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September 27, 2016 -- The Houston Federation of Teachers today announced that it is supporting a campaign to vote "No" regarding the Houston Independent School District's November 8 referendum on purchasing attendance credits under the state's education financing system. More
September 26, 2016 -- The Feldman & Feldman Law Firm in Houston today is appearing at a hearing in Galveston County regarding oyster production in a portion of Galveston Bay. More
September 24, 2016 -- The Jefferson County Republican Party today kicked off the "Mighty Texas Strike Force Block Walking" event, opening a new headquarters in the county. More
September 23, 2016 -- The American Civil Liberties Union today issued a statement in response to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's request to reinstate the state's voter identification law. More
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September 23, 2016 -- The Lone Star Project today issued a statement in response to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's petition to have the state's voter identification law reinstated. More
September 22, 2016 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman today delivered testimony to the Texas House Select Committee on Mental Health regarding the shortage of forensic bed space in state hospitals. More
September 20, 2016 -- Event chair Armin Cantini invites Galveston County residents to participate in the annual Galveston/Bay Area Walk to End Alzheimer’s event on October 8 to raise money for research and programs, to educate, and to honor people they love and admire. More
September 19, 2016 -- The City of Shoreacres today reported that a meeting of the city council scheduled for tonight has been cancelled after Mayor Kim Sanford vetoed a resolution previously approved by city council calling for the meeting. More
September 17, 2016 -- Rice University today issued a statement regarding the Marching Owl Band's performance at the halftime show in the game against Baylor University. More
September 17, 2016 -- Ed Gonzalez, Democratic nominee for Harris County Sheriff, today issued a statement regarding Donald Trump's visit to Houston and issued a call to Sheriff Ron Hickman to end the 287(g) deportation program. More
September 14, 2016 -- The Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund has reported that discussions with the City of Houston on adjustments to the fund's current plan are in progress and no agreement has been reached. More
September 09, 2016 -- The Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund today announced that an appeals court denied a petition by the City of Houston to declare a statute governing the firefighters' pension declared unconstitutional. More
September 07, 2016 -- Morgan's Point Mayor Michel Bechtel recently met with Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush at the Gulf Coast Industry Forum, where they discussed hurricane storm surge protection. More
September 07, 2016 -- Ed Gonzalez, Democractic nominee for Harris County Sheriff, today called for an audit of the evidence/property room and procedures for safekeeping evidence at the Harris County Sheriff's Office. More
September 06, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today issued a letter to the Texas State Board of Education expressing his opposition to the adoption of "Mexican American Heritage", a textbook under consideration for the 2017 school year. More
September 06, 2016 -- Robert Mihovil of Galveston has announced his candidacy for the Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Board of Commissioners. More
September 01, 2016 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson is encouraging residents to sign up no later than September 15 to receive their 2016 tax statement via email. More
September 01, 2016 -- The Law Firm of Feldman & Feldman today announced that Houston ISD Chief Internal Auditor Richard Patton has been informed that his contract with the district was not renewed. More
August 29, 2016 -- Ed Gonzalez, Democratic nominee for Harris County Sheriff, today issued a statement regarding a recent report concerning management issues at the sheriff's office. More
August 29, 2016 -- Transportation Advocates of Texas today issued a news release regarding the Texas Transportation Commission's recent approval of the 2017 Unified Transportation Program. More
August 26, 2016 -- The American Civil Liberties Union today issued a statement in response to a guidance letter issued by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton regarding the use of public school restrooms based on gender identity. More
August 26, 2016 -- The Alvin Library is holding a voter registration drive through September to register voters for the November 8 General Election. More
August 25, 2016 -- The Houston Independent School District has reported that four candidates have filed applications for a position on the November 8 special election ballot for the unexpired HISD Board of Trustees District VII term of office. More
August 25, 2016 -- League City City Council Member and Mayor Pro-Tem Geri Bentley has announced her withdrawal from the City Council Position 5 race. More
August 25, 2016 -- The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund on Wednesday announced that a federal court has ruled that its lawsuit challenging the City of Pasadena's voting system will move forward to trial. More
August 24, 2016 -- Hitchcock High School student Joseph Collins shares his thoughts on the impact of recent national events on local youth and how he and his peers can foster unity in their schools and communities. More
August 22, 2016 -- The American Civil Liberties Union today joined other civil rights organizations in issuing a statement in response to a court injunction blocking guidance from the Obama Administration requiring public schools to allow the use of restrooms and other facilities based on gender identity. More
August 19, 2016 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club this week hosted Congressman Randy Weber during the club's most recent luncheon. More
August 12, 2016 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson today published a guest column regarding Friendswood Independent School District's September 10 tax ratification to increase the district's maintenance and operations tax rate by 9 cents per $100 valuation. More
August 10, 2016 -- Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol Communications Coordinator Jennifer Newton has written a guest column regarding Naloxone, a drug overdose prevention medication. More
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