CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE ANNOUNCES THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS GRANTED THE REQUEST FOR INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE FOR HARRIS COUNTY DUE TO SEVERE FLOODING

Houston, Texas – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee and the Representative of the 18th Congressional District, released the following statement today announcing that the federal Government has granted the request for Individual Assistance for Harris County: “Today the federal government granted the request for Individual Assistance for…

Your Property Value Notice

As you may remember from my December column, I discussed the property tax calendar and how property tax activities happen each year at approximately the same time every year. I bring this up because this is the time of year when the appraisal district begins sending out the property value notices to every property owner…

Before I lay it down: “The Floods of 2016 Cripple Brookshire, Texas”

The Greenspoint area of Houston, Texas exhibited Hurricane Katrina-like qualities as my wife and I trudged through nearly four feet of water to witness the devastation first hand. Prompted by images of babies floating along in refrigerators and crates reminded us of the horrors the citizens of New Orleans experienced in 2005. We saw families…

Force behind the Force

Chief Johnny C. Whitehead First Black African-American Captain, Major and Colonel of Baltimore County Police Department First Black Chief of Police for Rice University Police Department (RUPD) HOUSTON – The term “force” has been described as, “any influence that causes a free body to change its speed, direction or shape. Force is any physical sort…