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Harris County Budget: No Frills

Posted on · It took some doing, but Harris County Commissioners approved a new budget that is less than the blueprint of last year. It also contains no property tax increase and no layoffs. But it does contain some painful budget decisions. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Houston Council District H is Open and Up for Grabs

Posted on · There's a special election this Saturday that will have a significant impact on the city of Houston. Houston Council District H is open and up for grabs. The spot has been vacant since former District H Councilmember Adrian Garcia took office as Harris County sheriff. Laurie Johnson has more.

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Harris County Seeks New Tax Assessor

Posted on · The man known throughout Harris County for collecting your property taxes, renewing your vehicle registration and verifying your voter status is resigning. Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Paul Bettencourt will step down in a few weeks to enter the private sector. Laurie Johnson has more.