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Mayor Turner's Fiscal Policies Already Having Positive Impact

Fitch Upholds City Credit Rating

Fitch Rating Agency has affirmed the City of Houston’s ‘AA’ credit rating and stable outlook. The decision follows Mayor Sylvester Turner’s announcement that he has closed a $160 million budget gap for the next fiscal year and started working on a long-term solution to the City’s pension funding issues. “We have...

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City Prepares for Possibility of Flooding

In anticipation of a weekend weather system that has the potential to cause flooding, the City of Houston is pre-deploying street barricades and accelerating storm debris collection to remove potential drainage impediments from the streets. The Houston metropolitan area is under a flash flood wa...

MEDIA ALERT: HPD Officers, Volunteers to Finish Makeover on Elderly Woman's House

Beginning at 8 a.m. TOMORROW (Friday, April 29), members of HPD's command staff, numerous police officers and volunteers from HPD, along with "Rebuilding Together Houston" (a non-profit organization), will put the finishing touches on a northeast Houston home they have worked throughout the week ...

Mayor Turner’s Fiscal Policies Already Having Positive Impact

Fitch Upholds City Credit Rating

Fitch Rating Agency has affirmed the City of Houston’s ‘AA’ credit rating and stable outlook. The decision follows Mayor Sylvester Turner’s announcement that he has closed a $160 million budget gap for the next fiscal year and started working on a long-term solution to the City’s pension funding...

Correction: HFD Reunion with 8yr old Survivor

* When: Wed, April 27, 2016 at 4:30 PM * Where: HFD Station 77 located @ 10155 Kempwood Drive near Gessner HOUSTON - On December of last year, 8 year old, Andrew Sprague was not feeling well and had already seen a doctor earlier in the week. His mom, Juthion Sigley fell asleep holdin...

HFD Reunion with 8yr old Survivor

* When: Wed, May 27, 2016 at 4:30 PM * Where: HFD Station 77 located @ 10155 Kempwood Drive near Gessner HOUSTON - On December of last year, 8 year old, Andrew Sprague was not feeling well and had already seen a doctor earlier in the week. His mom, Juthion Sigley fell asleep holding ...

BARK for BARC Pet Walk at Rice University April 30, 2016

Walk to raise funds for BARC’s new adoption campus and give a second chance to Houston’s homeless pets

HOUSTON – BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions and the Houston BARC Foundation invite all Houston area pet owners and pet lovers to the inaugural BARK for BARC pet walk

Presidential Disaster Declaration Issued for Houston

Residents Urged to Apply for Disaster Assistance

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s office today confirmed that President Obama has approved the governor’s request for a federal disaster declaration for Fayette, Grimes, Harris and Parker counties. The action paves the way for federal recovery assistance to begin flowing into the Houston area. "I ...

Surveillance Photos of Wanted Burglary Suspects

**NOTE TIME AND LOCATION OF AVAILABILITY WITH INVESTIGATOR** Houston police have released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted in multiple burglaries of the same business at 12300 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) that occurred on March 6, March 8 and April 11 of this year. ...

Conference to focus on best ways to assist elderly, disabled, veterans

A wide range of professionals in the field of aging and disability will gather at the 2016 Bridges Conference to find the best ways to help the elderly, disabled adults and veterans obtain services and support. The Houston Health Department, Harris County Area Agency on Aging and the Care Conn...

Federal Assistance Sought for Flood Victims, City Continues Coordinating Relief Effort

Texas Governor Greg Abbott today requested individual assistance for Harris, Fayette, Grimes and Parker counties from the federal government. If the request is granted by President Obama, affected citizens in Houston and the surrounding communities may be eligible for grants of up to $33,000 and ...