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October 01, 2014 -- The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals today issued a ruling upholding uphold a lower court's decision clearing former Congressman Tom Delay's conviction for money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. More
October 01, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today met with state and local health officials regarding a confirmed case of Ebola in Dallas. More
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October 01, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today launched the First Chance Intervention Program, which gives non-violent first-time offenders arrested on marijuana possession charges an opportunity to avoid a criminal conviction. More
October 01, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted 10-3, with C.O. “Brad” Bradford, Jerry Davis and Brenda Stardig opposed, to the city's Code of Ordinances to expand smoke-free zones to include public pedestrian walkways, as well as address non-tobacco smoking products, such as synthetic marijuana, by expanding the definition of smoking to include plant material and other combustible substances. More
October 01, 2014 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Jack Mormon today announced that the Washburn Tunnel will be closed October 16 through November 2 for road repairs. More
October 01, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to ratify and affirm an order terminating Bonnie Quiroga as director of the justice administration department. More
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October 01, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to approve a $7,763 contract with Harris County for election services for the city’s November 4 special bond election. More
October 01, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today signed documents reaffirming Houston's Sister City agreement with Chiba City, Japan. More
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October 01, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is on a trade mission trip to Japan and South Korea, today announced that she has signed an agreement for "friendly exchanges and cooperation" with the mayor of Seoul, South Korea. More
October 01, 2014 -- Jefferson County Voter Registrar Terry Wuenschel today issued a reminder that October 6 is the deadline to register to vote in the November 4 election. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Texas Hospital Association on Tuesday issued a statement in response to a confirmed case of Ebola in Dallas. More
September 30, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has issued a statement regarding a confirmed case of the Ebola virus in Dallas. More
September 30, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner, chair of the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services, has issued a statement in response to a confirmed case of the Ebola virus in a Dallas-area hospital. More
September 30, 2014 -- Incident update: Houston police have arrested a second suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 8939 Long Point about 9:45 a.m. on June 11. More
September 30, 2014 -- A professor at Texas A&M University warns of the possibility of red tide along the Texas coast this fall. More
September 30, 2014 -- Commissioner of Education Michael Williams and Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson announced today that the Permanent School Fund has reached a record high value in 2014, making it the largest educational endowment in the country. More
September 30, 2014 -- Firestone Polymers has partnered with Lamar State College – Orange to provide job training using a $307,374 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation announced that its Transportation Commission approved two projects for Harris County. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will be offering Saturday hours at select driver license offices to issue Election Identification Certificates only beginning October 11 through November 8. More
September 30, 2014 -- The visit to the Netherlands by a group of Texans to tour the storm surge protection system that the Dutch launched after the disastrous 1953 flood wrapped up on Tuesday. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of the High Demand Job Training Program. More
September 30, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to approve a new four-year labor agreement with the Beaumont Police Officers Association as a result of collective bargaining negotiations. More
September 30, 2014 -- Galveston City Council Member Terrilyn Tarlton will host neighborhood meetings in District 5 in October to hear from residents regarding the city's proposed land development regulations. More
September 30, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Raymond Scott and Stephen Mosely opposed, to approve changes to the city’s water service readiness-to-serve rates and other charges. More
September 30, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, discussed the proposed FY2015 Budget. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Association of School Boards recently elected its 2014-2015 officers, including Andra Self of Lufkin Independent School Distric,t who will serve as TASB's new president. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday heard a presentation from Alvin city officials regarding the city's master plan for economic development. More
September 30, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host Dr. Theresa Ochoa, a pediatric infectious disease expert from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru, as featured speaker at UTMB's global health symposium on October 11. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve a three percent across the board pay increase for employees included in the village’s FY2015 Budget. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Korea International Trade Association during the partnership's trade mission to South Korea. More
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