Harris Co. requires higher pay in construction contracts

The Harris County Commissioners’ Court recently approved a regulation requiring all construction contractors to pay their employees a minimum of $15 per...
Ed Gonzalez and Kirk Acevedo

Houston’s Top Cops Climb the Law Enforcement Ladder

It’s been a weird past year when it comes to the top law enforcement officials in the Houston area. First, former Houston...

On Giving Tuesday, 1 in 5 Houston Adults Going Hungry

There is a growing hunger problem in Houston.  Throughout the pandemic thousands of people have lined up in their cars for food...

Council Member Gallegos Calls Gary Gates a Slumlord During Council Budget Discussion

Council Member Robert Gallegos had some harsh words to say about Rep. Gary Gates during a council budget meeting yesterday.

George Floyd’s Legacy in Houston

The last minutes of George Floyd’s life, caught on cellphone video, have shaken the nation.  Who was the man...

Harris County Implements Compassionate Release of Inmates, Extends Stay-at-Home Order

Today Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the release of about 1,000 nonviolent inmates from the Harris County Jail in hopes of...
World series, money, Houston, economy

World Series helps Houston’s bottom line

It’s no secret that baseball is good for business. The Astros returning home to Houston for game six of the World Series...

Harris County Goes to Highest COVID-19 Threat Level; Residents asked to Stay Home Again

Asking “when did we lose our respect for human life and the economy,” Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Friday elevated the...

Cancer Cluster Identified in Houston Community

Home to one of the world’s elite cancer facilities, Houston is a city where many come to find causes and cures for...

Will the Offshore Technology Conference Be Canceled After SXSW?

With the cancelation of SXSW and CERAWeek amid coronavirus concerns, oil and gas leaders and professionals are wondering if it will affect...

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