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August 28, 2014 -- Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz today issued a ruling declaring the Texas school finance system as unconstitutional. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to provide emergency funding to support Houston Rapid Transit's efforts to reconstruct portions of the guideway and associated systems work that had to be removed to allow repair to a damaged chilled water line located under the guideway on Rusk Street along the Southeast Downtown Line. More
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August 28, 2014 -- Galveston City Council, in workshop this morning, agreed by consensus to refer the problem of feral cats to the Animal Services Board. More
August 28, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a property tax rate of $0.498520 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve amended budgets for the FY2014 General Operating, Food Service and Debt Service budgets. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston County Transit District Board of Directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve two resolutions supporting funding for transportation projects. More
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August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday received an update regarding the award of $286,418 funding from the Houston-Galveston Area Council for bicycle lanes. More
August 28, 2014 -- Houston police report that a suspect wanted in an auto theft and kidnapping of four children at 8601 West Bellfort about 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday is in custody and the children have been found unharmed. More
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August 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged two men who were suspected of robbing several area "smoke shops" with capital murder. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office credited an anonymous tip for leading its deputies to several marijuana plant fields in north Harris County. More
August 27, 2014 -- Texas State Technical College Chancellor Mike Reeser has appointed Randy Wooten to serve as the school's East Texas regional executive in the Fort Bend County area. More
August 27, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting focusing on the STURGIS barge on Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Galveston Convention Center. More
August 27, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has released its operating schedule for Labor Day. More
August 27, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will commence its 62nd season with the Classic Series Concert "Appalachian Arabian Nights" on September 20 at 7:30 p.m. More
August 27, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset reports that two non-functioning guns that had been removed from the "skills area" where they were scheduled for destruction have been recovered; and an investigation is continuing on the incident. More
August 27, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 6-2, with Willie “Bae” Lewis and Stephen Mosely opposed, to establish a City Manager's Search Advisory Board. More
August 27, 2014 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the FY2015 Budget for the Dickinson Economic Development Corporation. More
August 27, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the donation of two helicopters as part of the Texas 1033 Military Surplus Property Program for use by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. More
August 27, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will participate in a "No-Refusal" enforcement initiative against drunk driving for the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
August 27, 2014 -- Bayou Vista City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a joint resolution with the Galveston County Emergency Management Office to continue an inter-jurisdictional emergency management plan. More
August 27, 2014 -- La Marque City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to approve an option to move forward with the Streets Improvements Program. More
August 27, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-4 to defeat Mayor Tim Paulissen’s motion to commit to increasing the city’s share of operating and marketing costs of the Victory Lakes Park & Ride service from $60,000 to $80,000. More
August 27, 2014 -- Voters in the Galveston Independent School District voted overwhelmingly to approve Tuesday's tax ratification election. More
August 26, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green attended the funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. More
August 26, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green, in conjunction with Houston Independent School District , Central Care Community Health Center, Community Health Choice, Raindrop Turkish House, and Kid’s Vision for Life; hosted the tenth annual ‘Green Light to Healthy Living’ health fair at Westbury High School. More
August 26, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced that Tuesday's sale of $5.4 billion in Texas Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes received an interest rate of 0.1326 percent — the lowest rate ever received for the state’s one-year notes. More
August 26, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on a multi-million dollar project that will extend a second rail line through Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City, Texas, as part of an overall plan to improve train operating efficiency. More
August 26, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch's Blocker Burn Unit Champions are sponsoring the second annual "Stop, Drop & Roll" 5K Fun Run/Walk on October 4 at Moody Gardens. More
August 26, 2014 -- Houston police charged a 20-year-old man in the recent death of an infant following an incident at 4831 Markwood Lane. More
August 26, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett today announced a proposal to convert the Astrodome into "the world's largest indoor park and recreation center". More
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