Posted on · The cuts, which include 672 layoffs, represent a workforce reduction of more than 20 percent to HISD's administrative staff.
Posted on · We preview the 88th regular session of the Texas Legislature beginning Tuesday.
Posted on · The oil industry has been struggling all year after prices fell well below what producers need to break even.
Posted on · On Friday's show: CHI St. Luke’s is breaking ties with two major health insurers, plenty of bad news for the energy sector this week, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and Houston writer Bryan Washington discusses his new novel, Memorial.
Posted on · The oil and gas industry is used to boom and bust cycles, but workers and economists agree that this downturn is different. That's because there's still so much uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Halliburton layoffs, the nation's meat supply, lasting changes from the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and connecting a mother with her newborn while quarantined.
Posted on · City officials warn of across-the-board layoffs in the face of a deficit likely to surpass $200 million.
Posted on · According to filings with the state, in the last five weeks, at least 6,000 energy workers in Texas have been told they’re either laid off or furloughed. More than 4,000 of them are in Houston.
Posted on · City Controller Chris Brown says Houston is already facing a budget deficit of at least $120 million in the next fiscal year. Enacting full pay parity for firefighters in a single year would nearly double that gap.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The cleanup continues at ITC. The city controller weighs in on the potential for layoffs. A report says the housing crisis puts Houstonians at risk for future flooding. A local veterinarian answers your pet care questions. And we learn about the Cougars' trip to the Sweet 16.
Posted on · We break down the week’s biggest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Mayor Sylvester Turner answers your questions about the issues the city faces.
Posted on · Houston City Council Member Steve Le’s office confirmed the layoffs. Notices could go out within weeks.
Posted on · As Houston City Council wrestles with tough spending choices, some members are using Mayor Sylvester Turner’s own warnings of an imminent fiscal crisis against him to make their point.
Posted on · The district’s facing a significant budget shortfall, and layoffs have been expected to help address it. Shelby Webb from the Houston Chronicle brings us the latest on the situation.