Politics

Harris County Leaders Agree To Cut Property Taxes By 3%, Avoiding A Possible Quorum Break

Posted on · Republican commissioners Jack Cagle and Tom Ramsey had threatened to break quorum the day of the vote, forcing the tax rate to revert to an even lower level, but ultimately reached a deal on a 3% cut.

Politics

Houston Housing Director Fired After Accusing Sylvester Turner Of Awarding $15 Million To Favored Developer

Posted on · The former director accused the Turner administration of favoring an affordable housing developer in a process to secure $15 million in federal disaster recovery funding meant to replace housing lost during Hurricane Harvey.

Immigration

Border Patrol Agents Criticized For Treatment Of Haitian Migrants In Del Rio As U.S. Tries To Dissuade More From Coming

Posted on · Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas warned would-be migrants that “your journey will not succeed” and promised to investigate the actions of mounted agents at the Rio Grande.