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Waller County Judge Trey Duhon has extended his county’s disaster declaration, as authorized by the Waller County Commissioners Court Wednesday, through to April 30, matching a statewide order … more
The city of Fulshear announced Tuesday that it’s trash services provider, WCA Waste Corporation, has notified the city of changes to its trash service which go into effect as of Wednesday. The … more
When Anderson County told residents not to assemble in groups with more than 10 people, officials got some pushback from churches. County Judge Robert Johnston said that was partly because residents … more
It’s the first of the month, which means that for millions of Texans, the rent is due. But much has changed since a month ago. Thousands of people have lost their jobs as the COVID-19 … more
In a March 31 press conference, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said she was extending the county’s “Stay Home, Work Safe” order to April 30 and would be issuing an order that day … more
The Katy ISD Board of Trustees approved renovation of the old L.D. Robinson Pavilion facility near the Katy ISD Education Support Complex in downtown Katy at their March 30 regular meeting. The board … more
Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday sought to get Texans to stay at home for the next month to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, issuing an order that says they must "minimize" social gatherings and … more
The number of Texans filing for unemployment increased 860% in a week By Naomi Andu, The Texas Tribune March 26, 2020 "The number of Texans filing for unemployment increased … more
The Harris County Tax Office released a statement March 30 saying it is providing a three-month extension to all 12-month delinquent property tax payment plans in order to help ease stress for … more
As the new coronavirus continues to spread in Texas’ two biggest county jails, Gov. Greg Abbott has made it harder for thousands of inmates to get out of local lockups. In an executive order … more
As Katy area businesses struggle to get by under orders to close down or limit services to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Katy Area Economic Development Council has partnered with local banks to … more
Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday ratcheted up travel restrictions into Texas during the new coronavirus pandemic, while announcing the state's first pop-up hospital to deal with the crisis. He also said he … more
Harris County reported that an inmate has tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday. The prisoner was arrested March 17 and is one of about 30 inmates that are exhibiting symptoms of the Novel … more
Gun stores are essential business and should be allowed to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Friday. Paxton said in his nonbinding opinion that state … more
MKT Distillery owners Nick and Nici Jesset are expanding their business to include distributing hand sanitizer on Saturday from noon to 6 p.m., Nick said. The move comes as the distillery pitches in … more
Fort Bend County Health and Human Services announced the county’s first Novel Coronavirus-related death in the county Friday afternoon. A woman in her 70s with significant pre-existing health … more
The city of Katy announced today that Republic Services, the city’s trash services vendor, is temporarily stopping heavy trash pickup due to a 30% increase in regular garbage volume. The … more
In a brief press release, Methodist hospitals announced changes to its visitation policy which are intended to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Generally, the new policy does not permit visitors … more
Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled an executive order Thursday requiring visitors flying to Texas from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and New Orleans to self-quarantine for 14 days during the coronavirus … more
In press release late Thursday, the city of Katy announced that it will be closing City Hall to the public. Access to city hall will be limited to city personnel only due to COVID-19 concerns, the … more
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