2016 Interlocal

Those extremely bumpy Houston roads violently rattle the suspension systems of thousands of vehicles carrying motorist across this vibrant city. In some Houston inner-city neighborhoods, meanwhile, illegally dumped piles of debris pose an eyesore and a health hazard to the nearby residents. Who’s supposed to correct these problems: the city? the county? the state? For…

Crime alert for Precinct 1

WHAT: Phone scam involving impersonation of law enforcement officers WHERE: Multiple Precinct 1 neighborhoods WHEN: Reported this week On Monday a resident of the Oak Estates neighborhood became one of the latest residents in the area to receive a phone call from a man identifying himself as a lieutenant. The caller said a warrant had…

Harris County Commissioner Gene L. Locke Calls for Jail Reform, Demands Answers and Immediate Action from Sheriff Ron Hickman

Harris County Commissioner Gene L. Locke said today he is stunned to hear about the recent inmate deaths in the Harris County Jail, including four who died since May 2015 following assaults or head trauma. “Any in-custody death is unacceptable, and to hear that four people died while in jail awaiting trial in Harris County…

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…