on · Five community warming centers, including the George R. Brown Convention Center, will open across Houston on Thursday afternoon.